Events in London – 27 May

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Saturday 27th May

O2 Academy Brixton
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Kate Tempest - at the Brixton Academy

Kate Tempest is one of the most talked about artists around at the moment, and you can see her at the Brixton Academy.
O2 Arena
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Iron Maiden - The Book of Souls World Tour

Rock legends Iron Maiden are coming back to The O2 in May for the London leg of their 'Book of Souls World Tour'.

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Saturday 27 May, or one of London’s musicals

Globe Theatre
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Shakespeares Twelfth Night - Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's comic play 'Twelfth Night' over the summer.
Apollo Theatre
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Love In Idleness - directed by Trevor Nunn

Trevor Nunn will be directing a short run of Terence Rattigan's 'Love in Idleness' at the Apollo Theatre.

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 27 May for one of these family events

ExCel London
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MCM London Comic Con 2017 - at ExCel London

The MCM Comic Con is a world full of comics, manga and movies, where you can meet stars from the big and small screen.
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Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Saturday 27th May and see an exhibition

Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The 'Shaping Fashion' exhibition will showcase some of the best pieces by Spanish fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga.
British Museum
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Hokusai exhibition - Beyond the Great Wave

The British Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by Japanese artist Hokusai, most famous for his 'Great Wave'.

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 27 May?

Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace has some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
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.

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 27 May

Guildhall Art Gallery
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Echoes Across the Century (about World War I)

'Echoes Across the Century' will explore the loss and sacrifice that soldiers suffered whilst fighting the First World War.
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames.

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Saturday 27th May

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 Opera House
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Lelisir damore - at the Royal Opera House

Donizetti's comedy opera "L'elisir d'amore" tells the story of Nemorino, who tries to woo his love with a fake love potion.
Royal Opera House
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Tarantella, by George Balanchine

The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine's "Tarantella".

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 27 May

National Gallery
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Weaving Magic, by Turner Prize winner Chris Ofili

The National Gallery will be showcasing a brand-new tapestry work by the Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili.
Saatchi Gallery
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From Selfie to Self-Expression - Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery will be exploring the history of the selfie in their new exhibition -- From Selfie to Self-Expression.

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Saturday 27th May

Wembley Stadium
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Emirates FA Cup Final, at Wembley Stadium

This year's Emirates FA Cup Final will take place on the 27th May at Wembley Stadium.
Royal Hospital
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RHS Chelsea Flower Show, at the Royal Hospital

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot, held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.
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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