Events in London – 27 May 2017

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Saturday 27th May

O2 Academy Brixton
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Kate Tempest - at the Brixton Academy

Kate Tempest is one of the most talked about artists around at the moment, and you can see her at the Brixton Academy.
O2 Arena
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Iron Maiden - The Book of Souls World Tour

Rock legends Iron Maiden are coming back to The O2 in May for the London leg of their 'Book of Souls World Tour'.

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Saturday 27 May, or one of London’s musicals

Globe Theatre
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Shakespeares Twelfth Night - Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's comic play 'Twelfth Night' over the summer.
Apollo Theatre
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Love In Idleness - directed by Trevor Nunn

Trevor Nunn will be directing a short run of Terence Rattigan's 'Love in Idleness' at the Apollo Theatre.

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 27 May for one of these family events

ExCel London
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MCM London Comic Con 2017 - at ExCel London

The MCM Comic Con is a world full of comics, manga and movies, where you can meet stars from the big and small screen.
Science Museum
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500 years of Robots - at the Science Museum

The Science Museum will be exploring the last 500 years of robots, with over 100 robots on display, plus 12 working models.

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Saturday 27th May and see an exhibition

Victoria & Albert Museum
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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion - at the V&A Museum

The 'Shaping Fashion' exhibition will showcase some of the best pieces by Spanish fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga.
British Museum
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Hokusai exhibition - Beyond the Great Wave

The British Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by Japanese artist Hokusai, most famous for his 'Great Wave'.

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 27 May?

Kensington Palace
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Princess Di: Her Fashion Story - Kensington Palace

The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace has some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral Westminster Cathedral's campanile is one of the city's best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 27 May

Guildhall Art Gallery
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Echoes Across the Century (about World War I)

'Echoes Across the Century' will explore the loss and sacrifice that soldiers suffered whilst fighting the First World War.
Imperial War Museum
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Afghanistan: Reflections on Helmand

'Reflections on Helmand' will explore how Britain got caught up fighting the Taliban in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Saturday 27th May

Museum of London
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Guided walk around Londons West End theatres

The Museum of London will be putting on a walk around the West End, and revealing the history behind its theatres.
The City
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Explore some of the Citys finest gardens

Explore some of the prettiest and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London, on this 2-hour walking tour.

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

Royal Opera House
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Lelisir damore - at the Royal Opera House

Donizetti's comedy opera "L'elisir d'amore" tells the story of Nemorino, who tries to woo his love with a fake love potion.
Royal Opera House
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Tarantella, by George Balanchine

The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine's "Tarantella".

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 27 May

National Gallery
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Weaving Magic, by Turner Prize winner Chris Ofili

The National Gallery will be showcasing a brand-new tapestry work by the Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili.
Saatchi Gallery
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From Selfie to Self-Expression - Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery will be exploring the history of the selfie in their new exhibition -- From Selfie to Self-Expression.

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Saturday 27th May

Wembley Stadium
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Emirates FA Cup Final, at Wembley Stadium

This year's Emirates FA Cup Final will take place on the 27th May at Wembley Stadium.
Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.

Monument The Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.
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