What’s on in London May 2017

Whats on in London in May

See what events are on in London during May 2017.

Sound Of Music at Prince Charles Cinema

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to Prince Charles Cinema Join Julie Andrews, the nuns, the dashing Captain and his annoying troupe of singing kids in Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music.
Comedy in London: Pam Ann at Leicester Square Theatre

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to Leicester Square Theatre Pam Ann will be celebrating her 20th anniversary when her 'Touch Trolley Run To Galley' comes to the Leicester Square Theatre. Catch comedian Pam Ann at the Leicester Square Theatre between the 18th April and 27th May.
 
Opera in London: Exterminating Angel at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on the premiere of Thomas Ades new opera, "The Exterminating Angel"
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.
 
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.
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: 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.
 
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.
 
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Nikolaj Znaider will be conducting some classical music by Mozart and Tchaikovsky 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.
 
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".
 
Classical music in London: Vertiginous Thrill Of Exactitude at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be performing 'The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude' by William Forsythe.
Classical music in London: Tarantella at Royal Opera House

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine's "Tarantella". Catch Tarantella at the Royal Opera House in May, when the show plays in London.
 
Classical music in London: Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The Moscow Philharmonic will be playing music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich at Cadogan Hall.
Classical music in London: Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sir Mark Elder will be conducting some classical works by Vaughan Williams, Brahms and Holst at Barbican Hall.
 
Music concert in London: Steve Hackett at London Palladium

London Palladium Steve Hackett from Genesis is back on tour with 'Genesis Revisited, & Classic Hackett', and playing at the London Palladium.
Comedy in London: Omid Djalili at Eventim Apollo

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Eventim Apollo Omid Djalili's new 'Schmuck For a Night' tour is coming to London in May, where he'll be doing one night at the Apollo.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

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

Barbican Hall The London Symphony Orchestra will be performing Mahler's "Symphony No.9" at Barbican Hall.
 
 
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