Best events in London Friday 6 January

Best events in London on Fri 6th January

Our guide to the best events in London on Friday 6 January 2017.

Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

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to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum. Nutcracker will be coming to London on Friday 6th Jan, for a run at the London Coliseum.
 
Theatre show in London: Cinderella Panto at London Palladium

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to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
Theatre show in London: Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre

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to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.
 
Musical in London: Rent at St. James Theatre

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to St. James Theatre The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre

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to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
 
Childrens event in London at Trafalgar Square

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Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
Museum exhibition in London at Geffrye Museum

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to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Star Wars at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
Childrens event in London at Regent Street

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Regent Street Regent Street always has some of the best Christmas lights in London, stretching from Oxford Street to Waterloo Place.
 
Childrens event in London at Somerset House

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to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
Theatre show in London: Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in 'Nice Fish' at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins.
Theatre show in London: Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios

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to Trafalgar Studios Hollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Buried Child', at the Trafalgar Studios.
Southbank

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to Southbank This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
 
Photography exhibition at Tate Modern

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to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John's private collection.
Childrens event in London at Oxford Street

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Oxford Street The Oxford Street switch-on ceremony is always one of the biggest, and this year they're shutting the street to traffic.
 
Free event in London at Sky Garden

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Sky Garden The Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).
Childrens event in London at Canary Wharf

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to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
 
Theatre show in London: An Inspector Calls at Playhouse Theatre

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to Playhouse Theatre JB Priestley's classic thriller "An Inspector Calls" is returning to the London stage for a limited run at the Playhouse Theatre.
Childrens event in London at BFI IMAX Cinema

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BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
 
Free event in London at Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.
Free event in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul's Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.
 
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
Musical in London: Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre

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to Noël Coward Theatre Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
 
Childrens event in London at Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
Musical in London: Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre

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to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.
 
Musical in London: School Of Rock at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre

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to Apollo Theatre "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's inept attempts to put on show. You can catch the popular theatre show Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the Apollo Theatre on Fri 6th January.
 
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.
 
Free event in London at Covent Garden

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Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.
 
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City If you don't fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there's a much cheaper alternative... the No.11 bus.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling. You can catch the popular theatre show Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre on Fri 6th January.
 
 
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