Free events in London 24th Dec, Christmas Eve

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Free events in London on Christmas Eve, Sat 24th December

Our guide to free events in London on Christmas Eve, Saturday 24 December 2016.

 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Midnight Mass at St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral Begin your Christmas with an atmospheric midnight mass on Christmas Eve at St Paul's Cathedral, bathed in candlelight.
 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Christmas Carol Service at St. Paul’s

St. Paul’s Cathedral Enjoy a traditional Christmas carol service at St Paul's Cathedral, on the 23rd and 24th December — for free!
 
 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

Free

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
 
 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 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

Free

to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 
 at National Gallery, London
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Heaven on Earth — Maino’s Two Adorations

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
 at Guildhall Art Gallery, London
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Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy

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

Free

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

Free 

to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
 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 24 December?

Potted Panto — seven pantomimes in one show!24 DecemberDan and Jeff are back with seven shows in one — managing to shoe-horn seven pantomimes into a single show!

Carols by candlelight, in full 18th-century costume24 December“Carols by Candlelight” features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.

Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered24 DecemberThe Museum of Childhood’s new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.

“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.

‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ competition24 December“Wildlife Photographer of the Year” returns to the Natural History Museum, with an exhibition of the the top 100 nature photos.

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern24 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)24 DecemberThe Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.

Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge24 DecemberTower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called ‘Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes’.

Mr Popper’s Penguins — family puppet musical24 DecemberMr and Mrs Popper are bringing their amazing family of puppet penguins to the Criterion Theatre for two weeks over Christmas.

 
 
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