Outdoor events in London May 2017

Outdoor events in London in May

Our guide to outdoor events in London during May 2017.

Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm

Free

Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
Free event in London at Little Venice

Free 

Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
 
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

PickFree 

Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

Free

Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

Free 

Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

Free

Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
 

That’s all the outdoor events, but there are plenty more days out in May including:

Ride an old-style double-decker busMay 2017Relive London’s history, and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back).

Have a ride on the Docklands Light RailwayMay 2017The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train, giving you a fantastic view of the track.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing busMay 2017If you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

“Tarantella”, by George BalanchineMay 2017The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine’s “Tarantella”.

Cagnacci’s Repentant Magdalene — National GalleryMay 2017You’ll be able to see Cagnacci’s ‘Repentant Magdalene’ on display at the National Gallery for the first time in thirty years.

A Meeting of Minds — Michelangelo and SebastianoMay 2017An exhibition showing two collaborations by the great Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo.

Roald Dahl’s Matilda — The MusicalMay 2017Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.

Beautiful — The Carole King MusicalMay 2017“Beautiful” tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.

David Hockney exhibition — at Tate BritainMay 2017Tate Britain will be putting on a comprehensive exhibition of David Hockney’s work, drawn from the last sixty years.

 
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