Free events in London Saturday 10 December

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Free events in London on Sat 10th December

Our guide to free events in London on Saturday 10 December 2016.

 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Ceremony of Carols, at St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral Enjoy a performance of Benjamin Britten's "Ceremony of Carols" inside St Paul's Cathedral, with some readings for advent.
 at Benjamin Franklin House, London
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Children’s Christmas Party — 18th-century style!

Benjamin Franklin House The Benjamin Franklin House will be throwing a little 18th-century style party for kids, with carols and wreath making.
 
 at Trafalgar Square, London
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Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square

to Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Art exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

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to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
 
 at Geffrye Museum, London
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Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions

to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 at Regent Street, London
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Christmas lights in Regent Street

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

to Carnaby Street Carnaby Street will be kicking off its Christmas season with a big switch-on ceremony on the 10th November.
 at Bond Street, London
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Christmas lights in Bond Street

Bond Street Bond Street is one of the poshest shopping streets in in London, and they always have some of the poshest decorations too!
 
 at Oxford Street, London
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Christmas lights in Oxford Street

to 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).
 
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.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 at Tower Bridge, London
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Tower Bridge — Scheduled lift times

to Tower Bridge Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge, so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
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.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.
Museum exhibition in London at Science Museum

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to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
 
 at Somerset House, London
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Historical Highlights of Somerset House

Somerset House This Somerset House tour will explore some of the Tudor intrigues and extravagant entertainments of the Georgian period.
Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm

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Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
 
 at National Maritime Museum, London
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Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea

to National Maritime Museum "Forgotten Fighters" will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London on 10 December?

Madness — Can’t Touch Us Now10 DecemberStill going strong after 30 years, everyone’s favourite nutty boys are back at The O2 with a new album, ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’.

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths10 DecemberA chance to see the remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.

You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-197010 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.

Houses of Parliament tour — with afternoon tea10 DecemberEnjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames.

Chas & Dave’s Christmas Beano10 DecemberIt’s two weeks before Christmas, so that means it must be time for a Chas & Dave gig at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.

Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree10 DecemberThe Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of ‘Stick Man’, a kid’s show about the adventures of a brave stick.

Beyond Caravaggio — at the National Gallery10 December‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio’s paintings had on later artists.

Peter Pan panto, at the Greenwich Theatre10 DecemberGreenwich Theatre has chosen “Peter Pan” as this year’s panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.

“Kinky Boots” — music by Cyndi Lauper10 December“Kinky Boots” tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it’s songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.

 
 
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