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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH SEPTEMBER 2012

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The Big Sing at Royal Albert Hall. Aled Jones, five thousand singers and guests perform a sing-along of favourite hymns for broadcast on BBC One in October and December. Dress code is smart casual.

 

About Royal Albert Hall

Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's iconic oval walls. One of London's most versatile venues, it is a favourite of performers from Jose Carreras to Kylie Minogue. More about Royal Albert Hall


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Paddington Railway Station
 
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Royal Garden Hotel NCP
 
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Cheval Thorney Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £298  21% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 5 minutes from The Big Sing
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £646  41% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from The Big Sing
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £279  30% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 8 minutes from The Big Sing
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
 
 
 
 
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Violin Masterclass With Alina Ibragimova
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 26th September 2017 - 6.15pm
The Big Sing, Prince Consort Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Big Sing
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 28th September 2017 - 1pm-1.45pm
The Big Sing, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from The Big Sing
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Big Sing
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The Big Sing
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2 minutes from The Big Sing
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through typhoid ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Big Sing
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Big Sing
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from The Big Sing
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from The Big Sing
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Big Sing
Verdi is the appropritately named restaurant at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Cafe Consort, following a £1 million refurbishment unveiled on Tuesday 15th ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrot 190
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Big Sing
Mediterranean cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
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Bistro One Ninety Queen's Gate
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Big Sing
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from The Big Sing
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from The Big Sing
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from The Big Sing
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from The Big Sing
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 14 minutes from The Big Sing
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37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from The Big Sing
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Hyde Kensington
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1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from The Big Sing
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92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 12 minutes from The Big Sing
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106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from The Big Sing
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Big Sing
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My Great Orchestral AdventureMy Great Orchestral AdventureMy Great Orchestral AdventureNavigate shipwrecks and the stormy seas to a striking musical soundtrack in My Great Orchestral Adventure, the Royal Albert Hall's hugely popular family concert, staged midway through October half term. Join 'chief adventurer' Tom Redmond, his brother Timothy - conductor and MC - for a programme of works by Wagner, John Williams, Britten, Stravinsk2017-10-25T00:00:00+01002017-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Navigate shipwrecks and the stormy seas to a striking musical soundtrack in My Great Orchestral Adventure, the Royal Albert Hall's hugely popular family concert, staged midway through October half term. Join 'chief adventurer' Tom Redmond, his brother Timothy - conductor and MC - for a programme of works by Wagner, John Williams, Britten, Stravinsk... More about this event
 
Wilko JohnsonWilko JohnsonThe former Dr Feelgood guitarist from Canvey Island performs his own take on rhythm'n'blues and classic rock.2017-09-26T19:30:00+01002017-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Diana KrallDiana KrallThe singer performs in support of her latest album and celebrates the Great American Songbook.2017-09-27T19:30:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Ollie HowellOllie HowellThe multi-award-winning drummer, instrumentalist, composer, producer and broadcaster performs in support of his latest album, Self Identity.2017-09-28T21:30:00+01002017-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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WizKidWizKidThe young Nigerian-born singer achieved global prominence when he collaborated with Drake on One Dance, which reached number one in 15 countries.2017-09-29T19:30:00+01002017-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Alexandra StensonAlexandra StensonThe British soprano is a graduate of the Guildhall School Of Music And Drama and English National Opera's prestigious Opera Works training program.2017-09-30T15:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Alter BridgeAlter BridgeHailing from Orlando, the quartet, who formed in 2004, performs rock material.2017-10-02T18:45:00+01002017-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Tori AmosTori AmosThe American singer-songwriter and pianist plays classically-influenced alt pop and rock.2017-10-04T18:45:00+01002017-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Little Big TownLittle Big TownThe four-piece from Alabama perform their country numbers.2017-10-05T18:45:00+01002017-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Jally Kebba Susso TrioJally Kebba Susso TrioThe London-based musician performs his self-penned Gambian Kora music that incorporates elements of funk, rock and blues.2017-10-05T21:30:00+01002017-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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