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London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraBernard Haitink conducts a performance of Bruckner's Te Deum and Symphony No 9. With soprano Sally Matthews and London Symphony Chorus.2017-05-28T19:00:00+01002017-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 looks at a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples of modern and contemporary design. In the wake of the w2017-05-28T00:00:00+01002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture
PRICING  Standard £14.50, concession £12
DATES  23rd March to 25th June 2017
In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now. The Japanese House: Ar... More about this event
 
David HelfgottDavid HelfgottHelfgott brings his inimitable style of performing to Rachmaninov, Bach and Beethoven. Helfgott has had a career-long relationship with Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, and this performance presents a rare opportunity to hear it in its version for two pianos, performed with by Rhodri Clarke.2017-05-29T19:30:00+01002017-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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David Helfgott
 
Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila RockPicture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila RockView the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux.2017-05-29T09:30:00+01002017-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
 
Madeleine PeyrouxMadeleine PeyrouxThe singer performs as part of a trio with Jon Herington and Barak Mori, following the release of her album Secular Hymns. Support from John Etheridge.2017-05-31T19:30:00+01002017-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Madeleine Peyroux
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraBernard Haitink conducts Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 3 and Bruckner's Symphony No 9, with the pianist Mitsuko Uchida.2017-06-01T19:30:00+01002017-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
887887Robert Lepage's most autobiographical play to date is a tale about memory, belonging and collective history, conveyed in a one-man performance animated by a transforming set. Performed in English and French with English surtitles.2017-06-01T19:45:00+01002017-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten SinfoniaBritten SinfoniaThomas Ades conducts Gerald Barry's Beethoven, plus Beethoven's Symphony No 1 In C and Symphony No 2 In D, with baritone Mark Stone.2017-06-02T19:30:00+01002017-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Britten Sinfonia
 
LSO Discovery Family Concert: The Firebird (Ages 7-12)LSO Discovery Family Concert: The Firebird (Ages 7-12)The full orchestra presents a fun and informative concert featuring music based on a theme, and with interactive elements. There are workshops in the Barbican foyers during the morning of and just before each concert.2017-06-03T14:30:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Discovery Family Concert: The Firebird (Ages 7-12)
 
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionInto The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionInto The Unknown: A Journey Through Science FictionThis June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, film and literature takes over the entire building to present a new, global perspective on Science Fiction. Swiss historian and writer Patrick Gyger has curated the festival-style exhibition, which explores Scie2017-06-03T10:00:00+01002017-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Multimedia
PRICING  £14.50, concs/NUS/under 17s/mems £12, under 14s £5
DATES  3rd June to 1st September 2017
This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, film and literature ... More about this event
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraMichael Tilson Thomas conducts Stravinsky's Scenes De Ballet, Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6, 'Pathetique' with violinist Lisa Batiashvili.2017-06-04T19:00:00+01002017-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Thomas Ades Beethoven Symphony CycleThomas Ades Beethoven Symphony CycleThomas Ades conducts Gerald Barry's Chevaux De Frise and Beethoven's Symphony No 3 In E Flat, Eroica.2017-06-06T19:30:00+01002017-06-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Thomas Ades Beethoven Symphony Cycle
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraMichael Tilson Thomas conducts Brahms's Piano Concerto No 2 and Nielsen's Symphony No 5, with the pianist Yuja Wang.2017-06-08T19:30:00+01002017-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
A Gala Celebration Of Donald Byrd With The BlackbyrdsA Gala Celebration Of Donald Byrd With The BlackbyrdsThe American combo performs its rhythm and blues and jazz-funk fusion compositions in tribute to the band's founder, Donald Byrd. They are joined for the performance by producer Larry Mizell, multi-instrumentalist Russell Gunn and Donald's son Donald Byrd III.2017-06-09T19:30:00+01002017-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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A Gala Celebration Of Donald Byrd With The Blackbyrds
 
Jeff Mills: Light From The Outside WorldJeff Mills: Light From The Outside WorldThe Detroit-born musician and producer mixes techno and classical in his work, in collaboration here with the Britten Sinfonia conducted by Christophe Mangou.2017-06-10T19:30:00+01002017-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jeff Mills: Light From The Outside World
 
Murray PerahiaMurray PerahiaThe pianist performs Bach's French Suite No 6 In E, Schubert's 4 Impromptus, Mozart's Rondo In A Minor and Beethoven's Sonata No 32 In C Minor.2017-06-11T19:30:00+01002017-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Murray Perahia
 
Jeff Mills: PlanetsJeff Mills: PlanetsChristophe Mangou conducts the Britten Sinfonia in Mills' piece inspired by Holst's The Planets.2017-06-12T19:30:00+01002017-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Jeff Mills: Planets
 
CubanismoCubanismoThe trumpeter Jesus Alemany leads this Latin music ensemble who hail from Havana.2017-06-16T20:00:00+01002017-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cubanismo
 
Diamanda GalasDiamanda GalasThe San Diego-born singer and composer brings her avant-garde material to the UK's stages.2017-06-19T20:00:00+01002017-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Diamanda Galas
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraEckehard Stier conducts Nobuo Uematsu's Music from Final Fantasy, Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey and many more., with pianist Mischa Cheung.2017-06-20T20:00:00+01002017-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
LSO Discovery Summer ShowcaseLSO Discovery Summer ShowcaseElim Chan and Howard Moody conduct Trad Gamelan Pemungkah, Gilak and Ngedes Lemah, Ravel Empress Of The Pagodas from 'Mother Goose - Suite', Debussy's First Movement from 'La Mer', Kodaly's Dances Of Galanta and Howard Moody;s Crimson River.2017-06-22T19:30:00+01002017-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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LSO Discovery Summer Showcase
 
Monteverdi VespersMonteverdi VespersLive Music, Choir.2017-06-23T19:30:00+01002017-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Monteverdi Vespers
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDaniel Harding conducts Mahler's Symphony No 3, with the alto, Anna Larsson.2017-06-25T19:00:00+01002017-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
The TempestThe TempestThis production is directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and stars Simon Russell Beale as Prospero, the magician, taking vengeance on the men who wronged him.2017-06-30T19:15:00+01002017-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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The Tempest
 
CairokeeCairokeeThe Cairo-based band performs its politically-charged Egyptian rock originals.2017-07-01T19:30:00+01002017-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Cairokee
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Andrew Norman's A Trip To The Moon and Sibelius's Symphony No 2.2017-07-09T19:00:00+01002017-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts Wagner;s Prelude And Liebestod from 'Tristan And Isolde', Bartok's Piano Concerto No 2 and Haydn, An Imaginary Orchestral Journey - Featuring excerpts from Symphonies Nos 6, 45, 46, 60, 64, 90 And 101; 'The Creation', 'The Seasons', 'The Desert Island' And 'The Seven Last Words Of Christ On The Cross', with pianist Lang La2017-07-11T19:30:00+01002017-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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London Symphony Orchestra
 
Ezra FurmanEzra FurmanThe indie-rock artist from Chicago, Illinois takes to the stage to perform his latest psychedelic-infused tracks.2017-07-13T19:30:00+01002017-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Ezra Furman
 
Mercury Rev With Royal Northern SinfoniaMercury Rev With Royal Northern SinfoniaA collaboration between the Buffalo-formed indie-rock group and the orchestra in a performance of their original material. Support from Lowly.2017-07-14T19:30:00+01002017-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Mercury Rev With Royal Northern Sinfonia
 
Trajal Harrell: Hoochie KoochieTrajal Harrell: Hoochie KoochieStep into a dreamlike word with these inventive performance pieces by the American dancer and choreographer. Contains nudity, as well as some explicit imagery.2017-07-20T14:00:00+01002017-08-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie
 
Laura Mvula And The London Symphony OrchestraLaura Mvula And The London Symphony OrchestraThe soulful singer-songwriter from Birmingham performs her soul, pop and jazz melange, in the company of the orchestra.2017-07-21T19:30:00+01002017-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Laura Mvula And The London Symphony Orchestra
 
Toots And The MaytalsToots And The MaytalsThe veteran group from Jamaica, led by singer Tots Hibbert, bring their classic reggae to the UK's stages. Support from Leba and Captain Accident.2017-07-28T19:30:00+01002017-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Toots And The Maytals
 
Basquiat: Boom for RealBasquiat: Boom for RealThis September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from international museums and private collections to showcase the work of the pioneering prodigy of the downtown New York art scene, who came to the media's attention in 1978 when he teamed up wi2017-09-21T00:00:00+01002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Standard £16, concession £12
DATES  21st September 2017 to 28th January 2018
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom for Real draws from ... More about this event
 
Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesSingcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic PulsesFor the 10th anniversary of Stockhausen's death, Singcircle and some of the composer's closest associates perform two of his defining masterpieces.2017-11-20T19:30:00+00002017-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Singcircle: Stockhausen: Stimmung & Cosmic Pulses
 
Afro Celt Sound SystemAfro Celt Sound SystemThe three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.2017-11-21T19:30:00+00002017-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
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Afro Celt Sound System
 
 
 

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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

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In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 28th May 2017 

Barbican Centre

Bernard Haitink conducts a performance of Bruckner's Te Deum and Symphony No 9. With soprano Sally Matthews and London Symphony ...More

The Unthanks
Concerts | On 28th May 2017 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 2 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Folk collective featuring vocalists Rachel and Becky Unthank, performing re-imagined songs and poems by the influential songwriter, Molly Drake....More

Niall McDiarmid: Here And Now
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Photographic portraits of the people of London, taken over six years....More

Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor ...More

My Point Forward
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Blast Theory present a series of newly commissioned short films in this interactive exhibition....More

Fabric: Deviation
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th May 2017 

Fabric 7 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

A night of house and techno with Benji B, Actress, Gqom Oh! Showcase : Nan Kole, Mafia Boyz, Lil Silva, ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Oneman Presents Onedance
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th May 2017 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

Renowned DJ Oneman provides heavy dubstep, UK garage and old school R&B. With support from MJ Cole, DJ Zinc, Plastician ...More

We Control The Dance With Plump DJs
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th May 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 11 minutes walk from Barbican Centre

The DJs spin a funk and boogie set....More

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Red Rooster
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A Harlem institution that boasts Paul McCartney and the Obamas as some of its fans, Red Rooster comes to London in 2017. ...More

Prince of Peckham
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Caribbean food from Street Feast regulars White Men Can't Jerk along with beer and rum ...More

 
Circus West Village
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On the western side of Battersea Power Station, connecting the riverfront with Battersea Park, Circus ...More

 
Pedler Peckham Rye
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Pedler peddles plates of griddled squid and frizzle chicken in Peckham Rye....More

No 29 Power Station West
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Darwin and Wallace adds to its portfolio of bars and restaurants - which includes No32 The Old Town and No197 Chiswick Fire Station - with No 29....More

Fiume
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Italian chef Francesco Mazzei brings Fiume, a new modern Italian restaurant in the Circus West ...More

 
Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
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The second Vagabond store, following on from the original wine bar in Fulham, can be found in Charlotte Street in the heart of Fitzrovia....More

Vagabond Wines Fulham
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The first and original Vagabond, this Fulham wine bar was set up in September 2010....More

CLAW
CLAW
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Serving delicious British seafood, sourced from traceable and sustainable sources in Salcombe, Devon, in a ...More

 
WOLF II
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After 10 months at WOLF in Stoke Newington, chef Mattia Antonioni heads up WOLF II, ...More

 
Sonder Presents: NeverFolk
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The Nursery Theatre

A collection of improvised stories of everyday lives....More

Compagnie des Quidams: FierS a Cheval
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Theatre | On 23rd June 

Cutty Sark Gardens

The opening night production of the Greenwich and ...More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
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Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn ...More

 
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
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Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist ...More

 
Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
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Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
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Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
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Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
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