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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
Ceremony of the Keys – See the 700 year old ceremony where they lock up the Tower of London
House of Commons – It’s totally free to listen to the MPs debating inside the Houses of Parliament
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 Dick Whittington, Heisenberg The Uncertainty Principle, Showstopper, Girl From The North Country and Boudica

Music concerts in London

Music concerts coming soon include Steps, Blow Monkeys, Dan And Shay, Tori Amos and Midge Ure

Comedy in London

Some of the comedians performing in London are Ricky Gervais, Andrew Lawrence, Daniel Sloss, Jimmy Carr and Hal Cruttenden

Children’s events in London

How about taking your kids to see Nativity The Musical, Annie, Nfl American Football, Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure or Father Christmas?

Classical music in London

If you enjoy classical music then try Nutcracker, 2cellos, Disney Fantasia, Carmina Burana and Star Wars

Our London guide has hundreds of London events, tourist attractions and things to do:

Art exhibitions · Museum exhibitions

Your holiday in London wouldn’t be complete without a bit of pomp and pageantry:

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

How about doing some London sightseeing on a guided tour or a sightseeing bus?

Guided tours · Outdoor events · Places to go in London for a great view · Sports events in London · Things to do for free in London

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