Hot Tickets to Book Now

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  1. While many shows, events and ticket booking can be done upon arrival, there are a few events worth reserving well in advance to avoid disappointment.
    Theatre
    Richard III
    The Old Vic’s artistic director himself, the legendary Kevin Spacey will play Richard in Shakespeare’s tragedy
    is directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes
    The Old Vic Theatre
    June 18- Sep 11
    Tickets on sale now
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    The Old Vic Theatre
    image: Paspro/flickr
    Opera
    Aida, Verdi’s dramatic tale of forbidden love
    The Royal Opera House
    11 March – 15 April
    Book quickly, the least expensive seats are the first to go.
    Spring Event
    Chelsea Flower Show
    Chelsea Royal Hospital transforms its grounds into 11 acres of creative garden design each summer but it’s not all about the flowers. Shop, sip on champagne or Pimm’s and rub elbow’s with high brow Londoners.
    May 24-28 (first two days are for RHS members only)
    Purchase tickets without delay, it’s a sell out each year.
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    Chelsea Flower Show
    image: alh1/flickr
    Music
    Kew the Music (formerly Kew Swing)
    Choose performances by Blondie, Buena Vista Social Club, Jools Holland, Bryan Ferry, Jamie Cullum at the annual summer concert series on the lawn in Kew Gardens.
    6-11 July
    Tickets on sale March 7
    Sport
    Test Cricket: England v. India
    Can England defeat the world’s no. 1 team? Perfect for novice fans, test matches are done & dusted in one day.
    Lord’s Cricket Ground
    21 -25 July
    Reserve tickets now
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    Cricket at Lord's
    Historic Building
    Buckingam Palace Summer Opening
    When the queen leaves the city each summer, the palace opens to the public. This year’s special exhibit included with the entry ticket and audio tour is the Royal Faberge Collection.
    23 July – 3 October
    Tickets available to book
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    The Queen's backyard at Buckingham Palace
    image: tobiashm/ flickr


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