Events in London – August 2017

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Music, comedy & film

The best bands and comedians performing in London this month

Royal Botanic Gardens
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See Ghostbusters outside Kew Palace

Royal Botanic Gardens Watch Bill Murray and Dan Ackroyd save the world in 'Ghostbusters', on a big outdoor screen in front of Kew Palace.

Theatre shows

Book yourself a meal and a night at the theatre this August

Eventim Apollo
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The Drag Ball - at the Eventim Apollo

Eventim Apollo The Drag Ball is the UK's largest RuGirl concert, featuring Charlie Hides, Katya, Jinkx Monsoon, Sharon Needles and BenDeLaCreme.

Family & Kid’s events

Here are some ideas if you’re planning a family holiday in London this summer

Kensington Gardens
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Family Bat Walk, in Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens This walk will take your kids close to the bats that come out around the grounds of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.

Art & Museums

A list of summer events and exhibitions in the capital’s galleries and museums

Old Royal Naval College
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See the ceiling of the Painted Hall up-close

to Old Royal Naval College See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.

Royal & Religious

For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals

Hampton Court Palace
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Four Weddings And A Funeral - Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace Hampton Court Palace will be showing the Hugh Grant movie 'Four Weddings And A Funeral' on an outdoor cinema screen.

Political & Military

Daily parades and political events taking place during August

Dorfman Theatre
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Rob Drummonds Majority - at the National Theatre

to Dorfman Theatre Rob Drummond will be returning to the National Theatre to perform his new political show, 'The Majority'.

Sightseeing tours

If you’re visiting London in August then try one of these sightseeing tours

Kensington Gardens
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Discover Peter Pan at Kensington Gardens

to Kensington Gardens Learn about Peter Pan and how JM Barrie was inspired to write it by walking around Kensington Gardens.

Classical music

All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during August

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms #63 - Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Taneyev

Royal Albert Hall Proms Concert #63 at the Royal Albert Hall will include some classical music by Taneyev, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Free events

Visit London on the cheap in August, by trying these great free events

Notting Hill
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Notting Hill Carnival 2017

to Notting Hill The Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest street festival in Europe, and is always held over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Other London events

Here are some more great events that are worth trying during August

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County cricket game - Surrey vs Middlesex

Oval Enjoy a few innings of cricket at the Kia Oval, when Surrey take on Middlesex in a County Championship game.
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NatWest T20 Blast - Surrey v Gloucestershire

Oval Watch some fast-paced T20 cricket at the Kia Oval, when Surrey play Gloucestershire in a NatWest T20 Blast game.
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NatWest T20 Blast - Surrey v Sussex

Oval Watch some fast-paced T20 cricket at the Kia Oval, when Surrey play Sussex in a NatWest T20 Blast game.
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