What’s on in London November 2013

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Whats on in London in November

See what events are on in London during November 2013.

Romeo And Juliet at Royal Opera House, London
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“Romeo and Juliet”, at the Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's tragic love story "Romeo And Juliet", set to the music of Prokofiev's exhilarating score. It tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers, forbidden to see each other by the rivalry of their families.
Nutcracker On Ice at London Palladium, London
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The Nutcracker On Ice

to London Palladium This is Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Nutcracker" -- with a difference! World champion ice skaters Evgeny Platov and Maxim Staviski have combined sublime ice dancing with Tchaikovsky's tuneful score, to mesmerise audiences with an adrenaline-rich performance in a frozen theatre stage. Nutcracker On Ice will be playing at the London Palladium during November 2013.
 at Wallace Collection, London
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The Male Nude: 18th-century Drawings

to Wallace Collection This exhibition contains nearly 40 drawings of male nudes, all drawn in late 17th and 18th-century France. Belonging to the French equivalent of the Royal Academy, these works include pieces by Rigaud, Boucher, Nattier, Pierre and Jean-Baptiste Isabey.
 at London Eye, London
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Graduate from the Witch Academy… aboard the London Eye

to London Eye Treat your kids to a Halloween Storytelling Experience aboard the London Eye. They will have to help the High Witch Priscilla recite spells and solve riddles to unravel the mystery of the missing crown jewels. Will they be able to graduate from the Witch Academy and help defeat the Grimly Grim (voiced of Harry Enfield)?
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Daumier: Visions of Paris

to Royal Academy of Arts Honore Daumier lived during a turbulent time in France's history, and "Visions of Paris" sets out to explore his legacy. Many of the 130 works have never been seen in the UK before, and include a broad selection of paintings, drawings, watercolours and sculptures from 1830 to 1879. Daumier made his living as a caricaturist, observing and ridiculing the bourgeois society.
 at Canary Wharf, London
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Outdoor ice rink, at Canary Wharf

to Canary Wharf The outdoor ice rink at Canary Wharf has a spectacular backdrop, sitting in the shadow of London's tallest building -- the skyscraper at Canada Square. This rink has an interesting little feature that sets it apart from the others -- a skate path that allows you to leave the main rink and glide past the fir trees and fairy lights that line the perimeter of the park.
 at London Zoo, London
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Boo at the Zoo!

to London Zoo There will be some very spooky goings on at London Zoo this Halloween... During half-term the Zoo will come creeping to life with Halloween-themed events, animal demonstrations and hands-on activities led by our grim-keepers! The spooky schedule of activities will include scary stories, owl encounters and creepy crafts.
 at Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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Masterpieces of Chinese Painting — 700 to 1900

to V&A The "Masterpieces of Chinese Painting" exhibition will bring together over 100 of the finest examples of Chinese painting from the beginning of the 8th to the end of the 19th-century, including some of the rarest and earliest surviving pieces.
Mrs Lowry And Son at Trafalgar Studios, London
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“Mrs Lowry and Son” — Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios Based on the life of the famous painter LS Lowry, "Mrs Lowry and Son" follows him from his early days a rent collector living with his mother, who has taken to her bed and demands complete devotion. It is only at night, while his mother sleeps, that Lowry can go to the attic and paint.
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum Don your winter mittens and whizz around a 1000-metre square ice rink, set in the grounds of the Natural History Museum. The trees will be decked in fairy lights, and a traditional Carousel will be waltzing round to add to the festive atmosphere. There is also a Cafe Bar at the side of the rink to relax in, selling food and festive treats like mulled wine and hot chocolate.
Rocky Horror Picture Show at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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Sing-A-Long-A Rocky Horror

to Prince Charles Cinema Don your best pair of stilettos and fishnet nights for Sing-A-Long-A Rocky Horror! A compere will be on hand to whip the audience into a crossdressing frenzy. Fancy dress is highly recommended, and the best-dressed Transylvanians will be dragged out on stage for the best-dressed prize.
 at The City, London
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Guided walk: Hauntings and Hangings

to The City It's Halloween! So why not scare the pants out of yourself with a nice evening stroll around the darker parts of London... where you'll hear blood-curdling tales of body snatchers, churchyard murders and public executions.
 at Hackney Empire, London
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The Halloween Ball

to Hackney Empire Join the 160-strong London Gay Men's Chorus and Gay Big Band for a riotous Halloween celebration. The spectacularly spooky performance will include songs from the "Rocky Horror Picture Show", "Bat Out of Hell" and "Thriller". Dressing up is encouraged for a guaranteed ghoulish night.
Holly Walsh at 99 Club, London
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Holly Walsh, at the 99 Club

99 Club Holly Walsh ('Mock The Week', 'Never Mind The Buzzcock') will be the pick of the comedians performing at the 99 Club, alongside Mark Maier and Ian Stone.
 at Coram’s Fields, London
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Fireworks for young children, at Corams Fields

Coram’s Fields The fireworks display at Corams Fields will be designed especially for young children, who might otherwise be frightened by a bigger display. It will be a short display, but there will also be some hot drink and food stalls.
 at Bishop’s Park, London
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Bishops Park Fireworks Display

Bishop’s Park Bishops Park will be hosting two displays on the 1st November. The first one at 7.15 PM will be for the younger kids, whilst the main show will take place at 8 PM. This year's event will celebrate the 408th anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot, and guests are welcome to dress in a suitably traditional manner.
Jason Byrne at Bloomsbury Theatre, London
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Jason Byrne’s “Special Eye”

to Bloomsbury Theatre Jason Byrne is back with a brand-new show. "Special Eye" is packed with new stories, new props, and more of his high-energy mad-cappery. Byrne is always one of the most popular comedians at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, and has won numerous awards including a 'Sony Radio Gold Award', a 'Chortle Award' and the best 'Perrier Newcomer'.
Van Morrison at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Bluesfest: Van Morrison & Mick Hucknall

Royal Albert Hall Join Van Morrison and Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall for an All-Star Tribute to Bobby Bland, who sadly died earlier this year. Both Van Morrison and Mick Hucknall held him in the highest esteem. He may be gone, but for one night at BluesFest the music of Bobby Bland will ring out loud.
Ronnie Wood at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Bluesfest: Ronnie Wood’s Tribute to Jimmy Reed

Royal Albert Hall Join Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood for a tribute to Jimmy Reed. Songs like "Baby, What You Want Me to Do", "Bright Lights, Big City" and "Honest I Do" have become an integral part of the blues repertoire, and the prospect of Ronnie Wood paying tribute to one of his musical heroes promises to be a great night.
Dave Spikey at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Dave Spikey — “Words Don’t Come Easy”

Leicester Square Theatre Dave Spikey is bringing his "Words Don't Come Easy" show to the Leicester Square Theatre.
 at Queen’s Gallery, London
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Castiglione: Lost Genius

to Queen’s Gallery The Queen's Gallery's new exhibition is called "Castiglione: Lost Genius". Castiglione worked in oils on paper, and won fame for his drawings and prints. His large, vibrant compositions were works of rare beauty, but he unaccountably fell from fame in the modern era.
 at Queen’s Gallery, London
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Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

to Queen’s Gallery To celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the Royal Academy presented a gift of 97 works from some of the most high-profile names in art -- including Tracey Emin, David Hockney, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker and Grayson Perry. This exhibition showcases the entire collection of 97 works, displaying the breadth of membership of the Royal Academy.
Alex Ferguson at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Sir Alex Ferguson… in conversation with Eamonn Holmes

Royal Festival Hall Join football legend Sir Alex Ferguson as he discusses the highlights of his extraordinary career with TV presenter (and lifelong Man Utd fan) Eamonn Holmes. Sir Alex Ferguson recently announced his retirement as Man United manager after bowing out at the top -- with his 13th Premier League title.
Goldfrapp at Eventim Apollo, London
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Goldfrapp… at the Hammersmith Apollo

Eventim Apollo Goldfrapp have gained a reputation as one of the most inventive live bands around, and you can see them live at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo in November.
 at The City, London
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Guided walk around Roman London

to The City Explore the city beneath our feet -- as it existed in Roman times. The walk will include the site of the Roman amphitheatre, the military fort and Temple of Mithras. Discover how the city's residents worked, rested and played throughout the life of Roman Londinium.
 at Lincoln’s Inn, London
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Guided tour of Lincoln’s Inn

to Lincoln’s Inn Lincoln's Inn is one of the four Inns of Court -- the legal societies which have the sole right in England and Wales to admit law students as barristers. Lincoln's Inn is the oldest of the four, and dates all the way back to 1422. The tours last for about an hour and include the Old Hall and the Great Hall and Chapel.
Busta Rhymes at Eventim Apollo, London
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Superstars of Hip Hop — with Busta Rhymes

Eventim Apollo "Superstars of Hip Hop" at Hammersmith Apollo will feature Hip Hop icons Busta Rhymes, Method Man and Redman performing all of their hits and underground classics.
 at Battersea Park, London
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Battersea Park Fireworks Display

Battersea Park This spectacular fireworks display regularly attracts around 40,000 people, and includes a huge bonfire in the grounds of Battersea Park. The fireworks are usually set to music, and food and drink will be on sale to warm your cockles.
 at Carshalton Park, London
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Carshalton Fireworks Display

Carshalton Park Carshalton Park's fireworks display will open at 5 PM. The fireworks will be set off at 7 PM, and the bonfire will be lit at 7.30 PM. Note: Please do not bring any sparklers, pets or alcohol.
David O Doherty at Greenwich Theatre, London
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David O’Doherty, Richard Herring, Pete Firman, Aisling Bea

Greenwich Theatre David O'Doherty will be headlining a fantastic line-up which includes comedy magician Pete Firman, Richard Herring, and fast-rising star Aisling Be. David O Doherty will be performing in London this Nov, for a comedy gig at the Greenwich Theatre.
Strangers On A Train at Gielgud Theatre, London
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Alfred Hitchcock’s “Strangers On A Train”

to Gielgud Theatre Alfred Hitchcock's fiendishly entertaining "Strangers On A Train" tells the tale of two men having a seemingly innocent conversation about the perfect murder. What if they 'swap' murders, and carry out each other's crime? But for one of the men the chat turns into a nightmare, when the other one carries out the plot...
 at Ealing Cricket Club, London
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Fireworks at Ealing Cricket Club

Ealing Cricket Club If you like your fireworks display to be set to rousing music then head on down to the Ealing Cricket Club, where they'll be using the themes tunes to "Star Wars", "Skyfall", "Phantom of the Opera" and "Les Miserables".
 at Morden Park, London
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Morden Park Fireworks Display

Morden Park Morden Park will be hosting two displays on the 2nd November. This first one will cater for the younger crowd. There will also be a traditional fairground with stalls and refreshments.
 at Ravenscourt Park, London
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Fireworks display at Ravenscourt Park

Ravenscourt Park Ravenscourt Park will be hosting two displays on the 2nd November. This first one at 7.15 PM will cater for the younger crowd. The main display at 8 PM will be set to music. There will also be a fairground with rides and refreshments.
Mark Watson at Union Chapel, London
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Live at the Chapel — Mark Watson, Tim Key, Daniel Simonsen

Union Chapel Live at the Chapel returns with a fantastic line-up, headed by comedian Mark Watson. This is your chance to see him in the Union Chapel's intimate surroundings alongside Tim Key, Daniel Simonsen and James Acaster.
England Rugby at Twickenham Stadium, London
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QBE Rugby International: England v Australia

Twickenham Stadium The QBE Internationals will see England take on the best teams in the Southern Hemisphere. First up is the mighty Australia. The coming weeks will see them play Argentina and New Zealand.
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