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Posted by Arran on 2014-01-01 00:00:00 UTC

Rugby World Cup 2015

From 18 September 2015 to 31 October 2015

Rugby World Cup 2015 is a nationwide tournament with 20 teams playing 48 matches in 13 venues across the UK.

London is set for a spectacular six weeks of rugby, hosting 17 matches, with the World Cup Final taking place at Twickenham Stadium on 31 October 2015.

Tickets are available from £7 for children and £15 for adults. With more than 2 million tickets having gone on sale, it is one of the most accessible Rugby World Cups ever. Tickets are currently being sold on a first-come first-served basis on the official Rugby World Cup 2015 ticketing site, and will remain on sale until they sell out.

For the full match-schedule and ticket prices for all RWC 2015 matches you can visit the official Rugby World Cup Ticket Portal. Start planning your tournament now!

Museum of London Docklands

Step inside a 200-year-old warehouse revealing the long history of London as a port through stories of trade, migration and commerce.

Discover a wealth of objects in modern galleries, including Sailortown, an atmospheric recreation of 19th-century London; and London, Sugar & Slavery, which reveals the city's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. With ancient finds, unusual objects and fascinating tours, the Museum of London Docklands is one of London's hidden treasures.

Nightrider London 2015

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Nightrider is a truly unique way to explore the capital, join cyclists as they pedal 100km around London in the dead of night, taking in over 50 of London’s famous landmarks.

While London sleeps, 4500 cyclists will raise more than £2 million in one night for hundreds of charities. The full route will take in a whole host iconic London sights, including: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Royal Opera House and the London Eye. Full support, back up and regular break stops are provided throughout the night and a well-earned breakfast and medal at the finish line.

You can either start at Lee Valley VeloPark in the north or Crystal Palace in the south, before riding through the moonlit city on your fundraising journey.

New for Nightrider 2015 is a film and music theme. This exciting twist will let you bring your favourite film and music moments to life at iconic landmarks, including 221b Baker Street (Sherlock Holmes), Abbey Road (The Beatles), The Globe Pub in Borough Market (Bridget Jones), 22 Heddon Street (David Bowie) and many more!  

Past Nightriders include HRH Princess Eugenie, Downton Abbey actor Jim Carter, adventurer Ben Fogle and new Game of Thrones actor Enzo Cilenti.

Now in its sixth year, the annual Nightrider challenge has raised £6 million for charity already.

Register at

Everyman- Great theatre value

Everyman - a figure in a bleak space with cartoon finger pointing down at his head

Limited availability in May, good availability from June - Day Tickets and Friday Rush available.

Friday Rush
Every Friday at 1pm a limited number of £20 tickets for the following week’s performances will be released online. Find out more.

£15 Day Tickets
Available in person on the day of the performance. Find out more.

NT Live
Broadcast on 16 July, 7pm. Find your nearest venue.

Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to speak in his defence. But Death is close behind, and time is running out.

One of the great primal, spiritual myths, Everyman asks whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives. A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, it now explodes onto the stage in a startling production with words by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, and movement by Javier De Frutos.

Chiwetel Ejiofor takes the title role.

Contains strong language and adult themes
School groups: suitable for KS4+

Talks and events

In Context: Medieval Theatre and Morality Play
Mon 11 May, 2 – 5pm
Thurs 18 June, 2 - 5pm 

Javier De Frutos and Rufus Norris talk about Everyman
Tue 2 June, 6pm

Everyman - Creating Music for Theatre
Thu 16 July, 5.30 - 6.30pm

Chiwetel Ejiofor on Everyman
Wed 22 July, 3pm


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