Free events in London Thursday 1 December

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Free events in London on Thu 1st December

Our guide to free events in London on Thursday 1 December 2016.

 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Handel’s Messiah at St. Paul’s

St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's Cathedral Choir and the City of London Sinfonia will be giving a performance of Handel's "Messiah".
 at Trafalgar Square, London
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Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square

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 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.
 at Geffrye Museum, London
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Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions

to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 
 at Regent Street, London
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Christmas lights in Regent Street

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

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

Bond Street Bond Street is one of the poshest shopping streets in in London, and they always have some of the poshest decorations too!
 at Oxford Street, London
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Christmas lights in Oxford Street

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 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.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 at National Gallery, London
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Heaven on Earth — Maino’s Two Adorations

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
 
 at Guildhall Art Gallery, London
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Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy

to Guildhall Art Gallery "Victorians Decoded" will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

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.
Museum exhibition in London at Science Museum

Free 

to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
 at National Maritime Museum, London
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Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea

to National Maritime Museum "Forgotten Fighters" will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.
 

We don’t have any more free events, but how about these other events in London on 1 December?

Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity1 DecemberThe National Maritime Museum’s new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson’s controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child1 DecemberPalace Theatre has snapped up the rights to “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” — a brand-new story by JK Rowling.

Feminist Avant-Garde (from the Verbund Collection)1 DecemberThe Photographers’ Gallery “Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s” exhibition includes work from the Verbund Collection.

Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain1 DecemberWhether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain’s most prestigious contemporary art prizes.

Agatha Christie crime thriller — The Mousetrap1 DecemberAgatha Christie’s murder mystery crime thriller “The Mousetrap” has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.

Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree1 DecemberThe Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of ‘Stick Man’, a kid’s show about the adventures of a brave stick.

John Gibson — A British Sculptor in Rome1 DecemberThe Royal Academy of Art’s will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson’s marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.

The “Phantom of the Opera” is here!1 December“The Phantom of the Opera” has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s finest scores.

Wifredo Lam exhibition, at the Tate Modern1 DecemberThe Tate Modern will be putting on a major exhibition of works by Wifredo Lam, taking pieces from his fifty year career.

 
 
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