Best events in London Wednesday 4 January

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Best events in London on Wed 4th January

Our guide to the best events in London on Wednesday 4 January 2017.

Childrens event in London at Medieval Banquet

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Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
 
The Ritz

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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.
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

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Royal Observatory The Royal Observatory's daily "Sky Tonight" show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.
 
Highgate Cemetery

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Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Free event in London at Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
 
Childrens event in London at Wembley Stadium

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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.
Bateaux London

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Bateaux London Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat, as it sails serenely down the Thames.
 
Guided tour in London at The City

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The City If you don't fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there's a much cheaper alternative... the No.11 bus.
Guided tour in London at Ghost Bus Tours

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Ghost Bus Tours The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London's gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.
 
Childrens event in London at London Duck Tours

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London Duck Tours Enjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea... with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.
Guided tour in London at City Cruises

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City Cruises City Cruises offer one-way, return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich, stopping off at Tower Bridge.
 
Guided tour in London at TRS River Cruise

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TRS River Cruise Spend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich, and see some of the sights along the river.
Guided tour in London at Big Bus Tours

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Big Bus Tours This traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions, with a free river cruise and guided walk.
Childrens event in London at The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

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The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in five minutes.
Guided tour in London at Original Bus Tour

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Original Bus Tour The Original Tour is one of London's most popular sightseeing buses, and it's also a great way to travel around the capital.
 
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.
Nutcracker at London Coliseum, London
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The Nutcracker — English National Ballet

to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
 
Cinderella Panto at London Palladium, London
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Cinderella — with Paul O’Grady, Amanda Holden

to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre, London
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Dick Whittington panto — with Matthew Kelly

to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.
 
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.
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". Sleeping Beauty Panto will be playing in London on Wednesday 4th Jan, during its run at the Richmond Theatre.
 
 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?
 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.
 
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. See Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House in London on Wednesday January 4th.
 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.
 
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.
Theatre show in London: Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in 'Nice Fish' at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins. Nice Fish will be in London on Wednesday January 4th, during its run at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London: Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios

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to Trafalgar Studios Hollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Buried Child', at the Trafalgar Studios.
Southbank

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to Southbank This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
 
Photography exhibition at Tate Modern

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to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John's private collection.
 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).
Childrens event in London at Canary Wharf

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to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
 
 
 
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