Tickets to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s take on Cervantes’s literary masterpiece
Featuring Adam Beyer, Âme B2b Rødhåd, Dixon and more
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Exclusive tickets to magical performances by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Catch the Scandinavian duo’s latest exhibition, which we awarded four stars
Exclusive tickets to the bold Meat Loaf musical we gave four stars
We're hosting a showdown with London's best pizza-makers – and you're invited
Tickets to see this female-led immersive dining experience our critics loved
Exclusive tickets to a night at London’s first off-grid culture club
Get up close and personal with the iconic footy star at this exclusive theatre event
Don’t miss Marianne Elliott’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s 1970 musical comedy, with hero Bobby now heroine Bobbie. It’s found hidden depths in what was already a stone-cold classic and deserves to go down as a game-changer.
Keep your clown wig on for a drag-circus-dance-party tribute to horror movie tropes. Prepare for a smouldering evening of bad ‘cell’ service and erotic shower murders as well as killer performances from Baby Lame, Crystal Beth and Freida Slaves.
Hit up this simple, stripped-back modern European restaurant that’s great for people who are Serious About Food. For W1-quality food in SW11, you’ll struggle to find better.
Tate Britain hosts this exhibition dedicated to the Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones. Expect a feast for the eyes with plenty of gold leaf, luscious colours, knights of the realm and maidens with flowing locks.
Slip and slide your way across the capital’s second rooftop ice rink and the only one in the West End. A collab with Sipsmith, it also features a hot gin hideaway, weekly cocktail masterclasses and nooks for cosying up in.
Explore London’s most interesting institutions after closing time as Museums at Night returns. From candlelit tours to after-dark talks, there’s a whole heap of twilight treats on offer.
Catch Emma Rice’s adaptation of Angela Carter’s final novel. Nobody makes theatre like Rice does – and this show careens forward on sheer brio.
The Festival of Lights celebrations will feature traditional religious performances along with contemporary Asian dance, yoga sessions and tons of tasty vegetarian street food.
See this as a micro-narrative about the place of black bodies and black artists in art history. It’s dark, stormy, aggressive painting that feels shocking just by making you realise how white museums and galleries are.
Transferring from a wildly successful Young Vic run to the West End, Matthew Lopez’s play is a two-part, seven-hour reimagining of an Edwardian novel. This is a witty, encyclopaedic survey of twenty-first-century gay life in New York.
Hackney’s Five Points Brewing Co may now be the proud parent of this historic Hackney boozer, but pints and pizza are still the main focus. What was a slightly knackered pub has been updated without losing its sense of self. Definitely an on-point purchase.
Watch this adaptation of a bestselling young adult novel flagging up the scourge of police shootings in the US. It’s an undeniable howl for justice and accountability.
Find dealer stalls, special guests, masses of manga and plenty of cosplay at the UK’s biggest modern-pop-culture convention.
Live music, traditional dance, fashion, food and crafts will fill Trafalgar Square for this massive showcase of African culture.
Expect spooky lewks, sickening drag shows, gasp-inducing dancers and sleek beats that don’t quit until the early hours at this anything-goes party. It’s sure to attract some super-freaks.
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Indie shops, ace nightlife and tasty street food
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Great cinemas, pretty pastel streets and the famous Portobello Road Market
Home of Greenwich Mean Time and amazing London views
A go-to haunt for foodies, clubbers, artists and rockers alike
Home to iconic institutions and incredible museums
Edgy restaurants, world-class coffee and ace independent shops
A hub of cultural activity, state-funded arts and entertainment venues
Urban parks, canal-side fun and brilliant brunch spots
Bright lights, drinking dens and unforgettable entertainment
Trey Parker and Matt Stone's naughty but extremely lovable comedy
Engagingly surreal puppet romp about a naughty baby and his rabbit pal
Set in a former bullion truck depot in Shoreditch, Dinerama is a food and drink market from Street Feast, London’s leading street food market company.
The biggest theatre hit of modern times bar none is Jack Thorne and JK Rowling's epic two-part eighth adventure for erstwhile boy wizard Harry Potter
The team behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong' hit the funnybone again
A spectacular revival for the glitzy American musical classic
The musical witches of this 'Wizard of Oz' prequel are still casting a spell over the West End
Kids will go wild for this majestic jungle musical
'Faulty Towers: the Dining Experience' returns for 2017. This review is from the 2012 run. Farty Towels; Watery Fowls; Flowery Twats; the misspelling of...
Tim Minchin's wickedly good story of a schoolgirl genius is still irresistible
The United Kingdom – made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland - is a varied, fascinating country. You’ll find different dialects, celtic languages and unique communities, traditions, myths and legends.
Scotland is a country famed for its natural beauty – its rolling glens and hills, its windswept western isles and pristine lochs – and while we’re not arguing with any of that, it’s also true that there’s loads more going on than pretty flora and fauna.
At first glance Reading isn’t a cultural icon; if you spent your teenage years in its vicinity you might still consider the Oracle shopping centre to be the Home Counties equivalent of The Dubai Mall.
Manchester might be well-established as a haven of nightlife, from its rich musical heritage to its modern clubbing meccas. But if you want to head out for an altogether more civilised excursion, then it’s also got heaps of places, from the cute to the cash-splashing, to treat yourself to the ultimate in decadent eating: high tea.
If the city of Oxford is known for anything, it’s providing an education that’s second to none. But you don’t need three years and a student loan to leave Oxford feeling like you’ve learned a thing or two.
If you're travelling from further afield, Newcastle might not be top of your list as a city to visit. But those in the know are already familiar with the idea of Newcastle as one of Britain's best cities.
From delicious dive bars and brilliant boozers to chic cocktail bars with pricey drops and panoramic views, this city has it all when it comes to getting a bit squiffy.
Then Liverpool's got more picture perfect afternoon tea venues than you can shake a mop-top haircut at. So if you love them (yeah, yeah, yeah), then here's 11 spots guaranteed to send you all in a spin.
Well-known and long-respected for its thriving independent arts and music scene, Liverpool has more recently expanded its museums offer.
At Edinburgh’s major hotels, afternoon tea gives us all the chance to experience a window into the high life without paying for a suite – or splashing out on a Michelin-starred tasting menu with wine flight.