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The International Boat Show, ExCel. Photo Credit: _sarchi. C.C.License

The London International Boat Show, ExCel
Since the move to ExCeL, the London Boat Show has cemented its position as the largest annual London event. Now in its 55th year, the Show will once again take place at ExCeL - the heart of London's new entertainment district - from 9 - 18 January 2009...
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Credit Crunch Buster: Free Hotel Room with Your West End Theatre Ticket. Photo: Carousel

Credit Crunch Buster: Free Hotel Room with Your West End Theatre Ticket
In these difficult times we're working hard to find the best possible deals for our readers and in this vein we think we've landed a real corker; book a West End theatre ticket and get a free central London hotel room thrown in.
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Top Attractions Sellers (25/12/08 - 07/01/09):
1. The London Eye, 2. Ice Skating, 3. Madame Tussauds, 4. London International Boat Show 2009, 5. Flower Shows

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Diary

Getting into hot water
Boiler blown up? Radiators on strike? No cash for the meter? Brrr. I can't help with the plumbing or the gas bills, but I can provide a warming image to help get us through the winter freeze... Read more

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Entertainment

See below for what's currently happening in and around London:
Cinema | Classical | Clubs | Comedy | Music | Theatre

- Cinema

Tuvia Bielski (DANIEL CRAIG) in DEFIANCE. Momentum PicturesBlockbuster of the Week: Defiance (15)
Starring: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell
As Hitler's army marches through Belarussia, incarcerating and exterminating Jews...
Showing at these cinemas | Watch trailer


Dev Patel as Jamal in Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire. Pathe Production UK & Ireland.Critics' Choice of the Week: Slumdog Millionaire (15)
Starring: Dev Patel, Amil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan
Eighteen-year-old Jamal Malik has been raised by older brother Salim...
Showing at these cinemas | Watch trailer


CHRISTOPHER MINTZ-PLASSE as bashful 16-year-old Augie in a comedy about two guys trying to make it through probation without getting thrown in jail. Role Models. Photo Credit: Sam Urdank. Copyright: 2008 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.Comedy of the Week: Role Models (15)
Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks
Danny Donahue and his best buddy Wheeler work for the same energy drink company...
Showing at these cinemas | Watch trailer

See Also:
A-Z of London Films, A-Z of London Cinemas, A-Z of UK Cinemas, Cinema News, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews

- Classical and Dance

Verdi Gala - The ColiseumVerdi Gala - The Coliseum
This spectacular gala evening presents Verdi's opera repertoire sung by a host of International opera stars, including Paata Burchuladze, soprano Tamar Iveri and bass Robert Lloyd...
Buy tickets | Classical music tickets | Dance tickets | Opera tickets

Top Classical and Dance Sellers (25/12/08 - 07/01/09):
1. Swan Lake, 2. Madam Butterfly, 3. Ondine, 4. Turandot, 5. Sylvia

- Clubs

Basement Jaxx (DJ set) - Jamm Brixton - 31 January. Photo Credit: Mulling it Over. C.C.LicenseBasement Jaxx (DJ set) - Jamm Brixton - 31 January
Felix Buxton returns to Jamm! The Jamm faithful will recall Basement Jaxx's legendary nights here that regularly created roadblocks...
Buy tickets | Club News | More club tickets

Top Clubs Sellers (25/12/08 - 07/01/09):
1. Gang Gang Dance - at Dingwalls London (26.02), 2. Manumission Astoria Closing Party - Astoria (15.01), 3. Mish Mash - The Luminaire (23.01), 4. Shiva Party - Pacha (21.01), 5. Nothing Special - Fabric (31.01)

- Comedy

Well - Apollo TheatreWell - Apollo Theatre
Award winning comedy starring Sarah Miles and Natalie Casey comes to the West End...
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Top Comedy Sellers (25/12/08 - 07/01/09):
1. The Comedy Store, 2. Jimmy Carr - Joke Technician, 3. Bill Bailey: Tinselworm, 4. The Comedy Tree, 5. Russell Brand

- Music

New Kids on the BlockNew Kids on the Block (The O2 - 24 January 2009)
Fresh off sold out shows across North America, New Kids on the Block head to Europe for the second leg of their World Tour...
Buy tickets | More music tickets | Music news

Top Music Sellers (25/12/08 - 07/01/09):
1. Girls Aloud, 2. Coldplay, 3. New Kids on the Block, 4. Chris Brown, 5. Pussycat Dolls

- Theatre

Woman In Mind - Vaudeville TheatreWoman In Mind - Vaudeville Theatre
Clergyman's wife, Susan, bored, restless and frustrated with life in general and her family in particular...
Buy tickets | More musical tickets | More play tickets

Top Theatre Sellers (25/12/08 - 07/01/09):
1. Cinderella, 2. Blue Man Group, 3. Three Days of Rain, 4. The Phantom of the Opera, 5. Disney's The Lion King

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Competition

Slap ShotSlap Shot
Win one of five copies of Slap Shot on DVD...
Click here for your chance to win | More competitions

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London Accommodation

Kensington House Hotel - Kensington (4*)

Kensington House Hotel - Kensington (4*)
This contemporary town house, situated just off Kensington High Street, offers the perfect base from which to explore the many boutiques, restaurants, art galleries and museums that are renowned the world over...
Check availability and book online

Winchester Hotel Apartments - Victoria (4* Apartment)

Winchester Hotel Apartments - Victoria (4* Apartment)
Sometimes, hotels can feel a little stifling and regimented, particularly if you like to be a bit of a free spirit that can come and go as you please...
Check availability and book online

Adamotel - Earls Court (Hostel)

Adamotel - Earls Court (Hostel)
As Adamotel occupies a striking building, you could almost be fooled into thinking that you have got the wrong address; it just doesn't look like a cheap London hostel...
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Duke of Leinster - Bayswater/Queensway (3*)

Duke of Leinster - Bayswater/Queensway (3*)
Formerly the London home of the Duke of Leinster, this elegant hotel is set beside a leafy square in the quiet residential area north of Hyde Park. Despite being small and charming there are many large rooms...
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Top Hotels Sellers (25/12/08 - 07/01/09):
1. Piccolino Hotel - Paddibgton (3 mond B&B), 2. Holly House Hotel London - Victoria (Budget Rooms), 3. Airways Hotel - Victoria (Budget Rooms), 4. Acacia Hostel London - South Kensington (Hostel), 5. Generator Hostel - (Hostel)

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