Events in London – 5 December 2016

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Monday 5th December

O2 Arena
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Red Hot Chili Peppers - 3 nights at the O2 Arena

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have a new album out called 'The Getaway', and will be touring the UK in December.
Leicester Square Theatre
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Bridget Christie - Because You Demanded Brexit

Bridget Christie will be telling us all about the despairing meltdown she suffered following Brexit (in a funny way, of course).
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Monday 5 December, or one of London’s musicals

British Museum
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Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

Enjoy a heart-warming performance of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", in the Great Court of the British Museum.
Hampstead Theatre
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Wild Honey - at the Hampstead Theatre

"Wild Honey" is a comedy of misunderstandings and passion, based on Anton Chekhov's early, untitled play.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 5 December for one of these family events

Prince Charles Cinema
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Sing-A-Long with The Muppet Christmas Carol

Prince Charles Cinema will be showing "The Muppet Christmas Carol" at one of their mad-cap sing-a-long nights.
Museum of London Docklands
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Victorian-themed Santas Grotto at Sailortown

Meet Father Christmas in a Victorian-themed grotto in the Sailortown gallery, at the Museum of London Docklands.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Monday 5th December and see an exhibition

Tate Modern
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Robert Rauschenberg exhibition, at the Tate Modern

The Tate Modern will be putting on a retrospective exhibition of works by American artist Robert Rauschenberg.
Saatchi Gallery
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Painters Painters - at the Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery's "Painters' Painters" exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.
 
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 5 December

Garrick Theatre
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This House - at the Garrick Theatre

'This House' takes us behind the scenes in Parliament, when the whips do all they can to coerce the MPs into voting the right way.
Imperial War Museum
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Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art

Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 
 

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

St. Martin-in-the-Fields
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Lunchtime concerts at 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.
Royal Opera House
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Puccinis Manon Lescaut - Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House will putting a production of Jonathan Kent's version of Puccini's "Manon Lescaut".
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 5 December

Trafalgar Square
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Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square

Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
Regent Street
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Christmas lights in Regent Street

Regent Street always has some of the best Christmas lights in London, stretching from Oxford Street to Waterloo Place.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Monday 5th December

Tower Bridge
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Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes - Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge will be showing some photos of London by Martin Parr, called 'Swans, Gloves, Roses and Pancakes'.
Broadgate Ice Rink
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Broadgate ice rink (near Liverpool Street station)

Surrounded by tall offices and shops, the outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is only two minutes from Liverpool Street station.
Southbank
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Southbanks Winter Festival & Christmas market

This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
 
 
 
 
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