Events in London – Saturday 9 November

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Saturday 9th November

O2 Academy Islington
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Toyah Willcox, at the O2 Academy

O2 Academy Islington It's been 30 years since her breakthrough album "Anthem" first hit the charts, and the flame-haired Toyah is still going strong. You can see her play at the O2 Academy in November.
Alexandra Palace
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Alice in Chains, at the Ally Pally

Alexandra Palace Alice In Chains are coming to Ally Pally with their biggest UK show in 25 years. Their most recent album "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here" was released to great acclaim, reaching No.2 on the US Billboard chart. This show will include highlights from the album, alongside some classics from their back catalogue.

Theatre shows

Go and watch a play on Saturday 9 November, or one of London’s musicals

Gielgud Theatre
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Alfred Hitchcocks Strangers On A Train

to Gielgud Theatre Alfred Hitchcock's fiendishly entertaining "Strangers On A Train" tells the tale of two men having a seemingly innocent conversation about the perfect murder. What if they 'swap' murders, and carry out each other's crime? But for one of the men the chat turns into a nightmare, when the other one carries out the plot...
Trafalgar Studios
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Mrs Lowry and Son - Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios Based on the life of the famous painter LS Lowry, "Mrs Lowry and Son" follows him from his early days a rent collector living with his mother, who has taken to her bed and demands complete devotion. It is only at night, while his mother sleeps, that Lowry can go to the attic and paint.

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 9 November for one of these family events

Covent Garden
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See some real reindeers, at Covent Garden

to Covent Garden Get your kids down to the West Piazza at Covent Garden (12 noon to 4 PM), and let them see some real reindeers! Santa's favourite animals will be taking a break from their Christmas duties to meet London's little kids.
Regent Street
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Regent Street Christmas lights

to Regent Street The big switch-on ceremony will run from 5 PM to 6.30 PM at the junction of New Burlington Street and Regent Street, with the switch-on itself happening at 5.30 PM. This year's celebrity guest stars will be Ty Burrell (the voice of Mr Peabody in "Mr. Peabody and Sherman") and film director Rob Minkoff. There will also be some live entertainment from ex-Spice Girls Melanie C and Emma Bunton, Leona Lewis, Passenger and Eliza Doolittle.

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Saturday 9th November and see an exhibition

Queen’s Gallery
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Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

to Queen’s Gallery To celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the Royal Academy presented a gift of 97 works from some of the most high-profile names in art -- including Tracey Emin, David Hockney, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker and Grayson Perry. This exhibition showcases the entire collection of 97 works, displaying the breadth of membership of the Royal Academy.

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 9 November?

Royal Albert Hall
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Festival of Remembrance, at the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall and Royal British Legion will be welcoming members of the public, the Government, and members of the Royal family, to join in an annual Festival of Remembrance in honour of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country.

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here are some on the 9 November

The City
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The Lord Mayors Show (and fireworks display)

The City The annual Lord Mayor's Show is a mainstay of the London calendar. The parade begins at Mansion House and ends at the Royal Courts of Justice where he takes an oath of allegiance to the Queen. The parade will then head back to Mansion House, and the day will end with a huge firework display.

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Saturday 9th November

Old Royal Naval College
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Guided tour, around the Old Royal Naval College

Old Royal Naval College Enjoy a 60-minute tour around the Old Royal Naval College, with one of their knowledgeable Yeoman guides. The historic buildings were designed by Sir Christopher Wren in the 1690s, as a refuge for old and injured sailors, but its rich history stretches back more than 500 hundred years to when Greenwich Palace was a home to Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.

Classical music

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

Royal Opera House
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Stravinskys The Rite of Spring

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is putting on a production of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring". The visceral and energetic choreography follows the irregular rhythms of Stravinsky's extraordinary score, exploring elemental human concerns like birth and death, sacrifice and renewal.

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 9 November

Covent Garden
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Covent Garden Christmas lights

to Covent Garden Covent Garden's Christmas lights are usually a little bit wacky, but always spectacular. This year's decorations will boast a 60-foot tree and 15-foot topiary reindeer, with thousands of twinkling lights and huge baubles decorating the Market Building and side streets. The lights will be switched on at 6 PM, accompanied by the sounds of the London Gospel Choir.

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Saturday 9th November

Twickenham Stadium
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QBE Rugby International: England v Argentina

Twickenham Stadium The QBE Internationals will see England take on the best teams in the Southern Hemisphere. First up was Australia, and now they're taking on the mighty Pumas -- Argentina.
O2 Arena
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Tennis - ATP World Tour Finals

to O2 Arena The Barclays ATP World Tour Finals is played at the end of each tennis year, and features the top eight players in the men's world rankings. The format for the competition is a mix of group stages and knockout tennis. The competition should involve the likes of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal.
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Harrods Christmas World

to Harrods Christmas has started early this year...on the 19th July. Because that's the date that Harrods opened their Christmas department -- 158 days before the big event! So if you always leave your Christmas shopping to the last minute, you've got no excuse this year.
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