What’s on in London Bank Holiday Monday, 28 August 2017

Old Royal Naval College

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to Old Royal Naval College See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall Chamber Music Prom #7 at Cadogan Hall will feature some piano pieces by Chopin, performed by Pavel Kolesnikov.
 
Royal Albert Hall

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

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

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

to Trafalgar Studios 'Late Company' is a brand-new play that explores the problems of cyber bullying and the difficulties of modern parenting.
 
Against at Almeida Theatre

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

Dorfman Theatre Rob Drummond will be returning to the National Theatre to perform his new political show, 'The Majority'.
 
King Lear at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'King Lear' -- one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies.
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts 'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
 
Clarence House

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

to Trafalgar Studios 'Apologia' stars Stockard Channing, Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit, Joseph Millson and Downton Abbey's Laura Carmichael.
 
St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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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.
Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery 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.
 
Evita at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Evita' is returning to the West End for a 12-week run at the Phoenix Theatre.
Tower Bridge

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to Tower Bridge 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.
 
Buckingham Palace

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

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to Museum of Childhood 'A Lifetime in Stories' will explore the work of Michael 'War Horse' Morpurgo, one of the Britain's best-loved authors.
London Zoo

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to London Zoo Travel back in time and see dinosaurs like Brachiosaurus, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex come alive at Zoorassic Park!
 
Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum's new exhibition is called 'Beneath The Surface', all about the evolution of whales and dolphins.
National Portrait Gallery

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to National Portrait Gallery 'The Encounter' is a major new portrait exhibition featuring works by Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein, Rubens and Rembrandt.
 
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern's 'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' exhibition will showcase American during the 1960s-80s.
Girl From The North Country at Old Vic

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to Old Vic 'Girl From The North Country' uses Bob Dylan's music to tell a story of a Minnesota guesthouse during the Great Depression.
 
Leighton House Museum

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to Leighton House Museum 'At Home in Antiquity' is an exhibition of romanticised images of domestic life in antiquity by Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
 
Queen Anne at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket 'Queen Anne' explores the relationship between the Queen of England and Sarah, the pushy Duchess of Marlborough.
The Mentor at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre 'The Mentor' sets a rising new literary star up against a cantankerous old writer still basking in the glory of his long-ago success.
 
Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's 'Country People' exhibition will explore how William Henry Hunt depicted his rural figures.
Photographer’s Gallery

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to Photographer’s Gallery The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
 
National Portrait Gallery

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world.
The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

to Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman' at the Gielgud Theatre.
 
Wind In The Willows at London Palladium

to London Palladium Will Ratty, Mole and Badger be able to save Toad Hall from the evil Chief Weasel in 'The Wind in the Willows'?
National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be reuniting the two halves of a diptych, by the 14th-century Italian artist Giovanni da Rimini.
 
Hamlet at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay will be starring in the Harold Pinter Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of abstract works by Turkish artist Fahrelnissa Zeid.
 
Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The 'Shaping Fashion' exhibition will showcase some of the best pieces by Spanish fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga.
Annie at Piccadilly Theatre

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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.
 
Queen’s Gallery

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to Queen’s Gallery 'Canaletto & The Art of Venice' collects together some of the greatest paintings and drawings of Venice by Canaletto.
Victoria & Albert Museum

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to V&A 'Their Mortal Remains' is a huge new exhibition at the V&A about one of the most influential bands in rock: Pink Floyd.
 
Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Duke of York's Theatre will be putting on a musical production of 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour'.
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of sculptures and paintings by Giacometti.
 
 
 
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