London pick of events
Here’s our pick of the best events in London. You’ll find everything from concerts and comedy gigs to theatre shows, art exhibitions and daily parades. We’ve also put together a huge
London bucket list containing the Top 25 must-see attractions in the capital to help you pick the best places. Pick of the best events this month
Our pick of the best events taking place in London during the month of June
to 20th 30th Jun 2018 • London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be putting on a production of 'Kiss Me Kate', with a classic score by Cole Porter.
to 21st Jun 29th Sep 2018 • London Palladium The London Palladium is putting on a production of the much-loved musical 'The King And I', starring Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara.
to 22nd 30th Jun 2018 • Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is putting on a production of Benjamin Britten's chilling tale, 'The Turn of the Screw'.
to 28th Jun 21st Oct 2018 • National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be exploring Michael Jackson's influence on contemporary art in an exhibition called 'On The Wall'.
Pick of the best events in July
Here’s our pick of our favourite events coming up in London during July
to 2nd Jul 2018 15th Jul 2017 • Wimbledon Join over half a million tennis fans at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships to see if Andy Murray can win back his crown.
to 11th Jul 3rd Nov 2018 • Duke of York’s Theatre Hollywood star Ian McKellen will be taking on the role of mad King Lear, in one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies.
to 11th 29th Jul 2018 • Barbican Hall Barry Humphries (Dame Edna) will be telling stories and sharing songs from 1930s Berlin, in the Weimar Cabaret.
13th Jul 2018 • Globe Theatre The Globe will be putting on a special midnight matinee performance of William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' -- for one night only!
14th Jul 2018 • Lord’s Enjoy some one day cricket at Lord's, when England take on India in a one day international game.
to 20th Jun 13th Oct 2018 • Globe Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in the Globe Theatre's three-month production of one of Shakespeare's most tragic plays: Othello.
to 21st Jul 2018 30th Sep 2017 • Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
to 23rd Jul 30th Sep 2018 • Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Pick of the best events in August
If you’re coming to London in August then check out these unmissable events
to 1st 31st Aug 2018 • Clarence House Have a tour around Clarence House, home to Prince Charles and Camilla, which used to be home to the Queen Mother.
to 1st 31st Aug 2018 • Clarence House Enjoy a guided tour around Prince Charles and Camilla's Clarence House, and be treated to a glass of champagne at the end.
to 9th 13th Aug 2018 • Lord’s Dust off your whites and get yourself down to Lord's for a cricket Test Match between England and India.
to 26th 27th Aug 2017 • Notting Hill The Notting Hill Carnival takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend and is the biggest and busiest street festival in Europe, attracting over a million revellers.
Pick of the best events in September
Here’s our pick of the best events if you’re planning to visit London in September
to 6th 8th Sep 2018 • O2 Arena Barry 'Mandy' Manilow is back at The O2 for three nights to support his latest album, 'This is My Town: Songs of New York'.
to 7th 15th Sep 2018 • Eventim Apollo Scottish comic Kevin Bridges is back in London with his 'Brand New Tour', and will be playing five nights at the Hammersmith Apollo.
7th Sep 2018 • Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a performance of Shakespeare's outrageous and controversial comedy, 'The Taming of the Shrew'.
14th Sep 2018 • Globe Theatre The Globe will be putting on a special one-off midnight matinee performance of William Shakespeare's tragic play, 'Othello'.
to 22nd 23rd Sep 2018 • Alexandra Palace The MCN Ally Pally Show will have an indoor motorcycle sprint between celebrity riders on classic race bikes.
to 25th Sep 2018 6th Jan 2019 • Tate Britain The Turner Prize is Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prize, and always has a controversial work (or two) on show.
to 27th 29th Sep 2018 • Eventim Apollo Come to Royston Vasey and spend a night with the League of Gentlemen, when their brand-new stage show comes to London.
Pick of the best events in October
Here are the events we recommend if you’re visiting London next October
to 5th 13th Oct 2018 • O2 Arena Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour is coming to London in October, where he'll be playing four nights at the O2 Arena.
to 19th 20th Oct 2018 • Eventim Apollo Dara O'Briain is taking a break from his three thousand TV shows and doing a bit of stand-up comedy at the Hammersmith Apollo.
19th Oct 2018 • Globe Theatre The Comedy Store Players will be telling lots of Shakespeare-inspired jokes and performing some improvised skits at the Globe Theatre.
24th Oct 2018 • Eventim Apollo Don't miss this chance to hear the ex-Manchester Untited footballer Eric Cantona open up about his career on and off the pitch.
More Great events in 2018/19
Here are some more great events coming up, for people who like to plan ahead
to 9th 10th Nov 2018 • SSE Arena Wembley Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour has already been around the globe, and is now coming back to the SSE Arena.
10th Nov 2018 • The City The Lord Mayor's Show is a spectacular event which includes a river pageant, followed by a procession in a gold coach, and ending with a fireworks display.
11th Nov 2018 • Cenotaph On Remembrance Sunday the Queen, war veterans and politicians, will gather to remember our war dead at The Cenotaph.
to 22nd Nov 3rd Feb 2019 • National Portrait Gallery 'Gainsborough's Family Album' collects together fifty works showing the family life of 18th-century artist Thomas Gainsborough.
22nd Nov 2018 • Eventim Apollo Roger Taylor's Queen Extravaganza (a Queen tribute band) will be playing one night at the Hammersmith Apollo in November.
to 23rd 24th Nov 2018 • Eventim Apollo Sarah Millican will be coming to the Eventim Apollo in November to tell us all about her life as a 'Control Enthusiast'.
9th Dec 2018 • Lord’s Enjoy a Christmas Afternoon Tea in the historic Long Room at Lord's, surrounded by paintings of the game's greatest players.
14th Dec 2018 • Barbican Hall Hear violinist Nigel Kennedy and the Academy of Ancient Music play some classical music by JS Bach at Barbican Hall.