Best events in London Wednesday 26 October

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Best events in London on Wed 26th October

Our guide to the best events in London on Wednesday 26 October 2016.

 at Golden Hinde, London
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Quiz & Chips Night, on the Golden Hinde II

Golden Hinde Enter a team into the Quiz & Chips night onboard the Golden Hinde II — a life-size replica of Francis Drake's Tudor galleon.
Matt Forde at St. James Theatre, London
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Matt Forde — The Political Party

St. James Theatre You are all invited to Matt Forde's Political Party, where he will combine some topical stand-up with a big political interview. You can see comedian Matt Forde at the St. James Theatre on Wednesday October 26th.
 
King Lear at Old Vic, London
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“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks

to Old Vic Oscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.
Musical in London: Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre

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to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.
 
Musical in London: School Of Rock at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
Frankie Boyle at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Frankie Boyle — Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Frankie Boyle is back in town to test out some brand new jokes in a "Work in Progress" show at the Leicester Square Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre

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to Apollo Theatre "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's inept attempts to put on show. Peter Pan Goes Wrong will be in London on Wednesday October 26th, during its run at the Apollo Theatre.
Don Giovanni at London Coliseum, London
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Mozart’s comic opera masterpiece: Don Giovanni

London Coliseum Mozart's comic opera "Don Giovanni" is an exhilarating re-telling of the Don Juan legend, following his final 24 hours on earth.
 
 at Tate Britain, London
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Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
 
No Mans Land at Wyndham’s Theatre, London
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No Man’s Land — Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart

to Wyndham’s Theatre Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be starring in Harold Pinter's classic play, 'No Man's Land', at the Wyndham's Theatre.
Free event in London at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, but is usually a lot less crowded.
 
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.
The Entertainer at Garrick Theatre, London
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The Entertainer — starring Kenneth Branagh

to Garrick Theatre Kenneth Branagh will be starring in John Osborne's modern classic "The Entertainer", at the Garrick Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of London

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to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre, London
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The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight

to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.
 
1984 at Playhouse Theatre, London
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George Orwell’s chilling novel — “1984″

to Playhouse Theatre Big Brother will be watching George Orwell's nightmarish vision of the future, when it comes to the Playhouse Theatre.
 at British Museum, London
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Ancient Sunken Cities — Egypt’s Lost Worlds

to British Museum This fantastic new exhibition at the British Museum will explore the ancient sunken cities that have been discovered in Egypt.
 
Musical in London: Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
 at The City, London
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A walk around The City’s top 10 sights

The City This walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange.
 
 at Wembley Stadium, London
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Guided tour of Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.
Musical in London: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre "Kinky Boots" tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it's songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.
 
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history. The musical Beautiful Carole King Musical will be playing on Wednesday October 26th at the Aldwych Theatre.
 at Houses of Parliament, London
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Watch PMQs (Prime Minister’s Questions)

to Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
 
 at Houses of Parliament, London
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Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons

to Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
 at O2 Arena, London
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Climb to the platform at the top of The O2

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.
 
 at The Shard, London
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The Shard — for fantastic views of London

The Shard Enjoy the stunning views from the top of The Shard -- London's tallest skyscraper -- more than 1000-feet above the city.
 at Monument, London
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Climb to the top of The Monument

Monument The Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.
 
 at Big Ben, London
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Climb up Big Ben, and see the bell

Big Ben This tour will take you all the way up to the top of the clock tower, where you can stand next to Big Ben as it strikes the hour.
 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up -- the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.
 
 at The Ritz, London
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Afternoon tea, in the Ritz Hotel’s Palm Court

The Ritz Dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.
 at London Eye, London
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Have a ride on the London Eye

London Eye Every tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.
 
 at London Zoo, London
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Be a Zoo Keeper for a day, at 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.
 at Tower of London, London
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Yeoman Warder tour, at the Tower of London

Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the "Beefeaters").
 
 
 
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