What’s on in London 31st Dec, New Year’s Eve

Whats on in London on New Year’s Eve, Sat 31st December

See what events are on in London on New Year’s Eve, Saturday 31 December 2016.

Music concert in London: O2 Academy Brixton

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O2 Academy Brixton Brixton Academy will be holding a big New Year's Eve party night to help you see in 2017.
Classical music in London: Barbican Centre

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Barbican Centre See in the New Year with some Viennese waltzes performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Johan Strauss Dancers.
 
Music concert in London: Jazz Café

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Jazz Café The Jazz Cafe's annual New Year's Eve Party is always one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see in the New Year.
Southbank

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Southbank Celebrate the New Year with about a bazillion other people, as they watch London's spectacular fireworks display.
 
Music concert in London: The Forum

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The Forum Guilty Pleasures and Ultimate Power will be hosting their annual New Year's Eve extravaganza at the O2 Kentish Town Forum.
Comedy in London: Jo Caulfield at Comedy Store

Comedy Store Jo Caulfield is one of the best female comedians around, and is a regular performer at London's Comedy Store.
 
Theatre show in London: Peppa Pig at Phoenix Theatre

 

to Phoenix Theatre Take your little kids to see "Peppa Pig's Surprise" and enjoy a lovely day with Peppa, George, and all their friends. The theatre play Peppa Pig will be showing on Saturday December 31st, at the Phoenix Theatre.
Musical in London: Mr Poppers Penguins at Criterion Theatre

Criterion Theatre Mr and Mrs Popper are bringing their amazing family of puppet penguins to the Criterion Theatre for two weeks over Christmas.
 
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.
Theatre show in London: Potted Panto at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre Dan and Jeff are back with seven shows in one -- managing to shoe-horn seven pantomimes into a single show!
 
Theatre show in London: Cinderella Panto at London Palladium

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to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.
 
Theatre show in London: Hamlet at Trafalgar Studios

Trafalgar Studios This critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' boils the bloody action down into a single night at a wedding.
Musical in London: Dirty Dancing at Phoenix Theatre

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Phoenix Theatre 'Dirty Dancing' is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny's unforgettable summer.
Childrens event in London at Trafalgar Square

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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 Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
 
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.
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace

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to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Theatre show in London: Snowman at Peacock Theatre

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to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
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.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Botanic Gardens

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to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
Theatre show in London: Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith This year's Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in "Aladdin". Aladdin Panto will be playing at the Lyric Hammersmith in London on Saturday 31st Dec.
 
Childrens event in London at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park

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to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.
Museum exhibition in London at Star Wars at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
 
Childrens event in London at Regent Street

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

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to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 
Childrens event in London at Tower of London

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to Tower of London The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
Sport in London at Broadgate Ice Rink

 

to Broadgate Ice Rink Surrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.
 
Southbank

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to Southbank This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
Free event in London at Carnaby Street

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

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Bond Street Bond Street is one of the poshest shopping streets in in London, and they always have some of the poshest decorations too!
Photography exhibition at Tate Modern

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to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John's private collection.
 
Childrens event in London at Oxford Street

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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).
 
Childrens event in London at Canary Wharf

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to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
Art exhibition at Queen’s Gallery

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to Queen’s Gallery See over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.
 
 
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