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Belief and Beyond Belief
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th January to 17th December 2017
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday and an app based on his ...More
 
 
 
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Imagine Children's Festival
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 7th to 18th February 2018
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Keeping kids entertained over the February half-term, the Imagine Children's Festival delivers 12 days of family fun for 0-12 year olds. Head to the Southbank Centre ...More
 
 
 
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Slava's Snowshow
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th December 2017 to 4th January 2018
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
After taking a break last year, the multi-award-winning sensation Slava's Snowshow is back for 2017. The show has delighted audiences in over 80 cities around the ...More
 
 
 
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Wintertime at Southbank Centre
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 10th November 2017 to 4th January 2018
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Wintertime at Southbank Centre, the last chapter in the year-long Nordic Matters, brings a Finnish Rooftop Sauna, ABBA-oke and the ever-popular winter market to the South ...More
 
 
 
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Nigel Kennedy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 19th May 2018
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Never one to shy away from breaking boundaries, violinist Nigel Kennedy has previously released an album of Jimi Hendrix-inspired compositions, he's tried his hand in Polish ...More
 
 
 
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ABBA: Super Troupers
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th December 2017 to 29th April 2018
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
This December, the Southbank Centre presents major new exhibition Abba: Super Troupers. Created in association with ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, the immersive event brings to ...More
 
 
 
Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 26th November 2018 - 7.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
The Stafford-born stand-up who worked as a writer on TV comedies The Fast Show and The Mrs Merton Show presents his latest tour featuring Powerpoint presentations....More
 
 
 
Yo La Tengo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 4th May 2018
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
The three-piece band, formed in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1984, brings its indie-rock originals to the UK's stages....More
 
 
 
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Organ Spectacular
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 19th January 2018 - 7.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Dirk Brosse conducts works by JS Bach, Saint-Saens, Faure and Jongen with the organist James O'Donnell....More
 
 
 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment: The Corridors Of Power
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 27th February 2018 - 7pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Adam Fischer conducts a story of love and politics set to music by Haydn, featuring the mezzo-soprano Christine Rice....More
 
 
 
Daniel Cook: Organ
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 26th February 2018 - 7.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
JS Bach's Fantasia And Fugue In G Minor, Stanford's Sonata No 2 In G Minor, Durufle's Prelude Et Fugue Sur Le Nom D'Alain and Vierne's Symphonie ...More
 
 
 
Two Coats Colder
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 2nd February 2018 - 1pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
The four-piece combo perform a diverse mix of traditional and contemporary styles with a folky flavour....More
 
 
 
Don Kipper
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 2nd February 2018 - 5.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Traditional Romani Gypsy, Klezmer, Turkish Fasil and Greek Rembetika fusion; reimagined and reinvigorated....More
 
 
 
The London Philharmonic Orchestra: Joy And Sorrow
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 28th February 2018 - 7.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Vasily Petrenko conducts Stravinsky's Pulcinella, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Ravel's Daphnis Et Chloe, Suites No 1 and 2, with violinist Sergej Krylov....More
 
 
 
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th December 2017 - 7pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Vladimir Jurowski conducts JS Bach's choral masterpiece with the London Philharmonic Choir, soprano Maria Keohane, mezzo-soprano Anke Vondung, tenor Jeremy Ovenden and bass-baritone Stephan Loges....More
 
 
 
Tidy Up
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th, 17th and 18th February 2018 at 11am and 2pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
A work about chaos and order for children....More
 
 
 
Paul Lewis
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - 7.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
The pianist, and recently appointed CBE, performs works by Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms....More
 
 
 
Evanescence
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March 2018 - 7.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
The American band, fronted by Amy Lee and who rose to prominence with their single Bring Me To Life, support their fourth studio album, Synthesis....More
 
 
 
Kevin And Karen Dance
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Saturday 9th June 2018 - 2.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Strictly Come Dancing professionals and husband-and-wife duo Kevin and Karen Clifton perform the waltz, cha cha, fox trot, tango and salsa, with a supporting cast of ...More
 
 
 
Darkness Visible
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th November 2017 to 25th February 2018 - 11am-8pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
A participatory installation by Sam Winston which explores perception and spoken word....More
 
 
 
Our Lady J : A Tribute To Dolly Parton
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 29th December 2017 - 5.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
The vocalist performs all the hits including 9 to 5, Jolene, Islands In The Stream and many more....More
 
 
 
Turning Of The Year
London > Events > Music  Dates: Thursday 14th December 2017 - 6pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Children from Lewisham primary schools perform a selection of festive songs in a short and lively programme to see in the change of year....More
 
 
 
Wintertime Choirs
London > Events > Music  Dates: 4th to 22nd December 2017
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Be serenaded by seasonal songs, choral, pop, jazz and gospel from choirs of all styles in pop-up and outdoor performances throughout Wintertime....More
 
 
 
A Vintage New Year's Eve Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 31st December 2017 - 7pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Five pop-up vintage nightclubs with music from the 1920s through to the 90s, and swing, rock'n'roll, soul, disco, house and cabaret....More
 
 
 
Ginger Johnson
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 30th December 2017 - 12noon
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
East London's sweetest drag star brings her unique take on storytelling for all ages to Southbank Centre....More
 
 
 
Night Light
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th to 31st December 2017 - Various Times
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
A night-time adventure....More
 
 
 
London Concert Orchestra: Simply Gershwin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 24th February 2018 - 2.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Alfonso Casado Trigo conducts a selection of toe-tapping tunes from America's greatest composer, with pianist Viv McLean and vocalists Katie Birtill and Rodney Earl Clarke....More
 
 
 
Honey And The Bear
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 12th January 2018 - 1pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
The Suffolk-originating twosome of Jon Hart and Lucy Sampson perform contemporary and traditional folk numbers....More
 
 
 
London Sinfonietta 50th Anniversary Concert
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th January 2018 - 7.30pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
David Atherton conducts a 50th anniversary concert with a performance of Harrison Birtwistle's The Message, Stravinsky's Octet, Ligeti's Chamber Concerto and four world premieres: Deborah Pritchard's ...More
 
 
 
In Harmony Lambeth Winter Show
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 6pm-7pm
The Poetry Library, Belvedere Road, SE1 | At The Poetry Library
Young musicians from In Harmony Lambeth perform a varied and uplifting seasonal programme to spread tidings of comfort and joy....More
 
 
 
 
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Darkness Visible
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Southbank Centre

A participatory installation by Sam Winston which explores perception and spoken word....More

Wintertime Choirs
Music | Until 22nd December 2017 

Southbank Centre

Be serenaded by seasonal songs, choral, pop, jazz and gospel from choirs of all styles in pop-up and outdoor performances ...More

Belief and Beyond Belief
Belief and Beyond Belief
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Southbank Centre

Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 
In Harmony Lambeth Winter Show
Concerts | On 13th December 2017 

Southbank Centre

Young musicians from In Harmony Lambeth perform a varied and uplifting seasonal programme to spread tidings of comfort and joy....More

Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Southbank Centre

Wintertime at Southbank Centre, the last chapter in the year-long Nordic Matters, brings a Finnish Rooftop Sauna, ABBA-oke and the ...More

 
The Unthanks - Orchestral With Army Of Generals
Concerts | On 13th December 2017 

Southbank Centre

The Mercury nominated Tynesiders with a symphonic exploration into their best loved material....More

Follies
Follies
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Poetry Library

Imelda Staunton, Tracie Bennett and Janie Dee play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production of Stephen Sondheim and ...More

 
Pinocchio
Pinocchio
Theatre | Until 7th April 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Poetry Library

After co-writing Matilda the Musical, Dennis Kelly now brings Pinocchio to life at the National Theatre. The new production will ...More

 
Network
Network
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Poetry Library

An all star cast and creative team come directed by Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove come together for Lee ...More

 
Barber Shop Chronicles
Barber Shop Chronicles
Theatre | Until 9th January 2018 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Poetry Library

Following a hugely successful opening at the Dorfman Theatre in June, the Barber Shop Chronicles returns to the National Theatre ...More

 

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Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me
Exhibitions | On 29th October 

London Palladium

The 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress and comedian, Joanna Lumley, ...More

 
Quiz
Quiz
Theatre | From 31st March 

Noel Coward Theatre

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Quiz, the play about 'the coughing Major' ...More

 
Girls & Boys
Theatre | From 8th February 

Royal Court Theatre

Starring BAFTA Award winner Carey Mulligan, Girls & Boys sees writer Dennis Kelly collaborating for the first time with director Lyndsey Turner on an emotionally wrought portrait of a romance that begins with a chance ...More

Oceania
Oceania
Exhibitions | From 29th September 

Royal Academy of Arts

Exploring themes of voyaging, place-making and encounter, Oceania marks the 250th anniversary of the Royal ...More

 
Charles I: King and Collector
Charles I: King and Collector
Exhibitions | From 27th January 

Royal Academy of Arts

During his reign, from 1625 until his execution ...More

 
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-2018
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Design Museum

Taking the global financial crash of 2008 as ...More

 
Flight Of The Conchords
Flight Of The Conchords
Comedy | From 19th March 

Hammersmith Apollo

New Zealand-based comedy duo Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement present their popular parody songs from ...More

 
Katy Perry
Katy Perry
Concerts | From 14th June 

The O2 Arena

Since kissing a girl and liking it back in 2008, "anthem-roarer" (NME) Katy Perry's career ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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