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Most popular events in London

See what’s on in London with our guide to the most popular events taking place in the next few months.

Childrens event in London at Trafalgar Square

1st 

to Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Free event in London at Buckingham Palace

2nd 

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 Royal Botanic Gardens

3rd

to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
Museum exhibition in London at Geffrye Museum

4th

to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 
Childrens event in London at Muppet Christmas Carol at Prince Charles Cinema

5th 

to Prince Charles Cinema Prince Charles Cinema will be showing "The Muppet Christmas Carol" at one of their mad-cap sing-a-long nights.
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace

6th

to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Theatre show in London: Cinderella at London Palladium

7th

to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium. Cinderella will be playing at the London Palladium in London until January.
Theatre show in London: Snowman at Peacock Theatre

8th 

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
 
Classical music in London: Nutcracker at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
Musical in London: Dirty Dancing at Phoenix Theatre

10th 

to Phoenix Theatre 'Dirty Dancing' is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny's unforgettable summer.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

11th 

to Royal Albert Hall Let's keep on celebrating Christmas until New Year's, with this Christmas Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall.
Musical in London: Rent at St. James Theatre

12th

to St. James Theatre The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.
 
Elf at Prince Charles Cinema

13th 

to Prince Charles Cinema Quote along to Will Ferrell's classic Christmas comedy "Elf", where he seeks out his grumpy dad James Caan in New York.
Cirque Du Soleil Amaluna at Royal Albert Hall

14th 

to Royal Albert Hall Cirque du Soleil is back at the Royal Albert Hall with a re-run of the latest show, Amaluna.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

15th

to Royal Albert Hall Christmas doesn't start until you've heard a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert Hall.
Guided tour in London at Museum of London

16th

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: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

17th 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Verdi's "Il trovatore", which includes the famous "Anvil Chorus".
Southbank

18th 

Southbank Celebrate the New Year with about a bazillion other people, as they watch London's spectacular fireworks display.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

19th

Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

20th

to Royal Albert Hall "Carols by Candlelight" features seasonal readings and Christmas carols performed in an evocative candlelit setting.
 
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre

21st

to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
Classical music in London: Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House

22nd 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Royal Opera House. Sleeping Beauty will be playing at the Royal Opera House in London until March.
 
Free event in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral

23rd

to St. Paul’s Cathedral Enjoy a traditional Christmas carol service at St Paul's Cathedral, on the 23rd and 24th December — for free!
Lord Of The Rings at Prince Charles Cinema

24th

Prince Charles Cinema Spend a day in Middle Earth and watch all three 'Lord of the Rings' movies back-to-back, at the Prince Charles Cinema.
 
 
 
 
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