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December 2019

St George Quintet at St Martin’s

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 4JH United Kingdom
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Free lunchtime concert at St Martin in the Fields Part of the Embassy and Cultural Institute Series, representing the Government of Flanders in the United Kingdom PERFORMERS St George Quintet Two violins (Liesbeth Baelus and Kaja Nowak), viola (Diede Verpoest), cello (Wouter Vercruysse) and double bass (Bram Decroix) is an unconventional setting and thus a very versatile repertoire. The St George Quintet has toured extensively throughout Flanders and performed in festivals and venues such as Midis/Minimes (Brussels), Iedereen Klassiek (Concertgebouw…

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The Stones of the Temple

December 17 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Camden Local Studies Centre, Holborn Library, 32-38 Theobalds Road
London, WC1X 8PA United Kingdom
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Free

Camden’s Historic Churches Paul Shaw, archivist of St Mary’s Convent, Brentford, gives an illustrated talk on the subject of Camden’s historic places of worship. Admission free. Doors open at 6.45pm. Organised by the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre Featured image by kind permission of the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre.

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Festive Tour of Benjamin Franklin House

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street
London, WC2N 5NF United Kingdom
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£10

For nearly sixteen years between 1757 and 1775, Dr Benjamin Franklin – scientist, diplomat, philosopher, inventor and founding father of the United States lived behind the doors of No 36 Craven Street, London WC2. Built circa 1730, it is today a dynamic museum and educational facility. On this candle-lit tour you can step back in time and experience the house in true eighteenth-century style. Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies in the parlour before exploring the building and its unique…

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Christmas Lights and Sights Tour

December 22 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza
London, WC2E 7BB United Kingdom
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£17

Enjoy the Christmas lights on a vintage London Transport bus Climb aboard a cosy original Routemaster Heritage bus and experience the wonder and excitement of London at Christmastime. Wind past spectacular displays and illuminated landmarks, to the sound of classic festive songs. The tour starts at the London Transport Museum before heading off through the sparkling West End seeing some of the stunning lights, passing Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue and the Strand. Please note…

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Midnight Mass at St Etheldreda’s

December 24 - December 25
St Etheldreda’s Roman Catholic Church, 14 Ely Place
London, EC1N 6RY United Kingdom
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Christmas Eucharist preceded by carols St Etheldreda’s Church is just a stone’s throw from the noise and bustle of modern day London. This hidden gem, a spiritual sanctuary dating from the Middle Ages, remains a haven of peace and tranquillity. It used to be the town chapel of the Bishops of Ely from about 1250 to 1570. Ely Place was once one of the most influential places in town, with a palace and vast grounds. Its chapel took its name…

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Alessandro Conti at St Martin’s

December 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 4JH United Kingdom
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Part of the ‘Pianists of the World’ Series PERFORMER Alessandro Conti – Piano PROGRAMME Dupont – La Maison dans les dunes Schumann – Fantasie in C After completing his education at St. Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, Alessandro Conti continued abroad, perfecting his craft in Vienna, Helsinki and Tallinn. He was a pupil of Paul Barnes, Krassimira Jordan and Wolfang Watzinger for piano, Ivan Vandor for composition, Piero Bellugi, Jorma Panula, Arkady Leytush and Paavo Järvi for conducting. Active in Italy and abroad…

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January 2020

New Year’s Day Parade 2020

January 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Ritz, 150 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9BR United Kingdom
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Free

Don’t miss the annual London New Year’s Day Parade, which attracts a crowd of over half a million spectators! Ten thousand performers from around the world take part, including cheerleaders, dancers, acrobats and marching bands. Starting at noon from the Ritz Hotel in Piccadilly, the route takes in Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall, arriving in Parliament Square around 3.30pm. Make sure to arrive early in order to secure a good vantage point! Free, no need to…

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Twelfth Night Celebration 2020

January 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
London, SE1 9DT United Kingdom
Free

The Twelfth Night traditionally marks the end of the Twelve Days of Christmas. A free annual celebration takes place on Sunday 5th January 2020 on Bankside in Southwark, near Shakespeare's Globe. The festivities, which have their origins in ancient mid-winter customs, start with the arrival of the Holly Man, who is dressed in a fantastic coat of green foliage. Together with a group of actors, known as the Bankside Mummers, and the London Beadle, he toasts the onlookers, the River…

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The Journey to the Mayflower

January 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
London, SE1 9DA United Kingdom
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£3

A Southwark Cathedral lecture by Dr Stephen Tomkins 2020 sees the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower - the ship that took the Pilgrim Fathers to the New World. It's a foundational event in American history, but it began as an English story, which pioneered the idea of religious freedom. The illegal underground movement of Protestant separatists from Elizabeth I's Church of England is a story of subterfuge and danger, arrests and interrogations, prison and executions. It starts…

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Mayfair Antiques and Fine Art Fair

January 9, 2020 - January 12, 2020
London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, Duke Street
London, W1K 6JP United Kingdom
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£10

The fair features some forty distinguished specialist exhibitors. The aim is to present a varied selection of high quality art and antiques, giving visitors the opportunity to browse and acquire the finest period furniture, enamels and boxes, traditional and contemporary sculpture, oil paintings and watercolours, antique and modernist jewellery, ceramics, glass, lighting, clocks, vintage watches, 20th century design pieces, designer handbags and many other decorative and rare objects spanning the centuries. Opening times: Thursday - 12.00–21.00 Friday - 11.00–18.00 Saturday…

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January 2020 Pub Night

January 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Liberty Bounds Public House, 15 Trinity Square
London, London EC3N 4AA United Kingdom
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Free

We look forward to welcoming you at our first pub night of 2020, which takes place at our usual venue, the Liberty Bounds Public House, 15 Trinity Square, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AA. This event is open to everyone, and there is no need to book. Just come along on the night – we’ll be there till late. To find us, look out for the Luxembourg national flag on our table! Tuesday is Steak Night at the Liberty Bounds, so you can order a…

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Preserving the Library of Bishop Porteus

January 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fulham Palace, Bishop's Avenue, Fulham
London, SW6 6EA United Kingdom
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What does it take to preserve a historic room? Fulham Palace's curatorial team takes you on a behind the scenes tour of the museum, giving you insights into the Palace's approach to conservation, what it takes to interpret a historic room and the future of Bishop Porteus’s library. Bishop of London Beilby Porteus (1731-1809) was a Church of England reformer and a leading abolitionist in England. He was the first Anglican in a position of authority to seriously challenge the…

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