Classical music in London 24th Dec, Christmas Eve

Classical music in London on Christmas Eve, Sat 24th December

Our guide to classical music in London on Christmas Eve, Saturday 24 December 2016.

Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall London classical music at the Royal Albert Hall. "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
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. See Nutcracker at the London Coliseum in London on Saturday December 24th.
 
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at Royal Opera House

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to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
Classical music in London: 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.
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 24 December including:

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery24 DecemberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy24 December“Victorians Decoded” will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.

Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House24 DecemberSomerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.

Edmund Clark: State Control and the War of Terror24 DecemberThe Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.

“Stomp”, at the Ambassadors Theatre24 December“Stomp” is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.

Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts24 December“Abstract Expressionism” will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.

Ghost Bus Tour, around London’s dark past24 DecemberThe Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London’s gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.

Afternoon tea, in the Ritz Hotel’s Palm Court24 DecemberDress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.

Great view from the Tate Modern restaurant24 DecemberCheck 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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