What’s on in London Friday 2 December

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Whats on in London on Fri 2nd December

See what events are on in London on Friday 2 December 2016.

 at Barbican Hall, London
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A Christmas Carol — by the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Barbican Hall Neil Brand's adaptation of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' will be performed by the BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Hinds at The Forum, London
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Hinds — at the O2 Forum Kentish Town

The Forum Hinds will be playing one night at the O2 Forum Kentish Town in December, to support their debut album 'Leave Me Alone'.
 
Brian Cox at Eventim Apollo, London
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A night of science, with Professor Brian Cox

Eventim Apollo Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos.
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre, London
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Sleeping Beauty panto — with Maureen Lipman

to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
 
Ed Harcourt at Union Chapel, London
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Ed Harcourt, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, The Magic Numbers

Union Chapel Join Ed Harcourt, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and The Magic Numbers at the Union Chapel, in a charity gig for child refugees.
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Norwegian Christmas Concert — St. Martin-in-the-Fields

St. Martin-in-the-Fields A Norwegian Concert will be taking place at St Martin-in-the-Fields, to mark the lighting of the Trafalgar Square Tree.
 
Wild Honey at Hampstead Theatre, London
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Wild Honey — at the Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre "Wild Honey" is a comedy of misunderstandings and passion, based on Anton Chekhov's early, untitled play.
Skepta at Alexandra Palace, London
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Skepta — Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace North London MC and DJ Skepta will be playing one night at Alexandra Palace in December.
 
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Lunchtime concerts at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

to 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.
 at Museum of London Docklands, London
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Victorian-themed Santa’s Grotto at Sailortown

to Museum of London Docklands Meet Father Christmas in a Victorian-themed grotto in the Sailortown gallery, at the Museum of London Docklands.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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Beethoven, Bruch and Maria Von Weber

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be playing classical music by Beethoven, Bruch and Maria Von Weber at the Royal Festival Hall.
Nothing But Thieves at O2 Academy Brixton, London
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Nothing But Thieves — at the Brixton Academy

O2 Academy Brixton Nothing But Thieves will be playing one night at the O2 Academy Brixton in December.
 
 at Trafalgar Square, London
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Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square

to Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Jason Byrne at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Jason Byrne is Propped Up

to Leicester Square Theatre Jason Byrne will be bringing out his collection of silly props for his 'Propped Up' show at the Leicester Square Theatre.
 
Cure at SSE Arena Wembley, London
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The Cure — three nights at the SSE Arena

to SSE Arena Wembley The Cure's tour is coming to the SSE Arena for three nights in December, with support from The Twilight Sad.
 at Tate Modern, London
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Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
 at Saatchi Gallery, London
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Painters’ Painters — at the Saatchi Gallery

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
Champions Tennis at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Champions Tennis, at Royal Albert Hall

to Royal Albert Hall See some of the biggest names in tennis history compete at the Champions Tennis tournament at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire, London
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Sleeping Beauty — Hackney Empire Christmas panto

to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
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Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
Thinking Drinkers at Museum of Comedy, London
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Thinking Drinkers: Around the World in 80 Drinks

to Museum of Comedy Join the Thinking Drinkers for a Christmas-themed version of "Around the World in 80 Drinks" at the Museum of Comedy.
 
 at Royal Botanic Gardens, London
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Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens

to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
 at Geffrye Museum, London
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Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions

to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 
Manon Lescaut at Royal Opera House, London
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Puccini’s Manon Lescaut — Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will putting a production of Jonathan Kent's version of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".
 at Tower Bridge, London
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Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes — Tower Bridge

to Tower Bridge Tower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called 'Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes'.
 
This House at Garrick Theatre, London
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This House — at the Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre 'This House' takes us behind the scenes in Parliament, when the whips do all they can to coerce the MPs into voting the right way.
Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith, London
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Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith — Aladdin

to Lyric Hammersmith This year's Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in "Aladdin".
 
Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre, London
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Peter Pan panto, at the Greenwich Theatre

to Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park, London
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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Star Wars at O2 Arena

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to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
 at Regent Street, London
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Christmas lights in Regent Street

to Regent Street Regent Street always has some of the best Christmas lights in London, stretching from Oxford Street to Waterloo Place.
 
 at Somerset House, London
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Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House

to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 at Tower of London, London
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Outdoor ice rink, in the Tower of London’s moat

to Tower of London The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
 
Peter Pan at Olivier Theatre, London
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Peter Pan — at the National Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow.
Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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“Nice Fish” — starring Mark Rylance

to Harold Pinter Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in 'Nice Fish' at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins.
 
 at Broadgate Ice Rink, London
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Broadgate ice rink (near Liverpool Street station)

to Broadgate Ice Rink Surrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.
Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios, London
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Buried Child — with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan

to Trafalgar Studios Hollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Buried Child', at the Trafalgar Studios.
 
 at Southbank, London
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Southbank’s Winter Festival & Christmas market

to Southbank This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
 at Carnaby Street, London
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Christmas lights in Carnaby Street

to Carnaby Street Carnaby Street will be kicking off its Christmas season with a big switch-on ceremony on the 10th November.
 
 
 
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