What’s on in London Friday 9 December

This date has already passed

Whats on in London on Fri 9th December

See what events are on in London on Friday 9 December 2016.

Theatre show in London: Saint Joan at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton will be playing Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw's classic play, "Saint Joan".
Music concert in London: Bullet For My Valentine at O2 Academy Brixton

to O2 Academy Brixton Rock band Bullet For My Valentine are coming to London in December, and playing two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton. Bullet For My Valentine will be performing live at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on Friday December 9th.
 
Blake at Tabernacle, London
This event has already passed

Christmas Classics with Blake — at the Tabernacle

Tabernacle Enjoy an evening of Christmas songs at the Tabernacle, with the BRIT Award winning vocal group Blake.
Richard Ashcroft at O2 Arena, London
This event has already passed

Richard Ashcroft (from The Verve) — O2 Arena

O2 Arena The Verve's Richard Ashcfoft is back with a new haircut and a brand new album, and playing a headline show at The O2.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

Pick

to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Theatre show in London: Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre

Pick

to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.
 
Comedy in London: Adam Kay at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Amateur Transplants' frontman Adam Kay will be offering up an evening of smutty songs to celebrate the festive season. Adam Kay will be coming to London on Fri December 9th, for a comedy gig at the Leicester Square Theatre.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

to Royal Festival Hall The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing Bach's Christmas Oratorio at Cadogan Hall.
 
Childrens event in London at London Olympia

to London Olympia London Chess Classic will feature ten of the world's best players competing live on stage, at the London Olympia.
Turin Brakes at Islington Assembly Hall, London
This event has already passed

Turin Brakes, at the Islington Assembly Hall

Islington Assembly Hall Catch Turin Brakes when they play one night at the Islington Assembly Hall in December.
 
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
This event has already passed

Messiah by candlelight — Mozart Festival Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall The Mozart Festival Orchestra will be performing Handel's "Messiah" by candlelight, in full 18th-century costume.
Comedy in London: Phil Wang at Tattershall Castle

to Tattershall Castle Join Phil Wang at the Tattershall Castle, when he does a bit of stand-up at one of their Boat Show Comedy Club nights.
 
Comedy in London: Boy With Tape On His Face at Tattershall Castle

Tattershall Castle The Boy With Tape On His Face will be doing a set at the Boat Show Comedy Club, onboard the Tattershall Castle.
Trailer Park Boys at Eventim Apollo, London
This event has already passed

Trailer Park Boys — “Dear Santa, Go **** Yourself”

Eventim Apollo The Trailer Park Boys are coming to the Eventim Apollo with their seasonal show: "Dear Santa Claus, Go F**k Yourself".
Comedy in London: Noise Next Door at Tattershall Castle

to Tattershall Castle The Noise Next Door will appearing at the Boat Show Comedy Club onboard the Tattershall Castle on the Embankment.
Kula Shaker at The Forum, London
This event has already passed

Kula Shaker’s ‘K’ — 20th Anniversary Tour

The Forum Kula Shaker will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album 'K' by playing it at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.
 
Musical in London: Rent at St. James Theatre

Pick

to St. James Theatre The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.
Art exhibition at National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia's Impressionist movement.
 
 at Alexandra Palace, London
This event has already passed

The Mosconi Cup at the Ally Pally (professional pool)

Alexandra Palace Get down to Alexandra Palace and see some of the world's greatest pool players battle it out for the Mosconi Cup.
Theatre show in London: Hamlet at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios This critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' boils the bloody action down into a single night at a wedding.
 
Classical music in London: Up And Down at London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum will be hosting the UK premiere of Boris Eifman's new ballet, "Up & Down".
Musical in London: Dirty Dancing at Phoenix Theatre

Pick 

to Phoenix Theatre 'Dirty Dancing' is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny's unforgettable summer. The musical Dirty Dancing will be on at Phoenix Theatre in London on Friday 9th Dec 2016.
 
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre

Pick

to Richmond Theatre Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
Theatre show in London: Wild Honey at Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre "Wild Honey" is a comedy of misunderstandings and passion, based on Anton Chekhov's early, untitled play.
 
Classical music in London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Free

to 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.
Childrens event in London at Museum of London Docklands

Cheap

to Museum of London Docklands Meet Father Christmas in a Victorian-themed grotto in the Sailortown gallery, at the Museum of London Docklands.
 
Childrens event in London at Trafalgar Square

PickFree 

to Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Free event in London at Buckingham Palace

PickFree 

to Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
Art exhibition at Saatchi Gallery

Free

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
 
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire

to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
Childrens event in London at Hampton Court Palace

Pick

to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
 
Theatre show in London: Snowman at Peacock Theatre

Pick 

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
Thinking Drinkers at Museum of Comedy

to Museum of Comedy Join the Thinking Drinkers for a Christmas-themed version of "Around the World in 80 Drinks" at the Museum of Comedy.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Botanic Gardens

Pick

to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
Museum exhibition in London at Geffrye Museum

PickFree

to Geffrye Museum The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 
 
Look for events on next day
Events in London on Saturday 10th December
 
Copyright © 2016 London Drum. All rights reserved · Contact London Drum · Privacy policy / Terms of use / Cookies

By category

just on Fri 9 Dec

By day

By month

By venue

Find events

Custom dates

London Pass

Save some money with London Pass Cheap entry into London attractions

London Pass

Learn more about London Pass

> Save moneyFree or discounted entry into top attractions

> Save timeJump the longest queues with Fast Track entry

Oyster card

Get an Oyster for the cheapest fares The easiest way to travel in London

Oyster card

Buy Oyster Cards Buy travelcardsBuy an Oyster card

> Save moneyGet the cheapest fares on London transport

> Easy to usePay as you go credit on the buses, boats and underground trains

Cheap tickets

Buy theatre tickets

Guide book

Have you seen our London book?

London guidebook

Learn more about our guidebook

Honest reviews of London’s landmarks and attractions

Money saving tips things to do for free and cheap days out

Useful information with opening times, prices, photos, maps

Ebook + paperback Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Blackwall’s, Waterstones +more

London blog

Read our review:
Cutty Sark

When I was a kid the Cutty Sark used to be beached inside a dry concrete pit, and all the stale rainwater would collect… more

Read our review:
The Monument

I climbed up The Monument yesterday -- never again. I'm done with stairs. I'm not climbing up any stairs ever again. I d… more

Read our review:
Club Quarters St. Paul's

I quite liked the Club Quarters St. Paul's when I first entered the room, but I've cooled on it now that I've been here… more

Read our review:
Hay's Galleria

The most interesting thing about Hay's Galleria is what you can no longer see: the dock. It's just a posh shopping arcad… more

Read our review:
Pudding Lane

It's not often that lowly nobodies like me get the opportunity to change history, but if I was strolling down the river… more

Read our review:
Guildhall Art Gallery

If you're anything like me then you find art galleries a bit boring, but the Guildhall Art Gallery is a bit special beca… more