Events in London – 8 September 2017

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Music, comedy & film

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

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Alvvays - at KOKO

Canadian pop band Alvvays will be coming to London in September and playing one night at KOKO.
Soho Theatre
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The Horne Section, with comedian Alex Horne

Alex Horne will be leading 'The Horne Section' in a live music and comedy variety show at the Soho Theatre.

Theatre shows

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

Globe Theatre
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Boudicas rebellion, at the Globe Theatre

'Boudica' tells the story of the Queen of the Iceni's brutal and bloody rebellion against the occupying Roman army.
Hampstead Theatre
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Prism, with Robert Lindsay - Hampstead Theatre

'Prism' is a witty and poignant new play about the double Oscar-winning cinematographer Jack Cardiff.

Family & Kid’s events

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

Piccadilly Theatre
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Annie The Musical - at the Piccadilly Theatre

One of the world's favourite family musicals, Annie, is back in the West End for a run at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Natural History Museum
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Butterfly House, at the Natural History Museum

Walk through a swarm of butterflies at the Natural History Museum, when they set up their Butterfly House in the summer.

Art & Museums

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

Old Royal Naval College
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See the ceiling of the Painted Hall up-close

See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
Royal Academy of Arts
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Matisse in the Studio - Royal Academy of Arts

'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.

Royal & Religious

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

Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace Tour, and garden highlights

Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening 2017

Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.

Political & Military

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

Lyttelton Theatre
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Oslo - a play about the Oslo Peace Accords

Oslo tells the story of how the Oslo Peace Accords came about, which led to the famous handshake on the White House lawn.
National Army Museum
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War Paint - Brushes With Conflict

'War Paint - Brushes With Conflict' is the National Army Museum's first temporary exhibition after their grand re-opening.

Sightseeing tours

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

The City

The City Walk the streets of Londinium, and see what remains of the Roman amphitheatre, Temple of Mithras, military fort and walls.
London Duck Tours
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London Duck Tours amphibious adventure

Enjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea... with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.

Classical music

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

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms Concert #74 - Brahms, Beethoven and Mozart

Proms Concert #74 at the Royal Albert Hall will include some classical music by Brahms, Beethoven and Mozart.

Free events

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

Guildhall Art Gallery
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Trauma - a gladiator returns to the amphitheatre

The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Museum of Childhood
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Michael Morpurgo - A Lifetime in Stories

'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 September

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Test Match at Lords - England vs West Indies

Dust off your whites and get yourself down to Lord's for an Investec Test Match between England and the West Indies.
Photographer’s Gallery
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Gregory Crewdson - Cathedral of the Pines

The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
Wellington Arch

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