Events in London – 1 September

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Friday 1st September

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms #65 - Stax Records: 50 Years of Soul

Proms Concert #65 at the Royal Albert Hall will see Jools Holland pay tribute to fifty years of soul music from Stax Records.
Comedy Store
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Hal Cruttenden, at the Comedy Store

Popular comic Hal Cruttenden will performing some stand-up at the Comedy Store in Leicester Square.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Friday 1 September, or one of London’s musicals

Olivier Theatre
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Stephen Sondheims Follies - National Theatre

Stephen Sondheim's 'Follies' will be coming to the National Theatre with Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton.
Trafalgar Studios
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Late Company - a play about cyber-bullying

'Late Company' is a brand-new play that explores the problems of cyber bullying and the difficulties of modern parenting.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 1 September for one of these family events

Cadogan Hall
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Were Going On A Bear Hunt - at Cadogan Hall

The popular children's book 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt' will be brought vividly (and noisily) to life at Cadogan Hall.
Garrick Theatre
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David Walliams Gangsta Granny

David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Friday 1st September and see an exhibition

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

See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
Royal Academy of Arts
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Matisse in the Studio - Royal Academy of Arts

'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
 

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 1 September?

Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace Tour, and garden highlights

Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening 2017

Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 1 September

Houses of Parliament
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Summer Opening at the Houses of Parliament

Have a nose around Parliament during the Summer Opening, and step inside the House of Commons and House of Lords.
National Army Museum
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War Paint - Brushes With Conflict

'War Paint - Brushes With Conflict' is the National Army Museum's first temporary exhibition after their grand re-opening.
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Friday 1st September

Jason’s Trip
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Jasons Trip, from Little Venice to Camden

Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
The City

The City Walk the streets of Londinium, and see what remains of the Roman amphitheatre, Temple of Mithras, military fort and walls.
 

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms #64 - Bruckner and Wolfgang Rihm

Proms Concert #64 at the Royal Albert Hall will include some classical music by Bruckner and Wolfgang Rihm.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
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Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 1 September

Guildhall Art Gallery
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Trauma - a gladiator returns to the amphitheatre

The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Tower Bridge
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Tower Bridge - Scheduled lift times

Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge, so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Friday 1st September

Photographer’s Gallery
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Gregory Crewdson - Cathedral of the Pines

The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
St. James’s Park
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Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.
O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb up The O2's roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.
 
 
 
 
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