Best events in London August 2017

Jerry Sadowitz at Leicester Square Theatre

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to Leicester Square Theatre Jerry Sadowitz is the brilliantly foul-mouthed comic who also happens to be one of the world's greatest card magicians.
Olympic Stadium

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to Olympic Stadium The Olympic Stadium will be playing host to the IAAF World Athletics Championships for two weeks in the summer.
 
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts 'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium FA Cup winners Arsenal will be taking on champions Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium.
 
Bridget Joness Baby at Kensington Palace

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Kensington Palace Kensington Palace will be showing 'Bridget Jones' Baby' on a big cinema screen in front of the famous Orangery.
Goonies at Kensington Palace

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Kensington Palace Kensington Palace will be showing the 1980s classic kids movie 'The Goonies'' on a big screen in front of the Orangery.
 
King Lear at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'King Lear' -- one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies.
Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
 
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them at Kensington Palace

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Kensington Palace Kensington Palace will be showing JK Rowling's Harry Potter spin-off, 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'.
Donnie Darko at Somerset House

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Somerset House Somerset House will be showing a terrifying double-bill in their open-air courtyard -- Donnie Darko and The Omen.
 
Casablanca at Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey Watch Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergmann in Casablanca in Dean's Yard, round the side of Westminster Abbey.
Kevin Bridges at Soho Theatre

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to Soho Theatre Scottish comic Kevin Bridges is coming to the Soho Theatre for a couple of nights to do some 'work in progress' shows.
 
Romeo And Juliet at Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey Luna Cinema will be screening Baz Luhrmann's version of Romeo and Juliet in Dean's Yard, round the side of Westminster Abbey.
Notting Hill at Westminster Abbey

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Westminster Abbey Luna Cinema will be screening the Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts movie 'Notting Hill' in Dean's Yard, by Westminster Abbey.
 
Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum 'Crime Scene Live' let's you become a CSI for a night, collecting evidence around the Natural History Museum.
In Bruges at Somerset House

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Somerset House Somerset House will be showing Colin Farrell's hitman movie 'In Bruges' on an open-air screen in the courtyard.
 
Jurassic Park at Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Watch dinosaurs come to life in 'Jurassic Park', when Hampton Court Palace puts up a cinema screen on their East Lawn.
Jaws at Somerset House

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Somerset House Somerset House will be showing two scary movies on an open-air screen in the courtyard -- 'Jaws' and 'Deliverance'.
 
Four Weddings And A Funeral at Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace Hampton Court Palace will be showing the Hugh Grant movie 'Four Weddings And A Funeral' on an outdoor cinema screen.
Bros at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena BROS are getting back together and playing a reunion gig at The O2, thirty years after their big hit 'When Will I Be Famous'.
 
Cocktail at One New Change

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One New Change How about watching Tom Cruise in 'Cocktail' on the roof of One New Change, with a fantastic view of St Paul's Cathedral?
Michael Mcintyre at Pleasance Theatre

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Pleasance Theatre Michael McIntyre will be doing a 'work in progress' shows at the Pleasance Theatre in preparation for a new tour.
 
Notting Hill

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to Notting Hill The Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest street festival in Europe, and is always held over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Lord Of The Rings at Prince Charles Cinema

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Prince Charles Cinema Spend a day in Middle Earth and watch all three 'Lord of the Rings' movies back-to-back, at the Prince Charles Cinema.
 
Harry Potter at Prince Charles Cinema

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Prince Charles Cinema Spend an entire day at the Prince Charles Cinema and watch all eight 'Harry Potter' movies back-to-back.
Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall Proms Concert #61 at the Royal Albert Hall will include some music by Barber, R Strauss, Nielsen and Andrea Tarrodi.
 
Ghostbusters at Royal Botanic Gardens

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