What’s on in London today

Old Royal Naval College

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(Today) 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.
Miranda Lambert at Eventim Apollo

(Today)Eventim Apollo Miranda Lambert's 'Highway Vagabond Tour' is coming to London in August to plug her album 'The Weight Of These Wings'.
 
Grouplove at KOKO

(Today)KOKO Grouplove will be coming to London in the summer and playing one night at KOKO in support of their new album, 'Big Mess'.
Royal Albert Hall

(Today)Royal Albert Hall Proms Concert #52 at the Royal Albert Hall will include a performance of Dvorak's Symphony No.9 (New World).
 
Michael Mcintyre at Pleasance Theatre

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(Today)Pleasance Theatre Michael McIntyre will be doing a 'work in progress' shows at the Pleasance Theatre in preparation for a new tour.
Follies at Olivier Theatre

(Today) to Olivier Theatre Stephen Sondheim's 'Follies' will be coming to the National Theatre with Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton.
 
Matt Okine at Soho Theatre

(Today) to Soho Theatre Aussie comic Matt Okine is coming over to London with a brand-new stand-up show, 'We Made You'.
Late Company at Trafalgar Studios

(Today) to Trafalgar Studios 'Late Company' is a brand-new play that explores the problems of cyber bullying and the difficulties of modern parenting.
 
Against at Almeida Theatre

(Today) 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.
The Majority at Dorfman Theatre

(Today) to Dorfman Theatre Rob Drummond will be returning to the National Theatre to perform his new political show, 'The Majority'.
 
King Lear at Globe Theatre

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(Today) to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'King Lear' -- one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies.
Royal Academy of Arts

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(Today) to Royal Academy of Arts 'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
 
Were Going On A Bear Hunt at Cadogan Hall

(Today) 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.
Clarence House today

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(Today) 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.
 
Clarence House today

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(Today) to Clarence House Have a tour around Clarence House, home to Prince Charles and Camilla, which used to be home to the Queen Mother.
Apologia at Trafalgar Studios

(Today) to Trafalgar Studios 'Apologia' stars Stockard Channing, Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit, Joseph Millson and Downton Abbey's Laura Carmichael.
 
Guildhall Art Gallery

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(Today) 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.
Evita at Phoenix Theatre

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(Today) to Phoenix Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Evita' is returning to the West End for a 12-week run at the Phoenix Theatre.
 
Gangsta Granny at Garrick Theatre

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(Today) to Garrick Theatre David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
Hunting Of The Snark at Vaudeville Theatre

(Today) to Vaudeville Theatre Come and join the ragtag gang of adventurers on their quest to capture the mythical Snark, through the worlds of Lewis Carroll.
 
Josie Lawrence at Comedy Store

(Today) to Comedy Store Josie Lawrence will be making regular weekly appearances with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
Buckingham Palace today

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(Today) to Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
 
Houses of Parliament today

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(Today) to Houses of Parliament Have a nose around Parliament during the Summer Opening, and step inside the House of Commons and House of Lords.
Buckingham Palace today

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(Today) to Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
 
Museum of Childhood

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(Today) to Museum of Childhood 'A Lifetime in Stories' will explore the work of Michael 'War Horse' Morpurgo, one of the Britain's best-loved authors.
London Zoo

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(Today) to London Zoo Travel back in time and see dinosaurs like Brachiosaurus, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex come alive at Zoorassic Park!
 
Natural History Museum

(Today) to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum's new exhibition is called 'Beneath The Surface', all about the evolution of whales and dolphins.
Much Ado About Nothing at Globe Theatre

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(Today) to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' over the summer.
 
National Portrait Gallery

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(Today) to National Portrait Gallery 'The Encounter' is a major new portrait exhibition featuring works by Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein, Rubens and Rembrandt.
Tate Modern

(Today) to Tate Modern The Tate Modern's 'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' exhibition will showcase American during the 1960s-80s.
 
Girl From The North Country at Old Vic

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(Today) 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.
Leighton House Museum

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(Today) to Leighton House Museum 'At Home in Antiquity' is an exhibition of romanticised images of domestic life in antiquity by Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
 
Much Ado About Nothing at Leicester Square Theatre

(Today) to Leicester Square Theatre Join Sh*T-Faced Shakespeare at the Leicester Square Theatre for a drunk performance of 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
Buckingham Palace

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(Today) to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
 
Queen Anne at Theatre Royal Haymarket

(Today) to Theatre Royal Haymarket 'Queen Anne' explores the relationship between the Queen of England and Sarah, the pushy Duchess of Marlborough.
The Mentor at Vaudeville Theatre

(Today) to Vaudeville Theatre 'The Mentor' sets a rising new literary star up against a cantankerous old writer still basking in the glory of his long-ago success.
 
Courtauld Gallery

(Today) to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's 'Country People' exhibition will explore how William Henry Hunt depicted his rural figures.
Photographer’s Gallery

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(Today) to Photographer’s Gallery The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
 
National Portrait Gallery

(Today) to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world.
The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

(Today) to Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman' at the Gielgud Theatre.
 
Lady Day at Wyndham’s Theatre

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(Today) 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.
Wind In The Willows at London Palladium

(Today) to London Palladium Will Ratty, Mole and Badger be able to save Toad Hall from the evil Chief Weasel in 'The Wind in the Willows'?
 
 
 
 
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