Events in London – 27 August 2017

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Sunday 27th August

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
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La La Land - Regents Park Open Air Theatre

Watch the Oscar-winning movie musical 'La La Land' on an outdoor screen, at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.
Royal Albert Hall
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Proms Concert #57 - Swing No End, with Claire Teal

Proms Concert #57 at the Royal Albert Hall will play some of the best Big Band tunes from 1930s/1940s America.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Sunday 27 August, or one of London’s musicals

Cadogan Hall
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Were Going On A Bear Hunt - at Cadogan Hall

The popular children's book 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt' will be brought vividly (and noisily) to life at Cadogan Hall.
Garrick Theatre
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David Walliams Gangsta Granny

David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
 

Family & Kid’s events

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

Vaudeville Theatre
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The Hunting of the Snark - Vaudeville Theatre

Come and join the ragtag gang of adventurers on their quest to capture the mythical Snark, through the worlds of Lewis Carroll.
London Zoo
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See dinosaurs come alive at Zoorassic Park

Travel back in time and see dinosaurs like Brachiosaurus, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex come alive at Zoorassic Park!
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Sunday 27th August and see an exhibition

Old Royal Naval College
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See the ceiling of the Painted Hall up-close

See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
Royal Academy of Arts
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Matisse in the Studio - Royal Academy of Arts

'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
 

Royal & Religious

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

Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace Tour, and garden highlights

Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening 2017

Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
 

Political & Military

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

National Army Museum
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War Paint - Brushes With Conflict

'War Paint - Brushes With Conflict' is the National Army Museum's first temporary exhibition after their grand re-opening.
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 Sunday 27th August

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.
The City

The City This walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange.
 

Classical music

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

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms #58 - Copland, Bernstein and Tchaikovsky

Proms Concert #58 at the Royal Albert Hall will include some classical music by Copland, Bernstein and Tchaikovsky.
 

Free events

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

Guildhall Art Gallery
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Trauma - a gladiator returns to the amphitheatre

The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood 'A Lifetime in Stories' will explore the work of Michael 'War Horse' Morpurgo, one of the Britain's best-loved authors.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Sunday 27th August

Photographer’s Gallery
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Gregory Crewdson - Cathedral of the Pines

The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
Wellington Arch

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

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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