Events in London – May 2018

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Theatre shows in May

Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

to Queen’s Theatre Les Miserables is an epic tale of passion and destruction set against the backdrop of the French Revolution
Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

to Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul
Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

to Her Majesty’s Theatre The Phantom of the Opera has some of the best sets in the West End and one of Andrew Lloyd Webbers finest scores
Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie The Lion King tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle
Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

to Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like The Wizard of Oz then you will love Wicked -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers
Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

to Novello Theatre Mamma Mia is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan and uses the songs of ABBA
Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

to Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society put on a West End show but will they crack under the pressure?
Adelphi Theatre

Kinky Boots - music by Cyndi Lauper

to Adelphi Theatre Kinky Boots tells the story of a Lola who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs
Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

to Shaftesbury Theatre Relive Berry Gordys journey as he launches Motown and the careers of superstars like Michael Jackson
Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

to Criterion Theatre The writers behind The Play That Goes Wrong are back with The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion
Palace Theatre

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling
Gielgud Theatre

The Ferryman - directed by Sam Mendes

to Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworths The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre
Young Frankenstein at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein is now a musical starring Hadley Fraser and Ross Noble
Everybodys Talking About Jamie at Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre Everybodys Talking About Jamie is all about overcoming prejudice with songs by The Feelings Dan Gillespie Sells
Victoria Palace Theatre

Hamilton - about Americas founding father

to Victoria Palace Theatre Alexander Hamilton was George Washingtons right hand man and one of Americas original founding fathers
The Magic Circle

to The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of magic at the Magic Circles own headquarters and have a look around their museum as well
Aldwych Theatre

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical

to Aldwych Theatre TINA is a new musical that tells the story of Tina Turners life from her humble start in Nutbush to her rise into a global superstar
The Magic Circle

Close-up magic show at the Magic Circle

The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of entertainment performed by some of the worlds best close-up magicians at the Magic Circles HQ
Donmar Warehouse

The Way of the World - Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse Family money and desire are The Way of the World where everybody has to win just to get by in William Congreves satirical comedy
Dominion Theatre

Meatloafs Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical

to Dominion Theatre The Domionion Theatre will be putting on Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical using the music of Jim Steinman and Meatloaf
Duke of York’s Theatre

The Moderate Soprano - Duke of Yorks Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Moderate Soprano tells of John Christies attempt to build an Opera House in Sussex to glorify the music of Wagner
Hamlet at Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre This summer the Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of one of Shakespeares greatest tragedies -- Hamlet
London Coliseum

West End revival of the musical Chess

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is reviving the legendary West End musical Chess written by Benny Andersson Bjorn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice
As You Like It at Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of Shakespeares cross-dressing comedy - As You Like It
Globe Theatre

Shakespeares Twelfth Night - Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a short three-night run of Twelfth Night in May - one of Shakespeares most popular comedies
Globe Theatre

Shakespeares The Taming of the Shrew

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of Shakespeares outrageous and controversial comedy The Taming of the Shrew
Globe Theatre

The Merchant of Venice at the Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a short-run of William Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice for just three nights in May
Globe Theatre

The Two Noble Kinsmen at the Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre See the Globe Theatres The Two Noble Kinsmen and hear some of the last words that Shakespeare ever wrote for the stage
Hampton Court Palace

Horrible Histories at Hampton Court

to Hampton Court Palace Horrible Histories will be bringing the Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians to life in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace

Music, comedy & film in May

Comedy Store

Jarred Christmas appearing at the Comedy Store

to Comedy Store Jarred Christmas is one of the most popular performers at the Comedy Store a bravura performer full of confidence and passion
O2 Academy Brixton

Plan B - Heaven Before Hell Breaks Loose

O2 Academy Brixton Plan B will be setting off on a headline tour of the UK to promote his new album Heaven Before Hell Breaks Loose
The Forum

American rapper NF - Perception World Tour

The Forum NFs world tour is coming to the O2 Forum Kentish Town in May in support of the American rappers latest album Perception
Eventim Apollo

Bryan Ferry at the Eventim Apollo

Eventim Apollo The legendary lead-singer from Roxy Music Bryan Ferry is back on tour and playing one night at the Hammersmith Apollo in May
Royal Albert Hall

Beth Hart at the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Beth Hart will be coming to London and playing one night at the Royal Albert Hall in May
The Forum

Gomez - 20th Anniversary of Bring It On

The Forum Gomez will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album Bring It On with a headline show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town
Eventim Apollo

Bill Bailey - Larks in Transit

Eventim Apollo The barmy Bill Bailey is back in London at the Eventim Apollo to perform his new stand-up show Larks in Transit
Jazz Café

Gabrielle at the Jazz Cafe

Jazz Café Gabrielle will be playing some brand-new songs and all her biggest hits including Dreams when she comes to the Jazz Cafe in May
Comedy Store

Mick Ferry performing at the Comedy Store

to Comedy Store Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store
100 Club

Nish Kumar at the 100 Club

100 Club The Mash Report star Nish Kumar will be headlining a comedy night at the 100 Club with support from Jamali Maddix
Eventim Apollo

Foil Arms and Hog - Oink Oink

Eventim Apollo Irish comedy sketch group Foil Arms & Hog are coming to the Eventim Apollo in May with their new stage show -- Oink Oink
Eventim Apollo

Tim Vine - Sunset Milk Idiot

Eventim Apollo The undisputed king of the pun Tim Vine is back at the Hammersmith Apollo with his new stand-up show -- Sunset Milk Idiot
The Forum

Australian indie rock band Gang Of Youths

The Forum Australian indie rock band Gang of Youths are coming to London in May and playing a show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town
Comedy Store

Imran Yusuf - performing at the Comedy Store

Comedy Store Imran Yusuf is one of the quickest comedians around with an act thats full of gags satire and hard-hitting commentary
Royal Albert Hall

Foreigner at the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Foreigner (I Want To Know What Love Is) are coming to London in May for a show at the Royal Albert Hall
The Forum

Peace - Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll

The Forum Peace will be touring their new album Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll in May and playing one night at the O2 Forum Kentish Town
Eventim Apollo

Ray Lamontagne at the Eventim Apollo

to Eventim Apollo American singer Ray Lamontagne is coming to London and playing two nights at the Eventim Apollo in May
O2 Academy Brixton

Rita Ora - O2 Academy Brixton

O2 Academy Brixton Rita Oras huge new headline tour of the UK will be coming to London in May where shell play one night at the Brixton Academy
Eventim Apollo

Sarah Millican - Control Enthusiast

to Eventim Apollo Sarah Millican will be coming to the Eventim Apollo in May to tell us all about her life as a Control Enthusiast
Bush Hall

Ian Moss from Australian band Cold Chisel

Bush Hall Ian Moss from the Australian band Cold Chisel will be coming to London in May for a show at Bush Hall
Battersea Arts Centre

John Kearns - Dont Worry They’re Here

to Battersea Arts Centre John Kearns is taking his Dont Worry They’re Here show on tour and playing one week at the Battersea Arts Centre
O2 Academy Brixton

Cigarettes After Sex - O2 Academy Brixton

O2 Academy Brixton Cigarettes After Sex are back in the UK for the a show at the Brixton Academy -- their biggest London show to date
The Forum

Sparks at the O2 Forum Kentish Town

The Forum 1970s American rock band Sparks are coming to London in May and playing one night at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town
Barbican Hall

Ben Folds (Five) and a Piano - Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Ben Folds (from the Ben Folds Five) will be playing at Barbican Hall with just a grand piano for company
Comedy Store

Alun Cochrane performing at the Comedy Store

to Comedy Store Alun Cochrane is a Comedy Store regular and will be making frequent appearances at Londons most popular comedy club
Alexandra Palace

Bonobo - two nights at Alexandra Palace

to Alexandra Palace Electronic music star Simon Green aka Bonobo will be playing his only live headline gig of the year at Alexandra Palace

Family & Kid’s events in May

The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in five minutes
Royal Observatory

Royal Observatory The Royal Observatorys daily Sky Tonight show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight
Medieval Banquet

Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights singing minstrels and the King Henry VIII himself
Serpentine

to Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle

Sports events in May

Hackney Marshes

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

Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms the pitch and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup
Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
Arsenal at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium the pitch and the Arsenal Museum
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge Walk in the footsteps of your Chelsea heroes on a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum
Lord’s

to Lord’s Cricket fans will love dressing themselves up for this Afternoon Tea because its held in the historic Long Room at Lords
Lord’s

County cricket at Lords: Middlesex v Gloucestershire

to Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Gloucestershire in a County Championship game at Lords
SSE Arena Wembley

Original Harlem Globetrotters - SSE Arena

SSE Arena Wembley The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are back in London to show off their basketball skills at the SSE Arena
Lord’s

Test Match at Lords - England vs Pakistan

to Lord’s Dust off your whites and get yourself down to Lords for a cricket Test Match between England and Pakistan

Art & Museum exhibitions in May

National Gallery

Drawn in Colour - Degas from the Burrell Collection

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing twenty rarely-seen pastels from the Burrell Collection by the French Impressionist Degas
British Library

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

to British Library Listen to 140 Years of Recorded Sound at the British Library as they explore how sound and radio has transformed our society
Imperial War Museum

Age Of Terror - Art Since 9/11

to Imperial War Museum The Age Of Terror exhibition at the Imperial War Museum will include works by Ai Weiwei Grayson Perry Ivan Navarro and Gerhard Richter
Tate Britain

French Artists in Exile - Impressionists in London

to Tate Britain Impressionists in London will tell the story of the French artists who came to Britain to seek refuge from the war in the 1870s
Queen’s Gallery

Charles II: Art & Power at the Queens Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery The Art & Power exhibition at the Queens Gallery will explore how Charles II used art to glorify his restored monarchy
Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms and experience Winston Churchills wartime bunker from behind the glass
National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery amongst some of the gallerys great works of art
Old Operating Theatre

Old Operating Theatre Enjoy a demonstration of 19th-century surgery held in the confines of the Old Operating Theatre at St Thomass Hospital
Photographer’s Gallery

Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2018

to Photographer’s Gallery This years Deutsche Prize shortlist includes work by photographers Mathieu Asselin Rafal Milach Batia Suter and Luke Willis Thompson
Photographer’s Gallery

Under Cover: A Secret History Of Cross-Dressers

to Photographer’s Gallery The Photographers Gallery Under Cover exhibition explores filmmaker Sebastien Lifshitzs fascination with cross-dressing
National Gallery

Murillo - His two self portraits re-united

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be re-uniting two self-portraits by Spanish artist Bartolome Esteban Murillo for the first time in 300 years
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain All To Human: A Century Of Painting Life will include works by the likes of Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon
National Portrait Gallery

Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

to National Portrait Gallery See the work of four Victorian photographers: Lewis Carroll Julia Margaret Cameron Oscar Rejlander and Clementina Hawarden
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern Love Fame Tragedy will focus on just one year of Picassos extraordinary career -- the so-called Year of Wonders in 1932
Tate Modern

Joan Jonas exhibition at the Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on some film screenings and an exhibition of works by performance and video artist Joan Jonas
National Gallery

Tacita Deans Still Life at the National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition about Still Life examining its legacy and its importance as a source of inspiration
National Portrait Gallery

Tacita Dean: Portrait - National Portrait Gallery

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be showing an exhibition of Tacita Deans portraiture created primarily through the use of film
National Gallery

Monet & Architecture at the National Gallery

to National Gallery The Monet & Architecture exhibition collects together more than 75 of Monets paintings that use buildings to create his composition
British Museum

Rodins sculptures and the art of Ancient Greece

to British Museum This British Museum exhibition will show how the French sculpture Rodin was inspired by the Parthenon sculptures (Elgin marbles)
British Library

to British Library The British Library will be putting on an exhibition of maps artworks and journals from the voyages of Captain James Cook
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern Into The Light will explore how photographers helped to develop abstract art alongside famous painters like Jackson Pollock
Courtauld Gallery

Artists at Work - Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallerys new exhibition shows scenes of famous artists at work and depictions of their busy artist studios
Bank of England Museum

Museums at Night - Bank of England Museum

Bank of England Museum Spend an evening at the Bank of England Museum when they take part in the London-wide Museums at Night event

Classical music in May

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall This guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall will take you inside one of the balcony boxes for a fantastic view of the auditorium
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral Every Sunday St Pauls Cathedral invites one of the worlds finest organists to play on the Grand Organ for half-an-hour
St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Lunchtime concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields

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
Purcell Room

Remembering Debussy at the Purcell Room

Purcell Room Claire Booth Susan Bickley and Andrew Matthews-Owen will be performing some works by Debussy Satie and Dove
Cadogan Hall

Sibelius Brahms and Gorecki - Royal Philharmonic

Cadogan Hall The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Sibelius Brahms and Gorecki at Cadogan Hall
Barbican Hall

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Beethoven & Bernstein

Barbican Hall Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic will be performing some Beethoven and Bernstein at Barbican Hall
Queen Elizabeth Hall

Beethoven and Brett Dean - Queen Elizabeth Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall The City of London Sinfonia will be performing works by Beethoven and Brett Dean at the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Cadogan Hall

Chopin Mussorgsky and Dukas - Royal Philharmonic

Cadogan Hall The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Chopin Mussorgsky and Dukas at Cadogan Hall
Barbican Hall

Ravel Respighi Ghedini and Avner Dorman

Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing some works by Ravel Respighi Ghedini and Avner Dorman at Barbican Hall
Queen Elizabeth Hall

Pierre-Laurent Aimard playing Ligetis Etudes

Queen Elizabeth Hall French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard will be performing Ligetis complete Etudes at the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Barbican Hall

Elgars The Dream of Gerontius - Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sakari Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will be performing Elgars The Dream of Gerontius at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Janine Jansen and London Symphony Orchestra

Barbican Hall Janine Jansen and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Sibelius at Barbican Hall
Queen Elizabeth Hall

Der Rosenkavalier at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will be performing some classical works by R Strauss at the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Cadogan Hall

Exploring Emotions: Joy - Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The London Chamber Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Poulenc Piazolla and Ollie Howell at Cadogan Hall
Barbican Hall

Beethovens Missa Solemnis at Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Beethoven at Barbican Hall
Barbican Hall

Britten Sinfonia - Beethoven and Gerald Barry

Barbican Hall Thomas Ades and the Britten Sinfonia will be performing some Beethoven and a UK premiere by Gerald Barry at Barbican Hall
Cadogan Hall

Dresden Philharmonic at Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The Dresden Philharmonic will be playing some classical music by Tchaikovsky Shostakovich and Weber at Cadogan Hall
Royal Albert Hall

Opera stars Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov

Royal Albert Hall The husband and wife opera stars Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov will be performing at the Royal Albert Hall
Barbican Hall

Britten Sinfonia playing Beethoven and Gerald Barry

Barbican Hall Thomas Ades and the Britten Sinfonia will be performing some classical music by Beethoven and Gerald Barry at Barbican Hall
Queen Elizabeth Hall

Brahms and Schubert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall Benjamin Grosvenor will be performing some classical works by Brahms and Schubert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall
Holland Park Opera

Verdis La Traviata at the Opera Holland Park

to Holland Park Opera Opera Holland Park will be putting on a production of La Traviata one of Giuseppe Verdis best-loved operas
Purcell Room

Chopin Debussy Scriabin and Szymanowski

Purcell Room Judith Jauregui will be performing works by Chopin Debussy Szymanowski Scriabin and Granados at the Purcell Room
Barbican Hall

Nicola Benedetti playing Telemann and Vivaldi

Barbican Hall Nicola Benedetti and the Academy of Ancient Music will be playing some classical music by Vivaldi and Telemann at Barbican Hall
Cadogan Hall

Brussels Philharmonic playing Bernstein

Cadogan Hall The Brussels Philharmonic will be playing some classical music by Guillaume and Leonard Bernstein at Cadogan Hall
Holland Park Opera

Mozarts Cosi Fan Tutte (The Magic Flute)

to Holland Park Opera Opera Holland Park will be putting on a production of Mozarts comic opera Cosi Fan Tutte (The Magic Flute)

Sightseeing tours in May

Jack The Ripper Tour

Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
Original Bus Tour

Original Bus Tour The Original Tour is one of Londons most popular sightseeing buses and its also a great way to travel around the capital
Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours This traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions with a free river cruise and guided walk
TRS River Cruise

TRS River Cruise Spend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich and see some of the sights along the river
City Cruises

City Cruises City Cruises offer one-way return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich stopping off at Tower Bridge
Thames Rockets

Thames Rockets A trip on a Thames Rocket is something youll never forget speeding down the river underneath the Londons bridges
Ghost Bus Tours

Ghost Bus Tours The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through Londons gruesome past and into the dark heart of the capital
The City

The City If you dont fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus then theres a much cheaper alternative the No11 bus
See London by Night

See London by Night The See London By Night bus tour will show you Londons most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky
BrakeAway Bike Tours

BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle
Jason’s Trip

to Jason’s Trip Jasons Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock

Free events in May

St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free
Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free which combines a traditional mass with a choir
Tower of London

Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night
Covent Garden

Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers acrobats and clowns to opera singers
Horse Guards

Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace but is usually a lot less crowded
Horse Guards

Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 OClock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards
Tower of London

Tower of London You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City
Speakers’ Corner

Speakers’ Corner If you visit Speakers Corner at Sunday lunchtime you can listen to an orator stand up and discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech
Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the countrys most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIIIs Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday at Prime Ministers Questions
Tower Bridge

to Tower Bridge Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo
Sadiq Khan at City Hall

to City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayors Question Time in their monthly meeting at City Hall
Horse Guards

Major Generals Review at Horse Guards

Horse Guards Two weeks before they celebrate the Queens birthday at Trooping the Colour they hold the Major Generals Review

Other London events during May

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle the worlds oldest inhabited castle and the Royal Familys home for over 1000 years
The City

The City If weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun then how about hiring a Boris Bike?
Tower of London

Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the Beefeaters)
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train giving you a fantastic view of the track
Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square Relive Londons history and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back)
The Ritz

The Ritz Dress up in your suit and shoes and sit down to an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court
Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers Thames Clippers offer one-way return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich
Bateaux London

Bateaux London Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat as it sails serenely down the Thames
Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason
Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeares Globe Theatre on Bankside and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the worlds most famous playwright
Houses of Parliament

Saturday tour of the Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament opens guided tours on most Saturdays of the year when the MPs return to their constituencies
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament tour - with afternoon tea

Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames
Portobello Road

Portobello Road Portobello Road is home to the UKs most famous antiques market with over 100000 people browsing hundreds of stalls
O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb to the top of the O2 Arenas big tent roof and enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top
St. James’s Park

to St. James’s Park Have a nice relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of Londons Royal parks by hiring out a deckchair
Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial Go inside the railings and learn about the Albert Memorial one of Victorian Londons finest and most guilded monuments
Buckingham Palace

Exclusive evening tour of Buckingham Palace

to Buckingham Palace Enjoy a glass of champagne and a tour of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace in the company of an expert guide
SSE Arena Wembley

Heaven On Earth - The story of Adam & Eve

to SSE Arena Wembley Heaven On Earth is a spectacular new musical at the SSE Arena that re-tells the Biblical story of Adam and Eve
Duchess Theatre

Katie Piper - Whats In My Head

Duchess Theatre Katie Piper will be talking about her life and giving some advice about how she overcame the tough times and remained positive
Royal Hospital

RHS Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital

to Royal Hospital The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot held in the grounds of Christopher Wrens Royal Hospital
Horse Guards

Beating Retreat (by the Royal Marines)

to Horse Guards Beating Retreat is a magnificent pageant of military music and drill by the Massed Bands of the Royal Marines on Horse Guards Parade
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