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  • Get ready for the fashion event of the season: London Fashion Weekend is back. Experience the life of the fashion insider, shop the best designer collections, listen to an expert panel talk and take your front row seat at a designer catwalk show. Use code COVENT20 for 20% off bronze, silver and gold tickets! Saatchi Gallery, 25-28 March.  
  • Skate in the splendour of the stunning Somerset House courtyard until 10 Jan, see website for ticket details,
  • First ever Christmas Craft Fair in which Foyles flagship Auditorium transforms into a festive marketplace from 17.30 on 3 - 6 Dec. Free
  • Ashton’s sublime modernist ballet is a counterpoint to this much-anticipated revival of his charming comic romance. 4 Dec 19.30, 5 Dec 13.30, 6 Dec 19.00. £5 - £100
  • Peter Wright’s production of The Nutcracker, with its wonderfully traditional designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, makes a welcome return at Christmas. 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 31 Dec, Various times, £5 - £117
  • Waltz, tango, cha cha cha & quickstep to the Royal Opera Dance Band in the Paul Hamlyn Hall.  4 Dec, 15 Jan, 5 Feb 13.00. £11
  • Stepping inside the wonderfully eccentric world of artist-author Hergé and Tintin, his intrepid young reporter, featuring original artwork from the finished stories. The exhibition will also reveal more about the man behind the masterpiece. Until 31 Jan 2016. Free
  • Around 70 of the artist’s most outstanding works, including paintings, drawings, and miniatures never-before-seen in London. Until 10 Jan. £16, £14 Senior, £8 concs
  • cryptcafe
    Exhibition marking 100 years since Edith Cavell's execution in Brussels for treason. The Gallery in The Crypt, St Martin in the Fields, 7-18 Oct.
  • Highlights from this year's shortlist of contemporary illustration, entered by emerging and established talent to the Association of Illustrators' (AOI) annual competition. Somerset House, 5 Oct - 1 Nov 10.00-18.00, Free

News & Reviews

  • Discover for yourself the art and aesthetics behind the functional and familiar at London Transport Museum’s latest exhibition Designology. The exhibition explores how design is encountered in our everyday journeys and how it has evolved over the last century, as well as looking at how our travel experiences might develop in the future. Moving from the visual to the virtual and from Victorian...

  • FABRIANO Boutique Covent Garden will be exhibiting the uniquely personal typographic maps created by Swiss artist, designer and typographer Ursula Hitz. Ursula uses typography to reflect on the landscape of each place, creating a visually rich personal response rather than a geographically accurate picture. She explains ‘Unlike regular maps, mine don’t focus on streets or buildings. Instead, they...

  • Vogue originated in the USA in 1892 as a journal of fashion and society news and it was bought in 1909 by the magazine publisher Condé Nast. Copies of this popular magazine were regularly shipped over to Britain but this became impossible during the First World War. In 1916 British Vogue was launched with great success and was theafter hailed as the leading exponent of fashion, society and the...

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