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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
Evensong service – Attend an Evensong service inside Westminster Abbey, and listen to the Abbey choir
London Eye – Visit London Eye and get a great view of the London skyline at the top of the wheel
Evensong at St. Paul’s – There’s nothing like hearing a choral service inside St. Paul’s Cathedral
Covent Garden – London tourists always enjoy watching the free street entertainers in Covent Garden
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Theatre shows in London

Upcoming theatre shows include Amadeus, Dick Whittington, Annie, Alls Well That Ends Well and Cinderella Panto

Music concerts in London

Music concerts coming soon include Jack Jones, Nathan Carter, Melina Aslanidou, Paul Carrack and Foreigner

Comedy in London

Some of the comedians performing in London are Michael Mcintyre, Ed Gamble, Daliso Chaponda, Chris Rock and Stewart Lee

Children’s events in London

How about taking your kids to see Chelsea FC Guided Tour, Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure, Peter Pan Arena Spectacular, Father Christmas or Frozen?

Classical music in London

If you enjoy classical music then try Le Jeune Homme Et La Mort,

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

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