1.Two tickets to Kansas Smitty’s at the London Jazz Festival & £100 to spend at Nightjar

The EFG London Jazz Festival is the capital’s biggest pan-city music festival, showcasing a heady mix of world-class artists and emerging stars from around the world.

Win 2 tickets to see Kansas Smitty’s House Band on 18 November 2017 at Shoreditch Town Hall. This critically-acclaimed group are AWF Associate Artists and ‘one of the driving forces of the London jazz scene’ (according to Ronnie Scott’s). Meet the band in the interval, enjoy a drink backstage, and go home with copies of the band’s albums to date.

For an extra treat, start or end your night at Shoreditch top cocktail bar ‘Nightjar’ with up to £100 to spend on food, drinks and merriment.

Tickets to see the Kansas Smitty’s House Band valid 18.11.17 only; no cash value.

With thanks to Kansas Smitty’s House Band, Nightjar and Ben Lynch


2.Two tickets to Alice’s Adventures Underground

Following the sell-out run in 2015, Les Enfant Terribles’ and ebp bring their Olivier award-nominated Alice’s Adventures Underground back to the Waterloo Vaults. Take tea with the maddest of Hatters; let the Cheshire Cat take you hither or thither; or join the underground movement to rise against the fearsome Queen of Hearts.

With 2 Premium adult tickets you will receive a delicious tea party cocktail, show programme, one of the Queen’s edible treats and a refreshing after-show cocktail. Don’t be late! Logic will fail you. Nonsense will overwhelm you!

Performances until 23.09.17; to be taken on a date mutually agreeable to all parties and subject to availability; no cash value; not suitable for children under the age of 11.

With thanks to Emma Brunjes, ebp and Les Enfant Terribles



3. A year’s supply of books from Hodder & Stoughton

Love books? Never sure what to read next? How about winning 2 new books each month – one hardback and one paperback – direct from Hodder & Stoughton who publish, among others, John Grisham, Stephen King, Jodi Picoult, David Nicholls, Ranulph Fiennes, John Connolly, Sophie Hannah, Miranda Hart, David Mitchell and Jeffrey Deaver. Receive a surprise selection each month – to expand your own reading tastes, or to arrange as the perfect gift for a loved one.

Genre preference can be specified but final selection of books is at the publisher’s discretion; no cash value. Deliveries to begin June 2017 and end May 2018; publisher cannot take responsibility for books lost in the post; UK only.

With thanks to Hodder & Stoughton


4. A day’s recording at Kore Studios

Kore Studios, a renowned recording studio in West London, is offering a free day’s recording session in its famous Studio 1. The lucky winner will have 12 hours of recording time with leading engineer George Apsion, whose credits include Plan B, Razorlight and the Waterboys. Kore opened in 2004 and in 2010 it was awarded ‘Best UK Studio’ by the Music Producers Guild.

The recording day lasts for 12 hours; to be taken on a mutually convenient date within 6 months of 11.05.17; all multitrack files will be made available to the artist at the end of the session; Kore hands over all rights and ownership in these recordings; any subsequent video / social media / PR content should include a Kore logo and web link.

With thanks to George Apsion and Kore Studios


5.Two tickets to Follies at the National Theatre

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Directed by Dominic Cooke (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), multi award-winning Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre.

Enjoy 2 tickets to this hotly-anticipated show, including an interval drink.

Performances from 22.08.17; to be taken on a date mutually agreeable to all parties and subject to availability; no cash value.

With thanks to the National Theatre


6. Two tickets to see Joe Stilgoe in Regent’s Park

After three sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and an acclaimed UK tour, singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe takes his smash-hit show outdoors for the first time. Songs on Film pays tribute to the movies, Joe adds his own original and stylish orchestrations to some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history – from Hollywood’s golden age, through to the work of Tarantino, Tati, Paramount and Pixar.

Enjoy 2 tickets to the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre on Sunday 20 August 2017, and as a memento from your evening take home a CD signed by Joe himself.

Tickets valid 20.08.17 only; no cash value.

With thanks to Joe Stilgoe, Emma Brunjes and Ben Lynch


7. Find your ‘Spiritual Warrior’ in Sri Lanka

“One of the 20 best yoga retreats in the world.”The Times

Discover long-lasting wellbeing with a 7 night retreat for one including accommodation and Wellness Programme at the Sen Wellness Sanctuary in Sri Lanka. Relax and unwind in your eco-friendly Luxury Cabana with full board including all meals and drinks.

Your retreat will include full Ayurvedic consultation, acupuncture, daily yoga, meditation, and daily therapies tailored to your body’s needs.

Flights not included. Valid for 18 months from May 2017; bookings between 1 April – 30 June and 1 Sep – 30 November. No cash value. Recipient is responsible for assessing their own suitability to partake in yoga and Ayurveda treatments and any risk associated with these practices. The prize is for one guest, discounts apply should further guests be added to the booking.

With thanks to Sen Wellness Clinic



[credit: Justin Sutcliffe]

8. Two weeks’ work experience with Nitin Sawhney

One lucky winner will be given the opportunity to shadow Nitin throughout his creative process of writing, recording and producing music. Learn how to operate a professional recording studio using a range of analogue equipment, and gain an insight into the daily studio life of a multi-award wining recording artist, producer and composer.

To be arranged on a mutually agreeable date, within 1 year of 11.05.17; 11am – 6pm each day for 2 weeks at Nitin’s studio in Brixton; transport and accommodation not included; suitable for age 16+.

With thanks to Nitin Sawhney


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