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  • What's On in London - July 2015

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  • Certificates of Excellence Visit Britain and Tripadvisor

    Dear Guests, We are delighted to inform you that for the fourth consecutive year Beaufort House has been awarded to Golden Award from Visit Britain in May 2014 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.

  • Greening Business

    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 - July 2015

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship
The world's top players come to play the most watched event in the Grand Slam calendar.
Wimbledon: The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Church Road, London, SW19 5AE
Tube: Wimbledon Park Station
Dates: 29th June to 12th July 2015

In 2015 the Wimbledon Championships, the most watched event in the Grand Slam calendar, will be held one week later than usual to give the players time to recuperate after the clay court season. Many tennis pros covet the Wimbledon crown, played out at the All England Club, above all others and the grass surface makes for fast, breathless duels. Tickets can be applied for through the public ballot on the website, if however you're not lucky enough to get hold of one it is easy to get in to the grounds if you queue up in the morning. However, there are only 500 tickets for the centre courts available, so you have to turn up seriously early - or queue overnight - to be certain of getting to see the biggest matches. But in the first week the outer courts still have some of the world's greatest players and you can grab tickets for them if you arrive by about 9am.

Shrek's Adventure

This Shrek-themed London attraction features ten fairytale-themed shows and a magical 4D bus.
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction which opens in July. A partnership between DreamWorks Animation and Merlin Entertainments - the company behind the London Eye, London Aquarium and London Dungeon - Shrek's Adventure is a walk-and-ride attraction on the South Bank. Visitors are invited to jump aboard a magical 4D bus, with Donkey as the tour guide, and embark on a journey through ten live fairytale-themed shows. You'll be able to visit Shrek's swamp, find your fortune in the crystal ball, get lost in the mirror maze and meet Shrek and his pals, as well as characters from other DreamWorks films such as Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How To Train Your Dragon.

The Gruffalo: Tall Stories Theatre Company
The loveable little mouse takes a stroll through the deep, dark wood.
Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Dates: 1st July to 6th September 2015

The Gruffalo is a classic that kiddies just love and this Tall Stories adaptation of the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is "A fine piece of children's theatre," says The Sunday Times; "Monstrous fun," says The Daily Mail. The plot which begins with the loveable little mouse taking a 'stroll through the deep, dark wood' is enchantingly told by Tall Stories with a winning simplicity. Threatened by various predators, a snake, an owl and a gruffalo with ''terrible tusks and terrible claws, and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws'', the mouse outwits them all. The cast of three manage to transform the stage with remarkably few props and a host of infectiously catchy songs, not to mention some superb dance routines and non-stop drama. Many of the memorable lines become catchphrases and are repeated throughout the show in a bid to appeal to the innate 'again, again' approach favoured by children. By the end of the show they can raucously join in with their favourite bits.

The Four Fridas
Giving London audiences a rare opportunity to see the ceremonial flight of the Voladores.
Royal Artillery Barracks, Artillery Place, Woolwich, London, SE18 5DP
Dates: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Jul 2015

A celebration of the life and work of the legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, The Four Fridas is a spectacular, outdoor theatre production and the centerpiece to this year's Greenwich and Docklands International Festival. Performed by a creative team led by the festival's artistic director, Bradley Hemmings (who co-directed the Opening Ceremony to the London 2012 Paralympic Games), the outdoor performance integrates elements of ritual, music, narration, contemporary dance and aerial choreography, played out against stunning video projections in the sky. A group of young indigenous women from the remote village of Xochiapulcho in Sierra Puebla will enact the flight of the Voladores giving London audiences a rare opportunity to see the ceremonial ritual.

Wireless Festival 2015
Drake finally makes an appearance after dropping out in 2014.
Finsbury Park, Endymion Road, London, N4 1EE
Dates: 3rd, 4th and 5th July 2015

After dropping out in 2014 due to sickness - thus subjecting audiences to two nights of Kanye West and some unwelcome ranting - Drake will finally perform at Wireless this year. Taking to the stage on Friday, he will be joined on the line-up by Labrinth, Nero, Duke Dumont and Fuse ODG. Headliners on Saturday are Avicii and Kendrick Lamar while Sunday sees David Guetta and Nicki Minaj top the bill. Returning toFinsbury Park for a second year, Wireless has firmly established itself as one of London's major large scale live music events, attracting crowds of over 20,000 for each of the three days.

Foodies Festival Alexandra Palace
The culinary celebration comes to Alexandra Palace for the first time.
Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY
Dates: 3rd, 4th and 5th July 2015

Meet Michelin star chefs, see live demonstrations and sample food from London's top restaurants at the Foodies Festival, taking place atAlexandra Palace for the first time, from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July 2015. Aldo Zilli is host at the chef theatre where Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite, The Cinnamon Club's head chef Rakesh, and The Chamberlain, and Chef Patron Arnaud Stevens at SixtyOne are among the top chefs taking part. Sample signature dishes from well known restaurants, build up your baking expertise in the Bake and Cake Theatre and keep young ones busy in the Children's Theatre or take part in daily tea dances. It's summer so why not brush up on your BBQ skills in the outdoor BBQ arena and relax on hay bales on the real ale and cider farm while enjoying live music.
Foodies Festival in London - 2015 dates:
The festival will take place at Syon Park over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th May, Alexandra Palace from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July and Clapham Common from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July 2015.

BP Big Screen: The Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
A free, live outdoor screening direct from the Royal Opera House to Trafalgar Square.
Trafalgar Square, Central, London, WC2N 5DS
Dates: Friday 3rd July 2015

The second of three free, live outdoor screening direct from the Royal Opera House to Trafalgar Square over the summer, Kasper Holten's production of Don Giovanni is played out by an excellent cast including Christopher Maltman as Mozart's timeless anti-hero. The "handsome" (Telegraph) set by Es Devlin puts a staircase split house centre stage, providing an eye catching backdrop against which Dorothea Roschmann, Rolando Villazon and Albina Shagimuratova sing.

Calling Festival 2015
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds headline the classic rock festival.
Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, London, SW4 9DE
Dates: Saturday 4th July 2015 - 1pm-10.30pm

Hard Rock Calling became Calling Festival in 2014 and moved from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to Clapham Common where it remains for 2015 when Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds headline the classic rock festival. The line-up for the multi-stage festival also includes Ryan Adams And The Shining, The Hives, Echo & The Bunnymen, Washington six-piece Modest Mouse and North Londoners Wolf Alice. Last year the Calling Festival played host to more than 80,000 festival goers who got to see Stevie Wonder and Aerosmith play live.

Kew the Music
Paloma Faith, Caro Emerald, UB40 and Jools Holland play in the royal botanic gardens.
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), Kew, Richmond, London, TW9 3AB
Dates: 7th to 12th Jul 2015

Paloma Faith, Caro Emerald, UB40, The Specials and Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra are on the Kew the Music line-up when it returns for more summer concerts in July 2015. The series of outdoor picnic concerts set against the backdrop of the Victorian Temperate House at Kew Gardens has been running for five years now and its sixth year is set to be just as magical. For the ultimate package there is also the option to VIP your evening with picnic hampers, a BBQ at the Pavilion Restaurant and reserved seating.

Dutch National Ballet: Cinderella
A brand new enchanting ballet influenced by the Brothers Grimm story.
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
Dates: 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Jul 2015

The Dutch National Ballet company presents a brand new ballet influenced by the Brothers Grimm story of Cinderella and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. Wheeldon has created an enchanting ballet set to Prokofiev's magnificent score but it's the "enthralling" sets (New York Times) by Julian Crouch which make Act 1 a "triumph of fantasy" in which "Cinderella's slipper rises into the air and hovers, dreamlike". There are twists on the traditional narrative with a fleshed out backstory for the lead characters. And the result is a "winningly charming" production; the "most dramatically convincing Cinderella in ballet, a triumph of storytelling and stage design firmly in touch with the 21st century" says the Financial Times.

Somerset House Summer Series
George Ezra, Jessie J and Angus and Julia Stone perform in the stunning open air courtyard.
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 1LA
Dates: Every day 7.30pm

Jewish Lebanese Montreal duo Chromeo kicks the Somerset House Summer Series off on Thursday 9th July while Jessie J plays the closing party on Sunday 19th July 2015. George Ezra, Gary Clark Jr., Belle and Sebastian and Angus & Julia Stone are just some of the live acts dropping into the central courtyard of Somerset House for this year's Summer Series, an idyllic, intimate, calming, escapist location for a concert on a summer's evening. As a breeze drifts in off the Thames you'll forget the city bustle outside and tune into some great music, surrounded by one of eighteenth century London's most spectacular buildings. For detailed information on this year's festival go to our Somerset House Summer Series feature.

Opera Holland Park: Lakme by Leo Delibes
Delibes's three-act opera is a love story set during British rule in India.
Holland Park Theatre, Holland Park, London, W8 6LU
Dates: 9th to 31st July 2015

Delibes's three-act opera, best known for it's flower duet, features Fflur Wyn as the title character and Robert Murray as Gerald. While most of us know the flower duet - familiar because of its use by a well-known airline company - there's more to Lakme than this. Set during British rule in India, the story tells of officer Gerald who "stumbles on the sacred garden of a militant Brahmin priest opposed to the foreign occupiers and falls in love with his daughter, Lakme" - The Guardian. Last shown here at Holland Park Opera seven years ago when it was well recieved, this is a new production of an opera which remains a relative rarity in London. The performance on Monday 27th July sees the return of the highly successful Christine Collins Young Artists, when all but the two lead roles are played by young performers.

Sinatra at The London Palladium
A 24-piece orchestra plays Sinatra's famous songs at this centenary celebration.
London Palladium, 8 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TF
Dates: 10th July to 10th October 2015

A centenary celebration of ol' Blue Eyes, this multimedia concert marks 100 years since Frank Sinatra's birth. Rare and never before seen footage of the legendary singer and actor is screened while a 24-piece orchestra plays many of his greatest hits including 'Come Fly With Me', 'Fly Me To The Moon', 'New York, New York' and 'My Way'. The show incorporates live dancing on the London Palladium stage, the very place where Sinatra made his UK debut 65 years ago.

Camden Market Presents: Lock Live
The Cuban Brothers and Norman Jay peform at this year's Lock Live.
Camden Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AH
Dates: Friday 10th July 2015 - 12noon-10pm

Back for its third year, Camden Market presents Lock Live, a free event with music from Stealing Sheep, the Cuban Brothers and legendary DJ Norman Jay who'll be performing across four stages within the famous north London market. Heralded by Time Out as one of the top 15 bands to watch this year, Stealing Sheep - a psychedelic female Liverpudlian trio - play chant-like, sometimes choral and pop. As well as live music there'll be street entertainment, dance workshops, international food and drink stalls as well as independent shops and designer makers across the whole of Camden Market from the top of the beautiful, cobbled Stables Market to the edge of the canalside Camden Lock.

Richard II
Award winning actor Charles Edwards - who starred in Blithe Spirit - takes on the title role.
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT
Dates: 11th July to 18th October 2015

King Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father's vast estates to rule by divine right but Bolingbroke returns to England during an Irish rebellion to recover his rightful property in Shakespeare's history play about the thirst for power. Simon Godwin directs award winning actor Charles Edwards - who most recently starred in Blithe Spirit opposite Angela Lansbury - in the demanding title role.

Wimbledon Finals Weekend
All eyes are on centre court for the Wimbledon finals, a highlight of the sporting year.
Wimbledon: The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Church Road, London, SW19 5AE
Dates: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July 2015

Can Andy Murray do it again? The home crowd will be hoping he can and will be expecting to see the Scot in the finals again this year, aiming to regain the title he won in 2013, a year after he won Olympic gold. The Wimbledon Finals Weekend, a highlight of the sporting year in London, begins with the ladies' final on Saturday, followed by the men's match on Sunday, both played out on Centre Court, now covered by a roof so there's no risk of seeing Cliff Richard entertaining the crowds when the weather refuses to play ball. Tickets are like gold dust but anyone can get tickets via the ballot - enter before December to be in with a chance.

Bastille Day Festival
Borough celebrates France's national day with French food and a guillotine - off with their heads!
Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London, SE1 1TL
Dates: Sunday 12th July 2015

Bastille Day, 14th July, falls on a Tuesday this year so London celebrates France's national day with a free festival on Sunday 12th. Taking place at Borough Market and the surrounding streets, the Bastille Day Festival, a celebration of all things French, gives us Londoners an excuse to enjoy the culinary heritage of our French friends (yum) through tastings and a French themed demonstration kitchen. A fun filled programme of activities includes street entertainment, a traditional 14th July Waiters' Race, Petanque, an artisan craft market selling gifts and books, creative workshops, party games, bi-lingual storytelling, face painting and (in the true spirit of the French revolution) a guillotine provided by The London Tombs. Festivities will continue into the night with the Bal Populaire, a traditional French style open air party, until 10pm.

Roxette: The XXX Anniversary Tour
Swedish pop-rock group Roxette prove they still have what it takes 25 years after their first hit single.
The O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0BB
Dates: Monday 13th July 2015 - 8pm

Twenty five years after their first hit single Swedish pop-rock group Roxette prove they still have what it takes with a live performance at London's massive O2 arena. The duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle have sold over 75 million albums and gave the world hit songs including Joyride, Listen to Your Heart and It Must Have Been Love and are still producing new music - their latest album 'Charm School' includes the single 'She's Got Nothing On (But The Radio)'. In July 2015 they perform at a one-off London gig, part of a global tour taking in Australia, New Zealand and 18 European countries. This tour will conclude during Roxette's 30th anniversary in 2016 which explains the name: 'The XXX Anniversary Tour'.

The BBC Proms 2015
Pete Tong joins Mozart and Beethoven for the Proms in 2015.
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London, SW7 2AP
Dates: 17th July to 12th September 2015

Pete Tong joins Mozart and Beethoven for the Proms in 2015, showing how the classical music concert series caters for music lovers young and old. Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world over, featuring a varied but accessible programme of 92 concerts in eight weeks, concluding on the fabled Last Night where seas of Union flag-waving Brits belt out classics such as Jerusalem and the national anthem. The aim, for the past 120 years, has been to mix the popular and familiar with the surprising and innovative, so if you go to a concert to hear some favourite piece, you may leave having discovered a whole new composer. Between 500 and 1,400 standing tickets are available for each Prom on the door for just five pounds, so top international orchestras and soloists, programmes that mix the adventurous and the accessible, and a real sense of fun can all be had for half the price of a central London cinema ticket. There are also chamber music concerts and Saturday matinees in nearby Cadogan Hall and outdoor events throughout the country. The world-famous Last Night of the Promsbrings everything to a thrilling finale - and tickets are like gold dust. Alternatively, join Terry Wogan and thousands of revellers in the annual Proms in the Park closing party in Hyde Park.

Prom 1: First Night Of The Proms
Sakari Oramo conducts a great first night for the two-month-long Proms.
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AP
Dates: Friday 17th July 2015 - 7.30pm

The two-month-long Proms 2015 festival at the Royal Albert Hall kicks off on Friday 17th July with pianist Lars Vogt and baritone Christopher Maltman as the soloists performing a programme that includes two exotic musical retellings of the story of the Babylonian king Belshazzar - one Walton's choral masterpiece 'Belshazzar's Feast' and the other by Sibelius. They are joined by the BBC Singers, BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC Symphony Chorus and BBC Symphony Orchestra. Other musical pieces are Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20, Nielsen's Maskarade overture 5, and Dadaville c6 by British composer Gary Carpenter who spearheads the 32 premieres in this year's Proms season.

Ardani 25 Dance Gala
Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev lead an all-star line-up at the London Coliseum.
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ESDates: Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July 2015

A Dance Gala feature an all-star line-up opens with the world premiere of Zeitgeist, choreographed by the Royal Ballet's Alastair Marriott and starring Natalia Osipova and Edward Watson, reunited following the recent success of Marriott's Connectome. The special Ardani 25 evening also includes performances by Ivan Vasiliev, Marcelo Gomes, Denis Matvienko, Joaquín De Luz and Friedemann Vogel in three diverse contemporary pieces. Finishing the bill is Arthur Pita's Facada, which was seen here at the Coliseum in Solo for Two in August last year, prompting The Guardian's Judith Mackrell to write, "It's the kind of satisfying revenge no classical ballet heroine is ever allowed, and Osipova makes it look like a world of fun."

Citadel Festival
Bombay Bicycle Club and Ben Howard headline.
Victoria Park, Grove Road, Tower Hamlets, London, E3 5SN
Dates: Sunday 19th July 2015

Bombay Bicycle Club and Ben Howard headline a brand new festival for London, the Citadel Festival which takes place at Victoria Park this July. The event, with the tagline 'A Mirror To The City', includes a side line of gastronomic and literary events away from the live music programme. There's a series of long table Sunday dining experiences, and the Sunday Papers Live where the Secret Productions team will host a tent of literary talks, spoken word performances and debates. A great mix of live music, dining and theatre for summer.

Jessie J
The 'Bang Bang' singer plays the last night of the Somerset House Summer Series.
Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

Dates: Sunday 19th July 2015

Jessie J, the BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter and former The Voice judge will be treating audiences to hit songs like number 1 UK single 'Bang Bang' and 'Sweet Talker' which made it into the top 10 albums of the US Billboard Top 100. Jessie has earned her stripes as one of the UK's most successful female vocalists of recent years. Her recent live shows have included the 2014 iTunes Festival at London'sRoundhouse and now she plays the high profile last night of theSomerset House Summer Series.

The National Theatre of China: Richard III
The Mandarin production returns to London after a successful appearance at the Globe to Globe Festival.
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT
Dates: 20th to 25th Jul 2015

Following a successful visit to London in 2012 as part of the Globe to Globe Festival, The National Theatre of China once again presents their production of Richard III at Shakespeare's Globe. The company is known for working with the finest playwrights and directors in China and producing trailblazing productions that lead the way in 21st century Chinese theatre. Now, they present their take on the historic tale of the rise and fall of the paranoid 16th century Duke of Gloucester, performing it in Mandarin.

Greenwich Music Time
The Gipsy Kings, Kinks frontman Ray Davies and Sir Tom Jones headline.
Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, London, SE10 9LW
Dates: 22nd to 27th Jul 2015

Set within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Music Time is a four-day series of al fresco concerts. Returning for its second year, it moves from the August bank holiday weekend to the end of July and this year welcomes world platinum selling artists the Gipsy Kings, legendary Kinks frontman Ray Davies, Welsh singer Sir Tom Jones and 10-time Grammy Award-winning George Benson as its headliners. More support acts are also still to be announced.

Kew the Movies
'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'Back to the Future' are screend over two consecutive nights.
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), Kew, Richmond, London, TW9 3AB
Dates: 22nd July to 4th September 2015

Set within the stunning Kew Gardens, Kew the Movies sees the beautiful botanical gardens of southwest London host a pleasant pop-up cinema beneath the stars over two consecutive nights. In 2015 Kew the Movies extends its programme adding a July weekend to its usual September slot. On Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July you can see last year's Oscar-winning smash hit Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and excellent adventure film 'Back to the Future'. And in late summer, on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th September, the classic love story 'Casablanca' is paired with fun film 'Mamma Mia!'. All the screenings are hosted by Luna Cinema and set against the beautiful backdrop of Kew Palace within Kew Gardens, a grand backdrop to the giant screen. Guests are invited to bring picnics to spread out on the lawns. Just cross your fingers the rain keeps away - and the Kew queues aren't too long.

Global Champions Tour Show Jumping
The world's top showjumping riders come to London.
Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2AX
Dates: 23rd, 24th and 25th July 2015

The world's top riders take part in the London round of the internationalGlobal Champions Tour Show Jumping event this summer, one of 15 events held worldwide. Competing for a slice of the £360,000 prize fund, the biggest prize of the year in British showjumping, the London competition takes place just five events before the 2015 season thunders towards a climactic close. It will be hard to beat the drama of last year - the London event proved a turning point for eventual winner, Team GB gold medallist and world number one, Scott Brash who's a hot favourite going into this year's Grand Prix.
NOTE: Horse Guards Parade was the venue for 2014 but the exact London location in 2015 has yet to be confirmed.

Foodies Festival Clapham Common
Aldo Zilli, Saltyard's Ben Tish and MasterChef winner Ping Coombes come to Clapham Common.
Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, Battersea, London, SW4 9DE
Dates: 24th, 25th and 26th July 2015

The Foodies Festival celebrates 10 years with two London festivals this July, both north and south of the river at Alexandra Palace on 3rd to 5th July and Clapham Common from Friday 24th until Sunday 26th July. Top chefs including Aldo Zilli, Saltyard's Ben Tish, Jacques Fourie fromEmber Yard and last year's MasterChef Winner Ping Coombes all descend on Clapham Common South (opposite Clapham South Station) to cook live in the chef's theatre. Tens-of-thousands of visitors are expected to come to this culinary celebration with tastings and tea dances, culinary activities and cocktails. Explore the latest food trends and find out about foodie activities like oyster shucking, mushroom foraging and bee keeping. Kids can learn to cook too at this family friendly event where the feasting tent at the heart with its long banqueting tables is the social hub. A winning combination of sampling, slurping and learning, all in the open air.
Foodies Festival in London - 2015 dates:
The festival will take place at Syon House over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th May, Alexandra Palace from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th July and Clapham Common from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July 2015.

Eid Festival 2015
Free live music and performances in Trafalgar Square mark the end of Ramadan.
Trafalgar Square, Central, London, WC2N 5DS
Dates: Saturday 25th July 2015 - 12noon-6pm

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how big the celebrations are. It's certainly a major event in London - and since 2006 there has been a mass gathering in Trafalgar Square organised by the Mayor of London and Muslim groups in the capital. The free event which marks the end of Ramadan includes live music and performances, children's activities such as face-painting, henna, calligraphy and sports, plus a food festival including Malaysian, Turkish, South Asian, Egyptian, Lebanese, Indonesian and Arabic cuisine.

Luna Cinema at Madison
One of the more exclusive cinema screenings in town, on the roof of One New Change.
Madison, Rooftop Terrace, One New Change, London, EC4M 9AB
Dates: 26th July to 20th September 2015

This summer Madison rooftop hosts one of the more exclusive cinema screenings in town with Sunday night cult classics courtesy of Luna Cinema. Against the spectacular backdrop of St Paul's, you can see screenings of Birdman, In Bruges and Groundhog Day and enjoy a 3 course movie goers menu and glass of champagne on select Sundays between Sunday 26th July and 20th September 2015. The meal takes place in the rooftop restaurant before the film and there's popcorn, pizza by the slice and Jude's ice cream on offer to sate those cinema cravings. For the final film, shown on Sunday 20th September 2015, it's '80s night when the film is decided by public vote.

Tom Jones
Due to phenomenal demand Sir Tom has added a second night at Greenwich.
Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, London, SE10 9LW
Dates: Sunday 26th and Monday 27th July 2015

Welsh pop-rock, blues and soul singer Sir Tom Jones, well known for his hits It's Not Unusual and What's New Pussycat as well as being the most respected judge on The Voice, plays at The Old Royal Naval Collegeas part of this year's Greenwich Music Time festival. Due to phenomenal demand, Sir Tom has added a second night on Monday 27th July in addition to the sold-out headline slot on Sunday 26th. He lines up alongside Grammy Award-winning singer and guitarist George Benson (25th July), the multi-million-selling Flamenco superstars Gipsy Kings (23rd July) and legendary Kinks frontman Ray Davies who plays on Friday 24th July.

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