There are lots of things that are arriving in London – here is just a few things to look out for if you are visiting the city soon:
Moscow State Circus is coming to The O2 Arena:
One of the best known circus acts in the world, the Moscow State Circus is arriving back in the UK. The show will also be touring other parts of the UK such as Belfast, but will be arriving in London from the 22nd October until 1st November.
This latest show is based on the Russian folklore story of Cvetik-Semicvetik, a story by Valentin Petrovich Katayev where each of the petals represent a wish. It has been especially created for its first European tour.
The audience is invited to enter a mysterious garden, where dreams come true and you can witness the magnificent feats of human achievement.
Here’s a sneak preview of what you might expect to see in the show:
His Holiness The Dalai Lama to Give a Public Talk:
In other news at The O2, His Holiness The Dalai Lama is to give a public talk at the arena on September 19th it has been announced.
Organised by the Tibet House Trust, the talk is titled Compassion: the Foundation of Well-Being and will begin at 1pm. It will then be followed by a question and answer session chaired by psychologist Daniel Goleman.
This is the main public appearance in the UK for the Dalai Lama, since he celebrated his birthday at this year’s Glastonbury Festival in June. It is an extraordinarily rare opportunity for the British public to hear the religious leader in person , who is known for his work on compassion in education and society with scientists and scholars.
The talk forms part of the Dalai Lama’s ten day visit to the UK in September.
New Cast for West End Musical Sunny Afternoon:
While the show isn’t new to London, the hit Olivier award winning musical is getting a new cast from October, with the final performances for the original cast which includes John Dagleish and George Maguire taking place on the 3rd of October.
The new cast will include Danny Horn (Ray Davies), Oliver Hoare (Dave Davies), Tom Whitelock (Pete Quaife) and Damien Walsh (Mick Avory) . At certain performances, the role of Ray will be played by Ryan O’Donnell.
This musical, which has proved popular with the public and critics, features a number of hits from The Kinks career including ‘You Really Got Me’ and ‘Waterloo Sunset’.
The news of the new cast comes as it is also announced that the show is currently booking until 16th April 2016.