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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST JUNE 2015

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West End LIVEThousands 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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West End LIVE  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

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

LondonTown.com - West End LIVE Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
2 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    The Trafalgar Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  34% off
    2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute 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 > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  38% off
    8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute 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 > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  42% off
    8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute 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 Painkiller
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th March to 30th April 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from West End LIVE
    Sean Foley directs this adaptation of Francis Veber's classic play, The Painkiller, as part of Kenneth Branagh's five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. The production sees ...More
     
     
     
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    The 39 Steps
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th September 2006 to 5th September 2015 - Various Times
    Criterion Theatre, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from West End LIVE
    Hitchcock's 1935 movie is a masterpiece of sustained adventure, as the hero - framed for murder - becomes both pursuer and prey for a shadowy international ...More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 11 minutes 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 > Entertainment > Theatres
    Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    Odeon Leicester Square
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes 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
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 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
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 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
     
     
     
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    Nelson's Column
    London > Attractions > Sights
    Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 1 minute 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 > Shopping > Specialists
    7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    Tenderproduct
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes 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
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 4 minutes 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
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    10 Northumberland Avenue, 10 Northumberland avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute 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
     
     
     
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    Albannach
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute 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
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    62-65 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute 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 > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 10 minutes 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!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes 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 > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    Victoria Embankment Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    So SPA Sofitel St James
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from West End LIVE
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    The Sherlock Holmes
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes 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
     
     
     
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    The Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from West End LIVE
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    The Harp
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes 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
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute 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
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute 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
     
     
     
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    Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes 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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    116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from West End LIVE
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    Haymarket Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from West End LIVE
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes 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

     
    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 politi2015-08-03T00:01:00+01002015-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Free EventOngoing

    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation | PRICING  Free  
    DATES  5th March to 31st December 2015
    VENUE  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
     
    NFL Fan RallyNFL Fan RallyFamily-friendly activities featuring players, cheerleaders and NFL sporting legends.2015-10-03T12:00:00+01002015-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free Event 
    NFL Fan Rally
    Diwali FestivalDiwali FestivalA celebratory stage programme showcasing contemporary Asian music and dance.2015-10-11T12:00:00+01002015-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free Event 
    Diwali Festival
    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.2015-11-11T10:00:00+00002015-11-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free Event 
    Silence In The Square
    Chanukah In The SquareChanukah In The SquareCelebrate the Jewish festival of lights along with live performances and free doughnuts.2015-12-06T17:30:00+00002015-12-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free Event 
    Chanukah In The Square
    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.2016-04-02T15:00:00+01002016-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free Event 
    International Pillow Fight Day
    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.2016-06-25T13:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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    Pride In London
     
     

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    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Trafalgar Square

    Hans Haacke's Gift Horse, a sculptural installation of a horse's skeleton, makes an eerie outline on the Fourth Plinth in ...More

     
    Tintoretto: Saint George And The Dragon: Talk
    Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2015 

    National Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    An insight into one painting....More

    Branches Of The Same Tree: Science And Art: Looking Machines: Talk
    Exhibitions | Until 10th August 2015 

    National Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

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

    Art In Dialogue: Duccio
    Exhibitions | Until 8th November 2015 

    National Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    A creative interaction of two works of art made almost 700 years apart; The Annunciation by the painter Duccio and ...More

    Take One Picture
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    National Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Works in a variety of media, including drawing, collage and metalwork, all of which have been produced by local primary ...More

    A Twentieth Century Choral Celebration
    Concerts | On 3rd August 2015 

    St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    St Martin's Voices and St Martin's Consort with conductor Andrew Earis present a recital of Tavener's Song for Athene, Britten's ...More

    Free Lunchtime Concert: Charlotte Ashton
    Concerts | On 3rd August 2015 

    St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Royal Academy of Music final-year student Charlotte Ashton performs a flute recital of Bach's Sonata In E Major, Roxburgh's Stardrift, ...More

    Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Abstract paintings by the 20th-century artist, providing an insight into his exploration of portraiture using non-descriptive elements....More

    Portrait Of The Day: Talk
    Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection....More

    John Swannell: Roy Strong At 80
    Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Photographic portraits that transport the Gallery's former director through time, inventing and reinventing him as an array of historical characters....More

     
     
     
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