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Published since 1956, THIS IS LONDON is the longest established magazine for international visitors, distributed at top London hotels. It provides up-to-date information on events, shows, museums, restaurants and shopping across the capital plus an online ticketing service.
In this issue
Event of the week
THE CHARTERHOUSE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
In January parts of the Charterhouse were opened to the public for the first time in its 660 year history, revealing the great story of this important London landmark which has been ‘living the nation’s history since 1348’. There is a new museum within the Tudor mansion, as well as a Learning Centre, cafe and exhibition space.
Music of the week
LONDON CONCERT CHOIR IN AN ALL-RUSSIAN CONCERT
London Concert Choir, with conductor Mark Forkgen, who this season celebrates 20 years as the choir’s Music Director, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, will present a concert of Russian music at the Barbican on Wednesday 29 March.
Theatre of the week
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS OPENS IN LONDON
Christopher Wheeldon’s stunning reinvention of the Oscar® winning film ‘An American in Paris’ features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. Directly following celebrated engagements in New York and Paris, this critically acclaimed and multi award-winning new musical opens this week at the beautifully restored Dominion Theatre.
Must see exhibition
THE SPRING DECORATIVE ANTIQUES & TEXTILES FAIR
The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair is London’s largest and most diverse antiques event, with more than 150 exhibitors from the UK and Europe. The Fair returns to the marquee in Battersea Park from 4-9 April.