Events in London – 8 December 2017

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Friday 8th December

Pleasance Theatre
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Rob Newman - A History of Western Philosophy

Rob Newman will be testing out some jokes for his new stand-up show: 'A History of Western Philosophy'.
Soho Theatre
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Daniel Sloss: Now - at the Soho Theatre

Scottish comic Daniel Sloss is coming to London to perform his new stand-up show at the Soho Theatre.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Friday 8 December, or one of London’s musicals

Hampstead Theatre
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Cell Mates - at the Hampstead Theatre

'Cell Mates' tells the story of a double agent's escape from Wormwood Scrubs, and the problems he has trusting his fellow escapee.
Peacock Theatre
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Raymond Briggs The Snowman

Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 8 December for one of these family events

Royal Botanic Gardens
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Christmas trail and fairground at Kew Gardens

Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a fairground, a tunnel of lights, scented fire garden and a million sparkling lights.
Lyric Hammersmith
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Christmas panto: Jack and the Beanstalk

You'll find Jack and his magic beans at the Lyric, climbing up his beanstalk into the clouds where the giant lives.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Friday 8th December and see an exhibition

Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery The 'Art & Power' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery will explore how Charles II used art to glorify his restored monarchy.
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be exploring the career of Amedeo Modigliani, through a comprehensive survey of his works.
 

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 8 December?

Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace has some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral Westminster Cathedral's campanile is one of the city's best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 8 December

Tate Modern

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.
Old Bailey

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.
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Friday 8th December

The City

The City Walk the streets of Londinium, and see what remains of the Roman amphitheatre, Temple of Mithras, military fort and walls.
Jack The Ripper Tour

Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
 

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 8 December

Serpentine Gallery

to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of work by Wade Guyton, called 'Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged'.
Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood 'A Lifetime in Stories' will explore the work of Michael 'War Horse' Morpurgo, one of the Britain's best-loved authors.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Friday 8th December

O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb up The O2's roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.
Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.
Tate Modern

Tate Modern Check out the restaurant and bar at the Tate Modern art gallery, for a great view of St. Paul's Cathedral across the river.
 
 
 
 
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