Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins has redefined classical crossover and is pioneering a new genre of opera superstar. She is also the first female artist to win two consecutive Classical Brit Awards. Jenkins has emerged as one of Britain’s all-time best-selling classical artists and will perform tracks from her Top 10 album ‘Believe’. She performs at the Royal Albert Hall. » Read more..
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Back for its sixth successive year, RumFest is the world’s largest festival dedicated to the celebration of rum and rum culture and boasts two days of unmissable entertainment. » Read more..
The 4th London Chess Classic will be one of the strongest chess tournament ever held on these shores. The nine player event is expected to include the current world champion Vishy Anand and World No.1 Magnus Carlsen. Alongside the chess lectures and film screenings, there will also be five days of junior coaching and side tournaments for players of all levels. » Read more..
From da Vinci to van Gogh, The National Gallery lets you explore its world renowned collection of fine art free of charge. » Read more..
Andrea Bocelli is one of the most famous singers on the planet, with a classical style that has won the world over. The Italian crooner will bring his talents to the O2 Arena on December 5, in what is his only scheduled appearance in London in 2012. » Read more..
Celebrate the festive season with a host of enchanting shows, festive food and free activities at the Winter Festival. Shows from across the globe are coming to Southbank Centre this winter – go and delve into their magical, surreal and deliciously decadent worlds. Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale gets a dazzling makeover, there’s spellbinding mime with a twist and Slava covers you in a blizzard of snow! You’ll also be able to get involved with lots of fun installations and events and browse the bustling markets for the perfect Christmas gift – or a mince pie or two! » Read more..
London is a haven for rugby lovers. England’s domestic union league – the Aviva Premiership continues in November. One of Europe’s most exciting rugby leagues, watch champions Harlequins in action at home to Gloucester or Worcester Warriors. The other big London sides Irish face Worcester Warriors and Leicester Tigers at home during November while Wasps can be seen against Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs. And for lovers of the international game, then don’t miss out on three exciting games in November. England’s Sweet Chariot take on the best teams in the Southern Hemisphere. First up is Fiji, followed by Australia and South Africa in the following weeks at the historic Twickenham. » Read more..
See international pop sensation Cheryl Cole perform live at The O2. The platinum-selling songstress will be performing songs from all three of her solo albums: 3 Words, Messy Little Raindrops and the newly released A Million Lights. She will be joined by hip-hop and pop star Tinchy Stryder. This will be Cheryl’s first headline arena tour. » Read more..
The biggest contemporary art event of the year, the Frieze Art Fair, features more than 170 major international galleries. This includes Frame, a section of the fair dedicated to galleries under six years old, another section showing solo artist presentations, as well as the Frieze Projects curatorial programme and a series of films and talks. » Read more..
See all the action live as three-time Super Bowl winners and current AFC Champions, New England Patriots go head-to-head with the St Louis Rams in the NFL International Series at Wembley Stadium. Don’t miss this crucial mid-season match, featuring entertainment off and on the pitch with NFL cheerleaders and a pre-game show. You never know, you could be watching future Super Bowl stars! This mid-season match will be hosted by the St Louis Rams, in their first ever regular season game outside of the United States. » Read more..