Events Around London

Today to Fri 21 Jun, closest first.    

More details - Household Division Beating Retreat
With more than six hundred world-renowned musicians and one hundred horses, performing in London’s finest setting, the 2019 Household Division Beating Retreat is a spectacle not to be missed.
Horse Guards Parade White Hall
Wed 5 Jun 19 and Thu 6 Jun

More details - Open Garden Squares Weekend
Regency-era garden forming part of John Nash’s development. Restored in 2011, the garden retains much of its 19th-century character. One of 130+ gardens taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend.
Carlton House Terrace - Waterloo Place East Garden
Sat 8 Jun 19

More details - Hannah Shergold exhibition -The WILD Collection
Internationally acclaimed wildlife artist and Wild Card winner for Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019, Hannah Shergold, will exhibit her beautiful original paintings of African wildlife including cheetah, elephants, lions and wolves, as well as UK wildlife such as mountain hares and grouse.
La Galleria, Pall Mall, London
Mon 17 Jun 19 to Sat 29 Jun

More details - VIVALDI - FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: CPE Bach – Sinfonia No. 2 Corelli – La Follia Telemann – Viola Concerto Vivaldi – The Four Seasons Indulge in the works of four giants of the baroque era - CPE Bach, Corelli, Telemann, and Vivaldi.
St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Sat 8 Jun 19

More details - Professional Studio Training Day for Women
This media training is unique and exclusive. You will spend one full day with three media experts and will understand all the secrets of media and publicity. This day will create a huge positive impact in your business.
TV Studio in westminster, opposite the house of parliament
Tue 28 May 19

More details - Swamped with Nostalgia at Shrek’s Adventure Lates
Shrek’s Adventure! London is opening its doors for an after hours, adults only tour of Far Far Away on 24th May.
Riverside Building, County Hall Westminster Bridge Rd Lambeth

More details - Launch of Coral Kingdom
This May, a spectacle of colour will arrive at SEA LIFE London when the UK’s largest living coral reef is unveiled in the new Coral Kingdom. Measuring a colossal 40ft long, a unique and specially commissioned tank will reveal an awe-inspiring underwater coral reef habitat.
SEA LIFE London County Hall Westminster Bridge Rd
Sat 25 May 19

More details - May Half Term at The London Dungeon
Come face to face with the capital’s most infamous characters, only at the London Dungeon this May half-term 27 May – 2 June 2019 May 2019: This May half-term, The London Dungeon is daring traitors and miscreants alike to navigate their way through the capital’s most perilous past.
The London Dungeon
Mon 27 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019
DSWF is a leading conservation charity founded by the acclaimed British artist David Shepherd; one of the worlds’ most well-known conservationists and wildlife artists.
Mall Galleries, The Mall, London
Wed 29 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Macmillan Cancer Support’s Parliamentary Tug of War event
Peers and MPs are putting brawn before brains in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support’s 33rd legendary Tug of War event. A firm favourite in London’s social calendar, this year’s event is taking place on June in the Westminster Abbey College Gardens, and will be compèred by BBC Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar.
Westminster College Gardens, Westminster Abbey, London
Tue 4 Jun 19

More details - MBNA Thames Clippers 20th Anniversary
Thames Clippers is celebrating 20 years of operation and everyone is invited to join in the fun. London’s leading River Bus service will be giving away 200 gifts – worth a total of over £6,000 - to lucky passengers travelling aboard the speedy catamarans on Friday, 24 May.
River Thames

More details - HAMLET
Hamlet is back from university; back home to a restless little island hanging on to the edge of Europe. Everything has changed; his country is in crisis; his father murdered; and his uncle, a right-wing strongman, has seized power. Amidst all the chaos his mother has committed the ultimate betrayal.
St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden
Wed 19 Jun to Sat 22 Jun, Mon 24 Jun, Wed 26 Jun to Mon 1 Jul, Wed 3 Jul to Mon 8 Jul, Wed 10 Jul to Sat 13 Jul, Mon 15 Jul, Wed 17 Jul to Mon 22 Jul, Wed 24 Jul to Sat 27 Jul

More details - Little Death Club
Having blown Edinburgh’s mind, the multi-award-winning Queen of Weimar punk kabarett Bernie Dieter (star of La Clique) took Little Death Club to Adelaide picking up the ‘Best Cabaret’ weekly award on its way.
Underbelly Festival, Jubilee Gardens, off Belvedere Road, London
Today to Sun 26 May, Tue 28 May to Sun 2 Jun, Tue 4 Jun to Sun 9 Jun, Tue 11 Jun to Sun 16 Jun

More details - Miss Kiddy & the Cads perform at the Underbelly festival
Miss Kiddy and the Cads - the UK’s hottest vintage musical extravaganza - returns to The Underbelly Festival for a night of Hollywood glamour, sensational music and extreme vintage decadence. Miss Kiddy turns back the clock on every performance to a time of style and sass..
Underbelly Festival, 30 The Queen’s Walk, Lambeth, London
Fri 7 Jun 19

More details - Sh!t-faced Shakespeare®:  The Taming of the Shrew
Will Petruchio jack it all in and stay a bachelor? Will Kate be tamed or tanked? Sh!t-faced Shakespeare® returns to Leicester Square Theatre with their drunken antics and drunken actors to tell the tale of a shrew who turns from tempestuous to tamed, probably.
6 Leicester Place, London
Today, Sat 25 May, Tue 28 May to Sat 1 Jun

More details - The Ugly Duckling
Feeling different, teased by his friends and not accepted by his family, the Ugly Duckling is sad and lonely. Through a series of adventures he soon learns who he really is and his family realises it doesn’t matter what you look like but how good your heart is.
Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place London
Fri 31 May 19

More details - Ruby Wax: How to be Human
How to be Human: The Show is coming to London to answer every question you’ve ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex, kids, the future and compassion.
Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place London
Tue 4 Jun to Sat 8 Jun, Mon 10 Jun to Sat 15 Jun

More details - Bruce McLean: Five Decades of Sculpture
Bernard Jacobson Gallery is delighted to announce Five Decades of Sculpture, an exhibition of British artist Bruce McLean’s work spanning 1967 to 1994. Five Decades of Sculpture presents some of McLean’s key works, including painting, sculpture, photography and printmaking.
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, 28 Duke Street St James’s St James’s, London
Today to Mon 27 May

More details - Piccadilly Chamber Music Series: The Great Romantics [4]
The West End’s newest chamber music series, Piccadilly Chamber Concerts returns in 2019, focusing on ‘The Great Romantics’. Each programme features a great 19th century Romantic masterpiece.
197 Piccadilly St. James
Fri 14 Jun 19

More details - Artists by Artists: Sculpted Portraits in the 19th century
By the 19th century the cult of the artist had been well and truly established, resulting in a great desire by patrons, collectors and fellow artists to record and also own representations of creative genius.
Stuart Lochhead Sculpture, Upper Floor, 35 Bury Street
Tue 18 Jun 19 to Fri 26 Jul

More details - Meet Florence Nightingale
Come along to the museum to meet Miss Nightingale.  She’ll tell you how she got her name, why she fought to become a nurse and how she improved the conditions for soldiers and nurses during the Crimean War. Find out why she became known as The Lady with the Lamp and see the actual light she carried.
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road London
Sat 25 May 19

More details - May Half Term
Calling all future nurses and doctors, this May half term we will be opening our first teddy bear hospital at the Florence Nightingale Museum plus come and meet Florence Nightingale. Meet Miss Nightingale 25 May Performances at 11.30am, 1.
2 Lambeth Palace Road
Sat 25 May 19 to Sat 1 Jun

More details - Meet Florence Nightingale
Come and meet Miss Nightingale and hear all about how she became known as the ‘Lady with the Lamp’. Find out how she became a nurse against her parents’ wishes, why she went to the Crimea War and how she improved the conditions for the soldiers and nurses.
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road
Sat 25 May

More details - Bare: A Pop Opera
It is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and issues such as repression, rejection and suicide remain major topics that need to be tackled and further highlighted.
Leake St, Lambeth, London
Fri 21 Jun 19 to Sun 4 Aug

More details - Spencer House Open Garden Days
Spencer House is London’s most magnificent eighteenth-century private palace, built between 1756-1766 for the First Earl Spencer, ancestor of Diana Princess of Wales. Diana officially reopened the House in 1991, following the restoration of the State Rooms under the Chairmanship of Lord Rothschild.
Spencer House 27 St James’s Place
Sun 2 Jun, Sun 16 Jun, Sun 30 Jun

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