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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting London - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in London to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in London

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100 Wardour St presents Katie H Band
100 Wardour St

Katie provides a popular song list of the best PopRnB char hits combined with dance floor classics. From the musical genius of Stevie Wonder to the big vocals of Chaka Khan and Beyonc all in one band.Katie H Band ‐ 7.45pm ‐…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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CLEAN presents: Viagra Boys + Nervous Conditions
The Old Blue Last

The Old Blue Last 24 Aug Free Entry VIAGRA BOYSfacebook.comvboysstockholmopen.spotify.comartist2nAKP6etu8wXNnezKXgqggtwitter.comviagraboys NERVOUS CONDITIONSfacebook.comnervousconditionsalrightsoundcloud.comnervous‐conditions…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Comedy Carnival
Bar Rumba

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Tonights show features Roger Monkhouse Simon King Sara Barron and Pete Jonas as MC. Party packages with food are also available for group bookings. Venue: Bar Rumba…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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Deadly Circus Fire @ The Black Heart Camden
The Black Heart

Nightshift Promotions and Heavy Metal Truants present:Deadly Circus Firenew single launch and charity fundraiser showsupport tbcPrice: £7.50 adv. with money being raised for charityDoors: 7pm ‐ 11pm......................................................About:Deadly Circus Fire is a four‐piece English progressive metal band from London. Formed in early 2009…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 673939
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Harry Potter Tour London
Harry Potter Bus Tour of London Locations

3 hour mini coach tour includes many of the film locations and inspirations from all 8 Harry Potter films including Kings Cross Station which was used to film Platform 9 12 Grimmauld Place and the sites used for the Leaky…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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Keynote Address: Suzannah Lipscomb
Senate House, Chancellors Hall

Historian author and broadcaster Suzannah Lipscomb gives our seasons keynote address exploring the four key themes of the exhibition.Dr Suzannah Lipscomb MA MSt DPhil Oxon F.R.Hist.S. is an historian author broadcaster and award‐winning academic.Suzannah is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History and…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02078 628417
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Lightah - Carnival x Dancehall
Visions Video Bar

Ziploc City will be taking over the infamous Visions on Thursday Bank Holiday Weekend to bring you an epic night filled with festive anticsIn the spirit of Notting Hill Carnival; Lightahs top selected DJs Ziploc City Jamie Rodigan & DJ Nate will…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07545 527477
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Maggie's Bank Holiday Retro Funfair
Maggie's

Head down for a night of circus fun skittle vodka fancy dress face painters popcorn prizes cocktails galore and some special giant guests...Guests that enter through the funfair doors will descend into a crazy and colorful carnival themed clubland. Expect retro sweets…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02073 528512
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QUAGLINO’S PRESENTS- ATILA QUARTET
Quaglino's

Atila is one of the most versatile entertaining and talented male jazz singers on the scene. Sartorially stylish and musically classy his interpretations of the American Songbook are internationally renowned. Taking influence from early Frank Sinatra. His incredible vocal range can cover…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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Rock the Strand at Strand Palace Hotel
Strand Palace Hotel

Curated by industry mogul Tony Moore Rock the Strand is a free music night that showcases an eclectic range of genres from indie alt‐folk to country from emerging new talent and established acts highlighting the UKs varied and diverse musical landscape. The…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Rooftop DJ Sessions with DJ Yvonne Watts and DJ Ja
Madison London

Jason Taylor When most young kids were out getting sugar rushes from local sweet shops and hanging on street corners Jason Taylor aided by an older cousin kick‐started his musical path in record stores. Purchasing ‐ with his subsequent sweet money ‐…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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The Blues Brothers |Thursday 24th August | 7:30pm
The Hippodrome Casino, Cranbourn Street

Blues Brothers are making a sensational return to the London stage at The Hippodrome in the heart of the West End. Book us for your next event and get ready to have a blast with us.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +442077 698888
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Turtle Basement presents: Basement Bash
CLF Art Cafe, Block A

Basement Bash is about the celebration of music with a community. Its had artists such as Big Zuu P.K Pharoah and Hilts on the lineup in the past and continues to add more to the list. The event has had three very…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07941 429374
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Virgin TV invites kids to 'jump for joy'!
Kings Cross Square

Sometimes rules are meant to be broken so forget what the grown‐ups say and get ready to jump for joy on Virgin TVs giant trampoline bed. Designed to look like an actual adult bed the 5x3 metre trampoline is a celebration of…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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100 Wardour st presents: BELAIR
100 Wardour St

From No Diggity to Crazy in Love BELAIR brings the hottest jams from the nineties and noughties back to glorious life with their soulful vocals slick raps and soaring horns. A throwback to the days when artists like Dr. Dre and Mary…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND AT QUAGLINO’S
Quaglino's

Friday 25th AugustStart your bank holiday right Enjoy our delicious cocktails at the mezzanine bar or if you fancy late dinner with live music take advantage of our £30 late night set menu including a cocktail available from 22.00‐23.00 in the…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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Blood Royal Museum Late
Society of Antiquaries of London

The exhibition is located in the Society of Antiquaries historic 19th‐century apartments at Burlington House and the venue itself is worth visiting.Visitors will have the opportunity to explore the temporary exhibition Blood Royal: Picturing the Tudor Monarchy join a felt‐making workshop tours…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02074 797080
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Caribbean Food Week Festival
Windrush Square,

Bringing a taste of the Caribbean to the streets of London the second annual Caribbean Food Week Festival will be held on the 25th and 26th August in celebration of Caribbean Food Week 2017. Taking place at Windrush Square in Brixton the…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07393 879103
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Channel One Sound System x Twinkle Brothers at Vil
Village Underground

Celebrating 35 years of Carnival Parties. Channel One Sound System welcome Twinkle Brothers for a special showcase ahead of Notting HillChannel One are taking their hand built custom made speaker stacks to Village Underground for a night of roots rock reggae Dubplate…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07788 675849
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Disco Express with The Legendary Andy Smith (Parad
Shoreditch Platform

Dress up dress down get up and dance over to Shoreditch. Party away on Payday and come celebrate with us as we pay homage to the Paradise Garage & Studio 54.Groove to a soundtrack of NYCs finest club scene. Well be injecting…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07972 272724
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Friday Wave @ Visions: HipHop, R'n'B, Afrobeats, B
Visions Video Bar

The biggest and best London DJs and guest Sydney Love NY playing the most on‐point selection of tunes hosted by Boya D Nu Brand Flexxx Apply for guestlist via our Facebook page before 9pm on the night: www.facebook.comvisionsvideodalstonVenue: Visions Video Bar 588a…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07904 814245
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Gem Bar Fridays
The Gem Bar

Celebrate the end of the week and start your weekend early at the Gem Bar the liveliest bar & nightclub in Soho London.Music PolicyOur resident DJs will have you and your friends partying till the early hours of the morning playing the…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02032 821520
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Good Pop! Bad Pop!
The Borderline

Join Sohos latest adventure into the mighty world of everything pop music at the newly renovated Borderline... its Good Pop. Bad Pop.Expect the worlds greatest pop records from the likes of: Beyonce Drake Taylor Swift Rihanna Britney Spears…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01179 293301
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Hawaiian Bop - Vintage Vinyl Session
CLF Art Cafe, Block A

Hawaiian Bop return to drop more of the finest in Vintage Rock n Roll Rhythm & Blues 60s Soul Original Ska Rockabilly Latin and Mod Bop. Continuing as we mean to proceed Hawaiian Bops host with the most aka RICHIO SUZUKI and…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07941 429374
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Jewel Fridays
Jewel Bar

Jewel Bar Piccadilly is the place to be every Fridays.Returning after a glittering refurbishment and boasting an incredible new cocktail menu Jewel Bar is the West Ends chicest cocktail bar.Enjoy our delicious cocktails including 12 mouth‐watering fresh mojitos to a backdrop of…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02032 821520
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Junkyard and Circus Of Power @ The Underworld Camd
The Underworld

The Underworld presents:Junkyard and Circus of Powerplus: Spread Eagle and The FiascosPrice: £25.00 adv.Doors: 5:30pm ‐ 10pm.........................................................About:Junkyard ‐ www.facebook.comjunkyardhollywoodWhat happens when two punk rock veterans meet in Austin Texas and with a roll of the dice decide to head west to Los…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 673939
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Kartel Carnival Warm Up - Clap! Clap!, The Busy Tw
CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building

Bank Holiday weekend starts with a bang as we return from our hiatus with an action packed bill of Afro and Tropical beats to warm you up for Notting Hill Carnival leaving you all of Saturday to recuperate before it all kicks…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07941 429374
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KIOKO + THE UFOSLAVIANS + EAT THE EVIDENCE + EL GA
Hootananny Brixton

Superhoots presents KIOKO wrising young Birmingham band who bring super catchy hook laden soulful Reggae. A band of big personalities and even bigger song hooks KIOKO pride themselves on writing accessible head bopping tunes but also take pride in the fact that…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02077 377273
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Krays Tour
Krays Tour

2 hour walking tour led by Lock Stock And Two Smoking Barrels actor Stephen Marcus. Stephens last tour will be on the 7th October this year. Next year there will be a new celebrity guide.You will get guided around the…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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Loud in London Festival: PCR
93 feet East

Featuring 100 live bands over 13 events at 10 of Londons coolest underground venues over 4 fun filled weekends in August.Tickets are only £6. Ticket admits to all participating venues on the dates listed below:229 Friday 4th August SoulFunkR&B Ruth…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tourist Attractions


British Museum

A series of collections which trace the story of Britain from prehistory to the present day, including fine collections covering the prehistoric period, the Bronze and Iron Ages. Highlights include a section of the Sweet Track, the oldest of the prehistoric trackways in Britain, and the body…

Buckingham Palace

George III bought Buckingham House in 1761 for his wife Queen Charlotte to use as a comfortable family home close to St James's Palace, where many court functions were held. Buckingham House became known as the Queen's House, and 14 of George III's 15 children were born there.…

Houses of Parliament

The new Palace of Westminster was built in the years following the fire of 16 October 1834 which destroyed nearly all the Old Palace. Work began in 1840 and was substantially completed by 1860, although only in 1870 actually finished. It was formally opened in 1852.Westminster Hall, which…

Imperial War Museum

The wars of the twentieth century have affected each and every one of us in some way, and the Imperial War Museum is here to tell all our stories, covering all aspects of life in wartime. Our exhibits range from tanks and aircraft to photographs and personal…

London Dungeon

Deep in the heart of London's backstreet lies The London Dungeon, one of the world's most famous horror attractions. The London Dungeon brings you over 2000 years of horrific history back to life and death. Delve in to the gruesome past of our grim and bloody…

London Eye

Today, the British Airways London Eye has become, quite literally, the way the world sees London. It is one of the most spectacular and popular attractions in the world, drawing visitors from far and wide. The British Airways London Eye is a truly amazing feat of design…

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