Best events in London this weekend

Old Royal Naval College

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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.
Goonies at One New Change this weekend

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One New Change Watch 'The Goonies'' on the roof terrace of One New Change, with a fantastic view of St Paul's Cathedral behind.
 
Dirty Dancing at Hampton Court Palace this weekend

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Hampton Court Palace Watch Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in 'Dirty Dancing' on an outdoor cinema screen at Hampton Court Palace.
Buckingham Palace this weekend

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to Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
 
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.
Alices Adventures In Wonderland at Holland Park Opera

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to Holland Park Opera The Holland Park's popular family opera "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is based on Lewis Carroll's children's tale.
 
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.
Girl From The North Country at Old Vic

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to Old Vic 'Girl From The North Country' uses Bob Dylan's music to tell a story of a Minnesota guesthouse during the Great Depression.
 
Lady Day at Wyndham’s Theatre

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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.
Ink at Almeida Theatre

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to Almeida Theatre 'Ink' is a ruthless new play that tells the story of how Rupert Murdoch launched the country's first red top newspaper.
 
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The annual Royal Academy of Art's Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world.
Hamlet at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay will be starring in the Harold Pinter Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
 
Tape Face at Garrick Theatre

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Garrick Theatre Silent comedy star Tape Face (formally known as The Boy With Tape On His Face) is coming to the Garrick Theatre.
Bat Out Of Hell Musical at London Coliseum

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London Coliseum The world premiere of 'Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical', using the tunes of Meatloaf, will be taking place at the London Coliseum.
 
Paul Merton at Comedy Store

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to Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
 
British Museum

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to British Museum The British Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by Japanese artist Hokusai, most famous for his 'Great Wave'.
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.
 
Twelfth Night at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's comic play 'Twelfth Night' over the summer.
Victoria & Albert Museum

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to 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.
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.
 
42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured.
An American In Paris at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre "An American in Paris" uses the music of George and Ira Gershwin to tell the story of an American GI in post-war Paris.
 
Science Museum

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to Science Museum The Science Museum will be exploring the last 500 years of robots, with over 100 robots on display, plus 12 working models.
Houses of Parliament this weekend

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Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames.
 
Houses of Parliament this weekend

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Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament opens guided tours on most Saturdays of the year, when the MPs return to their constituencies.
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.
 
The Girls at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Gary Barlow and Tim Firth have got together and created 'The Girls', based on the much-loved movie 'Calender Girls'.
O2 Arena this weekend

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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!
 
Monument

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Monument The Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.
St. Paul’s Cathedral this weekend

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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.
 
Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
The Ritz this weekend

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The Ritz Dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.
 
Royal Observatory

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Royal Observatory The Royal Observatory's daily "Sky Tonight" show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.
Highgate Cemetery this weekend

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Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
 
Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.
London Zoo this weekend

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London Zoo Here's your chance to enter the animal enclosures, watch them feed, and get close to some of the animals at London Zoo.
 
Sky Garden

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Sky Garden The Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).
Bateaux London this weekend

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Bateaux London Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat, as it sails serenely down the Thames.
 
 
 
 
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