Entertainment Options for Tourists to London

London is without doubt an outstanding city whyen it comes to entertainment, with a wide variety of live performances, exhibitions, threatre and other events constantly taking place in the city. With just a little planning ahead, you can easily find a comedy night or live music show. Below we look at some of the best entertainment options for the tourists.

Live shows

Exhibitions at the National Theatre

Exhibitions are available all year round at the National Theatre in London, and fill the building with artwork and its admirers. Generally, the building hosts 2-3 exhibitions throughout the grounds. Visitors to the National Theatre will find collections of art, jewelry, artisan craftwork, photography, theatrical possessions and paintings. Also enjoy concerts for free at the Djanogly Concert Pitch (which is the Royal National Theatre Foyer). The concerts are held on Monday to Saturday evenings and at noon on Saturdays and some Sundays. The energetic mix of performers come from around the world.

Portobello Road Market

This market is located at west London and it is considered one of the most famous markets in the world. In Saturday morning this market is filled with antiques and jewelries and a lot of clothes. You can visit a lot of unique boutiques and restaurants that are also located in the market.

Comedy Nights At Hoopers Bar

Hoopers Bar is a Victorian bar that offers visitors an ample range of beer and wine selections. Hoopers also offers overnight accommodations complete with a continental breakfast. You'll also find numerous events, among them are its comedy nights. If you're interested in enjoying some laughs at this bar, visit their website to check on dates and times. Some of the events offered at Hoppers Bar are free, including its comedy nights.

Evening Music at The National Portrait Gallery

Visitors can experience music in one of the most impressive places in London, every Thursday and Friday, from 6 to 9 PM. The Gallery began this evening program in hopes of bringing more visitors from the work audience who might not otherwise be able to get to the Gallery.

Tickets to Arcola Theatre 

The Arcola Theatre has a "Pay What You Can" system where you can get cheap and sometimes tickets on Tuesday evening. There is no guarantee that you will get a ticket, so come early to make sure. For 10 years, the Arcola Theatre has been staging innovative drama and visual arts, operating multi-cultural youth programs, and blazing a trail of artistic excellence in East London."Pay What You Can" tickets can only be obtained on the night of the performance, and you only have to pay what you can afford.

Screenings at Roxy Bar

Cinema lovers on a budget will want to take advantage of films and more at the Roxy Bar and Screen. Roxy has a vast program of screenings for film buffs everywhere including film-noir classics to futuristic video art.


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