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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†

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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† 24% 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 £59† 42% 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 £71† 26% 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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    Whose Line Is It Anyway?... Live
    London > Events > Comedy †Dates: 20th June to 5th July 2015
    Adelphi Theatre, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from West End LIVE
    Sixteen years after it was cancelled in the UK, classic TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? is set to be revived for a two-week live ...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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    wonder.land
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 12 minutes from West End LIVE
    A brand new musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland, wonder.land is Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini's hotly anticipated musical take on Lewis Carroll's much admired ...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, 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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    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, 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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    Cookery School
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 17 minutes from West End LIVE
    Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... 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
    Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
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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
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    53 Whitehall, 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, 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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    Haymarket Hotel
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    1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from West End LIVE
    A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
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    24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from West End LIVE
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    Trafalgar Square events

    BP Big Screen: Royal Opera Live: Don GiovanniBP Big Screen: Royal Opera Live: Don Giovanni2015-07-05T00:00:00+01002015-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square, † Central London† † † WC2N 5DS
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    Now On
    BP Big Screen: Royal Opera Live: Don Giovanni
    Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square in a magnificent free summer event in the heart of London. The BP Big Screen series kicks off with La bohème on 10 June 2015 at 7.30pm, your last chance to see John Copley's award-winning production. Up next is Mozart's D2015-07-05T00:00:00+01002015-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square, † Central London† † † WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free EventOngoing

    event > Film Events > Film festivals & seasons†|†PRICINGFree
    DATES10th June to 22nd September 2015
    VENUETrafalgar Square
    Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square in a magnificent free summer event in the heart of London. The BP Big Screen series kicks off with La boh√®me on 10 June 2015 at 7.30pm, your last chance to see John Copley's award-winning production. Up next is Mozart's D...†More about this event
    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 politi2015-07-05T00:01:00+01002015-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Trafalgar Square, † Central London† † † WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free EventOngoing

    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation†|†PRICINGFree
    DATES5th March to 31st December 2015
    VENUETrafalgar 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
    Eid Festival 2015Eid Festival 2015Eid Festival 2015Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how big the celebrations are. It's certainly a major event in London - and since 2006 there has been a mass gathering in Trafalgar Square organised by the Mayor of London and Muslim groups in the capital. The free event which marks the end of Ramadan includes live music 2015-07-25T12:00:00+01002015-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square, † Central London† † † WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon

    event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Traditional†|†PRICINGFree
    DATESSaturday 25th July 2015 - 12noon-6pm
    VENUETrafalgar Square
    Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how big the celebrations are. It's certainly a major event in London - and since 2006 there has been a mass gathering in Trafalgar Square organised by the Mayor of London and Muslim groups in the capital. The free event which marks the end of Ramadan includes live music ...†More about this event
    BP Big Screen: The Royal Ballet: Romeo and JulietBP Big Screen: The Royal Ballet: Romeo and JulietBP Big Screen: The Royal Ballet: Romeo and JulietA free, live outdoor screening direct from the Royal Opera House to Trafalgar Square. The last of three BP Big Screen events in London this summer, on Tuesday 22nd September Kenneth MacMillan's production of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, is a classic of 20th-century ballet, and a heartbreaking match for Prokofiev's score. C2015-09-22T00:00:00+01002015-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square, † Central London† † † WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    Free Event

    event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera†|†PRICINGFree
    DATESTuesday 22nd September 2015
    VENUETrafalgar Square
    A free, live outdoor screening direct from the Royal Opera House to Trafalgar Square. The last of three BP Big Screen events in London this summer, on Tuesday 22nd September Kenneth MacMillan's production of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, is a classic of 20th-century ballet, and a heartbreaking match for Prokofiev's score. C...†More about this event
    BP Big Screen: Royal Ballet Live: Romeo And JulietBP Big Screen: Royal Ballet Live: Romeo And Juliet2015-09-22T19:30:00+01002015-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Trafalgar Square, † Central London† † † WC2N 5DS
    Category: event
    BP Big Screen: Royal Ballet Live: Romeo And Juliet
    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
     
     

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    Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
    Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
    Concerts | Until 22nd September 2015 

    Trafalgar Square

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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

     
    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    National Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    For once it's the frames that take centre stage in this free exhibition in Room 1 of Level 2 at ...More

     
    Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
    Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
    Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the ...More

     
    BP Portrait Award 2015
    BP Portrait Award 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle ...More

     
    The Elephant Man
    The Elephant Man
    Theatre | Until 8th August 2015 

    Haymarket Theatre Royal 3 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Bradley Cooper reprised his 2012 role of Joseph Merrick in Bernard Pomerance's Tony Award-winning The Elephant Man last year on ...More

     
    The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon
    Theatre | Until 22nd August 2015 

    Prince of Wales Theatre 4 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Creators of Southpark (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) have turned their satirical eyes to the cheery world of musicals. With ...More

     
    Piccadilly Comedy Club: Edinburgh Previews
    Comedy | On 5th July 2015 

    The Comedy Pub 4 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Cheeky and upbeat humour from Rob Beckett and self-deprecating wit from Angela Barnes....More

    Comedy Store Players
    Comedy | On 5th July 2015 

    Comedy Store 4 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

    Improvisational humour from Paul Merton, Neil Mullarkey, Richard Vranch, Andy Smart, Suki Webster and Lee Simpson....More

    Miss Hope Springs At The Hippodrome
    Theatre | Until 30th July 2015 

    The Hippodrome 5 minutes walk from Trafalgar Square

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