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Whats on in London today

See what events are on today in London on Monday 16th January.

Opera in London today: La Traviata at Royal Opera House

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(Today) to Royal Opera House "La Traviata" is one of Verdi's best-loved operas, and tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo.
Music concert in London today: Billy Bragg at Union Chapel

(Today)Union Chapel Billy Bragg and Joe Henry's 'Shine A Light Tour' is coming to the Union Chapel, featuring songs from their American train journey. Hear Billy Bragg playing live tonight at the Union Chapel on Monday 16th Jan.
 
Classical music in London today: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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(Today) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
Free event in London today at Parliament Hill

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Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 
Free event in London today at One New Change

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One New Change One New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul's Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.
Tate Modern today

Tate Modern Check out the restaurant and bar at the Tate Modern art gallery, for a great view of St. Paul's Cathedral across the river.
 
Free event in London today 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.
Childrens event in London today 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 today

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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.
Comedy in London today: Stewart Lee at Leicester Square Theatre

(Today) to Leicester Square Theatre Stewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called "Content Provider".
 
Free event in London today at Buckingham Palace

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(Today) to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
Bateaux London today

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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.
 
Thames Clippers today

 

Thames Clippers Thames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.
Guided tour in London today at BrakeAway Bike Tours

BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
Guided tour in London today at See London by Night

 

See London by Night The 'See London By Night' bus tour will show you London's most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky.
Guided tour in London today 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 today 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.
Trafalgar Square

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Trafalgar Square Relive London's history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).
 
Cheap event in London today at Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

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Docklands Light Railway (DLR) The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train, giving you a fantastic view of the track.
Childrens event in London today 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.
 
Free event in London today at Little Venice

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Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
Guided tour in London today 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 today 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 today 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 today 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 today 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.
 
Theatre show in London today: Kite Runner at Wyndham’s Theatre

 

(Today) to Wyndham’s Theatre Hamlet is on trial for the murder of Polonius, and a cast of characters will take the stand to plead his case.
Theatre show in London today: Art at Old Vic

(Today) to Old Vic The Old Vic will be putting on a production of Yasmina Reza's award-winning play, "Art".
 
Theatre show in London today: Saint Joan at Donmar Warehouse

(Today) to Donmar Warehouse Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton will be playing Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw's classic play, "Saint Joan".
Musical in London today: Rent at St. James Theatre

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(Today) to St. James Theatre The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre. Rent will be playing in London today, during its run at the St. James Theatre.
 
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.
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.
Photography exhibition today at Tower Bridge

(Today) to Tower Bridge Tower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called 'Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes'.
 
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.
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. The musical Dreamgirls will be showing today (Monday 16th January) at the Savoy Theatre.
 
 
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