Events in London – 8 June 2018

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Friday 8th June

Hampton Court Palace
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Paloma Faith - at the Hampton Court Festival

Paloma Faith has been lined-up to play at this summer's Hampton Court Festival, inside the spectacular setting of the Tudor Base Court.
Eventim Apollo
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Joe Lycett - I’m About To Lose Control

Joe Lycett will be coming to the Eventim Apollo in June with his brand-new stand-up show -- I'm About To Lose Control.

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Friday 8 June, or one of London’s musicals

Two Noble Kinsmen at Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre See the Globe Theatre's 'The Two Noble Kinsmen' and hear some of the last words that Shakespeare ever wrote for the stage.
As You Like It at Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'As You Like It' -- one of Shakespeare's most popular cross-dressing comedies.

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 8 June for one of these family events


to Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
Medieval Banquet

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 8th June and see an exhibition

Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery The Queen's Gallery will be exhibiting four centuries of paintings from the Royal Collection in 'Splendours Of The Subcontinent'.
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's 'Aftermath' exhibition will explore how British, German and French artists responded at the end of World War I.

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 8 June?

Banqueting House
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Banqueting House Pub Quiz

This is a pub quiz with a difference, because it will take place under Rubens' famous painted ceiling at Banqueting House.
Highgate Cemetery

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 8 June

Houses of Parliament

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.
Churchill War Rooms

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 8th June

Jason’s Trip

to 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.
BrakeAway Bike Tours

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?

London Coliseum
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The Sleeping Beauty - English National Ballet

The English National Ballet will be performing Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" at the London Coliseum.
Queen Elizabeth Hall
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Mozarts La Finta Semplice, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

The Mozartists will be putting on a semi-staged performance of Mozart's 'La Finta Semplice' at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 8 June

National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery, amongst some of the gallery's great works of art.
One New Change

One New Change One New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul's Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Friday 8th June

St. James’s Park

to 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.
O2 Arena

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.
Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the world's most famous playwright.
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