London events > London events in April > London events on 28th April Need some inspiration for 28th April? The famous Mutiny on the Bounty took place on this day in 1789, when Fletcher Christian cast Captain Bligh adrift in the South Pacific. Bligh miraculously made it all the way back to England and you can see his tomb in the churchyard of the Garden Museum. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Saturday 28th April See all music, comedy 28th Apr 2018 • Royal Albert Hall The Royal Albert Hall will be screening 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets' alongside a live performance of the score. 28th Apr 2018 • BFI IMAX Cinema Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
Theatre shows Watch a play on Saturday 28 April, or one of London’s musicals See all theatre shows to 28th Apr 2nd Jun 2018 • London Coliseum The London Coliseum is reviving the legendary West End musical Chess, written by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice. to 28th Apr 26th Aug 2018 • Globe Theatre This summer the Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies -- Hamlet.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 28 April for one of these family events See all family, kids to 28th Apr 31st Oct 2018 • Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle. 28th Apr 2018 • Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights, singing minstrels and the King Henry VIII himself.
Art & Museums Visit an art gallery or museum on Saturday 28th April and see an exhibition See all art, museums to 28th Apr 28th Aug 2018 • British Library The British Library will be putting on an exhibition of maps, artworks and journals from the voyages of Captain James Cook. to 28th Apr 29th Jul 2018 • British Museum This British Museum exhibition will show how the French sculpture Rodin was inspired by the Parthenon sculptures (Elgin marbles).
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 28 April? See all royal, religious to 28th Apr 7th May 2018 • Buckingham Palace Enjoy a glass of champagne and a tour of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, in the company of an expert guide. 28th Apr 2018 • Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Political & Military Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 28 April See all political, military 28th Apr 2018 • Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames. 28th Apr 2018 • Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament opens guided tours on most Saturdays of the year, when the MPs return to their constituencies.
Sightseeing tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Saturday 28th April See all guided tours to 28th Apr 4th Nov 2018 • Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock. 28th Apr 2018 • BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
Classical music How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music? See all classical music 28th Apr 2018 • Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing music by Vaughan Williams, Ravel, Harris and Adams at Barbican Hall. 28th Apr 2018 • 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.
Free events There are lots of free events happening in London on the 28 April See all free events to 28th Apr 28th May 2018 • 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.
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Other London events Don’t forget these other good events in London on Saturday 28th April See all other events to 28th 30th Apr 2018 • Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Glamorgan in a County Championship game at Lord's. to 28th Apr 31st Oct 2018 • St. James’s Park Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair. 28th Apr 2018 • O2 Arena Climb to the top of the O2 Arena's big tent roof and enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.