Events in London – 26 August

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Saturday 26th August

Comedy Store
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Mick Ferry, performing at the Comedy Store

Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store.
Soho Theatre
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Matt Okine: We Made You - at the Soho Theatre

Aussie comic Matt Okine is coming over to London with a brand-new stand-up show, 'We Made You'.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Saturday 26 August, or one of London’s musicals

Eventim Apollo
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The Drag Ball - at the Eventim Apollo

The Drag Ball is the UK's largest RuGirl concert, featuring Charlie Hides, Katya, Jinkx Monsoon, Sharon Needles and BenDeLaCreme.
Olivier Theatre
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Stephen Sondheims Follies - National Theatre

Stephen Sondheim's 'Follies' will be coming to the National Theatre with Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 26 August for one of these family events

Cadogan Hall
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Were Going On A Bear Hunt - at Cadogan Hall

The popular children's book 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt' will be brought vividly (and noisily) to life at Cadogan Hall.
Golden Hinde
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Sleep overnight on Francis Drakes Golden Hinde

Become part of Sir Francis Drake's pirate crew and spend a night sleeping on the gun deck of the Golden Hinde.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Saturday 26th 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 26 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 26 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'.
Houses of Parliament
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Summer Opening at the Houses of Parliament

Have a nose around Parliament during the Summer Opening, and step inside the House of Commons and House of Lords.
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Saturday 26th August

Museum of London
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Guided walk around Londons West End theatres

The Museum of London will be putting on a walk around the West End, and revealing the history behind its theatres.
The City
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Explore some of the Citys finest gardens

Explore some of the prettiest and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London, on this 2-hour walking tour.
 

Classical music

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

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms #56 - Suk, Smetana, Martinu, Dvorak, Janacek

Proms Concert #56 at the Royal Albert Hall will include some classical music by Smetana, Martinu, Dvorak, Janacek and Suk.
Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 26 August

Guildhall Art Gallery
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Trauma - a gladiator returns to the amphitheatre

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.
Museum of Childhood

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.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Saturday 26th August

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.
Portobello Road

Portobello Road Portobello Road is home to the UK's most famous antiques market, with over 100,000 people browsing hundreds of stalls.
 
 
 
 
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