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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

24
JAN
Angel Comedy
The Bill Murray

Our flagship nights.The nights that started our love affair with you guys no really YOU hang upShows start at 8pm or earlier if we reach capacityIts first come first served so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.For up to date listings please…

TEL: 02075 027151
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24
JAN
Angel Comedy RAW
The Camden Head

A night full of potential and variety ‐ featuring stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time. You get to be supportive and encouraging and judgemental ‐ a kinder human version of Simon…

TEL: 02075 027151
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24
JAN
Burns Night at The Gallery
The Gallery

The Gallery in West Hampstead has become synonymous with two things: Whisky and Beer. With over 101 whiskies behind the bar ‐ including many impressive and lesser‐known scotches ‐ and a strong beer list it is the go to West London bar…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02076 259184
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24
JAN
Wall To Wall Bowie (Thursday)
Hideaway

. With new arrangements jazz twists and an imaginative approach Musical Director Janette Mason leads special performances from vocalists David McAlmont and Sam Obernik for what is always a serious musical treat for both Bowie and Jazz fans alike.David McAlmont vocalsPossibly one…

TEL: 02088 357070
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24
JAN
Robin Morgan: Work In Progress
The Bill Murray

Robin is a father to his son. And a son to his father. But what makes a good male role model Is it the ability to sing Ill Make A Man Out Of You from Mulan Its probably just that.The third show…

TEL: 2075 027151
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24
JAN
Thursday Special at Egg London
Egg London Nightclub

THURSDAY SPECIALPlease remember to bring ID with you. No ID no Entry.‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ ‐ROOM 1: Deep House TechnoROOM 2: Chart Hip Hop‐ ‐ ‐ ‐…

Category: Nightclubs

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24
JAN
New Year, New Music – Joe Payne
Yamaha Music London

Starts 24th January 2019 at Yamaha Music Store; free tickets book belowFrom The Beatles to Coldplay Elton John to Adele; almost all successful bands and artists start with humble beginnings ‐ and only a lucky few can say they were at those…

TEL: 02074 324400
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24
JAN
Yuriko Kotani: Overwork in Progress
The Bill Murray

Winner of the BBC New Comedy Award 2015 UK‐based Japanese comedian Yuriko Kotani brings you wonderfully offbeat stories with her rung‐pulling punchlines and bizarre observations.Winner of the BBC New Comedy Award 2015 and Time Outs One to Watch UK‐based Japanese comedian Yuriko…

TEL: 02075 027151
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24
JAN
New Year, New Music - That Joe Payne
Yamaha Music London

Starts 24th January 2019 at Yamaha Music Store; free tickets book belowFrom The Beatles to Coldplay Elton John to Adele; almost all successful bands and artists start with humble beginnings ‐ and only a lucky few can say they were at those…

TEL: 02074 324400
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24
JAN
MOVIE QUIZ NIGHT – THE NEW YEAR SPECTACULAR
DIY Space for London

MOVIE QUIZ NIGHT THE NEW YEAR SPECTACULAR will be our next UFP FILM CLUB event. This will take on Thursday 24 January 2019 at DIY SPACE FOR LONDON 96‐108 Ormside Street London SE15 1TF . There will be several rounds of…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: +44(0)7985 406796
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24
JAN
Revolution Begins at Home: The Women of Czech Diss
Czech Embassy Cinema

Sociologist and gender scholar Marcela Linkov and journalist Naa Strakov will be joined by former dissident Kamila Bendov and DJ and writer Tobi Jirous to talk about the recent publication Revolution Begins at Home: The Women of Czech Dissent eds. Linkov &…

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24
JAN
The Smyths: Smiths Tribute band live at Half Moon
The Half Moon

An outstandingly accurate and thrilling tribute to The Smiths capturing the band at their best live from 1982 ‐ 1987. Now in their tenth year The Smyths are the UKs longest‐established tribute to the one of the greatest bands of all time.Venue:…

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25
JAN
Paraded Summer
The Rocksteady

Underground Sound are bringing the best new urban artists to The Rocksteady in Dalston.Headlining:Paraded Summer the combined duo of UK producers Matt Cuzen and Ed Cruickshank pull their roots from and infuse the styles of rock pop and EDM into their music.Support…

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25
JAN
Speaking Through Walls
Tyburn Gallery

Using interdisciplinary practice encompassing performance photography film sculpture and installation Msezane creates commanding works laden with spiritual and political symbolism. The artist explores issues around spirituality commemoration and African knowledge systems. She processes her dreams as a medium through a lens of…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02033 880540
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25
JAN
To See Is Not To Speak
JD Malat Gallery

JD Malat Gallery is pleased to present TO SEE IS NOT TO SPEAK a solo exhibition by Swiss artist Conrad Jon Godly. Following on from the artists solo show DARK IS LIGHT in Kyoto Japan 2018 TO SEE IS NOT TO SPEAK…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02037 466830
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25
JAN
Burns Night 2019 - Leyton
The Leyton Star

Join us to celebrate Burns Night at the Leyton Star with our version of a Burns Supper.‐ Paul Human will prepare a special Burns Night Menu ‐ including a vegetarian option. 3 courses for £29.50.‐ Expect whiskies from some of our favourite…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07734 805817
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25
JAN
Burns Night at Galvin HOP
Galvin HOP

Haggis neeps and tatties at Galvin HOP for Burns Night on 25 January. Enjoy a delicious 4‐course menu complete with piper and poem reader to set the mood for the celebration.The menu is available at £38 per person with the option to…

Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02072 990404
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25
JAN
Pink Shirts For Pale People
93 feet East

London AAA Live. Putting a spotlight on new music linking Londons landmark Independent venues and making the capitals underground scene ultra‐accessible Our £8 monthly wristbands admit to gigs every weekend.Headlining:Pink Shirts For Pale PeopleFresh upbeat indie vibes from Manchester complete with toe…

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25
JAN
Wall To Wall Bowie (Friday)
Hideaway

. With new arrangements jazz twists and an imaginative approach Musical Director Janette Mason leads special performances from vocalists David McAlmont and Sam Obernik for what is always a serious musical treat for both Bowie and Jazz fans alike.David McAlmont vocalsPossibly one…

TEL: 02088 357070
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25
JAN
Last Chance: Last Nights of Havana
Last Nights of Havana at Tobacco Dock

For 3 more nights the beamed dockside bar will be serving expertly made Zesty Mojitos refreshing Daiquiris and heady Cuba Libres from its large island bar and guests can enjoy a fresh take on Cuban street food or sample a bona fide…

TEL: 02034 179457
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25
JAN
The Rumjacks @ The Underworld Camden
The Underworld Camden

Its like growing up with a tear in your eye and a storm brewing in your heart.. muses frontman Frankie McLaughlin on the musical heritage of the group. We were raised on the Scottish & Irish music in our parents record collection…

TEL: 2072 673939
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25
JAN
FABRICLIVE: Spearhead Records, Sun and Bass
Fabric

One of the most singular voices in D&B returns to FABRICLIVE to take charge of our Martin Audio System as Spearhead helm Room One. Special guest LTJ Bukem joins us for his first Spearhead show in London then label boss BCee will…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02073 368898
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25
JAN
Jazz At Morley - A brand new Jazz series at Morley
Morley College London

The line up:FRIDAY 25 JANUARY 2019TORI FREESTONE ALCYONA MICKThe distinctive saxophoneflute &piano duo perform following their acclaimed 2018 albumCriss Cross.Venue: Morley College London 61 Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7HTPriceGeneral Admission: GBP 12.0Season Ticket 8 concerts: GBP 60.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com340622‐0pid269Website: https:go.evvnt.com340622‐2pid269…

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25
JAN
Roast Battle London - Free Comedy Roast in Angel a
The Bill Murray

This is the show that turns smack talk into an art form. Roast Battle London puts two comedians head‐to‐head in a battle of wit and put‐downs. One from each bout will be decided the victor by an audacious panel of guest judges.…

TEL: 2075 027151
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25
JAN
Burns Night “Baroque Spectacular by Candlelight
St James's Church

Celebrate the end of the week on Burns Night with The Piccadilly Sinfonietta Londons newest orchestra featuring some of the UKs most brilliant young professional musicians lead by the sensational british violinist Harriet Mackenzie. The dynamic Chamber Orchestra presents a programme of…

TEL: 03336 663366
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26
JAN
I am Ross Smith
The Bill Murray

Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Ross Smith brings his critically acclaimed sell out debut Hour I am Ross Smith to the Bill Murray. An assured debut a fantastic coming of age tale ‐ The List A comedian who is clearly on…

TEL: 2075 027151
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26
JAN
Marigold Spitfire
Thousand Island

Marigold Spitfire a PunkRock hybrid sound influenced by 50s‐90s RnB adding a pinch of Bossa Nova and Jazz. Dont miss these talented musicians put on a fantastic live setSupport from:Frayed Comprised of Luke Eatherton lead vocals and guitar; Tom Gregory…

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26
JAN
The Writing Space
Conway Hall

This experiential workshop will focus on practical and enjoyable writing activities designed to facilitate creative flow and encourage participants to access imagination and emotions in a safe non‐judgemental setting. We will use creative and expressive exercises to write from memory imagination and…

TEL: 02074 051818
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26
JAN
Processing Community Day
London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle

London College of Communication are hosting a Processing Community Day in Zone 1s Elephant & Castle to celebrate art code and diversity within London. On Saturday 26th January LCC will offer a learning experience of how to code which will be accessible…

Category: Visual Arts

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26
JAN
Susannah and the Sunflower
Half Moon Theatre

Ages 3‐8Susannah dreams of an amazing flower garden and when the Wizard thanks her for looking after his cow by giving her three magical seeds her dream starts to grow and grow and grow Following in the footsteps of Jack and the…

TEL: 02077 098900
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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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