LONDON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The 23rd and 24th of June see Trafalgar Square come to life, as West End theatre productions relocate to this iconic setting
The London Festival 2012, taking place from 21st June - 9th September 2012, aims to showcase the best of British art and culture. This includes West End LIVE, which will bring a number of musicals to Trafalgar Square. Millennium & Copthorne Hotels have six establishments within fashionable areas of London and in close proximity to this event, including hotels in Knightsbridge.
The event will include performances from classic musicals such as The Lion King and Les Miserables, as well as other newer offerings including Matilda the Musical and Billy Elliot the Musical. The productions are free to attend and the different choice of shows means that there is something for everybody, so there is no reason to miss out!
The 2011 West End LIVE event saw over 500,000 people visit the square to watch performances that can cost hundreds of pounds to see. Julian Bird of SOLT (Society of London Theatre) confirmed that "London is truly the theatre capital of the world. West End LIVE will showcase exactly why nearly 14 million Londoners and visitors flocked to our theatres last year and gives a taste of the world-class musicals they can enjoy this summer."
This is a unique opportunity to enjoy these spectacular events in the open air. In addition to the theatrical shows, there will be live bands playing and interactive exhibits from some of London's most popular attractions, such as Ripley's Believe It Or Not and The Science Museum.
This show is not one to be missed and caters for many different tastes. If you are visiting the capital to go to the London Festival 2012, Millennium & Copthorne's London hotels can provide the perfect place to stay, all in the popular districts of Kensington, Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Mayfair and close to transport links and top sights and attractions.
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels operates a portfolio of over 100 hotels worldwide.
SOURCE Millennium & Copthorne Hotels