Weekend Activities Spring Term 2012
Looking outward aiming high
Holiday on Ice 2012
Inspiring from start to finish, this production of sheer extravagance and highly charged entertainment looks set to melt the ice. With a cast of over 40 world class skaters seamlessly gliding through smouldering boleros, sultry Latin rhythms, Big Band and high-octane Rock ‘n’ Roll, this show simply exudes excitement. Created and choreographed by Olympic champion Robin Cousins MBE, TROPICANA celebrates love and life: with extravagant costumes, passionate dances and non-stop music this is one of the most thrilling ice spectaculars you will ever see.
With an original musical score, TROPICANA also features interpretations of some of the best loved songs from world-renowned songwriter Barry Manilow including ‘I Can’t Smile Without You’, the iconic ‘Mandy’ and the one and only ‘Copacabana’.
The Brighton Centre, Brighton Date Saturday 15 January 2012 1pm
For the first time in Holiday on Ice’s history, TROPICANA employs a giant, state-of-the-art LED screen as the backdrop to the show, enhancing the action on the ice with a thrilling light show and explosive effects.
Join us for an experience you will never forget!
“Looking outward, aiming high”
Information www.britishmusicexperience.com uk.westfield.com/stratfordcity
Venue O2 Arena, London Westfield Stratford City Date Sunday 5 February 2012
The British Music Experience Museum and Westfield Stratford City shopping Combining cutting edge audio-visual technology with some of the most coveted music memorabilia of all time and the only exhibition where you can select your favourite content and media recordings. You can trace historic, era defining moments and trends through 60 years of music history, learn about British music’s influence on art, fashion and politics, feel the thrill of being in the crowd at a legendary gig, flick through virtual record collections, eavesdrop on fantasy dinner parties and search across a giant interactive music locations map of Great Britain. There are infamous, iconic pieces of British music memorabilia featured including David Bowie's Ashes to Ashes clown suit, Noel Gallagher's Union Jack guitar and a vintage Amy Winehouse dress. Not only that, you can develop your skills on guitar, bass, drums and in the vocal booth at the Gibson Interactive Studio and even your dance moves in Dance the Decades. Afterwards we will travel to Westfield Stratford City for some ‘essential’ shopping.
Information www.londoneye.com www.harrods.com
Venue London Eye, Thames south bank Harrods, Knightsbridge Date Sunday 18 March 2012
London Eye and Harrods Since opening in March 2000 the London Eye has become an iconic landmark and a symbol of modern Britain. The London Eye is the UK’s most popular paid for visitor attraction, visited by over 3.5 million people a year. A breathtaking feat of design and engineering, passengers in the London Eye's capsules can see up to 40 kilometres in all directions. Afterwards, shop ‘til you drop in Knightsbridge’s most famous department store!
Venue Theatre Royal, Brighton Date Saturday 24 March 2012 (Matinee performance, 2.30pm)
Legally Blonde â€“ The Musical During its first year on Broadway in 2007, Legally Blonde the Musical earned seven Tony Award nominations, 10 Drama Desk Award nominations and an Outer Critics Circle Award. The show also ranked in the top 10 for the most requested Ticketmaster "Arts & Theatre Events" for 2007. Legally Blonde the Musical is the award-winning Broadway sensation created by a top-of-their-class creative team, led by Tony Award-winning director and Olivier Award-nominated choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Hairspray). This all singing, all dancing, feel good musical comedy will be the highlight of your year. Legally Blonde the Musical will take you from the social whirl of California Campus life to Harvard's Halls of Justice with the West End's brightest new heroine (and of course, her Chihuahua, Bruiser).The verdict? This much fun shouldn't be legal!
Thorpe Park is one of the UK's most thrilling theme parks, with some absolutely stomach churning rides. Situated in Surrey, just outside London, it provides a great day out once you've seen the sights and sounds of Central London. Just some of the heart racing rides include Saw The Ride based on the movie franchise which has a 100 degree 'beyond vertical' drop, while Stealth launches you from 0-80mph in under two seconds and to a height of 205ft. Or, see if you can Information
cope with ten loops on the Colossus, or a G-Force of
4.5 on the Nemisis Inferno. Its most recent extreme ride has launched for the 2011 season. Named Storm
Venue Thorpe Park, Chertsey, Surrey Date Sunday 25 March 2012 All day Cost ÂŁ35
Surge, it will send riders spinning down a 64-foot raft.