Events in London – 24 August

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Thursday 24th August

Royal Albert Hall
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Proms #53 - Jazz legend Charles Mingus, re-visited

Proms Concert #53 at the Royal Albert Hall will re-visit the work of jazz legend Charles Mingus.
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.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Thursday 24 August, or one of London’s musicals

Trafalgar Studios
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Late Company - a play about cyber-bullying

'Late Company' is a brand-new play that explores the problems of cyber bullying and the difficulties of modern parenting.
Almeida Theatre
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A new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire - Against

'Against' is a new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire who plans to change the world, and only violence stands in his way.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 24 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.
Garrick Theatre
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David Walliams Gangsta Granny

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 24th 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 24 August?

Clarence House
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Exclusive guided tour around 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.
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.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 24 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 Thursday 24th August

Jason’s Trip
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Jasons Trip, from Little Venice to Camden

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

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!
 

Classical music

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

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 24 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.
Tower Bridge
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Tower Bridge - Scheduled lift times

Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge, so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Thursday 24th 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.
O2 Arena

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.
 
 
 
 
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