Visit London Blog » royal albert hall http://blog.visitlondon.com Enjoy the very best of London Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:29:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 London Video of the Week: BBC Proms Season 2014 Launches http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/london-video-of-the-week-bbc-proms-season-2014-launches/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/london-video-of-the-week-bbc-proms-season-2014-launches/#comments Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:38:24 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38510

Get a flavour for the greatest classical music festival on earth by watching this launch film for the BBC Proms Season 2014, which is returning to London’s Royal Albert Hall. This spellbinding music series features two months of concerts, including the famous Last Night performances, world premieres of contemporary works and shows by a wide range of artists. This year marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with a focus on the works of wartime composers, as well as the musical legacy of the conflict. 18 Jul-13 Sep

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Top 10 Instagram Photos: March 2014 http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/top-10-instagram-photos-march-2014/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/04/top-10-instagram-photos-march-2014/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:00:25 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=38286 Here is our pick of your best Instagram pictures from the past month. To be in with a chance of being featured follow us @visitlondonofficial and be sure to use the #visitlondon hashtag when you’re snapping around the capital.

The O2 by stayfound

Hotel Russel by atefehhafez

Hyde Park silhouettes by monoca1

Liberty by mindfultravel

London Eye by gregfoliente

Red Phone Box by jasmondo

Royal Albert Hall by sisterhood_london

St Paul’s View by hai_huynh

Street Musician by vabyo

 

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Best Bus Routes for Sightseeing in London http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/01/best-bus-routes-for-sightseeing-in-london/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/01/best-bus-routes-for-sightseeing-in-london/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:00:35 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=27625

London’s famous double-decker buses are an ideal way to see the city if you’re on a budget. Buy a Travelcard for the day and take a self-guided city tour on London’s best bus routes. These four cover most of the major sights in the city. Their routes are described from west to east and the return journey passes the same sights in reverse.

Number 74
Starting in Putney, this route travels past London’s museums hub in South Kensington where the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum sit side by side. It then passes luxury department store Harrods and the boundary of one of London’s largest green spaces at Hyde Park Corner. You can catch a glimpse of The Dorchester hotel just after, followed by the famous haunt of public rhetoric – Speaker’s Corner at Marble Arch. The final stop is Baker Street, home to both the Madame Tussauds wax figure museum and the Sherlock Holmes Museum, at the site of the fictional detective’s residence.

Number 9
The number 9 is one of only two routes operating the old-style Routemaster buses on part of its route. Leaving from Hammersmith, it passes Kensington Palace (you’ll have to get off to see it) followed by the beautiful Royal Albert Hall and the monument to Queen Victoria’s husband which sits opposite it. Like the number 74, the 9 passes the museums in Kensington, Harrods and Hyde Park corner. It takes a different route afterwards to visit St James’s Palace, Trafalgar Square, The Savoy hotel and arts and cultural centre Somerset House.

Number RV1
The RV1 is a favourite route for us here at VL Towers! Despite being a single decker, it still passes through some of the best parts of London, giving you a great cultural tour of the city. Soak up some shops and street theatre at Covent Garden before taking the RV1. Hopping on it will take you to the South Bank where you’ll see the London Eye and Royal Festival Hall. The London Bridge stop is metres from the London Dungeon and City Hall is the next sight on the route, which crosses Tower Bridge to finish up at the Tower of London.

Number 24
The 24 sets off from Camden Town which offers alternative fashion and food. The bus then heads to the more mainstream Leicester Square in the centre, calling in at Trafalgar Square and Horse Guards Parade. The political heart of London is next as the bus passes Parliament Square where you’ll find Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, as well as the nearby Westminster Abbey where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were married in 2011. The final site is the city’s policing headquarters at the iconic New Scotland Yard building.

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visitlondon.com Guest Editor: Twiggy http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/01/visitlondon-com-guest-editor-twiggy/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2014/01/visitlondon-com-guest-editor-twiggy/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:52:33 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=37372

We asked Twiggy, the world’s first supermodel and a born and bred Londoner, to share her London Story. Watch the video above.

During our interview Twiggy  mentioned more of her favourite London experiences and  we’ve used this to populate our homepage www.visitlondon.com from 28 to 30 January.

Here’s Twiggy’s top five London experiences:

24 Hours in London? Visit South Bank

“Start at Waterloo Bridge, walk along the South Bank, because you get all the views of the other side of London which is the lovely old part. Then you can walk past The National Theatre and all the little cafes and most weekends there are street fairs and it is brilliant. Then you go along to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and before the Globe is Tate Modern and the OXO Tower, there are so many things to do. Then cross over the Millennium walking bridge and you’ve got that view of St Paul’s. I’ve done filming of London for America and we always do a shot on the Millennium Bridge because of the view of St Paul’s Cathedral. You’ve got to visit St Paul’s and then in the evening go to the theatre and a restaurant – we’ve got some of the best restaurants in the world.”

Royal Albert Hall

“I have lots of very fond memories of lots of wonderful places in London. One has to be the Royal Albert Hall because (you won’t believe this) but I played it one night. I did a concert tour in the 70s and the Royal Albert Hall was one of the dates, and that was scary! To walk out on the stage of the Royal Albert Hall is quite awe inspiring and I live very near there so every time I walk past, the memories are extraordinary, I’ll never forget that night as long as I live.”

Shopping: Established areas and emerging talent

“What girl doesn’t love shopping and London is the best. We’ve always been the best in fashion, I think. You’ve got everything here, whatever your budget is and we’ve got amazing shopping streets; Bond Street, Regent Street, Knightsbridge. I go walking to Kensington, Chelsea and the little shops. Then you’ve got all the new shops in Brick Lane, Shoreditch, all the lovely markets, it’s brilliant.

I think London is a brilliant place for giving new, young talent a chance. I think that is how the Brick Lane, Shoreditch area grew up, really. Young designers and artists moved there and that has grown up out of that world. It’s still the lovely old part of London which is the bit I love, all the Georgian and Victorian houses and streets.”

The V&A

“The Victoria & Albert Museum in Knightsbridge is probably my favourite museum because it really is extraordinary and for me, because of my designing and my love of clothes, this museum has got everything. One of my memories is of the Indian Jewellery room. I remember coming in 25 years ago and there was a pale pink rock and it was an uncut ruby and I’ve never forgotten it.

You can come into this museum and lose yourself for hours and [it's great] if you want to do research on fashion and clothes. I’ve worked with great designers in the past and they’ve made clothes for me that have been shown here. The V&A does wonderful special exhibitions and the Museum itself is free to everyone – what more could you ask for?

The House Of Leonard, Mayfair

Twiggy got her big break in modelling in the mid 60s at the age of 14: “Somebody saw me who worked on a magazine and they sent me to have my hair done at a very posh salon in Mayfair, The House of Leonard. Leonard cut my hair in that very short, boyish cut and said he wanted to photograph the haircut. He got Barry Lategan to photograph me. He hung the picture in his salon. I went back to school and that’s all it should have been. A journalist who was also a customer in the salon, saw the picture and said, ‘who is the girl?’ and Leonard said, ‘it’s a young schoolgirl, her nickname is Twiggy’. She said ‘I want to meet her’ and two weeks later she wrote a huge article about me naming me the Face of ’66. That was the day my life changed forever.”

The House of Leonard was in Upper Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, W1, next door to which you’ll find the Moroccan Embassy today. Although the salon itself is long gone, you can still walk around the area and see where the magic happened.

You’ll discover more stories and enter a competition to win a fantastic stay in London at www.visitlondon.com/story #TheLondonStory

What are your recommendations for visitors to London?

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What’s On This Weekend: 3-5 January http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/12/whats-on-this-weekend-3-5-january/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/12/whats-on-this-weekend-3-5-january/#comments Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:00:30 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=36844 Winter Wonderland

Prolong the holiday season this weekend with the last of festive pleasures such as ice skating, Christmas markets and decorations. Shopaholics will be hitting London’s boutiques and big name stores for the January sales this weekend. It’s also not too late to see a pantomime before the kids head back to school: “oh yes it is…oh no it isn’t!”

Get Your Skates On

If you haven’t already, it’s time to head to the Bluebird ice rink in Chelsea before it closes on Sunday. Set in a charming courtyard, the rink is the perfect place for a mid-shopping pit stop amid the hubbub of January sales along Kings Road. Skate amongst the stylish locals before delving inside The Shop at Bluebird for some trendy clothing. The larger ice rinks at the Natural History Museum, the Tower of London and Somerset House also close for another year this weekend, so get your skates on (all end 5 Jan).

Natural History Museum ice skatingPeter Pan-tastic

Peter Pan fanatics will be spoilt for choice this weekend. Young ones will have the chance to see Peter, Wendy and co. in Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story at Wembley Arena (ends 4 Jan); over-sevens can see what happens when Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Pleasance Theatre Islington (ends 5 Jan); while Henry Winkler continues to star as Captain Hook in Richmond Theatre’s production of J. M. Barrie’s classic pantomime for all the family (ends 12 Jan).

Last Chance to Walk in Winter Wonderland

One of the highlights of the Christmas calendar in London, Winter Wonderland is crammed full of market stalls, rides and festive eats and drinks. While Christmas may be over, there’s still plenty to see before the Hyde Park attraction hibernates for another year, from the spectacular Magical Ice Kingdom with its glistening ice formations to the far-reaching views from the Giant Observation Wheel (ends 5 Jan).

Push the Boat Out at ExCeL

The London Boat Show takes up residency in ExCeL for eight days from Saturday with plenty of water-based fun. Whether you’re looking to buy a super yacht, brush up on some sailing skills, or simply to marvel at the incredible boats on display, it’s a great chance to mingle with the boating community and learn about what’s new this year (4-12 Jan).

Cirque du Soleil: QuidamHead Over Heels at Royal Albert Hall

The master acrobats and contortionists of Cirque du Soleil return to the Royal Albert Hall this weekend in their spellbinding performance of Quidam. The show follows the story of Zoe, a young girl bored with life and her unloving parents, who finds solace in an imaginary world full of mysterious characters (4 Jan-9 Feb).

Say Cheerio to Christmas at Geffrye Museum

Make the most of Christmas decorations before you grudgingly take yours down on the Twelfth Night this Sunday – it’s apparently bad luck not to – with a trip to the Geffrye Museum. Its Christmas Past exhibit concludes in time for Epiphany and showcases decorations through the years in its lovingly adorned rooms. If you go on Sunday, you can time your visit with the museum’s customary Farewell to Christmas carol singing and burning of holly and ivy to officially mark the end of the festive season (ends 5 Jan).

 

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Christmas Carol Concerts in London http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/12/christmas-carol-concerts-in-london/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/12/christmas-carol-concerts-in-london/#comments Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:29:00 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=36696 Nothing sings Christmas like a candlelit concert. Whether you’re looking to belt out a few notes of your own or sit back and soak up the surroundings, here’s the shortlist of the top locations to hear carols in the capital.

Christmas carols at Hampton Court Palace (17-23 Dec)

The fairytale one. Henry VII’s Tudor palace hosts its famous do-it-yourself carol singing accompanied by the Epsom & Ewell Silver Band. Sing your heart out beneath the stars in the courtyards of the palace. Illuminated in the dark, this makes a stunning night-time destination. Don’t forget to try out the ice rink!

Christmas Carols in Trafalgar Square (9-22 Dec)

The traditional one. For years crowds have flocked beneath this gigantic tree in Trafalgar Square to listen to songs and join in with carol services. Every night until 22 Dec, different carol groups will be singing all the classics, from Deck the Halls and Good King Wenceslas, to Ding Dong Merrily on High and The Holly and the Ivy, plus it’s all for charity.

Southwark Cathedral Christmas Carols (Throughout December)

The family one. Singing, readings, and music all under the roof of the stunning Southwark Cathedral. Highlights include the Cathedral Sing-in, The Southwark Cathedral Choir Concert and the Christmas Eve ceremonious Building of the Crib- an event created specially for children and which follows the Nativity Story with readings and carols. See choir boy Raphael revel in the festive atmosphere of Southwark Cathedral in this heart-warming video. Watch it for a chance to win a five night trip to London!

St-Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols (Throughout December)

The grand one. This landmark church hosts an outstanding music programme throughout the year with lunchtime concerts and top musicians but is even busier than ever in the festive season. Special concerts include the incredibly popular Choir of Christ’s College Cambridge’s Glory of Christmas by Candlelight and two chances to see the English Chamber Choir and Belmont Ensemble of London perform Handel’s Messiah.

Royal Albert Hall Christmas Festival (13-24 Dec)

The lively one. The Royal Albert Hall’s Christmas Sing-along does exactly what it says on the tin and features all the classic tunes and Christmas hits. Other concerts at the venue include The Glory of Christmas, The BT Christmas Concert, Anton and Erin’s Christmas Cracker, Carols by Candleight and Royal Choral Society Christmas Carols.

Our pick of top upcoming carol concerts include:

See more about Christmas in London.

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What’s On This Weekend: 7-8 December 2013 http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/12/whats-on-this-weekend-7-8-december-2013/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/12/whats-on-this-weekend-7-8-december-2013/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:00:41 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=36443

It’s starting to get very festive in the capital this weekend, and whether you want to see running huskies on a sleigh ride at the London Wetland Centre, or running Christmas puddings in Covent Garden, we have you covered!

Meet Santa and his Huskies

Children can get hands-on at WWT London Wetland Centre’s winter weekend by jumping on a husky sleigh ride before visiting Santa in his magical grotto, set deep within a pine forest. This unique Christmas event also allows children to meet the Polar Explorer at his base camp and hear tales of his icy adventures, before making their own explorer’s equipment from recycled materials and learning about the science behind the winter months. 7-8 Dec

The Great Christmas Pudding Race

Cheer on the festively dressed teams at The Great Christmas Pudding Race, all in the name of raising money for Cancer Research. Clad in fancy dress and darting around Covent Garden, this is a unique and chaotic spectacle to break up any Christmas shopping trip. 7 Dec

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

Peter Wright’s production of the classic Christmas tale sees dancers from the Royal Ballet bring The Nutcracker to life against the lavish backdrop of the Royal Opera House. A family-friendly tale of magic and heroics set to the music of Tchaikovsky is sure to bring back that childlike sense of wonder to anyone lacking in Christmas cheer. 4 Dec-16 Jan

Christmas is Cancelled

The English Civil War is blazing into life, the King is captive but plotting, and the Long Parliament is trying to cancel Christmas! Go back in time with this weekend of historical family fun at the National Army Museum and join in with carol singing, festive games and even help decorate the Museum galleries. Suitable for ages 5-11. 7-8 Dec

Coriolanus at Donmar Warehouse

One of the Shakespeare’s most violent and thought-provoking tragedies is returning to the stage at the Donmar Warehouse this week, starring Tom Hiddleston (War Horse, Thor). Coriolanus was adapted for the big screen in 2011 with bona fide stars Ralph Fiennes and Gerard Butler trading blows, and now the bard’s revived classic of power and politics returns to the London stage with a Hollywood star of its own. And, if you can’t get hold of tickets, this will be showing live at selected cinemas nationwide from 30 Jan. From 6 Dec

Statoil Masters Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall

Warm up those neck muscles as some court legends dust off their racquets to see who still has the ability to win a major tournament at Statoil Masters Tennis. Pat Rafter, Greg Rusedski, Mark Philippoussis, John McEnroe, Goran Ivanisevic and his old nemesis Tim Henman will all be lining up in the unique sporting arena of the Royal Albert Hall to compete in the six man round-robin tournaments. 4-8 Dec

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Things to do in London on New Year’s Eve http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/11/things-to-do-in-london-on-new-years-eve/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/11/things-to-do-in-london-on-new-years-eve/#comments Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:01:34 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=36434 New Year’s Eve is getting closer and with so much on offer you might be in need of a little inspiration. We’ve collated the best mix of what’s going on in the city, from cruises to comedy, club nights to cinema screenings. The most popular events will sell out so remember to book tickets in advance.

Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display at the EDF Energy London Eye (FREE)

New Year's Eve Fireworks

London’s spectacular New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display at the EDF Energy London Eye is famous around the world. This event will be very busy with around 250,000 people gathering to watch the fireworks. There are designated viewing areas, but these will close once full so get there early. Celebrations will continue until 12:45am with a live DJ set. Make sure you plan your journey in advance with Transport for London (TfL) as there will be major changes to public transport and services will be extremely busy.

The London Comedy Cellar – New Year’s Eve Special (£30)

If comedy is more your thing then why not head to The London Comedy Cellar. On New Year’s Eve there’s a fantastic line-up including French award-winning TV star Marcel Lucont, Michael McIntyre Roadshow star Ava Vidal and international comedian Nik Coppin. But the night doesn’t stop there because the ticket price also includes a special NYE Love Candy clubnight which will play all the classic floor fillers and best new releases.

Southbank Centre presents a Vintage New Year’s Eve (£115)

Vintage New Year's Eve at Southbank Centre

A Vintage New Year’s Eve Party at the Southbank Centre is back following its success last year.  Transforming the Royal Festival Hall into four floors of decadent entertainment, there’ll be five pop-up vintage nightclubs, stylish dining, a hair and beauty parlour, photo studios and a private terrace overlooking the Thames to view London’s world famous NYE fireworks.

New Year’s Eve Operetta Matinee at St-Martins-in-the-Fields (From £9)

Enjoy a beautiful afternoon concert at the historic St-Martin-in-the-Fields church. The landmark will play host to a wonderful array of arias and scenes from favourite operas and operettas presented by rising stars from London’s Royal Academy of Music.

NYE River Cruise with Golden Tours (from £119)

Welcome the arrival of the New Year on a Golden Tours Thames cruise- the perfect way to see the city.  While on-board enjoy breathtaking views of London’s famous landmarks spectacularly illuminated for the New Year Celebrations, such as St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London. At midnight raise your glass of bubbly and celebrate in style as you watch the magnificent fireworks display over the world famous London Eye!  

New Year’s Eve Skate at Somerset House (£62)

See in the New Year at London’s most spectacular ice rink. Skate at Somerset House is offering you the opportunity to glide on the ice with entertainment from a live DJ. As the clock strikes 12, enjoy champagne and exclusive access to the River Terrace for a fantasic view of the Mayor’s Fireworks on the Thames. You”ll also have access to Tom’s Skate Lounge where you can buy festive mulled wine, hot chocolate, cocktails and warming snacks!

New Year’s Eve 2013 at The O2 featuring The Prodigy  (£75)

If you’re looking to rave the night away to world-renowned superstars then head to The O2. It’s the ultimate New Year’s Eve party featuring  The Prodigy alongside a DJ set from Rudimental, a live performance from the original ninja-DJ Jaguar Skills, London dubstep-rock band Modestep and Slipmatt. If that’s not your cup of tea, you won’t be short of options; alternative parties in the O2 Arena include Kisstory and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs headlining at Building 6.

The Artist in concert at the Royal Albert Hall (£25-£65)

See multi-award winning film The Artist dramatically brought to life on stage with the London Symphony Orchestra playing the soundtrack alongside the high-definition screening at the Royal Albert Hall.

NYE at the Bavarian Beerhouses in Old Street and Tower Hill (£29.50)

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in typical Oktoberfest-style. The Bavarian Beerhouses in Old Street and Tower Hill ensure their guests have lots of fun- Bavarian-style. Expect considerable amounts of eating, drinking and partying. Enjoy a Bavarian buffet followed by a disco- which means a DJ playing international and German songs.

Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party at Mansion Bar (£75)

Gatsby’s 1920’s mansion is recreated for this NYE party. Mansion Bar is pulling out all the stops so dress up in your best flapper dress or braces and prepare to enjoy live Jazz and Blues with Charleston dancers.  There’ll be plenty of Champagne and canapés as well as live coverage of the fireworks along the Thames.

Fuerzabruta at The Roundhouse (£39.50)

Looking for something a little different this New Year’s Eve? Catch the legendary Fuerzabruta at The Roundhouse.  This weird and wonderful theatrical experience features mind-blowing visual effects and is sure to leave you speechless.

See more events and information on New Year’s Eve in London.

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What’s On This Weekend: 16-17 November 2013 http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/11/whats-on-this-weekend-16-17-november-2013/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/11/whats-on-this-weekend-16-17-november-2013/#comments Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:00:36 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=36002

Strap on your skates this weekend as two of London’s most beautiful ice skating rinks open for the festive season, or for something a bit more magical Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter will be blanketed in snow from 15 November.

London’s Best Ice Skating Rinks

There are plenty of places to scrub up your Dancing on Ice skills in the capital this winter, but two of the most iconic locations, namely Somerset House (14 Nov) and The Tower of London (16 Nov), open this weekend. Tickets start at £8.75 at Somerset House and £11.50 at the Tower of London. Until 5 Jan

Hogwarts in the Snow at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter is going festive from 15 November. The castle and sets will all be redecorated using the actual props from the Christmas scenes in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Fans can also see Harry’s first ever Christmas present – his invisibility cloak – and the hand-knitted jumpers that Molly Weasley gave Ron and Harry. 15 Nov-6 Jan

Christmas at ZSL London Zoo

The Christmas events keep coming this weekend as London Zoo rolls out Santa and his sleigh from 16 November. Kids can meet Santa and his reindeers, decorate gingerbread and prepare special treats and presents for the zoo’s other animals. Tickets to meet Santa are £25.50 for children aged 3-10 and £15.50 for ages 11-16. 16 Nov-24 Dec

Southbank Centre Christmas Market

Adults and children will both appreciate the treats on offer down at the Southbank Centre from Saturday onwards. More than 80 wooden chalets will set up along the river for the festive period, offering hand crafted gifts and traditional German market fare, including Glühwein, bratwurst and even chestnuts roasting on an open fire. 16 Nov-24 Dec

Hello, My Name is Paul Smith at the Design Museum

If it feels a bit too early to be getting into the Christmas spirit there are some great exhibitions opening this weekend, including an insight into the career of British fashion designer Paul Smith at the Design Museum. Adult tickets start at £11.75. From 15 Nov

Large Hadron Collider at the Science Museum

For a more educational outing, the Science Museum launches its latest big exhibition on 13 November. Guests can immerse themselves in the world of CERN scientists, buried deep beneath the Swiss-French border in an effort to discover the elusive Higgs boson particle. Adult tickets are £10. From 13 Nov

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Disney’s Fantasia

Finally, you can revisit the weird and wonderful world of Disney classic Fantasia at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday as the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will accompany a restored version of the original 1940 cut, dancing broomsticks and all. Tickets from £30.50-45. 14:30 and 19:00 on 16 Nov

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London Video of the Week: London Architecture Places by TheWorldsCities http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/10/london-video-of-the-week-london-architecture-places-by-theworldscities/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2013/10/london-video-of-the-week-london-architecture-places-by-theworldscities/#comments Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:00:30 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=30303

If you love great architecture, you’ll love London. From the Royal Albert Hall to Tower Bridge, The Gherkin to the O2 Arena, this fascinating video showcases the best of London’s eye-popping architecture.

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