Events in London – 24 February 2012

This date has already passed

Are you looking for events on 24th February 2019?

Events in London today  ·  Events in London tomorrow  ·  Events in London this weekend
Events in London in March  ·  Events in London in April  ·  Events in London in May

Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Friday 24th February

Tattershall Castle
This event is over

Boat Show Comedy Club - Lee Hurst

Lee Hurst will appearing at Tattershall Castle -- London's finest floating comedy club -- alongside Dave Fulton and Mark Mair.
Cadogan Hall
This event is over

Elkie Brooks, at Cadogan Hall

Now celebrating more than 50 years in music, Elkie Brooks will be performing some of her classic hits alongside a few from her most recent album. With numerous hit singles, million selling albums and awards, her annual tours are a treat for fans old and new.

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Friday 24 February, or one of London’s musicals

Trafalgar Studios
This event is over

Sex With A Stranger, at Trafalgar Studios

When Adam leaves his girlfriend at home to attend a mate's birthday, he dosn't anticipate meeting Grace and ending up back at her flat... "Sex With A Stranger" is an excruciatingly accurate exploration of the time of our lives when were still growing up, and is superbly frank (even graphic) when it comes to the subject of sex.
Olivier Theatre
This event is over

She Stoops to Conquer, at the National Theatre

"She Stoops To Conquer" tells the story of Hardcastle, who's trying to introduce his eligable daughter to his old friend's son. But his son is crippled with shyness when it comes to wooing the upper classes, and he is tricked into thinking his prospective father-in-law is an old innkeeper, and his daughter is a barmaid.

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 24 February for one of these family events

Hampstead Observatory
This event is over

See the stars at Hampstead Observatory

Hampstead Observatory is a small observatory with a six-inch refractor, housed inside a rotating dome, and it has one major advantage over its more famous brother in Greenwich -- it allows the public to just turn up and see the stars for free. You don't even have to book.

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Friday 24th February and see an exhibition

Hayward Gallery
This event is over

Jeremy Deller: Joy In People

As a former Turner Prize winner, Jeremy Deller has become hugely influential in the world of contemporary art. This exhibition will survey the breadth of his career, and provide an overview of his work so far. It will feature almost all of his major works, including his installations, photographs, videos, posters and banners.
Courtauld Gallery
This event is over

Mondrian || Nicholson: In Parallel

The Courtauld Gallery is putting on a special exhibition which follows the friendship that developed between Piet Mondrian and Ben Nicholson -- two of the leading forces of abstract art. Using major paintings and reliefs by both artists, its explores the parallel paths that Mondrian and Nicholson charted during the 1930s in their Hampstead studios.

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 24 February?

Victoria & Albert Museum
This event is over

Queen Elizabeth II, by Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton photographed The Queen as she went from being a princess to a monarch and a mother. This exhibition will feature nearly 100 of his best portraits. Also included are extracts from Beaton's own letters and diaries, which will reveal the intense planning and working practice of a royal sitting.
British Museum
This event is over

Hajj - Journey to the heart of Islam

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam, and every muslim must make a pilgrimage to Mecca at least one time in their lives. This major new exhibition will chart the history of this journey, exploring how pilgrims have tackled it through the centuries.

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 24 February

Trafalgar Studios
This event is over

Three Days In May… with Warren Clarke

"Three Days in May" takes us behind the famous Downing Street door for three of the most pivotal days in British history. Newly installed as Prime Minister, Winston Churchill assembles the war cabinet and tries to persuade the appeasers that Britain's only option is to fight on alone.
Imperial War Museum
This event is over

War photographs by Don McCullin

Don McCullin is recognised as one of Britain's greatest war photographers. "Shaped By War" is a major new exhibition which explores both his life and work, and includes over 200 of his finest photographs, many which have not been seen in public.

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

Barbican Hall
This event is over

Sibelius, Stravinsky and Prokofiev

Join conductor Kirill Karabits, pianist Khatia Buniatishvili and the BBC Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Sibelius, Stravinsky and Prokofiev.
Royal Albert Hall
This event is over

Verdis Aida, performed in the round

This spectacular version of Verdi's "Aida" will be performed 'in the round' amongst the ruins of Ancient Egypt. The epic work explores the tragic love triangle between the Ethiopian slave girl Aida, the King's daughter Amneris, and the Captain of the Guard.

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 24 February

British Museum
This event is over

See the London Olympic medals, at the British Museum

The British Museum will be hosting a small exhibition showcasing all the medals that can be won at the London Olympics. Also on show will be medals from the 1908 and 1948 London Olympics. The display will tell the complete story of the medals from start to finish, from the mining of the metal to the creation of the designs, to the final casting at the Royal Mint.
National Army Museum
This event is over

Draw Your Weapons: The Art of Commando Comics

This explosive exhibition features some of the best covers and illustrations from 50 years of the "Commando" comic series. "Draw Your Weapons: The Art of Commando Comics" will explore the history of the comic from its very first issue, through to its heroic subject matter and its enduring popularity.

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Friday 24th February

London Olympia
This event is over

Who Do You Think You Are? - Live

London Olympia will be hosting a live version of the popular TV show "Who Do You Think You Are?". If you've ever wondered what your ancestors did for a living, where they lived and how they died, then this show is the perfect place to start.
Queen’s Gallery
This event is over

Antarctic photography, from Scotts expedition

"The Heart of the Great Alone" is a remarkable exhibition of photographs from Scott's Antartic expedition in 1910 and Shackleton's visit in 1914. The dramatic images include some extraordinary icescapes and shots of the ships towering above the ice.
Natural History Museum
This event is over

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

The Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition reveals the best images from the world's most prestigious wildlife photography competition. It includes all of the winners, the runners-up and more than 100 prize-winning photographs.
Copyright © 2018 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map