Special events in the terminals at Heathrow
Meet Robert Harris author of Conclave
Tuesday 4 October 11.15am to 12.15pm at WHSmith Bookstore Terminal 5, Lower Level
The pope is dead.
Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world’s most secretive election.
They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals.
Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.View on map
Get your copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Out now at WHSmith
Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
Why we'll keep reading Harry Potter again and again via @Pottermore #ReadTheMagic
Caffè Nero - home of live music:
Caffè Nero in Terminal 2 Arrivals will be home to exciting live music on various dates throughout October. Enjoy some good food and be entertained at the same time. Unless otherwise stated, performances start at 10.30am.
Colour Shop Music - 1 October at 13.00
Hailing from a small town just outside Rome, Diego and Alfredo Salvati now ply their trade as Colourshop, a 2-piece band with influences ranging from Pink Floyd and the Beatles to Italian pop and world music.
Their uniqueness is driven by their Latin roots with compelling melodies and a synergy between the two brothers that delivers amazing harmonies and a tightness live, that sets them apart from the competition.
Roxanne de Bastion - 2 October at 12 noon
Roxanne de Bastion was born in Berlin and grew up both in England and Germany until she set out on her own, leaving Berlin for London, equipped only with her guitar and a one-way ticket. The young troubadour tours throughout the UK, mainland Europe and the United States, all on trains and busses.
She self-released her debut album The Real Thing, produced by Gordon Raphael (The Strokes / Regina Spektor) in 2013 and has since then been championed by Tom Robinson on BBC6, John Kennedy on XFM, Ruth Barnes on Amazing Radio, R2 Magazine and The Sunday Times. With Seeing You, Roxanne de Bastion continues to forge her own style and a unique approach to the singer songwriter genre.
Sharlette - 8 October at 13.00
Hailing from SW London Sharlette is a talented singer/songwriter bringing her contemporary soulful pop sounds to the masses. Having recently featured on Balcony TV and Currently recording her music which is due for release soon, Sharlette can be found performing at various venues in and around London including Roof Gardens, Ronnie Scott's (upstairs) and further afield having performed at The International Rye Jazz Festival and Amsterdam Coffee Festival just last year!
With her influences ranging from Etta James to Paloma Faith she delivers a stunning bluesy powerhouse vocal, coupled with hypnotic soulful rock sounds on the guitar, that also grace you with elements of jazz funk. Having begun her career only several months ago and already headlined her own sell out shows (Ice Bar, August 2014 and Freedom, October 2014, Sanctum Hotel, Cinema Room August 2015) among other accomplishments, big things can be expected from this artist who aims to reach out and touch audiences with her heartfelt, self-penned tracks.
Sam Lyon - 15 October at 12 noon
Sam Lyon is an up and coming acoustic singer-songwriter and cover artist from Cheshire. Gigging since the age of 13, Sam has played numerous well known festivals and music venues all over the UK, from London's Pinewood Studios to Liverpool's Albert Docks. Sam completed a UK tour in August 2015 with a Swedish artist, racking up CD sales all over the country.
Her debut EP, 'Promise Me', and her latest EP, 'The Bitter Taste of Bliss', have both been picked up by BBC Introducing and various other radio stations nationwide. Her latest single, 'Every Second Counts', was officially released on the final date of her UK tour.
Joanne Louise Parker - 16 October at 13.00
Fans say that Joanne Louise Parker has a voice which “makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck”. A regular on the open mic scene, she has been known to silence a room in seconds during performances of her a cappella songs.
Joanne has travelled extensively and performed her songs to audiences great and small from the West Coast of the US to as far east as Russia. Support slot credits include Eliza Carthy, Gretchen Peters, Brian Kennedy and Jane Siberry.
Hayley McKay - 23 & 29 October both at 12 noon
Hayley McKay is an extraordinarily gifted and time served singer and songwriter from darlington, UK, who has immersed herself in music and performing arts throughout her young life.
In summer 2015, Hayley performed and wrote in Nashville, and returned to the UK to perform at Glastonbury opening the Toad Hall stage. She then went onto supporting legendary guitarist Albert Lee on his UK tour at The Sage and The Lowry.
Hayley performs her own material, as well as a wide range of covers, dependant on the type of gig she has. In 2015, she recorded an album at Astar studios with Mercury prize nominated producer Andy Ross, the album features 8 original compositions that draw upon Hayley's traditional roots while embracing a soulful pop sensibility to achieve her new British country sound.
Hayley is currently working on her original songs including a single release, and has some very exciting gigs coming up in 2016. She has recently been performing at Ronnie Scotts and The Troubadour, and performed on London Live TV."
Albert Man - 30 October at 12.30pm
Albert Man, the half-German Mancunian, is a solo singer-songwriter based in London. Albert emerged on to the music scene in 2014 with his piano-led, melodic pop songs and has been a regular on the London gig circuit ever since.
The UK’s answer to Ben Folds is described as a modern day Elvis Costello with a bit of Jarvis Cocker and Neil Hannon thrown into the mix.
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