Events in London - Sunday 1st December

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Need some inspiration for 1st December? The Royal Academy of Arts was founded on this day in 1768, so there’s really only one place you can go. But you might like to have a walk down Burlington Arcade as well while you’re there, because it’s only nextdoot, and you can buy a treat from the famous sweet shop at the end.

Christmas events on 1st December

Christmas is only 191 days away now, so why not try one of these seasonal events?

Dick Whittington at Hackney Empire

Dick Whittington Christmas panto

1 Dec to This years Christmas panto at the Hackney Empire is the classic rags-to-riches tale of Dick Whittington and his cat
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Greenwich Theatre

Sleeping Beauty Christmas panto

1 Dec to This years panto at the Greenwich Theatre will be the love story between Sleeping Beauty and her handsome prince

Raymond Briggs The Snowman

1 Dec to Fly through the sky with the magical snowman as Raymond Briggs much-loved childrens book returns to the Peacock Theatre
Cinderella Panto at Lyric Hammersmith

Cinderella Christmas panto

1 Dec to See if Cinderella can find her Prince Charming when she loses her new shoes and goes to the ball at the Lyric Hammersmith

Theatre shows on 1st December

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Sunday 1st December

Dick Whittington at Hackney Empire

Dick Whittington Christmas panto

1 Dec to This years Christmas panto at the Hackney Empire is the classic rags-to-riches tale of Dick Whittington and his cat
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Greenwich Theatre

Sleeping Beauty Christmas panto

1 Dec to This years panto at the Greenwich Theatre will be the love story between Sleeping Beauty and her handsome prince
Snowman at Peacock Theatre

Raymond Briggs The Snowman

1 Dec to Fly through the sky with the magical snowman as Raymond Briggs much-loved childrens book returns to the Peacock Theatre
Cinderella Panto at Lyric Hammersmith

Cinderella Christmas panto

1 Dec to See if Cinderella can find her Prince Charming when she loses her new shoes and goes to the ball at the Lyric Hammersmith

Music and comedy on 1st December

Have a night out at one of these rock and pop concerts or comedy gigs

Elvis In Concert at O2 Arena

Elvis Presley in Concert

1 Dec 2019 Watch the King Elvis Presley performing on a big screen at The O2 accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Family & Kid’s events on 1st December

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 1st December

Dick Whittington at Hackney Empire

Dick Whittington Christmas panto

1 Dec to This years Christmas panto at the Hackney Empire is the classic rags-to-riches tale of Dick Whittington and his cat
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Greenwich Theatre

Sleeping Beauty Christmas panto

1 Dec to This years panto at the Greenwich Theatre will be the love story between Sleeping Beauty and her handsome prince

Raymond Briggs The Snowman

1 Dec to Fly through the sky with the magical snowman as Raymond Briggs much-loved childrens book returns to the Peacock Theatre
Cinderella Panto at Lyric Hammersmith

Cinderella Christmas panto

1 Dec to See if Cinderella can find her Prince Charming when she loses her new shoes and goes to the ball at the Lyric Hammersmith
Museum of London

Beasts of London

1 Dec to Meet the animals that have shaped the city throughout history with voices provided by Kate Moss Pam Ferris Brian Blessed and Joe Pasquale

Art & Museum exhibitions on 1st December

How about spending a few hours on Sunday in one of London’s art galleries or museums?

National Gallery
free

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

1 Dec to An exhibition of early works by David Bomberg alongside some of the Old Master paintings that inspired him
Royal Academy of Arts

Eco-Visionaries at the Royal Academy

1 Dec to Eco-Visionaries will show how artists and architects are helping to fight climate change with their innovative new designs
Saatchi Gallery

Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Tutankhamun

1 Dec 2019 to More than 150 artefacts from Tutankhamuns tomb will be put on display to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their discovery
Royal Academy of Arts

Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits

1 Dec to The Royal Academys landmark exhibition will unite more than fifty of Lucian Freuds self-portraits in a single exhibition

Royal & Religious events on 1st December

See inside some beautiful buildings with one of these Royal or religious events

Queen’s Gallery

George IV - Art & Spectacle

1 Dec 2019 to An exhibition of paintings and porcelain from the Royal Collection that were collected together during the reign of George IV
British Library

Buddhism exhibition at the British Library

1 Dec to This exhibition will explore the history of Buddhism from its 6th-century origins in India right up to the present day

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Apartments at the worlds oldest inhabited castle which has been home to the Royal Family for a thousand years
Hampton Court Palace
free

Choral Mass at Hampton Court Palace

Attend a Sunday service in one of the countrys most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIIIs Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Tower of London
free

Sunday service at the Tower of London

You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City

Political & Military events on 1st December

Parades are always popular with tourists, so here are some military events and political debates

Churchill War Rooms

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms

Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms and experience Winston Churchills wartime bunker from behind the glass
Speakers Corner Hyde Park at Speakers’ Corner
free

Listen to a speech at Speakers Corner

Visit Speakers Corner on a Sunday lunchtime and hear orators discussing whatever they like in the name of free speech
free

4 OClock Parade or Dismounting Ceremony

The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 OClock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at Horse Guards
Tower of London

Yeoman Warder tour at the Tower of London

One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the Beefeaters)
Changing The Guard At Horse Guards at Horse Guards
free

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to Buckingham Palace but its less crowded and takes place every day

Classical music on 1st December

Sunday sounds like a good day to go and watch an opera, ballet or listen to some classical music

Royal Festival Hall

Wagner Rachmaninov and Holst

1 Dec 2019 Christopher Warren-Green will be conducting some classical music by Wagner Rachmaninov and Holst at the Royal Festival Hall
Royal Albert Hall

Guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall

This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the famous auditorium

Sightseeing tours on 1st December

When was the last time you sat on the top-deck of a sightseeing bus, or enjoyed a boat trip up the Thames?

London Bike Tour at BrakeAway Bike Tours

Guided tour of London on a bicycle

Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike and see the sights and landmarks of London from your saddle
See London By Night Tour at See London by Night

See London by night - on a sightseeing bus

The See London By Night bus tour will show you Londons most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky

Ghost Bus Tour around Londons dark past

The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through Londons gruesome past and into the dark heart of the capital
Thames Rockets at Thames Rockets

Roar down the Thames in a speeding boat

A trip on a Thames Rocket is something youll never forget speeding down the river underneath the Londons bridges
City Cruises at City Cruises

Boat trip down the Thames with City Cruises

City Cruises offer one-way return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich stopping off at Tower Bridge

Sports events on 1st December

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Sunday 1st December

Champions Tennis at Royal Albert Hall

Champions Tennis at Royal Albert Hall

1 Dec 2019 See some of the biggest names in tennis history compete at the end of year Champions Tennis tournament
Lord’s

Guided tour around Lords Cricket Ground

Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
free

Sunday football on Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC - Tour of Stamford Bridge

Walk in the footsteps of your football heroes with a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum
Arsenal at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal FC - Tour of the Emirates Stadium

Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a tour of the stadium and pitch and visit the Arsenal Museum

Other London events on 1st December

Here are some other London events that will be taking place on Sunday

Love Actually at Eventim Apollo

Love Actually with a live orchestra

1 Dec 2019 The Eventim Apollo will be screening the Christmas movie Love Actually with the score performed by a live orchestra
Thames Clippers at Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers from Putney to Greenwich

Thames Clippers offer one-way return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich
Fortnum & Mason

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason
The Ritz

Afternoon tea in the Palm Court at the Ritz Hotel

Dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court
 
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