Classical music in London 1st Jan, New Year’s Day

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Classical music in London on New Year’s Eve, Sun 1st January

Our guide to classical music in London on New Year’s Eve, Sunday 1 January 2017.

Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

 

Royal Albert Hall Classical music at the Royal Albert Hall London. This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
 at Barbican Hall, London
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New Year’s Day Gala, at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Start your New Year with a concert of classics at Barbican Hall, performed by the London Concert Orchestra.
 

That’s all of the classical music, but there are lots of other events taking place on 1 January including:

Hire a Boris Bike… and cycle around London1 JanuaryIf weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun, then how about hiring a “Boris Bike”?

Yeoman Warder tour, at the Tower of London1 JanuaryOne of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the “Beefeaters”).

London Bus Tour — open-top sightseeing bus1 JanuaryThis traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions, with a free river cruise and guided walk.

Enjoy the view from Primrose Hill1 JanuaryPrimrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.

Harry Potter Tour, at Warner Bros Studios1 JanuaryExplore the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, and see some of the props and sets from the movies.

Watch a 3D movie at the BFI IMAX cinema1 JanuaryGo and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.

Westminster Cathedral’s bell tower1 JanuaryWestminster Cathedral’s campanile is one of the city’s best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.

See the view from the top of Wellington Arch1 JanuaryThe balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace’s gardens.

Afternoon tea, in the Ritz Hotel’s Palm Court1 JanuaryDress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.

 

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