SEVEN DAYS WITH SAM MANN: Our Queen Of The Social Scene on the week ahead.Byline: Sam Mann
Cap fits for Simon
Popworld presenter Simon Amstell (right) will be joined by guests for a one-off night of comedy in aid of the learning disability charity Mencap at the Bloomsbury Theatre. Tickets: 020 7388 8822.
PUKKA puk·ka also puck·a
1. Genuine; authentic.
2. Superior; first-class.
[Hindi pakk CHUKKA chukka, chukker
a term used in polo; a polo match is divided into six chukkas of 7 minutes each.
The final of The Prince Of Wales Prince of Wales
switches places with his double, poor boy Tom Canty. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
See : Doubles Cup polo tournament takes place at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club in Windsor. The annual event always attracts a turnout of high-profile guests and royals. Visit www.rcbpoloclub.com
Rockers' six appeal
Chris Evans, Angus Deayton, Vernon Kay, Blue, Razorlight, The Darkness (right), Liberty X, Goldie Lookin' Chain and many more celebrities will be getting their kit on and showing off their ball skills at Upton Park for the annual fundraising tournament, Music Industry Soccer Six. Visit www.soccer-six.com
The Chelsea Flower Show The Chelsea Flower Show is a garden show held each year on five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London, England. It is the most famous such show in the United Kingdom, and part of London's summer social season. begins today at the Royal Hospital Chelsea Coordinates:
The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a retirement home and nursing home for British soldiers who are unfit for further duty due to injury or old age, located in the Chelsea region of central London. and will run over five days for the first time. The event will have up to 700 exhibitors and floral displays, plus product launches and 50 charity gardens. Visit www.rhs.org.uk
No shortage of friends
David Schwimmer (right), Saffron Burrows and Catherine Tate star in the new play Some Girls at the Gielgud Theatre. Schwimmer plays an emotionally-crippled womaniser who decides to propose to his current partner, but not before he visits four of his exes. Tickets: 020 7494 5065.
TAKE A BOW
Nicola Benedetti, Julian Lloyd Webber (below), Anna Netrebko and Karl Jenkins perform at the Classical Brit Awards 2005 at the Royal Albert Hall. Six awards, including Best Newcomer and Best International Male and Female will be presented. Visit www.classical brits.com
Tong on song
The Ibiza drugs-and-clubs comedy flick It's All Gone Pete Tong is premiered at the Empire Leicester Square. Described as an hilarious Spinal Tap for DJs, it follows legendary DJ Frankie Wilde's climb back from the wilderness after he's afflicted by the onset of deafness. Real life DJ Pete Tong (above) plays himself in the film.