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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.

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Forthcoming events in London

16
JUL
Ibiza Unclubbed at 100 Wardour St
100 Wardour St

Ibiza Unclubbed takes Ibiza and strips it right back with laidback acoustic covers the perfect soundtrack to dinner. On Tuesday 16th July the performance will be held from 8pm ‐ 10:30pm. Enjoy dinner from the 100 Wardour St set menu…

TEL: 02073 144000
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16
JUL
Tom Ballard: Enough (Edinburgh Preview)
The Bill Murray

Best Show Nominee Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2016. Best Show Winner Sydney Comedy Festival 2017. Tom spent 2018 hosting his own late‐night satirical TV show Tonightly with Tom Ballard and watching the neo‐liberal order continue to destroy our collective future. Now hes written…

TEL: 07806 752277
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16
JUL
Carl Donnelly & Sophie Duker Edinburgh Previews Tu
The Half Moon

Gits and Shiggles Comedys season of previews and works‐in‐progress continues. Two hour long shows from some of the best acts in the UK.Bringing you the best in emerging established and alternative stand‐up sketch musical character and improv comedy acts performing at past…

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17
JUL
Otto Von Schirach at The Underworld Camden
The Underworld Camden

Nightshift Promotions presentsOtto Von Schirachplus supportPrice: £13.50 adv.Doors: 7pm ‐ 11pm.......................................................About:Otto von Schirach is an IDM and breakcore artist from Miami Florida of CubanGerman descent. His style is more sporadic and noisy than other artists in the genre and his visual aesthetic…

TEL: 2072 673939
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17
JUL
Darren Harriott and Huge Davies Edinburgh Previews
The Half Moon

Gits and Shiggles Comedys season of previews and works‐in‐progress continues. Two hour long shows from some of the best acts in the UK.Bringing you the best in emerging established and alternative stand‐up sketch musical character and improv comedy acts performing at past…

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18
JUL
Speed Dating
Fu Manchu

Meet like‐minded members face to face at SpeedDater Events. Sip flirt and laugh your way through a singles event like no other. WhoSingle and fabulous people just like you. In fact if you are not a social and foxy professional this really…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02033 978844
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18
JUL
Spotlight at 100 Wardour St
100 Wardour St

On Thursday 18th July head down to 100 Wardour St and immerse yourself in a 3 course feast and a showcase of spectacular live music. Between each course sit back and relax to live musical renditions of your favourite tunes from a…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02073 144000
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18
JUL
Ma Bessie - Empress of The Blues
Hideaway

Nicknamed the Empress of the Blues Bessie Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era. Enjoy an evening of vintage blues with vocalist Julia Titus at the…

TEL: 02088 357070
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18
JUL
Shonen Knife at The Underworld Camden
The Underworld Camden

The Underworld Camden proudly presents:Japanese punk‐rock Shonen Knife ‐ Alive In Europe 2019 plus support.Doors ‐ 7:00pm Price ‐ £20.00 Adv.Tickets ‐ http:po.stRAlkYvAge ‐ 18 OnlyAbout:Shonen Knife ‐ www.facebook.comShonenKnifeOfficialJump Into The New World ‐ https:youtu.beifsOob7KPcYWhen I finally got to see them…

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18
JUL
The Floacist Presents FLO Spoken Word Vortex
Hideaway

Now celebrating its third acclaimed year and always attracting the finest poets spoken word artists MCs writers rappers and articulators of words make sure you experience the FLO at Londons favourite Jazz ClubInterested in performing at FLO Then please submit one example…

TEL: 02088 357070
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18
JUL
Comedy Carnival: Stand Up Comedy Night Every Thurs
Comedy Carnival Leicester Square

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Food and drinks packages are also available for group bookings. Show 8pm‐10pm Nightclub 10pm‐3am. Happy Hour from 7pm‐8pm.Venue: Comedy Carnival Leicester Square 36 Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D…

TEL: 02034 116388
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18
JUL
Limehouse Lizzy, The Half Moon Putney London, Thu
The Half Moon

Renowned for an action‐packed pyrotechnic‐fuelled explosion of a show Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute into their…

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19
JUL
Mo Pleasure
Hideaway

Mo has played piano and keyboards for many artists. He was musical director for Earth Wind and Fire performed with Michael Jackson for This Is It and has played an unbelievable list of soul greats including George Duke Janet Jackson Christina Aguilera…

TEL: 02088 357070
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19
JUL
Moon Festival
Greenwich University

We are a 7‐night celebration of ten moon marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The Guardian called us one of ten European most iconic events of 2019. An all encompassing Lunar celebration incorporating art exhibitions music performances pop science lectures…

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07769 961594
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19
JUL
Salmonella Dub Soundsystem
O2 Forum Kentish Town

New Zealands Salmonella Dub return to the UK as Salmonella Dub Soundsystem featuring The Mighty Asterix on vox live percussion and the epic Salmonella Dub horn section with Andrew Penman aka DJ Rudeboy on the mix. As pioneers of Aotearoas sub heavy…

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19
JUL
The Great Romantics: Season Finale
St James's Church, Piccadilly

The West Ends newest chamber music series www.piccadillychamberconcerts.com returns in 2019 focusing on The Great Romantics. Each programme features a great 19th century Romantic masterpiece. Now in its 2nd season the 2019 series concludes on July 19th with a performance of Beethovens…

TEL: 03336 663366
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19
JUL
Live Fridays feat. The Tricks // Clapham
Venn Street Records

These guys know how to bring the party vibe with their trademark high‐energy mash‐ups that seamlessly blend the old the new and everything in between.From Ray Charles to Rudimental Pharrell to Fleetwood Mac these boys will keep you up & dancing all…

TEL: 02030 065911
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19
JUL
Kowloon Walled City at The Underworld Camden
The Underworld Camden

Grievances the third album from Kowloon Walled City and its first for Neurot Recordings finds the San Francisco band at its artistic peak having moved even further away from its sludgy post‐hardcore origins and toward a sparser sadder yet still de‐tuned heaviness.…

TEL: 2072 673939
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19
JUL
Fleetwood Bac: Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band Live
The Half Moon

. A Fleetwood Bac tribute show isnt just about dressing up and performing the music of one of the worlds most iconic and best loved bands Fleetwood Bac replicate a full Fleetwood Mac show as they were back in the 70s and…

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19
JUL
Comedy Carnival: Stand Up Comedy Night Every Frida
Comedy Carnival Leicester Square

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Food and drink packages are also available for group bookings. Show 8pm‐10pm Nightclub 10pm‐3am. Happy Hour from 7pm‐8pm.Venue: Comedy Carnival Leicester Square 36 Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D…

TEL: 02034 116388
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20
JUL
ArnoCorps
The Underworld Camden

Well‐steeped in the heroic tales of their Austrian heritage ArnoCorps take ancient myths such as Predator Commando Terminator and Total Recall and set them to a sonic onslaught known as action‐adventure hardcore rock n roll. While many in the press have foolishly…

TEL: 2072 673939
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20
JUL
Shake, Rattle & Bowl
Bloomsbury Lanes

Shake Rattle & Bowl returns back at the original venue of Bloomsbury Lanes for a hip happening monthly party DJs Christian Laing and Bioux T Rubble rock out with the best motown soul rock h roll funk and disco until 3am on…

Category: Nightclubs

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20
JUL
Mindful Photography class
Morden Hall Park

No need of fancy camera or expensive equipment just bring your phone or tablet. Suitable for all abilities.Take time out for you and join photographer Stefania Boiano in this first mindful photography class. Youll be guided through the art of seeing…

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02085 456850
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20
JUL
Family Learning Activities
Tower Bridge Exhibition

Come and enjoy our fun hands on family activities at Tower Bridge All activities are drop in and are FREE with admission.…

Category: Family Events

TEL: +44(0)2074 033761
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20
JUL
Lagunitas Beer Circus 2019
Flat Iron Square

The legendary Lagunitas Beer Circus is returning for the second year to celebrate the daring the individual and the proudly freakish on Saturday 20th July at Flat Iron Square Central London. The Beer Circus motto of see the things you cant unsee…

Category: Bizarre

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20
JUL
The Big Scratch feat. Mr Switch
Old Street Records

He is one of the most accomplished & talented DJs ever to come out of the UK ‐ as a 4 times World DJ Champion 7 times UK champion and the first DJ in history to have performed at the BBC Proms.Switch…

TEL: 02030 065911
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20
JUL
The Broadgate Tower Run Up 2019
Broadgate Tower

At The Broadgate Tower Run Up 2018 we had over 300 participants completing over 1000 ascents of The Broadgate Tower. In 2019 we are set to smash through those numbers at the UKs only stair climbing event in which competitors can…

Category: Sports

TEL: 07770 614661
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20
JUL
Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight
St. James's Church, Piccadilly

On Saturday 20th July at 7.30pm in the heart of London the walls of St James Piccadilly will resound to the music of Gershwin Chopin Beethoven and Liszt played by virtuoso British concert pianist Warren Mailley‐Smith under the warm flicker of candlelight.…

TEL: 03336 663366
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20
JUL
Plazi & Vasko Ukulele Challenge!
Duke of Uke

Super Fun Ukulele Workshop with YouTube sensations Plazi and VaskoYour chance to meet Plazi from Bernadette Teaches Music and Vasko from Ukulele Cheats with over 200k Youtube subscribers between themTake part in their uniquely engaging and interactive workshop hosted by Duke of…

TEL: 02035 839728
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20
JUL
Mindful Drinking Festival Summer 2019
Old Spitalfields Market

This will be our sixth festival. Since our first festival in the summer of 2017 the mindful drinking scene has grown substantially and the demand for low and no alcohol drinks is ever increasing. With that in mind were showcasing the best…

Category: Lifestyle

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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

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…

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo really is one of the greatest days out on offer in London. Spanning 36 acres of Regent's Park, the Zoo is home to over 650 species of animal. Featuring incredible immersive exhibits such as Animal Adventure and the Blackburn Tropical Bird Pavilion, visitors are…

Tower of London

The Tower of London has been an integral part of British Royal history for nearly one thousand years. Only at the Tower of London can you marvel at the breathtaking Crown Jewels, stand on the execution site of three English queens, and hear the myths and legentds…

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.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in London? See our list of attractions in London, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.