What’s on in London Sunday 1 October

Shane Filan at O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush

O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush Westlife singer Shane Filan is back at the O2 Empire Shepherd's Bush in support of his new album 'Love Always'.
Nfl American Football at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium The second NFL regular season game to be held in the UK this year will see the New Orleans Saints take on the Miami Dolphins.
 
Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A 'Passion, Power and Politics' explores the history of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy, right up to the present day.
Serpentine Gallery

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to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of work by Wade Guyton, called 'Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged'.
 
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts 'Something Resembling Truth' is an exhibition of works by Jasper Johns, collecting together 150 works from the last 60 years.
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's will be putting on a comprehensive exhibition of works by the British sculpture Rachel Whiteread.
 
Boudica at Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre 'Boudica' tells the story of the Queen of the Iceni's brutal and bloody rebellion against the occupying Roman army.
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.
 
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.
Buckingham Palace

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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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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.
 
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.
Much Ado About Nothing at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' over the summer.
 
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.
 
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.
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 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.
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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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.
 
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

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to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths See the ancient remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
Tate Britain

Tate Britain Tate Britain's 'Queer British Art' will explore how artists expressed themselves when their sexuality had to remain hidden.
 
The City

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

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to Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
 
Serpentine

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

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to National Army Museum 'War Paint - Brushes With Conflict' is the National Army Museum's first temporary exhibition after their grand re-opening.
 
Albert Memorial

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Albert Memorial Go inside the railings and learn about the Albert Memorial, one of Victorian London's finest, and most guilded monuments.
St. James’s Park

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to St. James’s Park 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.
 
Kensington Palace

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

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to Museum of Childhood Peer into the lives of east Londoners, and see how the buildings have documented the changes in taste and the passage of time.
 
Spencer House

Spencer House Spencer House is one of the finest 18th-century town houses in London, and opens up for a guided tour every Sunday.
The City

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The City This walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange.
 
Hackney Marshes

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Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
O2 Arena

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O2 Arena Climb up The O2's roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.
 
Medieval Banquet

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Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.
Jack The Ripper Tour

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Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
 
Parliament Hill

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Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
Spitalfields City Farm

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Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
 
 
 
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