Best events in London May 2017

Best events in London in May

Our guide to the best events in London during May 2017.

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".
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'. Stand-up comedian Sean Lock will be in London during May 2017, for a show at the Eventim Apollo.
 
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.
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.
 
Royal Hospital

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to Royal Hospital The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot, held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.
Theatre show in London: Brian Cox at SSE Arena Wembley

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SSE Arena Wembley Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos.
 
Music concert in London: Iron Maiden at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena Rock legends Iron Maiden are coming back to The O2 in May for the London leg of their 'Book of Souls World Tour'. Iron Maiden will be in London during May, for a concert at the O2 Arena.
Sport in London at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium This year's Emirates FA Cup Final will take place on the 27th May at Wembley Stadium.
 
Music concert in London: Kate Tempest at O2 Academy Brixton

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O2 Academy Brixton Kate Tempest is one of the most talked about artists around at the moment, and you can see her at the Brixton Academy.

That’s all of our top picks, but there are plenty more London events in May, including:

Count Arthur Strong — The Sound of MucusMay 2017Join Count Arthur Strong for ‘The Sound of Mucus’ — a tribute to everyone’s favourite movie, ‘The Sound of Music’.

Steve Hackett — Genesis Revisited & Classic HackettMay 2017Steve Hackett from Genesis is back on tour with ‘Genesis Revisited, & Classic Hackett’, and playing at the London Palladium.

Tom Chaplin (from Keane), at the London PalladiumMay 2017Tom Chaplin will be playing one night at the London Palladium in May, in support of his new album ‘The Wave’.

Al Stewart — Back To The Bedsit TourMay 2017Al Stewart’s ‘Back To The Bedsit Tour’ will be coming to the London Palladium in May.

John ‘Star Wars’ Boyega, in Buchner’s “Woyzeck”May 2017John Boyega (from the recent Star Wars movie) will be starring in Buchner’s “Woyzeck”, at the Old Vic Theatre.

Daniel O’Donnell — at the London PalladiumMay 2017Irish music star Daniel O’Donnell will be touring the UK in 2017, and playing two nights at the London Palladium.

Sunday service at the Tower of LondonMay 2017You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London — one of the most historic churches in the City.

L’elisir d’amore — at the Royal Opera HouseMay 2017Donizetti’s comedy opera “L’elisir d’amore” tells the story of Nemorino, who tries to woo his love with a fake love potion.

Crime Scene Live! — at the Natural History MuseumMay 2017Collect evidence around the Natural History Museum and become a CSI for a night, during “Crime Scene Live”.

 
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