Welcome to 'This is London'
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
Welcome to London, for a Summer like no other. This Summer I launched the #LondonIsOpen campaign, to celebrate the fact that London is open for business and to the world following the EU Referendum. Our international visitors are a huge part of this, so get involved with the fantastic array of activities London has to offer, and have a wonderful time here.
Sadiq Khan – Mayor of London
Music of the week
WORLD PREMIERE OF VAMOS CUBA!
Vamos Cuba! brings an intoxicating mix of traditional and modern Cuban dance styles to Sadler’s Wells this summer, receiving its World Premiere on the main stage from Tuesday 26 July – Sunday 21 August.
Theatre of the week
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR AT OPEN AIR THEATRE
Declan Bennett plays the role of Jesus in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of Jesus Christ Superstar, celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seminal musical first hit the stage.
Must see exhibition
DESIGNER CRAFTS ON THE MALL
Visitors to the capital in August, will have an opportunity to see Britain’s best designer-makers, when the historic Society of Designer Craftsmen present their yearly show at the Mall Galleries from 12 to 21 August.