Best events in London Thursday 19 January

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Best events in London on Thu 19th January

Our guide to the best events in London on Thursday 19 January 2017.

La Traviata at Royal Opera House, London
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Verdi’s La Traviata — Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House "La Traviata" is one of Verdi's best-loved operas, and tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo.
Cirque Du Soleil Amaluna at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna

to Royal Albert Hall Cirque du Soleil is back at the Royal Albert Hall with a re-run of the latest show, Amaluna.
 
Giselle at London Coliseum, London
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“Giselle” — at the London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The English National Ballet is putting on a production of the classic ballet "Giselle" at the London Coliseum.
Talk in London at Houses of Parliament

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Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
 
Childrens event in London at Medieval Banquet

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Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.
Guided tour in London at Jack The Ripper Tour

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Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
 
Cheap event in London at Monument

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Monument The Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.
St. Paul’s Cathedral

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St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up -- the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.
 
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.
The Ritz

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The Ritz Dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.
 
Childrens event in London at London Zoo

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London Zoo Get closer to the animals at London Zoo, and help to feed and muck them out, by becoming a London Zoo keeper for a day.
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

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Royal Observatory The Royal Observatory's daily "Sky Tonight" show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.
 
Highgate Cemetery

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Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Childrens event in London at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.
 
London Zoo

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London Zoo Here's your chance to enter the animal enclosures, watch them feed, and get close to some of the animals at London Zoo.
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).
Bateaux London

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Bateaux London Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat, as it sails serenely down the Thames.
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.
 
Guided tour in London at Ghost Bus Tours

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Ghost Bus Tours The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London's gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.
Childrens event in London at London Eye

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London Eye Every tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.
 
Childrens event in London at London Duck Tours

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London Duck Tours Enjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea... with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.
Tower of London

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Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the "Beefeaters").
 
Guided tour in London at City Cruises

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City Cruises City Cruises offer one-way, return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich, stopping off at Tower Bridge.
Guided tour in London at TRS River Cruise

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TRS River Cruise Spend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich, and see some of the sights along the river.
 
Guided tour in London at Big Bus Tours

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Big Bus Tours This traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions, with a free river cruise and guided walk.
Childrens event in London at The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

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The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in five minutes.
 
Guided tour in London at Original Bus Tour

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Original Bus Tour The Original Tour is one of London's most popular sightseeing buses, and it's also a great way to travel around the capital.
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.
 
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.
Childrens event in London at Harry Potter Studio Tour

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Harry Potter Studio Tour Explore the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, and see some of the props and sets from the movies.
 
Free event in London at Tower of London

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Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old, and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night.
Childrens event in London at Madame Tussauds

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Madame Tussauds Rub shoulders with the stars at Madame Tussauds, where you'll meet Royalty and have your photo taken with the Queen.
 
Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle, the world's oldest inhabited castle, and the Royal Family's home for over 1000 years.
Rent at St. James Theatre, London
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RENT — the legendary rock musical

to St. James Theatre The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.
 
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.
Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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“Nice Fish” — starring Mark Rylance

to Harold Pinter Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in 'Nice Fish' at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins.
 
Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios, London
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Buried Child — with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan

to Trafalgar Studios Hollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Buried Child', at the Trafalgar Studios.
 at Southbank, London
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Southbank’s Winter Festival & Christmas market

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.
 at Canary Wharf, London
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Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink

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.
 
 
 
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