London events in April
London events on 17th April
Need some inspiration for 17th April? Work began on the country’s first nuclear submarine on this day in 1963: HMS Dreadnought. If you’re interested in submarines then take a trip to Chatham Dockyards and try a claustrophobic tour of HMS Ocelot – a decommissioned Cold War submarine from the 1990s.
Theatre shows on 17th April
to 17 Apr 11 May 2019 • Lyric Hammersmith Chill your blood with Ghost Stories - a terrifying theatrical experience filled with real shocks that will turn your hair white!
to 17 Apr 27 Oct 2019 • Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society put on a West End show but will they crack under the pressure?
to 17 Apr 20 Oct 2019 • Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers
to 17 Apr 25 May 2019 • Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like The Wizard of Oz then you will love Wicked -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches
to 17 Apr 27 Jul 2019 • Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul
Family & Kid’s events on 17th April Art & Museum exhibitions on 17th April
to 17 28 Apr 2019 • Queen’s Gallery The Shadows of War exhibition at the Queens Gallery reveals the futility of war through Roger Fentons photographs of the Crimean War
to 17 28 Apr 2019 • Queen’s Gallery The Royalty & The Romanovs exhibition will explore some of the events and works of art that passed between British and Russian Royal families
Classical music on 17th April
17 Apr 2019 • Barbican Hall Hear the BBC Symphony Orchestra playing some classical music by Debussy Szymanowski and Tippet at Barbican Hall