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Popular tourist attractions for you to visit:

Changing the Guard – No London holiday is complete without seeing the soldiers outside the palace
London Eye – Visit London Eye and get a great view of the London skyline at the top of the wheel
The Shard – The highest viewing platform in London can be found at the top of The Shard skyscraper
Dismounting Ceremony – See the famous 4 O’Clock Parade takes place every day at Horse Guards
Yeoman Warder tour – Our visitors guide has information about the Tower’s Yeoman Warder tour
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Theatre shows in London

Upcoming theatre shows include Remembering Fred, Mousetrap, Venus In Fur, Snowman and School Of Rock

Music concerts in London

Music concerts coming soon include Queen Adam Lambert, Alice Cooper, Parov Stelar, Squeeze and Billy Bragg

Comedy in London

Some of the comedians performing in London are Michael Mcintyre, Lee Nelson, Jason Byrne, Milton Jones and Paul Zerdin

Children’s events in London

How about taking your kids to see Father Christmas, Frozen, Jack And The Beanstalk, Chelsea FC Guided Tour or Nfl American Football?

Classical music in London

If you enjoy classical music then try Song Of The Earth La Sylphide, Katherine Jenkins, Andre Rieu, Carmina Burana and Amore Svetlana Zakharova

Lots more tourist attractions and things to do:

Art exhibitions · Museum exhibitions

How about some a bit of pomp and pageantry?

Royal events in London · Religious events in London · Daily parades in London

How about a guided tour or sightseeing bus?

Guided tours · Outdoor events · Fantastic views · Sports events · Things to do for free

Hotels · Restaurants · Pubs and clubs

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