What’s On in Madrid

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November highlights

First stop of this travelling exhibition about the Nazi extermination camp in Poland, with over 600 original objects (Canal Art Centre. Till 3 February).

The exhibition represents over 70 works by the artist throughout his professional career spanning 30 years (Canal de Isabel II Foundation. 4 Oct-5 Jan).

Collection of objects from the British Museum to find out all about the life of the Pharaohs in the Nile Valley (CaixaForum Madrid. 17 Oct-20 Jan).

A journey through the different periods in the work of one of the most important and multifaceted women artists of the twentieth century (Reina Sofia Museum. Until 7 January).

An incredible flamenco show that touches all of the styles that sustain this art (Madrid Flamenco Theatre at Teatro Alfil).

Life-sized props from the Harry Potter films adorn the streets of Madrid (Five locations. Until 15 December).

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Hugo Pérez de la Pica delves into the timeless roots of popular Spanish song (Teatro Tribueñe. Sundays).

An exhibition revisiting the reasons why Spanish and French artists have fallen in love with the Mediterranean Sea (Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall. 10 Oct-13 Jan 2019).

Exhibition dedicated entirely to one of Germany’s leading twentieth-century artists (Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. 25 Oct-27 Jan 2019).

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A solo exhibition dedicated to the Polish painter, best-known for her polished Art Deco portraits (Gaviria Palace. 5 Oct-24 Feb).

The world premiere of the JEUX Nijinski and Los hijos más bellos (Teatros del Canal - Sala Negra. 16-18 November).

Lesca and Voutsas explore revenge and what we consider to be barbaric in this piece performed in English with Spanish surtitles (Teatro de La Abadía - Sala José Luis Alonso. 17-18 November).

The band from Australia are coming back on the Meet You There tour with Youngblood, their latest album, and all their big hits (WiZink Center. 19 Nov).

The British singer-songwriter is back in Spain as a part of his Jubilee Road Tour (La Riviera. 20 November).

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18 life-sized creatures in a must-see live experience for audiences of all ages. (WiZink Center. 22-25 November).

A collective exhibition reflecting on the interface of nature and the artifice of the human body (La Casa Encendida. 22 November).

A wintery show for the whole family that celebrates 250 years of circus (Feria de Madrid. Wednesdays to Sundays. 23 Nov-3 Feb).

Fans will go wild with one of the most exciting clashes of the season (Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. 24 November).

The British trip-hop band will be presenting their latest album at this concert as part of MadTown Days (La Riviera. 27 November).

The Atlético Club faces the team lead by the old acquaintance, the Colombian football player Falcao (Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. 28 November).

A tribute to the Renaissance genius marking 500 years of his death (National Library / Palacio de las Alhajas. 29 Nov-19 May 2019).

A play combining circus and gospel in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (Teatro Circo Price. 30 Nov-6 Jan).

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Especially for kids
  • An exquisite program dedicated to puppets and marionettes (Teatro Valle-Inclán. Check dates. 6 Oct-9 Jun).

    Titerescena
  • A theater show with clowns and music for the whole family paying tribute to the silent film (Teatro Galileo. Sundays. 7 Oct-25 Nov).

    Sinfonía muda (Silent Symphony)
  • In the Espacio Fundación Telefónica you can find this unique collection that traces the history of telecommunications.

    The History of Telecommunications
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 95 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

    The Lion King (El Rey León)
  • A wintery show for the whole family that celebrates 250 years of circus (Feria de Madrid. Wednesdays to Sundays. 23 Nov-3 Feb).

    Circlassica
  • Don't miss

    18 life-sized creatures in a must-see live experience for audiences of all ages. (WiZink Center. 22-25 November).

    Walking with Dinosaurs. Live Show
  • A play combining circus and gospel in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (Teatro Circo Price. 30 Nov-6 Jan).

    Christmas at Circo Price
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  • Sinfonía muda
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
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  • Circlassica
  • Caminando entre dinosaurios
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