Events in London – Thursday 5 January

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Thursday 5th January

Leicester Square Theatre
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Stewart Lee - Content Provider

to Leicester Square Theatre Stewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called "Content Provider".
BFI IMAX Cinema

BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
 

Theatre shows

Go and watch a play on Thursday 5 January, or one of London’s musicals

Wyndham’s Theatre
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The Kite Runner - at Wyndhams Theatre

to Wyndham’s Theatre Hamlet is on trial for the murder of Polonius, and a cast of characters will take the stand to plead his case.
Phoenix Theatre
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Peppa Pigs Surprise - at the Phoenix Theatre

to Phoenix Theatre Take your little kids to see "Peppa Pig's Surprise" and enjoy a lovely day with Peppa, George, and all their friends.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 5 January for one of these family events

Medieval Banquet

Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.
London Zoo

London Zoo Get closer to the animals at London Zoo, and help to feed and muck them out, by becoming a London Zoo keeper for a day.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Thursday 5th January and see an exhibition

Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
National Gallery
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Australia’s Impressionists - National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.
 

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 5 January?

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.
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up -- the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here are some on the 5 January

Old Bailey

Old Bailey Watch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey, where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case.
Royal Courts of Justice

Royal Courts of Justice Try something a bit different -- how about going to the Royal Courts of Justice and watching a real-life court case?
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Thursday 5th January

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!
BrakeAway Bike Tours

BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
 

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.
London Coliseum
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The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 5 January

Parliament Hill

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

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?
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Thursday 5th January

Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.
Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason.
Tate Modern

Tate Modern Check out the restaurant and bar at the Tate Modern art gallery, for a great view of St. Paul's Cathedral across the river.
 
 
 
 
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