What’s on in London Thursday 8 December

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Whats on in London on Thu 8th December

See what events are on in London on Thursday 8 December 2016.

Kula Shaker at The Forum, London
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Kula Shaker’s ‘K’ — 20th Anniversary Tour

to The Forum Kula Shaker will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album 'K' by playing it at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.
Musical in London: Rent at St. James Theatre

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to St. James Theatre The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre. Rent will be on in London on Thursday December 8th, for a run at the St. James Theatre.
 
Biffy Clyro at O2 Arena, London
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Biffy Clyro, at the O2 Arena

O2 Arena Biffy Clyro's UK arena tour will be coming to The O2 in December, in support of their chart topping album, 'Ellipsis'.
 at The City, London
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Guided tour around the area of Roman Londinium

The City Go on a guided walk through the streets of Roman London, and see what remains of the old city of Londinium.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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John Rutter’s Christmas Celebration

Royal Albert Hall John Rutter's Christmas Celebration concert is one of the most popular Christmas carol concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.
Section Boyz at O2 Academy Brixton, London
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Section Boyz — playing at the Brixton Academy

O2 Academy Brixton UK rappers Section Boyz will be playing one night at the Brixton Academy in December in support of 'Don't Panic'.
 
Michael Ball at Eventim Apollo, London
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Together — Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Eventim Apollo Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have recorded an album called 'Together', and will be going on a UK tour to promote it. You can see Michael Ball’s concert at the Eventim Apollo in London on Thursday 8th Dec 2016.
 at Barbican Hall, London
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Bartok, Stravinsky and John Adams — Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall John Adams and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing some works by Bartok and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.
 
Art exhibition at National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.
 at Alexandra Palace, London
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The Mosconi Cup at the Ally Pally (professional pool)

Alexandra Palace Get down to Alexandra Palace and see some of the world's greatest pool players battle it out for the Mosconi Cup.
 
Hamlet at Trafalgar Studios, London
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Critically-acclaimed adaptation of ‘Hamlet’

to Trafalgar Studios This critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' boils the bloody action down into a single night at a wedding.
Up And Down at London Coliseum, London
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Boris Eifman’s new ballet, “Up & Down”

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down".
 
Dirty Dancing at Phoenix Theatre, London
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Dirty Dancing — in town for one month only!

to Phoenix Theatre 'Dirty Dancing' is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny's unforgettable summer.
Elf at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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Quote-a-long to Will Ferrell’s ‘Elf’ movie

to Prince Charles Cinema Quote along to Will Ferrell's classic Christmas comedy "Elf", where he seeks out his grumpy dad James Caan in New York.
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre, London
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Sleeping Beauty panto — with Maureen Lipman

to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
Wild Honey at Hampstead Theatre, London
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Wild Honey — at the Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre "Wild Honey" is a comedy of misunderstandings and passion, based on Anton Chekhov's early, untitled play.
 
 at Museum of London Docklands, London
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Victorian-themed Santa’s Grotto at Sailortown

to Museum of London Docklands Meet Father Christmas in a Victorian-themed grotto in the Sailortown gallery, at the Museum of London Docklands.
 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 Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
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.
 
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire, London
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Sleeping Beauty — Hackney Empire Christmas panto

to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
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Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
Thinking Drinkers at Museum of Comedy, London
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Thinking Drinkers: Around the World in 80 Drinks

to Museum of Comedy Join the Thinking Drinkers for a Christmas-themed version of "Around the World in 80 Drinks" at the Museum of Comedy.
 
Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, London
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Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet

to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House. You can watch Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House in London on Thu 8th December.
 at Royal Botanic Gardens, London
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Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens

to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
 
 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.
Photography exhibition at Tower Bridge

to Tower Bridge Tower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called 'Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes'.
 
Theatre show in London: This House at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre 'This House' takes us behind the scenes in Parliament, when the whips do all they can to coerce the MPs into voting the right way.
Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith, London
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Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith — Aladdin

to Lyric Hammersmith This year's Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in "Aladdin". Aladdin Panto will be in London on Thursday December 8th, during its run at the Lyric Hammersmith.
 
Musical in London: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre.
Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre, London
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Peter Pan panto, at the Greenwich Theatre

to Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.
 
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park, London
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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.
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.
 
 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 Somerset House, London
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Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House

to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 
 
 
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