Events in London – 28 August

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Monday 28th August

BFI IMAX Cinema

BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
Harry Potter Studio Tour

Harry Potter Studio Tour Explore the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros Studios, and see some of the props and sets from the movies.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Bank Holiday Monday, 28 August 2017, or one of London’s musicals

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.
Almeida Theatre
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A new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire - Against

'Against' is a new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire who plans to change the world, and only violence stands in his way.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 28 August for one of these family events

London Zoo
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See dinosaurs come alive at Zoorassic Park

Travel back in time and see dinosaurs like Brachiosaurus, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex come alive at Zoorassic Park!
Piccadilly Theatre

to Piccadilly Theatre One of the world's favourite family musicals, Annie, is back in the West End for a run at the Piccadilly Theatre.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Monday 28th August 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 28 August?

Clarence House
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Clarence House - Tour around Prince Charles home

Have a tour around Clarence House, home to Prince Charles and Camilla, which used to be home to the Queen Mother.
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?
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 28 August

Dorfman Theatre
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Rob Drummonds Majority - at the National Theatre

Rob Drummond will be returning to the National Theatre to perform his new political show, 'The Majority'.
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Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Monday 28th August

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.
Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge This guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames, to look at some of the river's best buildings.
 

Classical music

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

Cadogan Hall
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Chamber Music Prom #7 - Kolesnikov playing Chopin

Chamber Music Prom #7 at Cadogan Hall will feature some piano pieces by Chopin, performed by Pavel Kolesnikov.
Royal Albert Hall
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Proms #59 - Mozarts La clemenza di Tito

Proms Concert #59 at the Royal Albert Hall will include a performance of Mozart's 'La clemenza di Tito'.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 28 August

Notting Hill
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Notting Hill Carnival 2017

The Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest street festival in Europe, and is always held over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
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.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Monday 28th August

Oval
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County cricket game - Surrey vs Middlesex

Enjoy a few innings of cricket at the Kia Oval, when Surrey take on Middlesex in a County Championship game.
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.
 
 
 
 
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