What’s on in London Thursday 20 October

Whats on in London on Thu 20th October

See what events are on in London on Thursday 20 October 2016.

Guided tour in London at Soho

Soho See the streets of Soho and learn about its history, in this guided walk organised by the Museum of London.
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of Childhood

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Museum of Childhood How about spending an evening playing some classic board games at the V&A Museum of Childhood?
 
Music concert in London: Nickelback at O2 Arena

O2 Arena Rock band Nickelback are bringing their headline tour to London, with a big gig at The O2 in October.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing classical music by Glazunov, Sibelius and Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Opera in London: The Nose at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Shostakovich's debut opera, a surrealist satire called 'The Nose'.
Music concert in London: Zucchero at Royal Albert Hall

to Royal Albert Hall Italian music star Zucchero is coming to London in October, and playing one night at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Guided tour in London at Soho

Soho See the streets of Soho and learn about its history, in this guided walk organised by the Museum of London.
Comedy in London: Mick Ferry at Comedy Store

to Comedy Store Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store.
 
Classical music in London: Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The London Chamber Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Mendelssohn and Walton at Cadogan Hall.
Art exhibition at Courtauld Gallery

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to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's "Rodin and Dance" exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.
 
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.
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.
 
Comedy in London: Bridget Christie at Leicester Square Theatre

Leicester Square Theatre Bridget Christie will be telling us all about the despairing meltdown she suffered following Brexit (in a funny way, of course).
Theatre show in London: Amadeus at Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
Comedy in London: Croft And Pearce at Museum of Comedy

to Museum of Comedy Shirley & Shirley are coming to the Museum of Comedy for five nights in October, with 'Not Just a One Night Stand'.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sir John Eliot Gardiner will be conducting the LSO in some classical works by Mendelssohn at Barbican Hall.
 
Musical in London: A Pacifists Guide To The War On Cancer at Dorfman Theatre

to Dorfman Theatre "A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer" is a musical look at living with cancer -- complete with shiny costumes and songs!
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.
 
Comedy in London: Stewart Lee at Leicester Square Theatre

Leicester Square Theatre Stewart Lee will be launching his latest DVD and trying out some new material from his upcoming 'Content Provider' tour.
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.
 
Theatre show in London: Oil at Almeida Theatre

to Almeida Theatre "Oil" is a new play which drills deep into the world's relationship with oil, through the eyes of one woman and her daughter.
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.
 
Theatre show in London: One Night In Miami at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse "One Night in Miami" imagines a conversation between Cassius Clay, Malcom X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown.
Theatre show in London: The Dresser at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood's greatest play -- 'The Dresser'.
 
Opera in London: Tosca at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue. Tosca will be in London on Thursday October 20th, for a run at the London Coliseum.
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.
Musical in London: Murder Ballad at Arts Theatre

to Arts Theatre "Murder Ballad" is a New York tale about love, obsession and murder, and will be playing at the Arts Theatre this October.
 
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.
Theatre show in London: The Libertine at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket "The Libertine" tells the story of the notorious Earl of Rochester, who's life is turned upside down when he meets an actress.
 
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.
 
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.
 
 
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