What’s on Friday 24th February, 2012 – Events in London

Our what’s on guide for Friday 24th February has all the best events and attractions in London.

Victoria & Albert Museum

Queen Elizabeth II, by Cecil Beaton

 •  Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London51.496819; -0.172532 Cecil Beaton photographed The Queen as she went from being a princess to a monarch and a mother.
Hayward Gallery

CheapDavid Shrigley: Brain Activity

 •  Hayward Gallery, Southbank, London51.506215; -0.115597 David Shrigley is best known for his witty and wry observations on everyday life.
BFI Southbank

David Lynch film season, at BFI Southbank

 •  BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, Southbank, London51.507244; -0.115281 BFI Southbank will be celebrating the career of one of Hollywood's most talked about directors with a month-long retrospective of David...
Sex With A Stranger at Trafalgar Studios

“Sex With A Stranger”, at Trafalgar Studios

 •  Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, Westminster, London51.50646; -0.127533 See Sex With A Stranger at the Trafalgar Studios in February, when the theatre show comes to London.
Cartoon Museum

“Her Maj” — 60 years of portraits of the Queen in cartoons

 •  Cartoon Museum, Bloomsbury, London51.517694; -0.126034 The Cartoon Museum will be marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a special exhibition of portraits drawn during the last 60 years.
Der Rosenkavalier at London Coliseum

Richard Strauss: “Der Rosenkavalier”

 •  London Coliseum, Trafalgar Square, London51.509911; -0.126296 This February will see Der Rosenkavalier opening at the London Coliseum.
Tate Britain

“Migrations” exhibition — Tate Britain

 •  Tate Britain, Millbank, Westminster, London51.49087; -0.127207 Cutting through 500 years of history, the exhibition will include works by Lely, Kneller, Mondrian, Bomberg and more.
British Museum

Hajj — Journey to the heart of Islam

 •  British Museum, Bloomsbury, London51.51897; -0.126501 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.
She Stoops To Conquer at Olivier Theatre

“She Stoops to Conquer”, at the National Theatre

 •  Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, Southbank, London51.506998; -0.11398 "She Stoops To Conquer" tells the story of Hardcastle, who's trying to introduce his eligable daughter to his old friend's son.
Royal Academy of Arts

PickDavid Hockney: A Bigger Picture

 •  Royal Academy of Arts, London51.509354; -0.139908 This major new exhibition by David Hockney will span fifty years of his career, picking out the pieces which demonstrate Hockney's...
Science Museum

Stephen Hawking: A 70th birthday celebration

 •  Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London51.497295; -0.176503 The Science Museum will be celebrating Professor Stephen Hawking's 70th birthday with a small exhibition of objects and papers from his own...
Juno And The Paycock at Lyttelton Theatre

Juno and the Paycock, at the National Theatre

 •  Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, Southbank, London51.506998; -0.11398 Buy tickets for the theatre show Juno And The Paycock at the Lyttelton Theatre until February.
Natural History Museum

CheapCaptain Scott’s Antartic Expedition

 •  Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London51.496563; -0.176893 Captain Robert Scott's expedition to Antarctica in 1910-1913 was one of the most famous expedition's of all-time.
Midnight Tango at Aldwych Theatre

“Midnight Tango”, at the Aldwych Theatre

 •  Aldwych Theatre, 49 Aldwych, London51.51311; -0.118829 Buy tickets for the theatre show Midnight Tango at the Aldwych Theatre until March.
Madness Of George Iii at Apollo Theatre

PickThe Madness of George III

 •  Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London51.512217; -0.131029 Get theatre tickets for Madness Of George Iii, when it opens at the Apollo Theatre in London.
Travelling Light at Lyttelton Theatre

“Travelling Light”, at the National Theatre

 •  Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, Southbank, London51.506998; -0.11398 Get theatre tickets for Travelling Light, when it opens at the Lyttelton Theatre in London.
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