Billy Elliot London

Billy Elliot London

I thought I’d do a series for the magazine of my top 5 classic shows that I think everyone should see. I’m going to start with Billy Elliot and try to explain exactly why Billy Elliot (London) remains one of the best choices for theatre breaks. Billy Elliot London Billy Elliot the musical started in […]

West End Breaks

West End Breaks

West End Breaks – a great way to see London West End breaks are a great way to really get to know the glitziest area of London. Staying in the West End for a few days gives you a chance to see the capital and really get familiar with one small part of the metropolis. […]

Things to Do in London - Winter 2009

Things to Do in London – Winter 2009

To act as inspiration for your theatre breaks, here is our seasonal selection of things to do in London for winter 2009 Shopping London offers an incredible array of shops, from the largest shopping center in Europe to a range of unusual markets: There is a German market Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park with mulled […]

Theatre Breaks - top 10 things you want to know

Theatre Breaks – top 10 things you want to know

Theatre Breaks Magazine is all about doing the research for you. I recently did a series of posts on the  most frequently asked questions about theatre breaks. Here’s a quick summary of the Top 10 most frequently asked questions and the answers. You’ll find more details in the individual FAQ posts. Theatre Breaks Frequently Asked […]

Theatre Breaks - What to Wear

Theatre Breaks – What to Wear

Your Theatre Breaks issues dealt with one by one. This is one of a series of articles for Theatre Breaks Magazine which each deal with a specific question about planning, booking and enjoying theatre breaks. Today, what to pack for theatre breaks

West End Guide - West End Live 2009

West End Guide – West End Live 2009

West End Live West End Live is an annual event usually held in Leicester Square towards the end of June. Most of the big musicals take part and extracts are performed live on a stage in the Square. The whole event is free and, although it can get very busy, well worth a visit. If […]

Things to do - London Markets

Things to do – London Markets

You are never short of things to do in London. One of my favourites is to browse around the various London markets. Now everyone knows the obvious ones but here are a couple of my favourites that are a bit less well known. Columbia Road Flower Market. You can often find me here on Sunday […]

Things To Do at London's Southbank

Things To Do at London’s Southbank

South Bank, London – Things to do and see London South Bank is always a great place for finding something to do in London on a free day. The South Bank Centre itself has always plenty going on – music concerts, art galleries, theatre plays etc, and it’s just along the riverside from the Shakespeare’s […]

Theatre Breaks Back to the 60s

Theatre Breaks Back to the 60s

Theatre Breaks as time travel When you are planning which show to see for your theatre break a good start can be think about what kind of music makes you feel good. Of course you don’t have to be old enough to remember it the first time around. It’s perfectly possible to be nostalgic for […]

West End Guide to Eating Out

West End Guide to Eating Out

Eating Out in London – A short Guide to the West End Some people worry about eating out in London’s West End, and perhaps with good reason. Food in central London can be a bit expensive, some places are overcrowded at certain times of day, restaurants may be pretentious and not very good. But it […]