Best events in London January 2017

Best events in London in January

Our guide to the best events in London during January 2017.

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: 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. Dick Whittington will be playing at the New Wimbledon Theatre in London during January.
 
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.
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.
 
Musical in London: Million Dollar Quartet at Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall "Million Dollar Quartet" tells the true story of a jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Classical music in London: Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Royal Opera House.
 
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Take your kids to Hampton Court Palace and spend a spooky night listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.
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.
 
Comedy in London: Impractical Jokers at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena Comedy Central's Impractical Jokers (better known as The Tenderloins) will be bringing their stage show to The O2.
Classical music in London: Giselle at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The English National Ballet is putting on a production of the classic ballet "Giselle" at the London Coliseum.
 
Opera in London: Carmen On Ice at Wembley Arena

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Wembley Arena Bizet's much-loved opera 'Carmen' will be transformed into a spectacular ice show at the SSE Arena.
Childrens event in London at Nba Basketball at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena NBA basketball comes to London when the Denver Nuggets take on the Indiana Pacers in a regular season game.
 
Cirque Du Soleil Amaluna at Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall Cirque du Soleil is back at the Royal Albert Hall with a re-run of the latest show, Amaluna.
Dirty Dancing at Prince Charles Cinema

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to Prince Charles Cinema The Prince Charles Cinema will be screening a sing and dance along version of the ulitimate chick flick -- "Dirty Dancing".
Opera in London: Barbican Hall

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to Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing Ligeti's "Le grand macabre" at Barbican Hall.
Opera in London: La Traviata at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House "La Traviata" is one of Verdi's best-loved operas, and tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo.
 
Grease at Prince Charles Cinema

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to Prince Charles Cinema Sing along with Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in 'Sing-A-Long-A Grease' at the Prince Charles Cinema.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall Anne-Sophie Mutter will be performing some classical works by Mozart, Respighi and Saint-Saens at Barbican Hall.
 
Sound Of Music at Prince Charles Cinema

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to Prince Charles Cinema Join Julie Andrews, the nuns, the dashing Captain and his annoying troupe of singing kids in Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music.
Musical in London: The Girls at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Gary Barlow and Tim Firth have got together and created 'The Girls', based on the much-loved movie 'Calender Girls'.
 
Music concert in London: Black Sabbath at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena Ozzy Osbourne is taking Black Sabbath out one last time for their final-ever tour -- including two nights at The O2 in January.

That’s all of our top picks, but there are plenty more London events in January, including:

Donny Osmond — The Soundtrack Of My LifeJanuary 2017Donny Osmond will be celebrating fifty years in the business with his a solo tour called ‘The Soundtrack Of My Life’.

A Day To Remember — Bad Vibes World TourJanuary 2017A Day To Remember will be playing one night at the SSE Arena in January with support from Neck Deep and Moose Blood.

Jo Caulfield, performing at the Comedy StoreJanuary 2017Jo Caulfield is one of the best female comedians around, and is a regular performer at London’s Comedy Store.

Mick Ferry, at the Comedy StoreJanuary 2017Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store.

Avenged Sevenfold — at the O2 ArenaJanuary 2017Avengend Sevenfold are back in the UK with two headline gigs at The O2, supported by Disturbed and In Flames.

The Flaming Lips — at the Brixton AcademyJanuary 2017The Flaming Lips are back in London and playing one night at the Brixton Academy in January.

Feminist Avant-Garde (from the Verbund Collection)January 2017The Photographers’ Gallery “Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s” exhibition includes work from the Verbund Collection.

Painters’ Painters — at the Saatchi GalleryJanuary 2017The Saatchi Gallery’s “Painters’ Painters” exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.

Volunteer to help out at Spitalfields City FarmJanuary 2017Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?

 
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