What’s On Magazine December issue is out now. Along with a list of events for December in your local area and beyond, we feature a preview of the Cirque Du Soleil’s Alegria, coming soon. Pick up a copy at one of our many local distribution points including major supermarkets. OR READ ON-LINE HERE
A REIMAGINED CLASSIC Undeniably the most iconic Cirque du Soleil production, Alegría is an all-time classic reimagined for a new generation to fall in love with. An uplifting immersive experience, Alegría whisks audiences away to a mystical world sprinkled with visual poetry and acrobatic extravagance. At the heart of a once-glorious kingdom that has lost its king, Alegría witnesses the power struggle at play between the old order and a new movement yearning for hope and renewal. With its unforgettable soundtrack, exciting acrobatics, surreal costume designs, vibrant sets and playful humor, Alegría joyfully touches the soul and lives up to its global reputation of quintessential Cirque du Soleil spectacle. ROYAL ALBERT HALL. Thursday 11 January – Sunday 3 March 2024 www.royalalberthall.com
What’s On Magazine November issue. Along with a list of events for November in your local area and beyond, we feature a review of the coming Panto season. Pick up a copy at one of our many local distribution points including major supermarkets.
Flying into The London Palladium this Christmas, Peter Pan will be the West End’s ultimate pantomime adventure. 9th Dec 2023 to 14th Jan 2024 Starring Jennifer Saunders as Captain Hook and Julian Clary as seaman Smee, the cast includes all your Palladium panto favourites, including Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers, Gary Wilmot and the return of Louis Gaunt and Rob Madge with Frances Mayli McCann making her Palladium panto debut. The UK’s biggest panto.
Goodwood Revival celebrates 25-year milestone in style.
What’s On Magazine October issue is out now. Along with a list of events for September in your local area and beyond, we feature a review of The 2023 Goodwood revival. Pick up a copy at one of our many local distribution points including major supermarkets.
After a weekend of outstanding classic racing, glorious sunshine and memorable celebrations, the 25th edition of the Goodwood Revival has come to a spectacular close – until next year!
Joined by motorsport icons Jenson Button, Romain Dumas, Emanuele Pirro, Sir Jackie Stewart, Tom Kristensen, Mark Webber, and many more. Memorable celebrations for Carroll Shelby, 75 years of Lotus and Sir Jackie Stewart. The first-ever fully sustainably-fuelled race – the Fordwater Trophy – took place on the Saturday.
What’s On Magazine September issue is out now. Along with a list of events for September in your local area and beyond, we feature a review of The Royal Academy Summer Party. Pick up a copy at one of our many local distribution points including major supermarkets. The Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission contemporary art show which has taken place every year without interruption since 1769. Read Online HERE or click on the image.
This year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, which provides a vital platform and continued support of the artistic community, was co-ordinated and led by celebrated British Painter David Remfry RA who, working with the other Summer Exhibition Committee members, explores the theme Only Connect, taken from the famous quote in Howards End by E.M. Forster. The Summer Exhibition’s annual party continues to be a highlight of London’s Summer social calendar. Opening the doors to the world’s most joyful art exhibition, guests including;
Charli XCX, Lila Moss, Stanley Tucci, Vick Hope and Munroe Bergdorf were joined alongside some of the world’s leading artists to support and celebrate art and creativity.
What’s On Magazine August issue is out now. Along with a list of events for August in your local area and beyond, we feature a review of The Hampton Court Garden Festival. Pick up a copy at one of our many local distribution points including major supermarkets. Read Online HERE or click on the image.
Once again, the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival was a bonanza of glorious gardens and fabulous flowers, all of which filled the grounds with the heady scent of summer.
Best Show Garden – America’s Wild, presented by Trailfinders & Visit the USA Best Get Started Garden – The Wildlife Trusts: Renters’ Retreat, by Zoe Claymore America’s Wild, a garden taking visitors on an immersive journey through the flora and landscapes of the USA, has won the top award on the opening day of RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2023.
Designed by Emily Grayshaw, Imogen Perreau Callf & Jude Yeo of Inspired Earth Design, the garden, which was presented by Trailfinders & Visit the USA, celebrated a double win as it picked up Best Show Garden and the Best Construction for a Show Garden award. The contractor for the gold-medal winning garden was Yoreland Design.
The Wildlife Trusts: Renters’ Retreat was awarded the Best Get Started Garden prize. Zoe Claymore’s gold medal-winning design highlights how gardens in rental properties, which account for around one in three households in England, can be transformed for the benefit of tenants and the environment.
The Best Construction for a Get Started Garden award was given to the Landform Mental Wealth Garden by Nicola Hale, a sensory oasis offering a place to sit and relax and experiment with herbal tinctures and remedies picked from the gold-winning garden.
Of the Show Gardens, the other to pick up a gold medal was Paul Hervey-Brookes’ Cancer Research Legacy Garden.
Popular plantswoman and TV personality Carol Klein was honoured with the RHS Iconic Horticultural Hero award. Born in Walkden, Lancashire, Klein was an art teacher who became a professional grower and went on to exhibit at more than 200 RHS shows, including RHS Chelsea where she has won six gold medals. Her design for this year’s festival is a celebration of plants, inspired by nature and packed full of take-home ideas to inspire everyone to garden and have a go at propagating their own plants.
What’s On Magazine July issue is out now. Along with a list of events for July in your local area and beyond, we feature A Place In The Sun Live and talk to Laura Hamilton. Pick up a copy at one of our many local distribution points including major supermarkets. Read Online HERE or click on the image.
London’s Olympia recently welcomed more than 4,400 visitors through the doors for the overseas property exhibition A Place in the Sun Live! Organisers brought together a huge range of exhibitors who were all on hand to offer advice to house hunters, wherever they were in their overseas property purchase journey!
What’s On Magazine went along to experience the show.
It was fantastic to be joined by so many enthusiastic house hunters, who all came prepared to take the next step towards making their dream of owning a property abroad a reality.
Exhibitors had flown in from 19 countries to help visitors with every aspect of their property purchase journey – they included estate agents, lawyers, tax and wealth specialists, mortgage brokers, currency specialists, residency experts and more! Alongside a huge range of exhibitors, we were joined by the stars of Channel 4’s A Place in the Sun TV show! Jasmine Harman, Laura Hamilton and special guests Ben Hillman and Craig Rowe appeared on stage to tell packed audiences about their experiences on the TV show, and to share their top tips for house hunting and buying abroad.
As well as talks with the presenters, there was a jam-packed schedule of seminars taking place across four stages, all weekend! On the main Hub visitors heard about everything from how and where to buy a property in Spain, to planning a permanent move abroad and more.
Hosts were joined by a number of expert panellists including lawyers, tax experts, currency specialists and estate agents. They were on hand to offer advice and to answer some brilliant live questions from our audience.
Those searching for properties in France were spoilt for choice in the French Village which had a full schedule of seminars – these in-depth sessions provided great insight and practical advice on all aspects of buying and moving across the Channel.
The next Place In The Sun Live show – is at the NEC Birmingham from 22nd – 24th September.