Events in London – Thursday 17 August

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Thursday 17th August

Westminster Abbey
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Watch Notting Hill outside Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey Luna Cinema will be screening the Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts movie 'Notting Hill' in Dean's Yard, by Westminster Abbey.
Soho Theatre
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French comedian Gad Elmaleh - Soho Theatre

to Soho Theatre French comedian Gad Elmaleh is coming over to London to try and do an English-language show at the Soho Theatre.
 

Theatre shows

Go and watch a play on Thursday 17 August, or one of London’s musicals

Almeida Theatre
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A new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire - Against

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.
Dorfman Theatre
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Rob Drummonds Majority - at the National Theatre

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

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 17 August for one of these family events

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

to 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.
Garrick Theatre
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David Walliams Gangsta Granny

to Garrick Theatre David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Thursday 17th August and see an exhibition

Old Royal Naval College
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See the ceiling of the Painted Hall up-close

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.
 

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 17 August?

Clarence House
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Exclusive guided tour around Clarence House

to Clarence House Enjoy a guided tour around Prince Charles and Camilla's Clarence House, and be treated to a glass of champagne at the end.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here are some on the 17 August

Houses of Parliament
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Summer Opening at the Houses of Parliament

to 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 Thursday 17th August

Jason’s Trip

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.
 

Classical music

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

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms Concert #44 - Bang On A Can All-Stars

Royal Albert Hall Proms Concert #44 at the Royal Albert Hall will include music by Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Philip Glass.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 17 August

Guildhall Art Gallery

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.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Thursday 17th August

Oval
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NatWest T20 Blast - Surrey v Gloucestershire

Oval Watch some fast-paced T20 cricket at the Kia Oval, when Surrey play Gloucestershire in a NatWest T20 Blast game.
Photographer’s Gallery
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Gregory Crewdson - Cathedral of the Pines

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

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.
 
 
 
 
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