The Disney children's classic has been transformed into a live-action adaptation, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as Belle and the Beast, respectively. After months of waiting, fans can now relive the enchanting fairytale, which HELLO! Online gives an eight of ten!
St Patrick's Day
Happy St Patrick's Day! A number of events have been planned around the UK in celebration of the Irish holiday – which is the one national holiday that is celebrated in more countries than any other. Check out our guide here on some of the best places to celebrate, from Birmingham to London to Belfast!
FOOD AND DRINK
Heliot Steak House
Steak lovers, listen up! Heliot Steak House, the central London restaurant, is celebrating the beginning of spring with a new menu featuring lighter seasonal dishes. Diners can now enjoy starters of beautifully seared scallops with red beetroot and caraway or Cornish crab with chilli, avocado and basil. Larger dishes include slow cooked duck breast with pak choi and hoisin sauce, grilled lobster skewers with a lemon and garlic crust or a spring garden pie.
Queens: Skate - Dine - Bowl
The popular bowling and ice-skating venue has just undergone a massive renovation, having entertained Londoners since the thirties! Now with a brand new interior that pays homage to ice skaters and bowling lovers of decades gone by, the new Queens comprises of 45,000 square feet of eating, drinking, skating and bowling heaven. Friday night sorted!
FOOD AND DRINK
A new all-singing, all-dancing restaurant has opened in the West End - LEON! The fast food chain will serve its regular menu, from breakfast through to dinner, but with a special musical twist. In homage to their showbiz neighbours the team not only serve, but sing for customers.
The forty-strong team come from all over the UK but are united in their hope that performing at LEON will help propel them on to the West End stage and beyond. They were cast after impressing panels of seasoned professionals at auditions - Helen George (Call the Midwife), Alexander Armstrong (Armstrong and Miller), Anna Shaffer (Harry Potter) and Jay Aston (Eurovision winner with Bucks Fizz).
Grace Jones has just been announced as the headline act for this summer's Standon Calling festival. Grace will be taking to the stage on the Sunday night, joining the likes of Orbital, Clean Bandit, Editors, Slaves, Laura Mvula, Gary Numan, Nothing But Thieves, Idris Elba, Steve Mason, and many more across the weekend. The festival will take place from 27 to 30 July - book ahead!
Hobbs x HELLO! Fashion reader event
Join us at theThursday the 30th of March!
We've collaborated with this elegant, British brand to bring you an evening of style and indulgence! Join us at their Covent Garden flagship store from 6-8pm on Thursday the 30th March to shop their stunning occasion wear collection with an exclusive 20% discount, a prosecco in hand and personal styling tips from Jill Wanless and Hobbs Head of Buying Kimberley Burridge.
Each guest can also enjoy yummy treats provided by the lovely people at the Social Pantry as well as a luxury goody bag with a special gift from Neom Organics!