London events > London events in April > London events on 27th April Need some inspiration for 27th April? The first performance of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks today in 1749. Unfortunately the event came to an abrupt end when some fireworks set the pavillion on fire. How about visiting Handel’s House? – it’s the same place Jimi Hendrix lived two hundred years later. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Friday 27th April See all music, comedy to 27th 28th Apr 2018 • Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall will be screening 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' alongside a live performance of the score. 27th Apr 2018 • O2 Academy Brixton The Streets will be bringing his 'The Darker The Shadow, The Brighter The Light' tour to the Brixton Academy in April.
Theatre shows Watch a play on Friday 27 April, or one of London’s musicals See all theatre shows to 27th Apr 2nd Jun 2018 • London Coliseum The London Coliseum is reviving the legendary West End musical Chess, written by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice. to 27th Apr 26th Aug 2018 • Globe Theatre This summer the Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies -- Hamlet.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 27 April for one of these family events See all family, kids to 27th Apr 31st Oct 2018 • Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle. 27th Apr 2018 • Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights, singing minstrels and the King Henry VIII himself.
Art & Museums Visit an art gallery or museum on Friday 27th April and see an exhibition See all art, museums 27th Apr 2018 • National Gallery Enjoy a twilight walk along the Embankment and see some of the vantage points where Impressionist painter Monet captured Big Ben. to 27th Apr 28th Aug 2018 • British Library The British Library will be putting on an exhibition of maps, artworks and journals from the voyages of Captain James Cook.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 27 April? See all royal, religious to 27th Apr 7th May 2018 • Buckingham Palace Enjoy a glass of champagne and a tour of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, in the company of an expert guide. 27th Apr 2018 • Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Political & Military Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 27 April See all political, military 27th Apr 2018 • Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons. 27th Apr 2018 • Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
Sightseeing tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Friday 27th April See all guided tours to 27th Apr 4th Nov 2018 • Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock. 27th Apr 2018 • BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
Classical music How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music? See all classical music 27th Apr 2018 • Queen Elizabeth Hall The Navarra String Quartet will be performing works by Roussel, Chausson and Schubert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. to 27th Apr 4th May 2018 • St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
Free events There are lots of free events happening in London on the 27 April See all free events to 27th Apr 28th May 2018 • National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition about 'Still Life', examining its legacy and its importance as a source of inspiration.
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Other London events Don’t forget these other good events in London on Friday 27th April See all other events to 27th 30th Apr 2018 • Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Glamorgan in a County Championship game at Lord's. to 27th Apr 31st Oct 2018 • St. James’s Park Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair. 27th Apr 2018 • O2 Arena Climb to the top of the O2 Arena's big tent roof and enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.