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London Events on Tuesday 17th December 2024

Things to do on 17 Dec include catching up with Del Boy and Rodney in the Only Fools And Horses musical, and visiting the Michelangelo Leonardo Raphael exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

Theatre shows & Musicals

Only Fools And Horses

Only Fools And Horses Musical with Paul Whitehouse Del Boy and Rodney have left their Peckham flat to star in a West End musical

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada - With songs by Elton John A new musical about fashion and glamour with a soundtrack of songs by Elton John

Mean Girls

Best seats Mean Girls The Musical at the Savoy Theatre Tina Feys movie about the Queen Bees of North Shore High is now a West End musical

Mrs Doubtfire

Best prices Mrs Doubtfire Musical - Robin Williams comedy classic The hilarious new musical adaptation of Robin Williams smash-hit comedy Mrs Doubtfire

Cabaret

Cabaret - See Cara Delevingne in Berlins Kit Kat Club An electrifying production set inside a recreation of Berlins famous Kit Kat Club

Matilda - The Musical

Exclusive prices Roald Dahls Matilda The Musical - Music by Tim Minchin Roald Dahls childrens story about Matilda teaching the grown-ups a lesson2

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Hamilton

Hamilton - American revolutionary musical The Tony Award-winning musical about George Washingtons right hand man

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Save up to 34% TINA - The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre The story of Tinas life from her humble start in Nutbush to becoming a global superstar

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre Will Cornley Drama Society crack under the pressure of putting on a new show?2

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Agatha Christies The Mousetrap at St Martins Theatre The worlds longest-running play will keep you guessing whodunnit until the very end

Music concerts & Comedy gigs

Various artists

Sofar Sounds secret concert in a surprise location Get hold of an invite to a secret concert held in a surprise venue somewhere within London

Art & Museum exhibitions

Michelangelo Leonardo Raphael

Michelangelo Leonardo Raphael at the Royal Academy A major new exhibition about three titans of the Italian Renaissance

Discover Constable & The Hay Wain

Discover Constables The Hay Wain at the National Gallery Explore the making of Constables famous English countryside landscape

Mike Kelley Ghost And Spirit

Mike Kelley: Ghost & Spirit at the Tate Modern The first major UK exhibition by American artist Mike Kelley at the Tate Modern

Drawn to Blue Artists' use of blue paper

Drawn to Blue: Artists use of blue paper at the Courtauld Drawings made on blue paper from the Courtauld Gallerys own collection

Monet and London Views of the Thames

Monet & London: Views of the Thames at the Courtauld Its been 120 years since Monets Thames views were last seen together

Turner Prize 2024

Turner Prize 2024 exhibition at Tate Britain The annual Turner Prize exhibition showcasing the work of the shortlisted artists

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Van Gogh Poets and Lovers

Van Gogh: Poets & Lovers at the National Gallery A once-in-a-lifetime exhibition bringing together Van Goghs most beloved paintings

Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi exhibition at the Tate Modern A major survey of the acclaimed South African photographer Zanele Muholi

East London Street Art Tour & Spray Painting Session

East London Street Art Tour + Spray Painting Session See some graffiti in the East End and then attend a spray painting workshop

Family & Kid’s events

Virtual Reality Experience at DNA VR London

DNA VR: Virtual Reality Arcade Experience Immerse yourself inside a virtual reality world with more than 40 games to play

AIM Escape's Spy Heroes

AIM Spy Heroes - Family-Friendly Escape Room Game Save your friend from his arch-nemesis by using his high-tech gadgets and gizmos

IFS Cloud Cable Car

Ride the IFS Cloud Cable Car from the O2 Arena Ride a dangling cable car over the River Thames between the O2 Arena and Excel Centre16

VR & Immersive experiences

AIM Escape's Hotel of Horrors

AIM Hotel Of Horrors Escape Room Game Can you escape from Londons scariest hotel before the evil spirit takes your soul?

AIM Escape's Psychopath's Den

AIM Psychopaths Den - Horror Escape Room Game Escape from a serial killers blood-spattered torture room by solving puzzles

AIM Escape's Patient Zero 2150

AIM Patient Zero 2150 - Zombie Escape Room Game Enter a top secret facility to try and stop humankind turning into zombies!

Drinking experiences, Parties & Pub crawls

London Pub Crawl

London Pub Crawl around Soho and the West End Stagger around the heart of the West End on a pub crawl around the best bars and clubs

London Party Pub Crawl

London Party Pub Crawl around West End bars & clubs Join a crowd of party people for a fun night out in the West Ends liveliest bars and clubs

Piccadilly and Soho Beer Bike Tour

Beer Bike Tour around Piccadilly and Soho Pedal a 15-seater beer bike around London while enjoying some sights and drinks

The Chocolate Cocktail Club

The Chocolate Cocktail Club - A Bar For Chocoholics Sample one of the heavenly drinks from the UKs first chocolate cocktail bar

Food experiences & Afternoon teas

Fortnum & Mason Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea in Fortnum & Masons Diamond Jubilee Salon Enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason

The Ritz Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in the Ritz Hotels Palm Court Enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers – A Chaotic Comedy Dining Experience A chaotic comedy dinner with lashings of laughter served up by Manuel Basil and Sybil

Royal & Religious events

Westminster Abbey Evensong

Choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey Sit by Westminster Abbeys 1000-year-old altar and listen to a beautiful choral Evensong service9

St Paul's Cathedral Evensong

Choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral Attend a choral Evensong at St Pauls Cathedral and see part of the Cathedral for free5

Political events & Military parades

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards

Changing the Guard ceremony at Horse Guards Parade Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to Buckingham Palace but a lot less crowded4

Dismounting Ceremony at Horse Guards

Dismounting Ceremony (4 OClock Parade) at Horse Guards A daily ceremony of Foot Guards and cavalry that takes place in the courtyard at Horse Guards7

Ceremony of the Keys

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London A Yeoman Warder has been locking up the Tower of London every night for 700 years6

Bus, Taxi & Train sightseeing tours

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

Uber Boat - Thames Clippers River Bus Service Uber runs a river bus along a 15-mile stretch of the river from Putney to Greenwich12

See London By Night

See London By Night – Spectacular Nighttime Bus Tour A sightseeing bus tour past Londons famous landmarks beautifully lit up at night2

Ghost Bus Tour

Ghost Bus Tour – Scary nighttime ride through London A scary nighttime bus tour that will take you on a journey through the dark heart of the capital

City Cruises

City Cruises – Westminster to Greenwich sightseeing boat Enjoy a sightseeing boat trip between Big Ben and Greenwich and pass under Tower Bridge4

Thames River Sightseeing

Thames River Sightseeing (TRS) Boat to Greenwich Take a boat trip and see Londons landmarks on a TRS cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich8

Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours - London Open-Top Sightseeing Bus An open-top sightseeing bus taking in all the best landmarks with a river cruise and walk included5

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Tootbus Tour

Tootbus Tour - London Open-Top Sightseeing Bus One of Londons most popular sightseeing buses is a great way to see all the landmarks7

Beatles Tour of London by Black Taxi

Beatles Tour - Three hours in a London black taxi Ride an iconic London black taxi around the places associated with The Beatles including Abbey Road

London Private Underground and Tube Tour

Private tube tour of the London Underground A two-hour tour of the London Underground including a journey from Paddington to Sloane Square

London Private Chauffeur-Driven Sightseeing Tour

Private chauffeur-driven tour around Londons landmarks Create your own tailor-made route around London in the comfort of a chauffeur-driven car

No26 Bus

No26 – Londons cheapest sightseeing bus past lots of famous landmarks A cheap alternative to riding those expensive open-top sightseeing buses28

Guided sightseeing walks

London 25-Hour Paddington Bear Walking Tour

Paddington Bear walking tour around London Visit the Paddington Bear shop and see Mr Grubers antiques store and the Browns home at Windsor Gardens

London Harry Potter Locations Walking Tour

Harry Potter walking tour - Locations from the books & movies Visit some of the famous locations that featured in JK Rowlings Harry Potter books and movies

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour with Ripper-Vision

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour with Ripper-Vision Walk the nighttime streets of Victorian London where Jack the Ripper committed his crimes

London A Halloween Haunted Adventure with Ghost equipment

Halloween Haunted Adventure - with Ghost Equipment Walk through dark alleyways and darkened parks to see some of Londons most haunted buildings

London's Palaces and Parliament Walking Tour

Palaces & Parliament walking tour around Westminster See 20 of the most famous landmarks in Westminster in the company of a knowledgable guide

London Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Audio Tour

Scavenger hunt - Self-guided walking tour of London A fun walking tour around ten of Londons most famous landmarks - solving clues and riddles on a mobile app

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StreetHunt Games Outdoor Adventure Game

Outdoor Adventure Game: The Case of Colombias Finest Discover some of the citys most curious locations in this self-guided outdoor adventure game

Other events in London

Scenes In The Square

Scenes In The Square - Cinema statues in Leicester Square Walk around an interactive trail of bronze statues and try and find all the film stars hiding in Leicester Square

Things to do in London on 17 December – The Wright Brothers achieved the first flight in aviation history on this day in 1903. There are a few museums in London where you can see some planes. The best one is the huge RAF Museum. The Science Museum also has a nice collection, and the Imperial War Museum has some in the entrance hall.