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FEBRUARY â€¢ 2020
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West End Does: Love 09 Feb - Cadogan Hall www.cadoganhall.com
Join the leading stars of the West End for a celebration of love songs from stage and screen. Enjoy musical theatre and movie score love songs from Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Moulin Rouge and The Bodyguard to name a few.
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk From 29 Feb - The V&A www.vam.ac.uk
A presentation of the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion. Explore its significance from the 1660s to present day, from its origins in Japan and across the globe.
Army Film and Photographic Competition: 2020 Winners Now until 13 Feb - National Army Museum www.nam.ac.uk A unique insight into life in the British Army displayed through the winning entries from the latest Army Film and Photographic Competition. Demonstrating the variety of job roles and the locations they operate in, these images offer an unrivalled view into the heart of the action.
The Magic of Hellebores with Ed Flint 02 Feb - Chelsea Physic Garden www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk Book tickets to a talk with Ed Flint to be introduced to the magic of the early spring flowers, Hellebores.
All of It 07 to 15 Feb - Royal Court Theatre www.royalcourttheatre.com A short play performed by Kate Oâ€™Flynn about 'all of it', by Alistair McDowall. With a short run of only eight performances, book early to avoid disappointment.
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February Half Term: Martian Garden 17 to 21 Feb – The Design Museum www.designmuseum.org Bring your little ones to this free workshop to create their own life size Martian garden and design space food packaging, inspired by the ‘Moving to Mars’ exhibition. Booking is not required, drop-in from 1pm - 4pm.
Wind Down for the Weekend: A Sound Journey 21 Feb - Triyoga www.triyoga.co.uk Escape the stresses of the week with this 90-minute workshop. Step into a safe and candlelit space where you’ll be immersed in the vibrations of beautiful sounds on a journey back to balance and harmony.
For more local events and exhibitions, visit www.inchelsea.co.uk
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Exclusively for Yo COMPLIMENTARY GLASS OF CHAMPAGNE AT THE IVY The Ivy Restaurants - Across London www.ivycollection.com
The Ivy restaurants bring inimitable service and vibrant surroundings to a select group of upmarket brasseries and neighbourhood cafés. Each restaurant has been designed to deliver the memorable experience that is synonymous with The Ivy’s unique style, and extend the magic of their celebrated West Street venue to handpicked locations across London and the UK; including The Ivy Chelsea Garden on the desirable King’s Road. As a valued member of Cadogan VIP, we are delighted to offer you a complimentary glass of champagne when dining Monday - Thursday.
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Hans’ Bar & Grill 164 Pavilion Road, London www.hansbarandgrill.com New Head Chef, Luke Phillips has pulled out all the stops for London’s lovers this year. Wine and dine your significant other with a tasting menu that has five courses of delicious indulgence including poached oysters, lobster thermidor and a chocolate fondant for dessert - making this a menu with plenty of aphrodisiacs to get you in the mood. £70 per person, plus £40 per person for the wine pairing.
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Rabbit 172 King’s Road, London www.rabbit-restaurant.com Fall head over heels with each other and enjoy an evening of sharing delights from Rabbit with your chosen date. Oysters on arrival followed by ‘Mouthfuls’ and then sharing plates from the coast, farm, field and, of course, pudding; while the option of a ‘Heaven on Earth’ Muscat is sure to help create your most romantic setting to date. £55 per person, plus £45 per peron for the wine pairing.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace, London www.cadoganhall.com For something slightly different, a night at Cadogan Hall will sweep you up in some of the most romantic pieces ever written and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Spend the night listening to music from the worlds of film, opera and classical music including Gone with the Wind, Breakfast at Tiffany’s as well as the classics from Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Verdi and more.
Urban Retreat at The White House 2 Hans Crescent, London www.urbanretreat.co.uk Make a day of it and de-stress this Valentine’s Day at the ultimate wellness haven - Urban Retreat. Book yourself and your date a day of TLC with His & Her’s facials and massages or if you are feeling a little bolder, opt for a couples tattoo from the Body Art Studio. Want them to unwind solo as a treat from you? Then, their gift card option is sure to place you in their good books! Prices vary dependent on booked treatments.
Barts Chelsea Cloisters, London www.barts-london.com Single or not, make this year’s Valentines Day all about Galentine’s Day and share the love for your girls as you dance the night away at sizzling speakeasy and secret bar, Barts. Enjoy a raucous night at ‘Murder on the Barts Floor’ Valentine’s special as you get to know the scene, the suspects and separate the truth from the lies as you work out ‘who dunnit’. Tickets are £30 per person.
Indoor Indulgence Pavilion Road, London www.pavilionroad.co.uk If staying in sounds more up your street, then head to Pavilion Road to pick up all the supplies for a cosy night in. Visit Pavilion Wine for a bottle of Cotes de Provence, a cheese box from London Cheesemongers and then Bread Ahead for a doughnut pudding. We recommend the raspberry cheesecake or the caramel, sea salt and honeycomb perfect indulgence, no matter who you share it with.
Your London We take a look at some of the capital's most exciting dates for your diary. We can access tickets for a range of occasions including many sold out or unobtainable events. Please contact us for further details covering the world of theatre, sport, exhibitions, comedy, film premieres and concerts...
London Fashion Weekend 15 & 16 Feb - The Store X www.londonfashionweek.co.uk
London Fashion Weekend is open to the public this February, giving you the chance to join the global fashion week! Go behind-the-scenes of the London Fashion Week hub to discover an immersive and innovative experience which includes Designer Catwalks, Creative Installations; and the DiscoveryLAB: an experiential space where fashion meets art, technology and music. A #PositiveFashion Designer Exhibition is also on display where the creative work of progressive designers explores the most compelling stories around sustainability, community and ethics.
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Light Festival at Battersea Power Station Now until 16 Feb - Battersea Power Station www.batterseapowerstation.co.uk It's getting 'LIT' at Battersea Power Station this winter as the area plays host to a free light festival for the first time. If we've got to endure long dark nights then we might as well have something pretty to look at right? Circus West Village will be home to four installations, so be sure to check them out before they go.
The BRIT Awards 18 Feb - The O2 www.theo2.com The BRIT Awards 2020 with MasterCard have now confirmed the return of Jack Whitehall as host, after a triumphant two years at the helm of the biggest night in British music!
The London Football Awards 2020 05 Mar – The Roundhouse Camden www.londonfootballawards.org Celebrating the very best of London Football, the awards will recognise the top performers across the Premier League and English Football League for the current season, alongside legendary players and community initiatives. with the fun filled evening also including special guests and live entertainment. Past winners to attend have included Harry Kane, Frank Lampard, Dele Ali, Ian Wright, Roy Hodgson, Mauricio Pocchetiono, Jordan Nobbs and Arsene Wenger, to name a few.
Chelsea Flower Show 19 to 23 May – Royal Hospital Chelsea www.rhs.org.uk World-renowned, glamorous and quintessentially British, RHS Chelsea is a truly unique and unforgettable day out. Book your tickets now, to secure your day at this ever-popular garden show.
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Lana Del Rey 25 Feb - The O2 www.theo2.com Following her headline set at Latitude Festival last year and forming part of her 2020 UK and European tour, Lana Del Rey is back for one night only at The O2 arena. Showcasing songs from her most recent album ‘Norman F***ing Rockwell, Lust for Life and Born to Die’.
Music for Marsden 03 Mar – The O2 www.theo2.co.uk The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity is thrilled to bring a star-studded benefit concert with a stellar line up of superstars to The O2 this March. Acts include Eric Clapton, Sir Tom Jones, Bonnie Tyler, Mick Hucknall and many more still to be announced.
Snoop Dog 15 Apr – The O2 www.theo2.co.uk The west coast rap legend returns to the stage this year, celebrating 25 years in the spotlight. The tour sees him enlist a selection of his key collaborators from his iconic career including Warren G, Tha Dogg Pound, Versatile, Obie Trice and D12.
Stormzy – H.I.T.H 03 & 04 Sept – The O2 www.theo2.co.uk Set to be one of the most highly anticipated tours of 2020, Stormzy has finally confirmed His Heavy Is The Head World Tour - certainly not to be missed! Contact us for tickets and packages.
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Forgotten Masters Indian Paintings of The East India Company Now until 19 Apr – The Wallace Collection www.wallacecollection.org Celebrating the artists behind the works of flora, fauna and daily Indian scenes. It is a rare opportunity to be given a curatorial blank slate like the one that has been handed to the Wallace Collection for Forgotten Masters; as this exhibition sees 109 pieces of work displayed for the first time.
Kew Gardens Orchid Festival 08 Feb to 08 Mar – Kew Gardens www.kew.org Although London’s festival season is a while off, Kew Gardens is stepping in early with a festival of their own bringing even more colour to an already colourful slice of London this year! As in previous years, the 2020 Orchid Festival takes inspiration from overseas as this year, Indonesia is in the spotlight – which is rather apt, given that it is one of the most bio diverse countries on Earth, boasting over 400 species of orchids alone.
The London Classic Car Show 20 to 23 Feb – Olympia www.thelondonclassiccarshow.co.uk Now in its seventh year, The London Classic Car Show is firmly established as the must-attend event for discerning classic car owners, collectors, experts and enthusiasts. One of the unique and most crowd-pleasing features is an indoor driving runway where classic cars are fired up and driven. This is the only place to see, hear and smell these beautiful iconic classics in action, all under one roof.
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Message in a Bottle Now until 21 Mar – The Peacock Theatre ww.peacocktheatre.com A spectacular new dance-theatre show to the iconic hits of 17-time Grammy Award-wining artist, Sting, including Every Breath You Take, Roxanne, Walking On The Moon, Fields of Gold, Englishman in New York and Shape Of My Heart. Combining a mix of dance styles, razor sharp footwork and breath taking athleticism all set to the music of Sting – a vital and uplifting story of humanity and hope.
Endgame / Rough for Theatre II 03 Feb to 28 Mar - The Old Vic www.oldvictheatre.com Samuel Beckett’s one-act play Endgame is being revived for a new starstudded production with this macabre comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming. Endgame is one Beckett’s greatest works, with its plot following a blind old man named Hamm who is at a crossroads with his servant Clov. This dark comedy is doubled with Samuel Beckett’s rarely-staged short play Rough For Theatre II, performed by the venue’s company members.
Stephen K Amos – Everyman 07 to 15 Feb – Leicester Square Theatre www.leicestersquaretheatre.com It’s easy to feel angry when mad talking heads and evil officials are looking for any slight difference of opinion to plough open and exploit. We need an everyman to bring people together using the most powerful tone we have: comedy. We need Stephen K Amos.
Steve Martin & Martin Short 14 Mar – Royal Albert Hall www.royalalberthall.com Comedy icon’s Steve Martin and Martin Short will bring their critically acclaimed tour ‘The Funniest Show in Town at the Moment’ to the Royal Albert Hall. This celebrated show redefines the form in unexpected and profound ways, from two of the funniest, most influential and much-loved talents of the past century. It follows their sold-out tour 'An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life', which was filmed for a Netflix special, earning rave reviews and garnering four Emmy nominations.
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The Original Harlem Globetrotters 01 & 07 Mar – The O2 www.theo2.co.uk The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are back! Featuring a starstudded roster, every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequalled fan interaction.
The Gallagher Premiership – Saracens v Harlequins 28 Mar – The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium www.saracens.com ‘The Showdown’ arrives at the new stadium this March. Watch some of the biggest stars of the Gallagher Premiership go head-to-head as this event takes an old rivalry to a new and exciting stage. This will be a family event with plenty of entertainment taking place pre-match and at half-time. This is your chance to witness history again with the first rugby match at the new stadium, following the first NFL matches held in November last year.
Euro’s 2020 12 Jun to 12 Jul – Across Europe www.uefa.com Well done to England who have qualified for the 2020 Euro’s – with the tournament set to be hosted across Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome and Saint Petersburg. With Wembley hosting 7 matches including both the Semi-Finals and Final, along with Dublin and Glasgow hosting 4 matches each, it promises to be a fantastic “Festival of Football” for the entire month! Contact us now for your ticket and travel packages before it’s too late!
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