Best events in London this weekend

Best events in London this weekend

Our guide to the best events in London this weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

Comedy in London this weekend: Paul Merton at Comedy Store

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to Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
2001 A Space Odyssey at Royal Festival Hall this weekend

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Royal Festival Hall The Royal Festival Hall will be screening '2001 - A Space Odyssey' on a giant screen, alongside a live performance of the score.
 
Comedy in London this weekend: Frankie Boyle at Leicester Square Theatre

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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.
Childrens event in London this weekend at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium This is the first of three NFL regular season games, with the Indianapolis Colts taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars.
 
Classical music in London this weekend: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall John Williams has composed some of the best tunes in the movies, and the RPO will be playing some at the Royal Albert Hall.
Guided tour in London this weekend at Museum of London

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Museum of London The Museum of London is putting on a boat trip down the Thames to show us how the city emerged after the Great Fire of London.
 
Opera in London this weekend: Andrea Bocelli at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli will be coming to The O2 in October in support of his latest album, 'Cinema'. See Andrea Bocelli at the O2 Arena this weekend, when the classical opera comes to London.
Childrens event in London this weekend at Regent Street

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Regent Street Get ready for the NFL game between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars with the NFL fan rally in Regent Street.
 
Hampton Court Palace this weekend

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Hampton Court Palace Pretend you're Henry VIII and spend an entire night inside Hampton Court Palace, sleeping on the floor of the Cartoon Gallery.
Comedy in London this weekend: Barry Crimmins at Leicester Square Theatre

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Leicester Square Theatre American comic Barry Crimmins is bringing his 'Seeking Political Asylum' to the Leicester Square Theatre for three nights.
 
Theatre show in London this weekend: Nos Knife at Old Vic

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to Old Vic Lisa Dwan will be performing Samuel Beckett's previously un-performed "No's Knife" at the Old Vic Theatre.
Art exhibition this weekend at Tate Britain

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to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 
Art exhibition this weekend at Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
Museum exhibition in London this weekend at Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
Theatre show in London this weekend: David Baddiel My Family Not The Sitcom at Vaudeville Theatre

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to Vaudeville Theatre David Baddiel's new show celebrates his mum and dad by remembering everything they would probably want to forget.
Museum exhibition in London this weekend at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

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to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths A chance to see the remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
 
Theatre show in London this weekend: No Mans Land at Wyndham’s Theatre

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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 this weekend 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.
 
Free event in London this weekend 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.
Free event in London this weekend 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 this weekend 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 this weekend 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.
 
Guided tour in London this weekend 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.
Theatre show in London this weekend: The Entertainer at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre Kenneth Branagh will be starring in John Osborne's modern classic "The Entertainer", at the Garrick Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London this weekend: 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. Harry Potter And The Cursed Child will be playing at the Palace Theatre in London over the weekend, and during October.
Buckingham Palace this weekend

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Buckingham Palace Did you know that you can combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the gardens as well?
 
Buckingham Palace this weekend

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Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the lavishly decorated State Rooms, and paintings from the Royal Collection.
Museum exhibition in London this weekend 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.
 
Musical in London this weekend: Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.
Art exhibition this weekend at Royal Academy of Arts

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Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts will be hosting a big exhibition of David Hockney's work, called "82 Portraits and 1 Still Life".
 
Theatre show in London this weekend: Macbeth at Globe Theatre

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Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'the Scottish play', which tells the story of Macbeth's rise and fall.
Theatre show in London this weekend: 1984 at Playhouse Theatre

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to Playhouse Theatre Big Brother will be watching George Orwell's nightmarish vision of the future, when it comes to the Playhouse Theatre.
 
Musical in London this weekend: Go Between at Apollo Theatre

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to Apollo Theatre Michael Crawford will be starring in a musical adaptation of L.P. Hartley's "The Go-Between", at the Apollo Theatre.
Museum exhibition in London this weekend at British Museum

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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 this weekend: Show Boat at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The New London Theatre will be putting on a production of the classic Hollywood musical 'Show Boat'.
Musical in London this weekend: Funny Girl at Savoy Theatre

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to Savoy Theatre Sheridan Smith will be starring in "Funny Girl" at the Savoy Theatre — sure to be one of the highlights of the theatre year. Funny Girl will be playing over the weekend at the Savoy Theatre, and runs until October.
 
 
 
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