Nimax Theatre Competion

Nimax Theatre Competion

Win tickets with Nimax Theatres

Nimax theatres are back… once again!

All six of their West End theatres are open this summer with a very exciting programme of productions with something to suit everyone and with COVID-19 secure procedures in place.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie brings some glitter to the grey at the Apollo Theatre, the Tudor Queens are back at the Lyric Theatre in Six and Mischief Theatre return with the hilarious The Play That Goes Wrong.

Other shows include Constellations, Death Drop, West End Musical Celebration, Billionaire Boy, What the Ladybird Heard, Wonderment Magic & Illusion and Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny.

The Rising Stars Festival is also now live, with 24 young theatre producers being given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present their work in the West End for the first time. Their 18 productions – plays, musicals, concerts and one-off events – have attracted wonderful performers from emerging talent to popular West End stars.

Experience the magic of live theatre once again. For more information and to book visit


Please note, Nimax Theatres operates strictly under the government COVID-19 guidelines. For further information check the COVID-19 secure information page at

Two readers can win a pair of tickets to their choice of one of three Nimax shows. To enter email with your name, address and contact number and let us know the name of this magazine. Please mark the subject line NIMAX COMPETITION. Entries must reach us  by 19th July and winners will be notified shortly thereafter.

Terms and Conditions: Two readers will each win a pair of Band A tickets to their choice of one of three shows, subject to availability at time of booking. No cash alternative available. Travel and accommodation not included.



Editors Note


Where has the time gone?


The decision to start working for myself happened when Archie was born. I couldn’t imagine being able to put him into childcare so made the choice to find something that would fit around him. Fast forward 16 years and Archie has now finished his GCSEs and school for the summer (assuming the summer ever arrives); where did that time go?!

In contrast, the last 15 months have been slower in a good way. It provided the chance to reduce the pace and appreciate the moment rather than rushing towards the future. There’s no doubt that being piled on top of each other was tiring and tested the strongest of relationships. But, as we inch our way forwards, I hope we can weave our best experiences from lockdown into the new future ahead of us and learn to appreciate things more.

There’s no doubt that these last few months of gradual easing have been a blessing to our local businesses and we’re pleased to see so many of our customers returning to “business as usual” – even if that has meant some major changes to their definition of “usual”! We are fundamentally social creatures at heart, relying on each other for support, motivation, and appreciation. Do take a look through our pages for useful local community news as well as some great offers and services from our advertisers. And please support local businesses whenever you can.

Otto the Otter Competition

Find Otto the Otter for the chance of winning £25 

Otto the Otter has landed on four different pages in the magazine; what we want you to do is find him and let us know where he is. 

Here are two tips for searching:

  1. The Otto shown on this page isn’t one of the four you need to find.
  2. The Otto’s you are looking for will be smaller than shown here.

How to enter the competition:

Closing date for entries is Sunday 18th July 2021.

6 readers with the correct answers will each win £25.

To enter please complete the below form.

Terms and conditions apply.

I am 16 or over

I am a resident of N10, N8, N6, NW5, N21, N14, N12, N20, EN4

I have read and accept your terms and conditions below

11 + 10 =

Competition Terms and Conditions

  1. The promoter is: Beach Media Publications of 1a Grovelands Road London N13 4RJ
  2. The competition is open to residents of the following postcodes only and must be aged 16 years or under: N10, N8, N6, NW5, N21, N14, N12, N20, EN4.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating their agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  5. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.
  6. Closing date for entry will be 1 pm on Sunday 18th July 2021. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
  7. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  8. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows:
  9. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  10. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  11. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prize is not transferable. The prize is subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  12. Winners will be chosen by an independent adjudicator or panel of judges appointed by the Promoter.
  13. The winners will be notified by email/or telephone within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  14. The promoter will notify the winners when and where the prize can be collected.
  15. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  16. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating their agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  17. The winner agrees to the use of their name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party.
  18. The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by emailing the following address:
  19. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  20. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Beach Media Publications and not to any other party.

Editors Note

We have so much to be grateful for

Not long after the government roadmap was announced, I took a stroll around my local shops and was excited to see the obvious signs of stocking up. It’s lovely to know that our shops will once again be open. The anticipation is palpable particularly with regard to those offering personal services such as haircuts and beauty appointments; although I have resigned myself to another month of untended locks and grey eyebrows as others, equally desperate for expert help after months of trying to DIY, were far more canny than me and booked their appointments as soon as 12th April was announced!

As we move forwards, I hope we will reflect on what this last year has shown us about our strength when we pull together as a community. We have seen many people volunteer their help for a myriad of things ranging from delivering medicines to cooking meals. Our local independent businesses have adapted to provide online shopping and home delivery in order to support customers. We’ve also had the chance to connect with neighbours who we were barely on nodding terms with previously and accepted help without questioning why it’s been offered.

Overall my takeaway has been “life is precious and we must not take the things we dearly love for granted.”

Be kind to each other – and until next time keep safe!


PS: In case of interest the week of 3rd to 9th May 2021 has been designated International Screen Free Week. During this time both parents and children are encouraged to unplug from their devices for a day, or a week, or just for a few hours daily and use the opportunity to do something else – read, go for a walk, bake a cake – whatever it takes to enjoy the analogue world for a change! More details and resources are available at



Editors Note

Is it safe to come out yet?

My family has been unfortunate to be hit with Covid and it’s been really rather grim. Whilst we’ve had varying degrees of severity it was the mothership that got hit hardest. My husband said that in 20 years of knowing each other he had never seen me keel over the way I did. Whilst I’m over the worst I have been left with a terrible fatigue as well as no discernible taste or smell.   

But however bad it’s been, there’s no doubt we’ve been lucky. I have read so many sad accounts from people whose friends and relatives died without the chance to hold their hand or say goodbye. There is hope however on the horizon with numerous vaccines approved for use. However, whilst it’s wonderful to see the vaccines being rolled out, it’s not a “Get out of Jail” card and we owe it to ourselves and everyone around us to continue to be careful.

It’s a minefield but the eventual freedom will be worth all the effort we put into it now. In the meantime, let’s keep supporting each other and for a reminder about the positivity that has endured throughout this pandemic, do read our article “What has Covid-19 done for our community spirit?”

Until next the next issue, keep safe and well.