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Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaThomas Ades conducts Gerald Barry's The Eternal Recurrence and Beethoven's Symphony No 9 (Choral).2019-05-26T19:30:00+01002019-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
 
AI: More Than HumanAI: More Than HumanAI: More Than HumanA major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our relationship with artificial intelligence, exploring how it could potentially revolutionise our lives. Artists, scientist and researchers have come together to present an unprecedented survey of the creative and scientific develo2019-05-26T10:00:00+01002019-08-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia
DATES  16th May to 26th August 2019
A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our relationship with artificial intellige... More about this event
 
Laura De Benedetti & Gail Altschuler: Kind Of BlueLaura De Benedetti & Gail Altschuler: Kind Of BlueCeramics and paintings by the friends and potters from North London.2019-05-27T09:30:00+01002019-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Laura De Benedetti & Gail Altschuler: Kind Of Blue
 
The Milk Carton KidsThe Milk Carton KidsThe duo from duo from Eagle Rock, California, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan, bring their indie-folk tunes to the live stage.2019-05-29T20:00:00+01002019-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Milk Carton Kids
 
Ming XieMing XieThe pianist performs Beethoven's Sonata No 18 In E Flat, No 3, Rachmaninov's Scherzo, Nimrod's Borenstein Kangding Qingge Etude, No 5 and Brahms's Variations On A Theme Of Paganini.2019-05-30T18:00:00+01002019-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Free EventOn Soon
Ming Xie
 
On Nature: Lee Krasner: Living ColourOn Nature: Lee Krasner: Living ColourExhibitions & Art, Painting.2019-05-30T19:00:00+01002019-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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On Nature: Lee Krasner: Living Colour
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraMichael Tilson Thomas conducts Cage's The Seasons, Beethoven's Violin Concerto and Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra, with violinist Julia Fischer.2019-05-30T19:30:00+01002019-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Serge Aime Coulibaly: Kalakuta RepublikSerge Aime Coulibaly: Kalakuta RepublikFela Kuti's communal compound in Lagos is the setting for this contemporary African dance work.2019-05-30T19:45:00+01002019-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Serge Aime Coulibaly: Kalakuta Republik
 
Lee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourOne of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidable artist whose importance has often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock. The first retrospective of her work in Europe for over 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour features nea2019-05-30T00:00:00+01002019-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  30th May to 1st September 2019
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidab... More about this event
 
Il Pomo d'OroIl Pomo d'OroThe orchestra gives a concert performance of Handel's opera, Agrippina, with Maxim Emelyanychev on harpsichord.2019-05-31T18:30:00+01002019-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Il Pomo d'Oro
 
LSO Family Concert: What Do You Do With An Idea'LSO Family Concert: What Do You Do With An Idea'London Symphony Orchestra's family-friendly concert combines theatrical elements to tell the story of a child, who brings an idea into the world.2019-06-01T14:30:00+01002019-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Family Concert: What Do You Do With An Idea'
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraMichael Tilson Thomas conducts Ives's A Symphony: New England Holidays and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 5, with pianist Daniil Trifonov and London Symphony Chorus.2019-06-02T19:00:00+01002019-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
The Knight Of The Burning PestleThe Knight Of The Burning PestleDeclan Donnellan directs Francis Beaumont's farcical comedy about the players' peerless performance of The London Merchant as it is thrown into disarray when their fiercest critics challenge both the theatrical establishment and social order.2019-06-05T19:45:00+01002019-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Knight Of The Burning Pestle
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraElim Chan conducts Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, with LSO Discovery Groups.2019-06-06T19:30:00+01002019-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Topic Records 80th AnniversaryTopic Records 80th AnniversaryA celebration of Topic Records, the oldest independent record label in the world. Artists appearing include Martin Carthy, Lisa Knapp, Sam Lee, Alasdair Roberts and Olivia Chaney.2019-06-07T20:00:00+01002019-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Topic Records 80th Anniversary
 
Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaSir Mark Elder conducts a concert performance of Donizetti's Il Paria, with Opera Rara.2019-06-08T19:30:00+01002019-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraElim Chan conducts Liam Mattison's new work, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1 and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, with pianist Alice Sara Ott.2019-06-09T19:00:00+01002019-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Daniil TrifonovDaniil TrifonovThe pianist performs Beethoven's Sonata No 18 In E-Flat, No 3 and Prokofiev's Sonata No 8 In B-Flat.2019-06-10T19:30:00+01002019-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Daniil Trifonov
 
Andrew BirdAndrew BirdThe Illinois-born singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and whistler brings his own take on indie-rock to the UK's stages.2019-06-13T19:30:00+01002019-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Andrew Bird
 
Collegium Vocale GentCollegium Vocale GentPhilippe Herreweghe conducts Bach's Mass In B Minor, with sopranos Dorothee Mields and Hanna Blazikova.2019-06-14T19:30:00+01002019-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Collegium Vocale Gent
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraGianandrea Noseda conducts Beethoven's Overture: Egmont, Shostakovich's Concerto No 1 For Piano, Trumpet And Strings and Berlioz's Harold In Italy, with pianist Daniil Trifonov, trumpeter Phil Cobb and violist Antoine Tamestit.2019-06-16T19:00:00+01002019-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Milton NascimentoMilton NascimentoThe Rio-De Janiero-based singer-songwriter performs his pop-rock originals.2019-06-17T20:00:00+01002019-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Milton Nascimento
 
Nick CaveNick CaveThe veteran Australian alternative rock singer-songwriter and musician hosts an intimate evening of talk and music.2019-06-19T00:00:00+01002019-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Nick Cave
 
The Damned (Les Damnes)The Damned (Les Damnes)Ivo van Hove directs this Comedie-Francaise production that follows a family of German industrialists in pre-war Germany. Adapted from Luchino Visconti's screenplay.2019-06-19T19:45:00+01002019-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Damned (Les Damnes)
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Vaughan Williams's Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis, Grainger's Lincolnshire Posy For Winds and Bruckner's Symphony No 4, with Guildhall School musicians.2019-06-20T19:30:00+01002019-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts a semi-staged production of Janacek's opera The Cunning Little Vixen, directed by Peter Sellars and sung in Czech.2019-06-27T19:30:00+01002019-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Academy Of Ancient MusicAcademy Of Ancient MusicRichard Egarr conducts a concert performance of Mozart's opera, a heart-warming comedy based on love and desire. Sung in Italian with English surtitles2019-07-04T19:00:00+01002019-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Academy Of Ancient Music
 
Jesus Christ SuperstarJesus Christ SuperstarJesus Christ SuperstarTim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical comes to the Barbican following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. "A gorgeous, thrilling, heavenly musical" ran The Guardian headline above its four-star review back in 2015 and it has proved just as popular ever since. Over 45 years after Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's ro2019-07-04T00:00:00+01002019-08-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Theatre > Open Air
PRICING  £15-£62.50
DATES  4th July to 24th August 2019
VENUE  Barbican Theatre 
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seminal musical comes to the Barbican following two sell-out seasons at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. "A gorgeous, thrilli... More about this event
 
Ludovico EinaudiLudovico EinaudiThe BAFTA nominated Italian pianist and composer performs works from his latest album, Seven Days Walking.2019-07-31T20:00:00+01002019-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ludovico Einaudi
 
Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern ArtInto the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern ArtInto the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern ArtCabarets, cafes and clubs across the world, from London to New York, Paris to Mexico City, are brought together at the Barbican Art Gallery through over 200 works from the 1880s to the 1960s. Into the Night offers an alternative history of modern art that highlights the spirit of experimentation and collaboration between artists, performers, design2019-10-04T00:00:00+01002020-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  4th October 2019 to 19th January 2020
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
Cabarets, cafes and clubs across the world, from London to New York, Paris to Mexico City, are brought together at the Barbican Art Gallery through over 200 wo... More about this event
 
Fisherman's FriendsFisherman's FriendsThe group, who are based in Port Isaac, performs a selection of new and old shanties, plus other folk material.2019-10-11T19:00:00+01002019-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Fisherman's Friends
 
Christopher CrossChristopher CrossGrammy Award-winning pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist from Texas.2019-10-27T00:00:00+01002019-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Christopher Cross
 
RideRideAlternative rock comes courtesy of the recently reformed, Oxford-derived unit.2019-12-09T00:00:00+00002019-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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AI: More Than Human
AI: More Than Human
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

Barbican Centre

A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our ...More

 
Britten Sinfonia
Concerts | On 26th May 2019 

Barbican Centre

Thomas Ades conducts Gerald Barry's The Eternal Recurrence and Beethoven's Symphony No 9 (Choral)....More

Benjamin Grosvenor With The Doric Quartet
Concerts | On 26th May 2019 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 2 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor joins forces with Doric String Quartet and double bassist Laurene Durantel to perform Janacek's String Quartet No ...More

Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

London may seem like a civilised place (unless you're on a crowded tube in rush hour) but, as Beasts of ...More

 
Fritz Hansen: Shaping Reality Through Time
Fritz Hansen: Shaping Reality Through Time
Exhibitions | Until 13th June 2019 

Zaha Hadid Gallery 9 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

For Clerkenwell Design Week 2019, Fritz Hansen presents Shaping Reality Through Time, an exploration of Fritz Hansen's design evolution at ...More

 
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
Hanami Terrace: Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
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Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch London 11 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

To celebrate the Japanese Cherry Blossom, or Sakura, the terrace at Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch has been transformed into a ...More

 
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
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Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 12 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Nine Iranian Artists in London: The Spark Is You
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2019 

Parasol Unit 14 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

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Into Summer: The Final
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th May 2019 

Cargo 15 minutes walk from Not I/footfalls/rockaby

Club classics, hip hop, house and R&B supplied by DJ Deepozz, DJ Wade Teo, DJ Late At Night and DJ ...More

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Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert
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Theatre | From 7th October 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Jason Donovan, producing for the first time, teams ...More

 
Pittsburgh Art on the Bank
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Exhibitions | From 3rd June 

South Bank

Pittsburgh Art on the Bank brings a curated ...More

 
The Depot
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At the heart of one of London's biggest housing-led developments, Kidbrooke Village, is The Depot, ...More

 
Dear Evan Hansen
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Theatre | From 29th October 

Noel Coward Theatre

Michael Greif directs the Tony Award-winning musical about a teenage outcast who becomes a focal ...More

 
Gezellig Restaurant & Bar
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In the refurbished Grade II listed Holborn Town Hall, Gezellig Restaurant and Bar is a ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Burberry Classic Afternoon Tea at Thomas's Cafe
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Created in celebration of the fashion house's founder, Thomas Burberry, the Burberry Classic Afternoon Tea serves a traditional menu within Thomas's Café....More

Murder Inc.
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From the trio of owner-bartenders behind The Cocktail Trading Company comes Murder Inc., a neon ...More

 
Les Platanes
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The plane trees that line the lanes of Provence, as well as nearby Berkeley Square, ...More

 
The Wine Parlour
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Encouraging you to try before you buy, The Wine Parlour in Brixton Village goes beyond ...More

 
The Mantl
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Open from 11.30am 'til 11.30pm, The Mantl brings a taste of Turkey to Brompton Road ...More

 
Kurabu
Kurabu
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Above the much-loved Dinings SW3 in Chelsea, Kurabu (meaning 'clubhouse' in Japanese) turns the upstairs ...More

 
Fugitive Motel
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Fugitive Motel is a craft beer bar and co-working space next to the railway arches ...More

 
AllBright Mayfair
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Named after the former USA Secretary of State, Madeline Albright, the AllBright Mayfair is a ...More

 
World Oceans Day Family Festival
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Exhibitions | On 8th June 

National Maritime Museum

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Cirque du Soleil: Luzia
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Theatre | From 12th January 

Royal Albert Hall

Thirty years after Cirque du Soleil first introduced its phenomenal acrobatics to UK audiences, the ...More

 
Summer Safari
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration

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Peckham Levels Open Studio Weekend
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Exhibitions | From 31st May 

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Theatre | From 28th June 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

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