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Mountbatten Festival of Music, 6th – 7th March 2020 – Royal Albert Hall Featuring the Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, these concerts showcase the finest military music talent with a West End twist. The performances will cater to a range of tastes with music from the big screen, marches and solo performances. Book your tickets now at https://tickets.royalalberthall.com/production/68793 Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Hotel Cavendish, Gower Street, London Bloomsbury WOW – Women of the World Festival, 8th March, Southbank Centre Spread over three days, this festival coincides with International Women’s Day......

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The Prince of Egypt Following the life of Moses from childhood to his reign as a Prince. The DreamWorks film is now a West End musical. Playing at The Dominion Theatre Opening 5 Feb 2020. Tickets starting from £40 Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, Gower Street To Kill A Mockingbird Brought to stage by Aaron Sorkin, Harper Lee’s “spectacular literature classic” is coming to the West End this year. Playing at the Gielgud Theatre Tickets from: £29.50 Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, Gower Street Pretty Woman The Musical......

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Looking for some fun this February? Check out our list of London highlights to help you plan a fantastic February Six Nations Rugby, 1 February Onwards, Twickenham Watch the annual rugby tournament live from London and see if Wales can retain their title in 2020. Book early to avoid disappointment. https://www.sixnationsrugby.com/fixtures-2020/ Plant Powered Expo 1 – 2 February, Olympia Emphasizing healthy living and the feel good factor, the inaugural show features the latest plant based products on the market. https://www.plantpoweredexpo.co.uk/ Kew Orchids Festival 8 February – 9 March, Kew This year’s orchid......

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Tickets are selling out fast for this incredible exhibition – and there are no surprises why! With over 150 artefacts from The Boy King’s tomb, these wonders of the ancient world bring out the archaeologist in all of us! The entirety of the Saatchi gallery has been turned into a mock tomb for King Tut – with the curators leading visitors through the tomb, Ancient Egyptian culture and Howard Carter’s journey to the tomb’s discovery.  Whilst the huge levels of gold are a natural attraction, the incredibly detailed carvings and the impeccable......

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January Blues hitting hard on your first day back at work? Don’t fear, Crown Group has you covered with our Top 5 Happenings in London this month to get you back to your happy place.  The London Short Film Festival, 10 – 18 January 2020, All over London. The London Short Film Festival returns to the capital for the 17th year. Showcasing emerging and homegrown talend, the festival attracts audiences of over 10,000 at the largest screenings.  Opening Night screenings include Memos for the Next Millennium, More than Just a Pretty Face......

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Staying at our Gower Street Hotels? Pop down to Oxford Circus for some of London’s most iconic Christmas lights this year! Regent Street is hosting ‘The Spirits of Christmas’ to celebrate their 200 year anniversary. The suspended spirits light up the sky and watch over you as you shop and make merry on these cold evenings. (Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, London Gower Street)         Carnaby Street has teamed up with Project Zero – an ocean conservation charity to produce an ocean themed light feast with jelly......

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Trying to plan a spooktastic Halloween in London this year? Check out some of Crown Group’s favourites Dark Arts at Warner Bros Studio: The Making of Harry Potter With a Great Hall lit up with over 100 floating pumpkins, you really will feel like a student at Hogwarts. Then, head to class and practice your skills against a Death Eater! And don’t forget to check out all the slimy troll snot!! https://www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/dark-arts Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Stay at one of our Gower Street properties and take the fast train from Euston to......

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Whilst summer is definitely behind us and we aren’t quite ready for Christmas, October is a wonderful month full of pumpkins, spice and everything nice! If you’re heading to London this month, here is a roundup of our favourite events in the upcoming month! London Restaurant Festival 1 October 2019 – 31 October 2019, All Over London A foodie’s paradise – enjoy tastings, restaurant hopping tours and masterclasses from London’s top chefs throughout October! Book your spot early to avoid disappointment. https://www.londonrestaurantfestival.com/ultimate-gastronomic-weekend/ Nearest Crown Group Hotel: All BFI Film Festival 2 October......

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And we are into the first week of the annual London Design Festival! For those of you that haven’t heard, the London Design Festival is huge and has the sole aim of showcasing London as the World’s Centre of Design. The Victoria and Albert Museum (South Kensington) was chosen as the centre point for the Festival however there are many displays, events and workshops all over the city. Our team headed to the V&A earlier in the week to check it out. The team’s favourite installation was Sea Things located at the......

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September is here; the first leaves are browning and we are looking to spend our evenings indoors rather than on a rooftop cinema. With that in mind, we have rounded up our favourite theatre outings for Autumn/ Winter 2019. And if you are heading to the West End for a show, our Gower Street hotels are just a short walk away from London’s West End. Perfect to nip back to after a wonderful evening. Top Five Productions:   Fame The Musical, The Peacock Theatre Fame is returning to the Peacock Theatre for......

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