Political events in London

Political events in London

A guide to political events in London coming up in the next few months.

Free event in London at Big Ben

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Big Ben This tour will take you all the way up to the top of the clock tower, where you can stand next to Big Ben as it strikes the hour.
Royal Courts of Justice

Royal Courts of Justice Take a guided tour around the Royal Courts of Justice, and learn a little about its history and how the legal system works.
 
Free event in London at Old Bailey

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Old Bailey Watch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey, where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case.
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

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Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
 
Free event in London at Royal Courts of Justice

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Royal Courts of Justice Try something a bit different -- how about going to the Royal Courts of Justice and watching a real-life court case?
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
 
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
Cheap event in London at Mansion House

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Mansion House Have a look inside Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and see inside the Egyptian Hall.
 
Cheap event in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall This tour will visit one of London's most historic buildings, with a Great Hall dating all the way back to medieval times.
Talk in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall, and see the Lord Mayor of London dressed in all their finery.
 
Houses of Parliament

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Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament opens guided tours on most Saturdays of the year, when the MPs return to their constituencies.
Houses of Parliament

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Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames.
 
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

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to British Museum 'Money Matters' will show how its role has evolved throughout the centuries, explaining concepts like taxation, inflation, banking and debt.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.
Comedy in London: Barry Crimmins at Leicester Square Theatre

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to Leicester Square Theatre American comic Barry Crimmins is bringing his 'Seeking Political Asylum' to the Leicester Square Theatre for three nights.
Talk in London at Owen Jones at London School of Economics

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London School of Economics The left voted to remain, but Britain voted for Brexit -- so what went wrong, and what position should they take going forward?
 
Comedy in London: Bridget Christie at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Bridget Christie will be telling us all about the despairing meltdown she suffered following Brexit (in a funny way, of course).
Talk in London at Sadiq Khan at City Hall

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City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
 
Comedy in London: Matt Forde at St. James Theatre

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St. James Theatre You are all invited to Matt Forde's Political Party, where he will combine some topical stand-up with a big political interview.
Talk in London at British Library

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British Library The British Library will be hosting a debate between Democrats and Republicans, just days before the US elections.
 
Comedy in London: Andy Parsons at Soho Theatre

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Soho Theatre Andy Parsons will be leading his Slacktivist Action Group, with guests Russell Howard and ex-Lib Dem MP Vince Cable.
Free event in London at The Mall

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to The Mall The President of Colombia will be coming over to London for a State Visit, and staying at Buckingham Palace.
 
Free event in London at Green Park

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Green Park The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute to welcome the Colombian President to London on his State Visit.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The HAC will be firing a 41-gun salute at the Tower of London to welcome the Colombian President to London on his State Visit.
 
Free event in London at The City

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The City The Lord Mayor's Show is a spectacular event which includes a river pageant, procession in a gold coach, and fireworks.
Comedy in London: Bridget Christie at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Bridget Christie will be telling us all about the despairing meltdown she suffered following Brexit (in a funny way, of course).
 
Comedy in London: Andy Parsons at Soho Theatre

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Soho Theatre Andy Parsons will be chairing his Slacktivist Action Group alongside MP Chuka Umunna, Fleet Street Fox and Henning Wehn.
Comedy in London: Matt Forde at St. James Theatre

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St. James Theatre You are all invited to Matt Forde's Political Party, where he will combine some topical stand-up with a big political interview.
 
Comedy in London: Bridget Christie at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Bridget Christie will be telling us all about the despairing meltdown she suffered following Brexit (in a funny way, of course).
Comedy in London: Ian Hislop at Lyttelton Theatre

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Lyttelton Theatre Private Eye's editor Ian Hislop will be taking a look back at 2016 with Craig Brown, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens and John Sessions. Ian Hislop will be appearing live at the Lyttelton Theatre in December.
 
Comedy in London: Andy Parsons at Soho Theatre

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Soho Theatre Andy Parsons will be chairing his Slacktivist Action Group at the Soho Theatre, alongside the MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.
Comedy in London: Bridget Christie at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Bridget Christie will be telling us all about the despairing meltdown she suffered following Brexit (in a funny way, of course).
 
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy will be exploring Russian art made after the Russian Revolution, and before Stalin's clampdown in 1932.
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

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to Tate Modern The 'Red Star Over Russia' exhibition at the Tate Modern will explore the visual art of the early Soviet Union, up until 1953.
 
 
 
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