Best events in London Sunday 18 December

Best events in London on Sun 18th December

Our guide to the best events in London on Sunday 18 December 2016.

Hampton Court Palace

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to Hampton Court Palace Spend an atmospheric evening strolling through Hampton Court's courtyards, singing Christmas carols as you go.
Musical in London: Million Dollar Quartet at Royal Festival Hall

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to Royal Festival Hall "Million Dollar Quartet" tells the true story of a jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. Million Dollar Quartet will be on in London on Sunday December 18th, for a run at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
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.
 
Sport in London at London International Horse Show at London Olympia

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to London Olympia The London International Horse Show will feature world-class show jumping, dressage and carriage driving competitions.
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.
 
Theatre show in London: Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre

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to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook. You can catch the popular theatre show Dick Whittington at the New Wimbledon Theatre on Sun 18th December.
Music concert in London: Red Hot Chili Peppers at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena The Red Hot Chili Peppers have a new album out called 'The Getaway', and will be touring the UK in December.
 
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre

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to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
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?
 
Childrens event in London at Frozen at Prince Charles Cinema

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to Prince Charles Cinema Disney's animated classic "Frozen" is coming to the Prince Charles Cinema, in a special sing-a-long version for kids.
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.
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.
Museum exhibition in London at Geffrye Museum

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to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
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.
 
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.
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 Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the country's most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIII's Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.
 
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.
Childrens event in London at Harrods

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to Harrods Take you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.
 
Childrens event in London at BFI IMAX Cinema

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BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
Free event in London at Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.
 
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.
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
 
Childrens event in London at Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
Musical in London: Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre

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to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.
 
Musical in London: School Of Rock at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre

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to Apollo Theatre "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's inept attempts to put on show. You can catch the popular theatre show Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the Apollo Theatre on Sun 18th December.
 
 
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