What’s on in London today

Whats on in London today

See what events are on today in London on Wednesday 7th December.

Classical music in London today: Barbican Hall

(Today)Barbican Hall Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be playing works by Haydn and Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.
Cheap event in London today at Golden Hinde

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(Today)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.
 
Classical music in London today: Royal Festival Hall

(Today)Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be playing music by Glinka, Prokofiev, Dargomizhsky and Tchaikovsky at the Royal Festival Hall.
Art exhibition today at National Gallery

(Today) to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.
 
Sport in London today at Alexandra Palace

(Today)Alexandra Palace Get down to Alexandra Palace and see some of the world's greatest pool players battle it out for the Mosconi Cup.
Theatre show in London today: Hamlet at Trafalgar Studios

(Today) to Trafalgar Studios This critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' boils the bloody action down into a single night at a wedding.
 
Classical music in London today: Up And Down at London Coliseum

(Today) to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down". This will see Up And Down playing at the London Coliseum.
Musical in London today: Dirty Dancing at Phoenix Theatre

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(Today) 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.
 
Music concert in London today: Roy Ayers at Jazz Café

(Today)Jazz Café Jazz funk legend Roy Ayers will be playing three nights at the Jazz Cafe in Camden this December.
Theatre show in London today: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre

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(Today) to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
 
Theatre show in London today: Wild Honey at Hampstead Theatre

(Today) to Hampstead Theatre "Wild Honey" is a comedy of misunderstandings and passion, based on Anton Chekhov's early, untitled play.
Childrens event in London today at Museum of London Docklands

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(Today) to Museum of London Docklands Meet Father Christmas in a Victorian-themed grotto in the Sailortown gallery, at the Museum of London Docklands.
 
Childrens event in London today at Trafalgar Square

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(Today) to Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Opera in London today: Il Trovatore at Royal Opera House

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(Today) 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".
Art exhibition today at Tate Modern

(Today) to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
Art exhibition today at Saatchi Gallery

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(Today) to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
 
Theatre show in London today: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire

(Today) to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
Childrens event in London today at Hampton Court Palace

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(Today) 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 today: Snowman at Peacock Theatre

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(Today) to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
Thinking Drinkers at Museum of Comedy today

(Today) to Museum of Comedy Join the Thinking Drinkers for a Christmas-themed version of "Around the World in 80 Drinks" at the Museum of Comedy.
 
Childrens event in London today at Royal Botanic Gardens

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(Today) 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 today at Geffrye Museum

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(Today) to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 
Theatre show in London today: This House at Garrick Theatre

(Today) to Garrick Theatre 'This House' takes us behind the scenes in Parliament, when the whips do all they can to coerce the MPs into voting the right way.
Theatre show in London today: Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith

(Today) to Lyric Hammersmith This year's Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in "Aladdin".
 
Musical in London today: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

(Today) to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre. Dreamgirls will be playing today at the Savoy Theatre, and runs until May.
Theatre show in London today: Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre

(Today) to Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.
 
Childrens event in London today at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park

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(Today) to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.
Museum exhibition in London today at Star Wars at O2 Arena

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(Today) to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
 
Childrens event in London today at Regent Street

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(Today) to Regent Street Regent Street always has some of the best Christmas lights in London, stretching from Oxford Street to Waterloo Place.
Childrens event in London today at Somerset House

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(Today) to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 
Childrens event in London today at Tower of London

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(Today) to Tower of London The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
Theatre show in London today: Peter Pan at Olivier Theatre

(Today)Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow.
 
Theatre show in London today: Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre

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(Today) 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.
Sport in London today at Broadgate Ice Rink

 

(Today) to Broadgate Ice Rink Surrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.
 
Theatre show in London today: Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios

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

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(Today) to Southbank This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
 
 
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