Events in London – 17 October

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Tuesday 17th October

O2 Arena
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Neil Diamond - two nights at the O2 Arena

Neil Diamond will be playing two nights at the O2 Arena in October, in support of his new '50th Anniversary Collection'.
Soho Theatre
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Aditi Mittal - Global Village Idiot - Soho Theatre

Indian comic Aditi Mittal is bringing her new stand-up show 'Global Village Idiot' to the Soho Theatre in October.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Tuesday 17 October, or one of London’s musicals

Old Vic
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Dr. Seusss The Lorax - at the Old Vic Theatre

Help Dr Seuss's Lorax save the world from a greedy, tree-chopping businessman called The Once-ler, at the Old Vic Theatre.
Theatre Royal Haymarket
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Venus In Fur - at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

'Venus In Fur' tells the story of an enigmatic actress doing all she can to win the leading role in a new Broadway play.
 

Family & Kid’s events

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

Serpentine
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Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
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 Tuesday 17th October and see an exhibition

Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of paintings and installations by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov.
Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts will be exploring the friendship between two artistic giants: Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp.
 

Royal & Religious

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

Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace The 'Her Fashion Story' exhibition at Kensington Palace has some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana.
Somerset House

Somerset House The "Old Palaces Tour" at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of England's Stuart Dynasty queens.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 17 October

Noël Coward Theatre
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Martin Freeman, Sarah Lancashire – Labour of Love

Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire will be starring in James Graham's sharp new political play, 'Labour of Love'.
National Army Museum
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War Paint - Brushes With Conflict

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

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Tuesday 17th October

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?

Cadogan Hall
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Beethoven and Brahms - LOrchestre du Monde

L'Orchestre du Monde will be performing some classical music by Beethoven and Brahms at Cadogan Hall.
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 17 October

Serpentine Gallery

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

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Tuesday 17th October

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.
Wellington Arch

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