What’s on in London May 2017

Whats on in London in May

See what events are on in London during May 2017.

Cheap event in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall This tour will visit one of London's most historic buildings, with a Great Hall dating all the way back to medieval times.
Talk in London at Guildhall

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to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall, and see the Lord Mayor of London dressed in all their finery.
 
Dirty Dancing at Prince Charles Cinema

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to Prince Charles Cinema The Prince Charles Cinema will be screening a sing and dance along version of the ulitimate chick flick -- "Dirty Dancing".
Art exhibition at National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showcasing a brand-new tapestry work by the Turner Prize winning artist, Chris Ofili.
 
Classical music in London: Mayerling at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Kenneth MacMillan's greatest ballet, "Mayerling".
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be performing some classical music by Pott, Elgar and Brahms at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Music concert in London: Stormzy at O2 Academy Brixton

to O2 Academy Brixton Grime star Stormzy will be playing a run of three nights at the Brixton Academy to plug his album, 'Gang Signs & Prayer'. Stormzy will be in London during May, for a concert at the O2 Academy Brixton.
Theatre show in London: Brodsky Baryshnikov at Apollo Theatre

 

to Apollo Theatre Mikhail Baryshnikov's one-man show will bring Joseph Brodsky's poignant and eloquent poems to the Apollo Theatre.
 
Talk in London at Alan Bennett at Foyles

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Foyles Celebrated playwright Alan Bennett will be interviewing Nicholas Hytner about his time as director at the National Theatre.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Debussy and Pierre Boulez at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Music concert in London: Daniel O Donnell at London Palladium

to London Palladium Irish music star Daniel O'Donnell will be touring the UK in 2017, and playing two nights at the London Palladium.
Classical music in London: Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The London Chamber Orchestra will be playing music by John Adams, Shostakovich, Copland and Paul Eldin at Cadogan Hall.
 
Music concert in London: Deftones at Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace The Deftones' European tour will be coming to the Alexandra Palace in May, to plug the release of the new album 'Gore'.
Comedy in London: Sean Lock at Eventim Apollo

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to Eventim Apollo Sean Lock is back on tour at the Hammersmith Apollo with his brand-new stand-up show called 'Keep It Light'.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The London Philharmonic will be playing classical music by Magnus Lindberg and Beethoven at the Royal Festival Hall.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This concert will feature some of the best-loved film scores, including 'Star Wars', 'Harry Potter' and 'The Lord of the Rings'.
 
Theatre show in London: Woyzeck at Old Vic

to Old Vic John Boyega (from the recent Star Wars movie) will be starring in Buchner's "Woyzeck", at the Old Vic Theatre.
Sport in London at England Cricket at Lord’s

Lord’s Enjoy some international 1-day cricket at Lord's, where England will be taking on Ireland in a Royal London one day game
 
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Bartok and Mahler at the Royal Festival Hall.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Anne-Sophie Mutter will be performing classical works by Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich at Barbican Hall.
 
Art exhibition at Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of sculptures and paintings by Giacometti.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Violinist Kyung Wha Chung will be playing all six of Bach's violin sonatas and partitas at Barbican Hall.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Orchestra of Santa Cecilia will be playing music by Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Respighi at the Royal Festival Hall.
Opera in London: Don Carlo at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be performing Verdi's "Don Carlo", an opera about love, ambition and intrigue in Spain.
 
Music concert in London: Al Stewart at London Palladium

London Palladium Al Stewart's 'Back To The Bedsit Tour' will be coming to the London Palladium in May. Hear Al Stewart playing live this May at the London Palladium in London.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing works by Elgar and Bliss at Barbican Hall.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

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to V&A 'Their Mortal Remains' is a huge new exhibition at the V&A about one of the most influential bands in rock: Pink Floyd.
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Glenn Miller Orchestra will be playing some wartime favourites by Gershwin and Glenn Miller at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Musical in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall Enjoy an evening of songs taken from some of our best-loved West End musicals at the Royal Festival Hall.
Music concert in London: Kooks at Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace The Kooks' UK tour will be coming to a close with a big night at Alexandra Palace, to celebrate ten years together. Kooks will be in London during May, for a concert at the Alexandra Palace.
 
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Nikolaj Znaider will be conducting some classical music by Mozart and Tchaikovsky at Barbican Hall.
Opera in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Join conductor Harry Bicket and the English Concert for a performance of Handel's 'Ariodante' at Barbican Hall.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall The Duet Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing some music by Gershwin and Walton at the Royal Festival Hall.
Sport in London at Middlesex at Lord’s

Lord’s Middlesex will be playing Somerset at Lord's Cricket Ground, in a group game for the Royal London One-Day Cup.
 
Music concert in London: Tom Chaplin at London Palladium

London Palladium Tom Chaplin will be playing one night at the London Palladium in May, in support of his new album 'The Wave'.
Classical music in London: Strapless at Royal Opera House

 

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Christopher Wheeldon's one-act ballet, "Strapless". This May will see Strapless playing at the Royal Opera House.
 
 
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