Events in London – January 2017

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Music, comedy & film

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

Eventim Apollo
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Donny Osmond - The Soundtrack Of My Life

Donny Osmond will be celebrating fifty years in the business with his a solo tour called 'The Soundtrack Of My Life'.
Royal Festival Hall
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There Will Be Blood - with a live orchestra

The Royal Festival Hall will be showing the Daniel Day Lewis movie "There Will Be Blood" alongside a live performance of the score.
 

Theatre shows

Theatre shows running in London during the month of January

Wyndham’s Theatre
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The Kite Runner - at Wyndhams Theatre

Hamlet is on trial for the murder of Polonius, and a cast of characters will take the stand to plead his case.
Royal Festival Hall
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Million Dollar Quartet: Elvis, Jerry, Carl and Cash

"Million Dollar Quartet" tells the true story of a jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.
 

Family & Kid’s events

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

Chinatown
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Celebrate the Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in London, with a big parade through Chinatown, and entertainment at Trafalgar Square.
Alexandra Palace
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London Model Engineering Exhibition

The London Model Engineering Exhibition has everything from model trains and railways, to tanks, trucks, boats and planes.
 

Art & Museums

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

Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
National Gallery
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Australia’s Impressionists - National Gallery

The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.
 

Royal & Religious

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

Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral Westminster Cathedral's campanile is one of the city's best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria.
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up -- the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.
 

Political & Military

Daily parades and political events taking place during January

Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.
 

Sightseeing tours

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

Jack The Ripper Tour

Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
BrakeAway Bike Tours

BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
 

Classical music

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

Royal Festival Hall
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Mitsuko Uchida, playing Mozart and Schumann

Mitsuko Uchida will be playing a selection of classical works by Mozart and Schumann at the Royal Festival Hall.
Royal Festival Hall
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Khachaturian, Prokofiev and Shostakovich

The St Petersburg Philharmonic will be playing music by Khachaturian, Prokofiev and Shostakovich at the Royal Festival Hall.
 

Free events

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

Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Parliament Hill

Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 

Other London events

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

Alexandra Palace
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World Championship of Ping Pong - at the Ally Pally

The World Championship of Ping Pong will return to Alexandra Palace, with Englishman Andrew Baggaley defending his title.
Tower Bridge
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Yoga class on the glass floor at Tower Bridge

Start your day off in style with an early morning vinyasa-flow yoga class on the new glass floor inside Tower Bridge.
Tower Bridge
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Go behind the scenes at Tower Bridge

Go behind the scenes at London's Tower Bridge and see some of the areas that are normally out of bounds to the public.
 
 
 
 
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