Free events in London Tuesday 20 December

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Free events in London on Tue 20th December

Our guide to free events in London on Tuesday 20 December 2016.

 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

to St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
 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 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).
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.
 
Free event in London at Old Bailey

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Old Bailey Watch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey, where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case.
Free event in London at Royal Courts of Justice

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Royal Courts of Justice Try something a bit different -- how about going to the Royal Courts of Justice and watching a real-life court case?
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 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.
 
Free event in London at Covent Garden

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Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers, acrobats and clowns to opera singers.
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.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

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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

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to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
 
 at Somerset House, London
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Old Palaces Tour, at Somerset House

Somerset House The "Old Palaces Tour" at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England's Stuart Dynasty queens.
Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm

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Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
 
 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 20 December?

Meet Santa at the Harrods Christmas Grotto20 DecemberTake you kids to see the toy factory at Harrods, and then meet Santa in his Winter Cabin inside the Christmas Grotto.

Dirty Dancing — in town for one month only!20 December‘Dirty Dancing’ is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny’s unforgettable summer.

“Dreamgirls” at the Savoy Theatre — with Amber Riley20 DecemberAmber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical “Dreamgirls”, at the Savoy Theatre.

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral20 DecemberSt Paul’s Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up — the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.

Yeoman Warder tour, at the Tower of London20 DecemberOne of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the “Beefeaters”).

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory20 DecemberRoald Dahl’s much-loved children’s classic “Charlie & The Chocolate Factory” has been turned into a West End musical.

“The Play That Goes Wrong”, at the Duchess20 DecemberThe Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?

Tour of the Lord Mayor’s Mansion House20 DecemberHave a look inside Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and see inside the Egyptian Hall.

Harry Potter Tour, at Warner Bros Studios20 DecemberExplore the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, and see some of the props and sets from the movies.

 
 
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