The Big Sing

 
 

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

LondonTown.com - The Big Sing Location Map

 
 
 
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South Kensington Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Paddington Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Royal Garden Hotel NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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