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  • What's On in London in June 2016

  • Top 10 Musicals

    The top 10 musicals currently at theatres in London.

  • Certificates of Excellence Visit Britain and Tripadvisor

    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.

  • 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 in June 2016

The Deep Blue Sea
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Helen McCrory and Carrie Cracknell reunite for this adaptation.
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, South Bank
Dates: 1st June to 17th August 2016
After working together on the acclaimed 2014 production of Medea, Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite for an adaptation of Terrence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea. Staged at the National's Lyttelton Theatre, the devastating masterpiece contains what is regarded as one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. In a Ladbroke Grove flat in 1952, Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt. Shortly after, the story of her affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge soon starts to unravel, developing into a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion.



Swan Lake
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A "ravishing", "sumptuous spectacle" - The Sunday Times.
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore
Dates: 1st to 12th June 2016
The English National Ballet perform Derek Deane's Swan Lake at theRoyal Albert Hall with a "superb, no-nonsense professionalism" that manages to make "such an old tale feel so very fresh" (writes Mark Monahan in The Telegraph, reviewing their performance at the London Coliseum last year). Tamara Rojo takes on the lead role for three performances dancing alongside Isaac Hernandez who makes his debut in the role of Prince Siegfried. A "ravishing", "sumptuous spectacle" - The Sunday Times.



London Bridge City Summer Festival
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London's largest free festival, with music, film, food and theatre events.
London Bridge, 203 Tooley Street
Dates: 1st June to 31st October 2016
London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City Summer Festival transforms the iconic riverside location into a summer hub of live entertainment, food and drink. Running from June through to October, the summer-long festival presents free live music five nights a week, post-work DJ sessions, fitness and dance classes, street performances, live theatre, film screenings and the showings of the summer's biggest sporting events. There will also be pop-up food and drink experience, London Riviera.



Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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Likely to be the most successful West End show ever.
Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue
Dates: From 07th June 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.



Opera Holland Park 2016
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This annual event is a highlight of summer in London.
Holland Park Theatre, Holland Park, Holland Park
Dates: 7th June to 13th August 2016
The annual Holland Park Opera is a highlight of summer in London, when the temporary structure of Holland Park Theatre is erected in West London's Holland Park and the operatic arias soar over the tree tops. The magical atmosphere of these productions owe a lot to their surroundings but it's also a tribute to a remarkable opera company that has defied expectations and budgets to produce productions of the very highest standard. The 2016 season, which starts on 7th June, includes five brand new main-stage productions as well as a welcome return of family opera 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. Highlights include Mascagni's Iris, Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades, Die Fledermaus, La boheme, and La Cenerentola - a co-production with Danish National Opera. The Royal Ballet School returns presenting a mix of classical ballet, contemporary and character pieces across four performances.



Hampton Court Palace Festival
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Tom Jones, Katherine Jenkins and Art Garfunkel play live in the grounds of the palace.
Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey
Dates: 8th to 23rd June 2016
Returning for its 24th year with 10 nights of music, the Hampton Court Palace Festival takes place in the open-air court of King Henry VIII's Palac - a beautiful backdrop for a line-up of acts worthy of the venue. The legendary Tom Jones kicks the whole thing off and plays two nights at the festival. Van Morrison, Katherine Jenkins, Art Garfunkel, George Benson and Caro Emerald are all on the line up which also includes festival favourite Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Anastacia and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Guests can bring their own hampers with champers or take advantage of the pre-ordered picnic options on offer which include a VIP package where you get great seats, a champagne reception with canapes as well as dinner with wine.



Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
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The 2016 pavilion sees one temporary structure surrounded by four Summer Houses.
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington
Dates: 10th June to 9th October 2016
This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope and presents one temporary structure surrounded by four Summer Houses in Kensington Gardens. Each Summer House is designed by different architects - Kunlé Adeyemi - NLÉ (Amsterdam/Lagos); Barkow Leibinger (Berlin/New York); Yona Friedman (Paris); and Asif Khan based right here in London who was responsible for the musical Coca Cola Beatbox Pavilion design at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. All have been asked to take the nearby Queen Caroline's Temple, a classical style summer house built in 1734, as inspiration. At the heart of the commission is a pavilion designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) - the architects behind Two World Trade Center in Manhattan - allowing space for visitors to sit and relax, learn, debate and enjoy the live events held there throughout the summer.


Trooping the Colour
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A vibrant display of ceremony and military history to mark the second of the Queen's two birthdays.
Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, Westminster, London, SW1A 2AX
Tube: Charing Cross Station, Embankment Underground Station, Westminster Station
Dates: Saturday 11th June 2016
A vibrant display of ceremony and military history, Trooping the Colour, also known as The Queen's Birthday Parade, marks the second of the Queen's two birthdays (this is the official one, her actual birthday is on 21st April). It's a spectacular piece of pageantry but also a timely reminder of the role of the armed forces who are - in theory, at least - under the Queen's control. Hundreds of well-disciplined soldiers in full dress uniform march past at the Horse Guards Parade, and a different Battalion gives the Royal Salute each year, all accompanied by stirring military music from the massed bands. On the same day, a 41-Gun Royal Salute takes place in Green Park at 12.52pm and there's a 62-Gun salute at the Tower Of London at 1pm. But if you want to avoid the crush at the Mall, you can see the Horse Guards practicing for the grand parade at two smaller rehearsals in the days leading up to the grand event - namely the Major General's Review on the Saturday before and the Colonel's Review on the Saturday two weeks before the Trooping of the Colour.



Open Garden Squares Weekend
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This annual event provides a rare opportunity to peep in London's private gardens.
Various Venues London, , London, W1J 9LN
Dates: Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June 2016
From the iron-fenced residential parks of west London to the landscaped churchyards of the City, hundreds of garden squares play a vital part in maintaining London's status as one of Europe's greenest cities. The wonderful Open Garden Squares Weekend is the one time of the year when these gardens open their gates to everyone - many of these private spaces are not accessible to the public for the rest of the year. More than 200 gardens are taking part in 2016, including The River Cafe, Ham Yard Hotel and The Roof Gardens. If you have youngsters in tow, many of the gardens stage activities for families too. Tickets allow entry to all participating gardens.


Slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit
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The world's longest tunnel slide comes to East London.
ArcelorMittal Orbit, Olympic Park, Stratford, London, E20 2ST
Tube: Stratford Station
Dates: 24th June 2016 to 1st May 2017
ArcelorMittal Orbit designer Anish Kapoor has collaborated with Belgian artist Carsten Holler, who gave us the big slide outside the Hayward Gallery in summer 2015, to create a giant slide down the side of theQueen Elizabeth Olympic Park landmark. When it opens in May 2016, the slide will be the world's longest and tallest tunnel slide, measuring approximately 178m long and will be 76m high. The descent will take about 40 seconds with sliders averaging a speed of six metres a second, or around 15mph. There are transparent sections on the slide so you can marvel at the view on the way down.



Pride in London
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Trafalgar Square, Central, Westminster, London, WC2N 5DS
Dates: Saturday 25th June 2016
With growing numbers year on year, the Pride in London Parade is back for 2016 for another colourful occasion of dancing, marching and rollerskating through London. Celebrate the people and organisations who've contributed to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights over the years and join the parade as it marches proudly from Baker Street, along Oxford Street and Regent Street, ending in Trafalgar Square with a concert featuring chart acts, musicians, dancers, West End stars and other performers.

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