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Tuesday 05 July 2011

Planning a holiday or a weekend with the family can be taxing, especially if you can’t head out of the city and still want a day of fun to unwind from the busy week you have had. When it comes to a family that includes young and old, the options are less, as you need to find some activities that everyone would enjoy. Make sure the day’s spending does not burn a big hole in your pocket, and you still have everyone excited to spend the whole day out on the streets of London. The West End theatre district of the city may be the answer, and if you are lucky you could even get your hands on some great package deals or discount theatre tickets for the play of your choice.

Theatre has been an inherent part of London. Second to only New York’s Broadway, West End has lured travelers from all over the world to visit the varied venues and experience the magic of live performances, larger than life set designs, innovative and beautiful costumes, contemporary music and dance, and also classic plays. With a number of venues in close proximity to one another, you can find varied genres of theatre like plays, musicals, operas, comedies, and dance to choose from. The ticket prices depend on the time, show, and day of the week. For example, an evening show for a fairly new play running over the weekend will cost you a lot more than a matinee show for an old play you decide to catch on one of the weekdays.

For planning a day at the West End, you will need to preferably do all your bookings in advance. A good way of taking care of tickets for plays is via one of the ticketing websites present online. These not only give you all the information you need, but also offer discounts on most genres of plays. If you do not have a specific play in mind, you could choose a discounted show that will appeal to your whole family, and save some money too. Some websites even have packages on sale that include a meal and play, or dessert at your favourite restaurant and a play, or even a dinner cruise following the play. You can even book tickets to other attractions around the city like the London Eye, London Dungeon, Madame Tussauds, etc. through these sites.

Going online to buy discount theatre tickets is the most convenient way of planning a day out, and when you have so many choices for activities like shows, shopping, eating, sight seeing, etc. at the West End, why go anywhere else.

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