Events in London – 5 December 2017

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Tuesday 5th December

O2 Arena
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Damon Albarns Gorillaz - O2 Arena

Damon Albarn's cartoon band Gorillaz are back with a brand-new album, Humanz, and playing two nights at The O2.
Soho Theatre
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Daniel Sloss: Now - at the Soho Theatre

Scottish comic Daniel Sloss is coming to London to perform his new stand-up show at the Soho Theatre.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Tuesday 5 December, or one of London’s musicals

Hampstead Theatre
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Cell Mates - at the Hampstead Theatre

'Cell Mates' tells the story of a double agent's escape from Wormwood Scrubs, and the problems he has trusting his fellow escapee.
Peacock Theatre
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Raymond Briggs The Snowman

Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 5 December for one of these family events

Hackney Empire
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Cinderella - panto at the Hackney Empire

Enjoy a traditional Christmas panto at the Hackney Empire, and see if Cinderella can find her Prince Charming.
London Zoo

London Zoo Get closer to the animals at London Zoo, and help to feed and muck them out, by becoming a London Zoo keeper for a day.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Tuesday 5th December and see an exhibition

Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be exploring the career of Amedeo Modigliani, through a comprehensive survey of his works.
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The 'Red Star Over Russia' exhibition at the Tate Modern will explore the visual art of the early Soviet Union, up until 1953.
 

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 5 December?

Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace has some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
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.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 5 December

Mansion House

Mansion House Have a look inside Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London, and see inside the Egyptian Hall.
Old Bailey

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.
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Tuesday 5th December

Jack The Ripper Tour

Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
BrakeAway Bike Tours

BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
 

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 5 December

Serpentine Gallery

to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of work by Wade Guyton, called 'Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged'.
Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood 'A Lifetime in Stories' will explore the work of Michael 'War Horse' Morpurgo, one of the Britain's best-loved authors.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Tuesday 5th December

O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb up The O2's roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.
Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.
Tate Modern

Tate Modern Check out the restaurant and bar at the Tate Modern art gallery, for a great view of St. Paul's Cathedral across the river.
 
 
 
 
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