Events in London – January 2014

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Music, comedy & film

Music, movies and comedy shows to watch in London this month

Prince Charles Cinema
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Sing-A-Long-A Sound Of Music

Prince Charles Cinema Join Maria, the nuns, the dashing Captain and his gaggle of singing kids in Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music! A compere will be on hand to whip the audience into a Julie Andrews inspired frenzy, and fancy dress is encouraged. There's even a competition for the best-dressed nun/nazi/Von Trapp kid!
Cutty Sark
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Ross Noble and guests, at the Cutty Sark Theatre

Cutty Sark Ross Noble, the master of improvisational comedy, has received huge critical acclaim for his live performances. This is your chance to see him up close in a unique setting -- the Cutty Sark, which is opening up a little theatre in the lower hold of the ship, where cargoes of tea and wool were once stacked more a century ago.

Theatre shows

Theatre shows running in London during the month of January

Trafalgar Studios
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The Only Way Is Downton - Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios Luke Kempner's one-man comedy of impressions comes to London with some exclusive new material. When celebrities start to appear at the Abbey, cultures clash and eras collide in this hilarious parody of some of our most popular TV shows. Can they help the cast of Downton save the estate from financial ruin... again?
Wyndham’s Theatre
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The Weir - Wyndhams Theatre

to Wyndham’s Theatre The local men are settling down for their daily pint in Brendan's isolated Irish pub. But the arrival of a new woman spurs them to impress her with their stories. But one story is more chilling and more real than any of the men could have foreseen...

Family & Kid’s events

Keep your kids happy by taking them to one of these child-friendly events

Alexandra Palace
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London Model Engineering Exhibition

to Alexandra Palace If you're into modelling, then get down to Alexandra Palace for the London Model Engineering Exhibition -- the UK's premier modelling exhibition. The exhibition will have everything from model trains and railways, to tanks, trucks, boats and fighter planes. You can choose from small scale models to remote controlled racing cars. Or how about a ride on the 5" gauge steam locomotive?
O2 Arena
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NBA Basketball - Atlanta Hawks v Brooklyn Nets

O2 Arena American basketball comes to London when the Atlanta Hawks take on the Brooklyn Nets at The O2. This is the fourth NBA regular-season game to take place in Europe, giving you the chance to witness the excitement and passion of the American league's star players in London.

Art & Museums

Why not see an exhibition in one of the London’s galleries or museums?

National Portrait Gallery
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Life drawing, at the National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery What better place is there to sit down and draw, than in the National Portrait Gallery? Join this artist-led class, and practice your drawing skills.

Royal & Religious

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

St. Paul’s Cathedral
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Sunday organ recitals, at St. Pauls Cathedral

to St. Paul’s Cathedral St. Paul's Cathedral puts on a regular program of Organ Recitals on Sunday afternoon. They last for half-an-hour and are free to attend.

Political & Military

Daily parades and political events taking place during January

City Hall
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Mayors Question Time, at City Hall

City Hall Once a month the 25 London Assembly members gather together to grill the Mayor of London (Boris Johnson) about his policies, and Boris is one of the few politicians that people will happily sit and watch. City Hall is a stone's throw from Tower Bridge, and is home to the London Assembly.

Sightseeing tours

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

Charles Dickens Museum
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Walk around Charles Dickens London

to Charles Dickens Museum Walk the streets of London through the eyes of Charles Dickens and his characters. See the places where the Victorian novelist lived and worked, and where he conjured up scenes for his books. Listen to readings and his unfolding biography, as you take in some of the most evocative parts of the city, parts of which are largely unchanged from Dickens' time.

Classical music

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

Royal Festival Hall
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Philharmonia Orchestra, playing Wagner and Strauss

Royal Festival Hall Join conductor Philippe Jordan, soprano Angela Denoke and the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, as perform a selection of classical works by Wagner and Richard Strauss.

Free events

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

National Gallery
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Van Goghs Sunflowers

to National Gallery "The Sunflowers" is a small exhibition which offers visitors the rare opportunity to see two of Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflower" paintings side-by-side. One is owned by the National Gallery, and the other comes from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. This will be the first time that they have been shown together for 65 years.

Other London events

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

Royal Albert Hall
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Cirque du Soleils Quidam

to Royal Albert Hall Cirque du Soleil returns to the Royal Albert Hall with "Quidam", in which the world-famous circus troop mix death-defying acrobatics with aerial stunts and choreographed dance moves. "Quidam" is a tribute to the nameless passerby... the faceless stranger lost amongst the crowd. Quidam is a story of the one who cries out, sings, and dreams... evoking the joys and sorrows of everyday life.
Peacock Theatre
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The Merchants Of Bollywood

to Peacock Theatre The glamour and glitter of Bollywood is back! "The Merchants of Bollywood" charts the history of the world's largest film industry. This heart-warming show is a riot of colour, high-energy music and sensational dance routines.
British Library
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Dan Cruickshank: A Georgian House

British Library Join TV historian Dan Cruickshank as he talks about Georgian architecture, especially in the area of Spitalfields in East London. He will also give a personal account of his painstaking experience of repairing and restoring his own 18th-century house.
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