Free events in London Thursday 29 December

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Free events in London on Thu 29th December

Our guide to free events in London on Thursday 29 December 2016.

 at Bank of England Museum, London
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Crafty Christmas for kids, at the Bank of England

to Bank of England Museum Take your kids to the Bank of England Museum this December and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas arts and crafts.
 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 29 December?

Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo Theatre29 December“Peter Pan Goes Wrong” tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s inept attempts to put on show.

Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree29 DecemberThe Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of ‘Stick Man’, a kid’s show about the adventures of a brave stick.

Christmas panto: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs29 DecemberThis year’s Christmas panto at the Shaw Theatre will be “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”.

Mr Popper’s Penguins — family puppet musical29 DecemberMr and Mrs Popper are bringing their amazing family of puppet penguins to the Criterion Theatre for two weeks over Christmas.

Disney On Ice — Frozen — at the O2 Arena29 DecemberDisney on Ice’s new skating show brings “Frozen” to The O2, with all your favourite characters and songs from the movie.

“The Lion King” — music by Elton John29 DecemberBased on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, “The Lion King” tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.

Catch “The Gruffalo” — at the Lyric Theatre29 December“The Gruffalo” is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House29 DecemberSomerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.

Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith — Aladdin29 DecemberThis year’s Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in “Aladdin”.

 
 
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