Thursday, 21 June 2012

A golden opportunity not to be missed

Enter the Golden Prize competition to celebrate the 50th City of London Festival in style…

For 50 years, the City of London Festival (24 June to 27 July) has brought some of the world's best musicians and performers to the capital's most iconic locations. To celebrate the festival's Golden Jubilee, the organisers are staging their most exciting programme yet, with over 150 events in 55 spectacular London venues – including many stunning historic livery halls usually closed to the public. Highlights range from dozens of free outdoor concerts to a landmark piece performed by English National Ballet in St Paul's Cathedral.

For more information and for tickets: 0845-120 7502,

WIN a City of London Festival Golden Prize, plus runners-up tickets to exclusive Festival concerts!

To celebrate the Festival's 50th Birthday, The Lady is offering one lucky reader a chance to win fantastic Golden-themed prizes and three runners-up pairs of top-price tickets to highlight events:


Tickets to see the fabulous Percussions Claviers de Lyon at the Bishopsgate Institute. Five creative keyboard percussionists from France will play a night of Debussy and Debussy-themed music.

  • Golden City cocktails at Eastway and a festival-themed meal at the exquisite 1901 Restaurant at Andaz Liverpool Street hotel before or after the concert.
  • An overnight stay for two in the five-star Andaz Liverpool Street hotel on Friday 13 July.
  • A piece of gold jewellery, worth up to £250, from renowned British jewellery house Fraser Hart, to be redeemed at its shop in the City of London's newest shopping destination, One New Change.

Advertorial-Jun22-CityLondon-Festival-02-590The Andaz Hotel, Liverpool Street


  • A pair of tickets to Denis Kozhukhin and Narek Hakhnazaryan (Merchant Taylors' Hall, 9 July); the London debut of these outstanding performers in an ancient hall that dates back to 1347.
  • A pair of tickets to Tasmin Little and Martin Roscoe (Plaisterers' Hall, 11 July); violin virtuoso plays popular pieces in this splendid livery hall.
  • A pair of tickets to Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble (St Paul's Cathedral, 12 July); sit under the dome of the impressive icon and be mesmerised by a jazz legend and world-class vocalists.


Send your name, address, email and phone number on a postcard to: The Lady Competition, City of London Festival, Fitz Eylwin House, 25 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2BP, or email details to with

The Lady Competition in the subject heading by 4 July 2012. Winners will be informed by 5 July 2012.


This prize is not cash transferable. Please state if you do not wish to hear further from the Festival on your postcard or in your email. Winners will be drawn at random at 5pm on 4 July and be notified on 5 July.

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