What’s on in London 26th Dec, Boxing Day

Whats on in London on Boxing Day, Thu 26th December

See what events are on in London on Boxing Day, Thursday 26 December 2013.

Childrens event in London at Disney On Ice Dare To Dream at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena The new "Disney On Ice" show is called "Dare to Dream". Watch your favourite Disney characters come to life before their very eyes as they tell the tale of two modern-day princesses, Rapunzel and Tiana, with the classic elegance of Cinderella.
Charles Dickens Museum

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to Charles Dickens Museum The Dickens House Museum is one of the very few attractions which will remain open over the Christmas period, during which visitors will be invited to step back in time and enjoy a Dickensian-style Christmas. The house will be filled with the scent of citrus and spice, and authentic Victorian trimmings, whilst visitors will enjoy some mulled wine and mince pies.
 
Childrens event in London at Slavas Snowshow at Royal Festival Hall

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to Royal Festival Hall The award-winning "Slava's Snowshow" is returning to the Royal Festival Hall. Experience a joyous and dream-like world this Christmas, which will touch your heart and tickle your funny bone... A world in which a cobweb envelops the audience and one tiny piece of paper begins a breathtaking blizzard of snow!
Theatre show in London: Cinderella Panto at Shaw Theatre

to Shaw Theatre What could be more Christmassy than taking your kids to see a panto? The Shaw Theatre will be telling the tale of Cinders, whose life is one of drudgery and hardship, bullied and mistreated by her three ugly sisters, until her fairy Godmother casts a spell that leads her to meet her Prince Charming...
 
Prince Charles Cinema

to Prince Charles Cinema Settle down to the ultimate feel-good Christmas movie, "It's A Wonderful Life". The film stars James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore, and follows Stewart as he struggles to find himself and work out what he really wants. In the end he teaches us the most important lesson of all -- that life, although a long and winding road, truly is wonderful.
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum No Christmas would be complete without a visit to see Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Nutcracker". As midnight chimes a magical Christmas tree starts to grow through the ceiling, marking the start of Clara's journey to the Sugar Plum Fairy's retreat in the Kingdom of Sweets.
 
Theatre show in London: Potted Panto at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre Enjoy a whistle-stop tour of seven pantomimes, with CBBC presenters Dan and Jeff. Roam the streets of Dick Whittington's London and search for Cinder's slipper -- but don't forget to rub Aladdin's lamp and wake Sleeping Beauty from her slumber before the giant climbs down the beanstalk to squash the seven dwarves! Potted Panto will be playing in London on Thursday 26th Dec, during its run at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan at Richmond Theatre

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to Richmond Theatre This year's Christmas panto at Richmond Theatre will be "Peter Pan", starring Henry Winkler as Captain Hook (aka The Fonz from 'Happy Days'). Help Peter and Wendy take on the villainous pirate in a captivating fairytale world. With stunning sets, glittering costumes and plenty of audience participation, this swashbuckling show is set to be the highlight of your year.
 
Theatre show in London: Aladdin at New Wimbledon Theatre

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to New Wimbledon Theatre Set off on a spectacular journey to the mystical East, where you'll enter the cave of wonders and discover the magic lamp. With some stunning sets, glittering costumes, dazzling dancing and wonderful songs, get ready for a magical carpet ride into a fun, fairytale world! Make tickets to Aladdin one of your three wishes for Christmas.
Theatre show in London: Snowman at Peacock Theatre

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to Peacock Theatre Raymond Briggs' much-loved children's book "The Snowman" has become as much a part of Christmas as carol singing and figgy pudding. When a young boy's snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two fly through the sky meeting everything from dancing penguins and reindeer, to Jack Frost and Father Christmas.
 
Theatre show in London: Jack And The Beanstalk at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Grab a couple of kids and lug them down to the Lyric Theatre for a bone fide Christmas panto. Join Jack and his mad mother's pack of magic beans, as he sows them in the earth and watches them rise up higher and higher into the sky. But what will he find hiding in the clouds?
Theatre show in London: Father Christmas at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Raymond Briggs' delightful animated story "Father Christmas" is returning to the stage. When he awakes from his lovely dream of summer sun, there it is on the calendar, December 24th -- the start of his busiest day of the year!
 
Theatre show in London: Eric And Little Ern at Vaudeville Theatre

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to Vaudeville Theatre The country's favourite comedy act has been brought back to life with warm memories of a bygone era. "Eric and Little Ern" recreates some of the finest moments of their comedy career, merging cherished moments from the "Morecambe and Wise" archives with some brand new material by the performers.
Childrens event in London at Tower of London

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to Tower of London Dust off your mittens and grab a cup of cocoa, because the Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back. Situated in the 1000-year-old dry-moat, this ice rink offers the chance to skate around in a truly unique setting, in the shadow of one of London's most iconic landmarks.
Childrens event in London at Somerset House

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to Somerset House London has loads of outdoor ice rinks to choose from at Christmas time, but the most glamorous can be found at Somerset House. Even if you only go to watch, the backdrop is spectacular. The 18th-century floodlit courtyard will be decorated with a huge Christmas tree, and you can go shopping for yuletide treats in the Christmas shopping arcade.
Childrens event in London at Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum Don your winter mittens and whizz around a 1000-metre square ice rink, set in the grounds of the Natural History Museum. The trees will be decked in fairy lights, and a traditional Carousel will be waltzing round to add to the festive atmosphere. There is also a Cafe Bar at the side of the rink to relax in, selling food and festive treats like mulled wine and hot chocolate.
 
Musical in London: Light Princess at Lyttelton Theatre

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to Lyttelton Theatre "The Light Princess" is both a dark fairytale and a coming-of-age story about grief, rebellion and the power of love. A prince and a princess in different kingdoms have both lost their mothers. The prince becomes so heavy-hearted that he can never smile, and declares war on the opposing realm. The princess escapes, only to encounter him on a piece of contested land.
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

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to V&A "From Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s" features more than 85 outfits from the 1980s, with bold and exciting looks by the likes of Betty Jackson, Katharine Hamnett, Wendy Dagworthy and John Galliano. Explore the creative explosion that influenced a new generation of designers, drawing their inspiration from the capital's eclectic club scene.
 

 
 
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