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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

Event of the week

HARD ROCK CAFE LONDON INDEPENDENCE DAY FREAKSHAKES
Hard Rock Cafe London is getting set to celebrate its American roots with rockin’ plans this 4th of July. From 1 July to 9 July, they will be serving up Freakshakes especially for the occasion. The Cafe will undergo an all-American makeover with American themed decorations to authentically fit the occasion.

Music of the week

Event of the week

LONDON INTERNATIONAL A CAPPELLA CHORAL COMPETITION
The London International A Cappella Choral Competition (LIACCC) at St John’s Smith Square promises to be an exciting week of first-rate music making. This year there are 16 choirs from 11 countries competing over four evenings from 26-29 June for a place in the Grand Final on 1 July.

Theatre of the week

Show of the week

KINKY BOOTS NEW CAST FOR SUMMER
Winner of every major Best Musical award, Kinky Boots is celebrating a new cast at the Adelphi Theatre this summer with Simon-Anthony Rhoden taking on the role of Lola from 20 July. Verity Rushworth, popular with TV viewers for her role as Donna Windsor in ITV’s Emmerdale, will star as Lauren.
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Must see exhibition

Exhibition of the week

INTO THE UNKNOWN: A JOURNEY THROUGH SCIENCE FICTION
The Barbican exhibition Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction is an exploration of one of popular culture’s most celebrated realms, encompassing literature, contemporary art, film, music, comic books and video games to present a new, global perspective on Science Fiction.