What’s on in London Sunday 16 October

Whats on in London on Sun 16th October

See what events are on in London on Sunday 16 October 2016.

Free event in London at Trafalgar Square

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Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square will be putting up an entertainment stage for music and dance to celebrate "Diwali", the Festival of Lights.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

to Barbican Hall Sir John Eliot Gardiner will be conducting the LSO in some classical works by Mendelssohn at Barbican Hall.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Schubert and Mahler at the Royal Festival Hall.
Comedy in London: Richard Herring at Leicester Square Theatre

Leicester Square Theatre Richard Herring will be recording his new show 'As It Occurs To Me' to the Leicester Square Theatre.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

to National Gallery 'Beyond Caravaggio' at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio's paintings had on later artists.
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood's new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.
 
Photography exhibition at Photographer’s Gallery

to Photographer’s Gallery The Photographers' Gallery "Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s" exhibition includes work from the Verbund Collection.
Comedy in London: Paul Merton at Comedy Store

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to Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
 
Art exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

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to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery is putting on an exhibition called "Champagne Life", which will feature an all-female line-up of artists.
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum's 'Opus Anglicanum' exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Art exhibition at Tate Britain

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to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
Free event in London at Hampstead Observatory

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to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
Theatre show in London: Travesties at Menier Chocolate Factory

to Menier Chocolate Factory The Menier Chocolate Factory will be putting on a production of Tom Stoppard's comedy "Travesties".
Art exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
 
Theatre show in London: Imogen at Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre The Globe Theatreis putting on a production of "Imogen", which is a re-imagined version of Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'.
Museum exhibition in London at Wallace Collection

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to Wallace Collection The British artist Tom Ellis has been commissioned to create a series of works for the Wallace Collection, called 'The Middle'.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.
Museum exhibition in London at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

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to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths A chance to see the remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum's new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Art's will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson's marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.
 
Musical in London: Pianist Of Willesden Lane at St. James Theatre

St. James Theatre "The Pianist of Willesden Lane" tells the story of a young Jewish pianist, who is packed off to London before the war.
Free event in London at Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
 
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

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Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
Free event in London at One New Change

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One New Change One New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul's Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.
 
Tate Modern

Tate Modern Check out the restaurant and bar at the Tate Modern art gallery, for a great view of St. Paul's Cathedral across the river.
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

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

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Trafalgar Square Relive London's history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).
Cheap event in London at Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

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Docklands Light Railway (DLR) The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train, giving you a fantastic view of the track.
 
Free event in London at Little Venice

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Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City If you don't fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there's a much cheaper alternative... the No.11 bus.
 
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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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.
 
Art exhibition at Cartoon Museum

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to Cartoon Museum Come and enjoy some cartoons, caricatures and comic strips of the people we all love to love — or love to hate.
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of London

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to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
 
 
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