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    Dear Guests, We are delighted to inform you that for the fifth consecutive year Beaufort House has been awarded to Golden Award from Visit Britain in September 2015 and also we received the Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor. On that occasion, we would like to thank all our trustful guests, who helped us through their numerous and kind comments about Beaufort House and its team, to achieve to such rewards.

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    We are thrilled to inform you that, for the first time, Beaufort House has been awarded for the "Greening Business Certificate" from the European Regional Development Fund in recognition to our actions taken to reduce our environmental impact.

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What's On in London in May 2016

London Craft Week
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The showcase of exceptional craftsmanship returns for a second year.
Various Venues London
Tube: North Greenwich Station
Dates: 3rd to 7th May 2016

A showcase of exceptional craftsmanship, London Craft Week returns for its second year in 2016. The five-day event will see galleries across London host workshops that display all forms of talent, from ancient skills to new techniques. This year's programme brings together 130 events, featuring hidden workshops and unknown makers alongside renowned masters, famous studios, galleries, shops and luxury brands. Events include a London Glassblowing workshop, the Mulberry Autumn Winter 2016 Capsule Collection launch, a tour on making Shakespeare's Globe, an exhibition exploring David Mellor cutlery, and a pop-up studio from Georgina Goodman at Blacks.


Rooftop Film Club at Roof East
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Roof East, Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way
Tube: Stratford Station
Dates: 3rd May to 1st September 2016

On the 8th floor of a multi-storey car park in Stratford the Rooftop Film Club returns for another summer of new releases and cherished classics. The season kicks off on 3rd May with Blade Runner, Breakfast at Tiffany's and Raiders of the Lost Ark, alongside recent Academy nods The Big Short, Creed and The Danish Girl. Not only do you get to see the film, there's also great food and cool refreshments on offer to enjoy with your favourite flick. All this in a unique alfresco setting where you can see the movies under the stars. One of four Rooftop Film Club locations in London, you can also find them at the Queen of Hoxton in Shoreditch, the Bussey Building in Peckham Rye, and The Roof Gardens in Kensington.


Frankenstein
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Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet inspired by Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece.
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD
Tube: Covent Garden Station, Leicester Square Station
Dates: 4th to 27th May 2016

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, Frankenstein, in 2016. Inspired by Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece, the production sees Scarlett assemble a number of regular collaborators, including American composer Lowell Liebermann, designer John Macfarlane and lighting designer David Finn. Scarlett is renowned for ballets that combine highly expressive movement with dark psychological death so this classic tale of love, companionships and understanding is perfect for his full-length work.


Rooftop Film Club at Bussey Building
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Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, London, SE15 4ST
Tube: Denmark Hill Station
Dates: 4th May to 30th September 2016

The huge roof terrace of the Bussey Building in Peckham Rye is one of four venues for the Rooftop Film Club this summer with a series of films that gets under way on 4th May with a very special screening of the latest Star Wars epic - offering free tickets to any followers of The Force that arrive armed with a lightsaber. The 5,000 square foot terrace boasts magnificent panoramic views of London, while guests can enjoy zingy Mexican street food and a Caribbean BBQ, a fully licenced bar serving cocktails and cold drinks while they enjoy a selection of classic films shown on a big screen with wireless headphones and comfy seats. The 2016 programme includes Blade Runner, Breakfast at Tiffany's and Raiders of the Lost Ark, alongside more recent releases The Big Short, Creed and The Danish Girl.



London Burlesque Festival
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The festival celebrates its tenth year of burlesque, glitz, vaudeville and striptease.
Dingwalls, Camden Lock, Soho, London, NW1 8AB
Tube: Camden Town Station, Camden Town Station
Dates: 6th to 22nd May 2016

Madame JoJo's may have closed but that doesn't mean burlesque is a dying art - far from it. Flying the flag for the art of saucy striptease, theLondon Burlesque Festival celebrates its 10th birthday in 2016. Brought to you by the infamous King of Burlesque, Chaz Royal, the man behind the hilariously named 'Pavabotti - The Naked Tenor', the festival showcases the very best in burlesque, glitz, vaudeville and sizzling striptease. Taking place at Dingwalls, the festival opens and closes with glittering ceremonies and includes the Big Burlesque Day Out, a day event including a vintage market, music and cocktails. If you crave suspenders, stockings, whips, lace, red lips, lascivious ladies, pert posteriors and a bit of a slap 'n' tickle then this is the event for your diary.


The London Motor Show
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See Sir Stirling Moss, Tiff Needell and Ben Collins (aka The Stig) at the car show.
Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ
Tube: Sloane Square Station
Dates: 6th, 7th and 8th May 2016

Petrol heads and racing car drivers including Sir Stirling Moss, Tiff Needell, Ben Collins (aka The Stig), Nigel Mansell and Afzal Khan will be speaking at The London Motor Show which returns to the capital this May for the first time since 2008. The exhibition which showcases 130 models of the latest cars, costing as much as 200,000, is designed with families in mind. Children and parents alike can experience what it's like to be a racing driver in the Top Gear simulator and fans of the racing game, Project CARS, can try it out using a virtual reality headset and really feel like they're in the fast lane.



The National Pet Show
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Win tickets to this weekend of dog agility, exotic animals and pet appreciation.
ExCeL London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL
Tube: Canning Town Station
Dates: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May 2016

Hundreds of animals, from small furry ones to exotic species, fill theExCel centre for a weekend of pet appreciation, dog agility demonstrations and, err, duck herding. Star of Channel 4's The Supervet, Noel Fitzpatrick, will be at The National Pet Show where Crocodile Joe presents a reptile show, the popular Hill's School 4 Dogs shows return with demonstrations from leading behaviourists and a collection of birds of prey give a winged display. Whether you want to learn how to train your four legged friend or find out how to get into the world of cat shows, every type of creature is covered here.


Bryan Adams
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The Summer Of '69 singer rocks The O2.
The O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0BB
Tube: North Greenwich Station
Dates: Saturday 7th May 2016

The Canadian chart-topping and multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter and guitarist Bryan Adams appears for one night only at The O2. Adams, best known for his hits including (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, Summer Of '69 and Run To You has sold more than 65 million albums worldwide and that number is set to rise with the release of his new album - Tracks of My Years - his first in more than six years. It's "a collection of cool songs that fit my voice," he told Billboard, inspired by AM radio - king of the radio waves in the 1970s.



Romeo and Juliet
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Richard Madden and Lily James are reunited to take the leads in the classic tale.
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Tube: Leicester Square Station, Charing Cross Station, Covent Garden Station, Piccadilly Circus Station, Embankment Underground Station
Dates: 12th May to 13th August 2016

Game of Thrones star Richard Madden and Downton Abbey actress Lily James star in this production of Romeo and Juliet, which is staged at theGarrick Theatre as part of Kenneth Branagh's year-long, star-studded season. Madden and James first starred together in Branagh's 2015 film Cinderella and now they will be reunited to take the leads in Shakespeare's heart breaking tale of forbidden love. Four other plays make up the season, including The Winter's Tale with Judi Dench, The Painkiller with Rob Brydon and The Entertainer with Kenneth Branagh.


Open Air Theatre
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The beautiful theatre opens for another summer season.
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4NR
Tube: Regent's Park Station
Dates: 13th May to 17th September 2016

A mainstay of summer in London, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens its doors for another season in 2016, opening with Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson. The production will run from 13th May to 12th June and will be followed byHenry V from 17th June to 9th July. Commemorating the legacy of Shakespeare 400 years since his death, the production will be directed by Robert Hastie, who recently enjoyed great success with Splendour by Abi Morgan and My Night With Reg. The third production in the season will be Jesus Christ Superstar, running from 15th July to 27th August, while the finale will be Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, returning to the theatre on 2nd September after sell-out success in 2013.



Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
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The museum's first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries.
British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG
Tube: Tottenham Court Road Station, Russell Square Station, Holborn Station
Dates: 19th May to 27th November 2016
The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two lost Egyptian cities and their recent discovery by archaeologists. The BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds will run for an extended six months and showcase how the exploration of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus - submerged at the mouth of the River Nile for over a thousand years - is transforming our understanding of the relation between ancient Egypt and the Greek world, highlighting the great importance of these ancient cities. The exhibition will bring together 300 objects, 200 of which have been excavated off the coast of Egypt between 1996 and 2012. Extraordinary sculptures on display include a 5.4m granite statue of Hapy, a personification of the Nile's flood, and the the headless sculpture from Canopus representing Arsinoe II, the eldest daughter of Ptolemy I.


FA Cup Final
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The oldest association football competition in the world.
Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, HA9 0WS
Tube: Wembley Park Station
Dates: Saturday 21st May 2016
The most famous cup competition in world football reaches its finale atWembley Stadium on Saturday 21st May 2016 as the two sides who have battled through to the FA Cup Final go all out to claim the last major trophy of the English season. With Manchester United under pressure after their 3-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham are favourites to win and come through to a semi-final with Everton at Wembley.


RHS Chelsea Flower Show
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Discover an acoustic garden inspired by world-leading percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie.
Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4SR
Tube: Sloane Square Station
Dates: 24th to 28th May 2016
Held in the grounds of the Chelsea Royal Hospital since 1913, theChelsea Flower Show, is the finest of the Royal Horticultural Society shows. In 2016 highlights include an 80-foot carriage from the Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, 'The British Eccentrics Garden' by horticultural showman Diarmuid Gavin featuring bizarre garden gadgetry that comes to life every 15 minutes, and an acoustic garden inspired by world-leading percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie. Regarded as a highpoint of the London summer season, the Chelsea Flower Show is a wonderful showcase of blooms and celebrities - even the Queen attends. Particularly spectacular are the gardens created by eight hundred imaginative garden designers who spend nearly a month creating a horticultural wonderland over the 11-acre site. This beautiful and inspiring show is a real treat, even for non-gardeners.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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This new play is based on the hugely popular original story by J.K. Rowling.
Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1A 4AF
Tube: Leicester Square Station, Covent Garden Station, Tottenham Court Road Station, Piccadilly Circus Station
Dates: 30th May to 1st October 2016
Judging by the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the Cursed Child on Twitter back in June 2015, Harry Potter the Play is going to be a HUGE hit. Coming in summer 2016, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne (whose theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In), and John Tiffany, the Olivier and Tony award winner director of Once. One play presented in two parts, both are meant to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening) or on two consecutive evenings. An all-star creative team is behind the production including movement by Steven Hoggett, set designs by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, music by Imogen Heap, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Gareth Fry, special effects by Jeremy Chernick, illusions - this is a show about the boy wizard, after all - by Jamie Harrison and musical supervision by Martin Lowe. Theatrical magic.


MySliceFest
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A huge pizza and music festival comes to Wembley.
Wembley Park, , London, HA9 0WS
Tube: Wembley Park Station
Dates: 30th May to 30th July 2016
Pizza fans rejoice, a mega pizza festival is coming to London this summer, inviting everyone to join in on the cheese and tomato action.MySliceFest at Wembley Park will be serving up pizza cones, pizza waffles, pizza popcorn and, of course, good old fashioned pizza. And if that's not enough - we're sold already - there will also be beer pong, giant Connect Four, tomato throwing competitions and a soundtrack provided by the likes of Guy D'Angelo, DJ Luck & MC Neat, Off Colour,

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