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Craig’s review of Greenwich Hill

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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
Ceremony of the Keys – See the 700 year old ceremony where they lock up the Tower of London
Evensong at St. Paul’s – There’s nothing like hearing a choral service inside St. Paul’s Cathedral
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 Play That Goes Wrong, Captive Queen, Little Matchgirl, Venus In Fur and Showstopper

Music concerts in London

Music concerts coming soon include Paul Weller, Queen Adam Lambert, Marilyn Manson, Michael Ball Alfie Boe and Kris Drever

Comedy in London

Some of the comedians performing in London are Simon Amstell, Andrew Lawrence, Daniel Sloss, Nik Rabinowitz and Lee Nelson

Children’s events in London

How about taking your kids to see Peter Pan Arena Spectacular, Dick Whittington, Nativity The Musical, Snowman or Arsenal FC Guided Tour?

Classical music in London

If you enjoy classical music then try 2cellos, Dreamworks Animation In Concert, Amore Svetlana Zakharova, Amadeus

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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