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20th June 2015 and 21st June 2015
 
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Sat 20th Jun 11am-6pm & Sun 21st Jun 12noon-6pm
 
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West End LIVE

Thousands of people gather in Trafalgar Square to enjoy performances from top West End shows for free. A firm favourite for over 10 years, West End Live showcases the best of London's headline theatre shows for two days of fun, al fresco entertainment. Featuring live performances by the casts of top West End shows like Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys and Matilda The Musical, this is a glorious piece of free summer fun showcasing the amazing variety on the capital's West End stage. Also confirmed for 2015, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Mamma Mia!, and Wicked are joined by new musicals Beautiful - The Carole King Musical and Sunny Afternoon.

 

About Trafalgar Square

Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the capital, the heart of the nation, and, at one time, the heart of an empire that controlled three fifths of the world. More about Trafalgar Square

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Billy Elliot, Mrs Wilkinson (Anna-Jane Casey) and the Ballet Girls by Alastair Muir
 
West End LIVE - Billy Elliot, Mrs Wilkinson (Anna-Jane Casey) and the Ballet Girls by Alastair Muir

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2015 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2015 London events.

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    The Trafalgar Hotel London London

    The Trafalgar Hotel London

    from £122  21% off
    2 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A  2TS  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ...More

     
    Club Quarters Trafalgar Square London

    Club Quarters Trafalgar Square

    from £67  37% off
    8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N  5BY  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ...More

     
    The Grand at Trafalgar Square London

    The Grand at Trafalgar Square

    from £69  25% off
    8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N  5BY  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    A visually stunning building, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is a quintessential London hotel, located within the restored landmark Northumberland House - formerly the Victoria Hotel. ...More

     
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    The 3 Little Pigs London

    The 3 Little Pigs

    Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1A  4AF  7 minutes away from West End LIVE

    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More

     
    The Play That Goes Wrong London
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    The Play That Goes Wrong

    Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, London, WC2B  5LA  9 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More

     
    War Horse London
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    War Horse

    Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, WC2B  5PW  11 minutes away from West End LIVE

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More

     
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    Haymarket Theatre Royal London
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    Haymarket Theatre Royal

    Haymarket, London, SW1Y  4HT  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ...More

     
    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) London
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    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

    St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, WC2N  4ES  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ...More

     
    Odeon Leicester Square London
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    Odeon Leicester Square

    24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, WC2H  7JY  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ...More

     
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    Trafalgar Square

    Central London, Westminster, WC2N  5DS  Same location as West End LIVE

    Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ...More

     
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    The Fourth Plinth

    Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2N  5DS  Same location as West End LIVE

    The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ...More

     
    Nelson's Column London
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    Nelson's Column

    Trafalgar Square, Westminster, SW1Y  5BJ  1 minute away from West End LIVE

    Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ...More

     
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    Davenports Magic Shop London
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    Davenports Magic Shop

    7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, WC2N  4HZ  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ...More

     
    Tenderproduct London
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    Tenderproduct

    6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, WC2N  4HE  4 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ...More

     
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    Godiva

    28 Haymarket, Soho, SW1Y  4SP  4 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ...More

     
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    Massimo Restaurant & Bar

     
    10 Northumberland Avenue, 10 Northumberland avenue, Westminster, WC2N  5AE  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Adding another notch to his London portfolio, David Collins has designed the exquisite Massimo restaurant within the grand 5 star Corinthia Hotel London in Whitehall Place. ...More

     
    Albannach London
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    Albannach

    66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2N  5DS  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Scotland combines some of the finest ingredients in the world with some of the most atrocious cooking, but this Scottish-themed bar-restaurant is trying to change all ...More

     
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    Pret A Manger

    62-65 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2N  5DS  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Pret a Manger sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome ...More

     
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    Courtauld Institute of Art London
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    Courtauld Institute of Art

    Somerset House, Covent Garden, WC2R  0RN  10 minutes away from West End LIVE

    The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ...More

     
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    English [Out There!]

    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A  1NH  13 minutes away from West End LIVE

    English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ...More

     
    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre London
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, WC2A  2EY  13 minutes away from West End LIVE

    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ...More

     
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    ESPA Life at Corinthia London
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    ESPA Life at Corinthia

    Whitehall Place, Westminster, SW1A  2BD  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ...More

     
    Victoria Embankment Gardens London
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    Victoria Embankment Gardens

    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, WC2N  6PB  4 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ...More

     
    So SPA Sofitel St James London
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    So SPA Sofitel St James

    6 Waterloo Place, St James's, SW1Y  4AN  4 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ...More

     
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    The Sherlock Holmes

    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, WC2N  5DA  2 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ...More

     
    The Clarence London
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    The Clarence

    53 Whitehall, Westminster, SW1A  2HP  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

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    The Harp London
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    The Harp

    47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, WC2N  4HS  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ...More

     
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    Rockwell

    The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, SW1A  2TS  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ...More

     
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    Vista

    The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, SW1A  2TS  1 minutes away from West End LIVE

    This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ...More

     
    Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe London
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    Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe

    12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, SW1Y  5AH  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ...More

     
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    Institute of Directors - IOD

    116 Pall Mall, St James's, SW1Y  5ED  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

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    Haymarket Hotel London
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    Haymarket Hotel

    1 Suffolk Place, St James's, SW1Y  4BP  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ...More

     
    Odeon, Leicester Square London
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    Odeon, Leicester Square

    24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, WC2H  7JY  3 minutes away from West End LIVE

    One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ...More

     

    Trafalgar Square events

     
    Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square in a magnificent free summer event in the heart of London. The BP Big Screen series kicks off with La bohème on 10 June 2015 at 7.30pm, your last chance to see John Copley's award-winning production. Up next is Mozart's D5th August 2015Tuesday 22nd September 2015 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015

    Free Event Ongoing
    Dates10th June to 22nd September 2015 | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square in a magnificent free summer event in the heart of London. The BP Big Screen series kicks off with La bohème on 10 June 2015 at 7.30pm, your last chance to see John Copley's award-winning production. Up next is Mozart's D... More about this event

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    Hans Haacke: Gift HorseHans Haacke: Gift HorseHans Haacke: Gift HorseHans Haacke's Gift Horse, a sculptural installation of a horse's skeleton, makes an eerie outline on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square. Exploring the links between power, money and history, while commenting wryly on the statue of William IV originally planned for the fourth plinth, Haacke's horse constitutes a searching reflection on the politi5th August 2015Thursday 31st December 2015 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse

    Free Event Ongoing
    Dates5th March to 31st December 2015 | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    Hans Haacke's Gift Horse, a sculptural installation of a horse's skeleton, makes an eerie outline on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square. Exploring the links between power, money and history, while commenting wryly on the statue of William IV originally planned for the fourth plinth, Haacke's horse constitutes a searching reflection on the politi... More about this event

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    BP Big Screen: The Royal Ballet: Romeo and JulietBP Big Screen: The Royal Ballet: Romeo and JulietBP Big Screen: The Royal Ballet: Romeo and JulietA free, live outdoor screening direct from the Royal Opera House to Trafalgar Square. The last of three BP Big Screen events in London this summer, on Tuesday 22nd September Kenneth MacMillan's production of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, is a classic of 20th-century ballet, and a heartbreaking match for Prokofiev's score. C22nd September 2015Tuesday 22nd September 2015 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    BP Big Screen: The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

    Free Event 
    DatesTuesday 22nd September 2015 | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    A free, live outdoor screening direct from the Royal Opera House to Trafalgar Square. The last of three BP Big Screen events in London this summer, on Tuesday 22nd September Kenneth MacMillan's production of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, is a classic of 20th-century ballet, and a heartbreaking match for Prokofiev's score. C... More about this event

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    NFL Fan RallyNFL Fan RallyFamily-friendly activities featuring players, cheerleaders and NFL sporting legends.3rd October 2015Saturday 3rd October 2015 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    NFL Fan Rally

    Free Event 
    DatesSaturday 3rd October 2015 - 12noon-4pm | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    Family-friendly activities featuring players, cheerleaders and NFL sporting legends.

    Diwali FestivalDiwali FestivalA celebratory stage programme showcasing contemporary Asian music and dance.11th October 2015Sunday 11th October 2015 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Diwali Festival

    Free Event 
    DatesSunday 11th October 2015 - 12noon-8pm | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    A celebratory stage programme showcasing contemporary Asian music and dance.

    Silence In The SquareSilence In The SquareThe Royal British Legion leads a two minute silence for Armistice Day at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month in the square. After the event, the public can place poppy petals in the fountains as a symbolic act of remembrance.11th November 2015Wednesday 11th November 2015 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Silence In The Square

    Free Event 
    DatesWednesday 11th November 2015 - 10am-11.30am | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    The Royal British Legion leads a two minute silence for Armistice Day at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month in the square. After the event, the public can place poppy petals in the fountains as a symbolic act of remembrance.

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    Chanukah In The SquareChanukah In The SquareCelebrate the Jewish festival of lights along with live performances and free doughnuts.6th December 2015Sunday 6th December 2015 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Chanukah In The Square

    Free Event 
    DatesSunday 6th December 2015 - 5.30pm-7.30pm | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    Celebrate the Jewish festival of lights along with live performances and free doughnuts.

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    International Pillow Fight DayInternational Pillow Fight DayOrganised by the Urban Playground Movement, this mass pillow fight in the centre of London invites anyone with a pillow to let off pent-up energy at the designated hour.2nd April 2016Saturday 2nd April 2016 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    International Pillow Fight Day

    Free Event 
    DatesSaturday 2nd April 2016 - 3pm | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    Organised by the Urban Playground Movement, this mass pillow fight in the centre of London invites anyone with a pillow to let off pent-up energy at the designated hour.

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    Pride In LondonPride In LondonLesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, their family and friends march proudly from Baker Street, along Oxford Street and Regent Street, ending in Trafalgar Square with a concert featuring chart acts, musicians, dancers, West End stars and other performers.25th June 2016Saturday 25th June 2016 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Pride In London

    Free Event 
    DatesSaturday 25th June 2016 - 1pm-8pm | Pricing Free
     
    Trafalgar Square 

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, their family and friends march proudly from Baker Street, along Oxford Street and Regent Street, ending in Trafalgar Square with a concert featuring chart acts, musicians, dancers, West End stars and other performers.

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    Exhibitions | Until 10th August 2015
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    National Gallery  2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    This talk will study the invention of the mirror as a technology which influenced artists.... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2015
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    National Gallery  2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    A short talk.... More

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    Concerts | On 5th August 2015
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    St Martin-in-the-Fields  2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Disco, soul and jazz covers band.... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 15th August 2015
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    Tenderpixel Gallery  4 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

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    Comedy | On 5th August 2015
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    Comedy Store  4 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Improvisational humour from Josie Lawrence, Richard Vranch, Lee Simpson, Andy Smart, Mike McShane and Stephen Frost.... More

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    Theatre | Until 5th August 2015
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    The Hippodrome  5 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    A tropical revue set on an island of temptation. Starring pin-up pirates, voodoo vixens, drunken sailors, and sun-kissed showgirls.... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2015
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    Ku Bar  5 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Resident DJs Vicki Vivacious and Prince Persona spin house, dance and chart hits.... More

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    Theatre | Until 31st August 2015
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    Arts Theatre  6 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    P2P Productions stages a 70-minute version of the Broadway musical about little orphan Annie, whose pluck and positivity helps her ... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th August 2015
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    The Roadhouse  7 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Dance, urban, pop and indie from DJ Elle Tiyo.... More

    The 3 Little Pigs
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    Theatre | Until 6th September 2015
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    Palace Theatre  7 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's ... More

     
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