Best events in London 31st Dec, New Year’s Eve

This date has already passed

Best events in London on New Year’s Eve, Sat 31st December

Our guide to the best events in London on New Year’s Eve, Saturday 31 December 2016.

 at Eventim Apollo, London
This event has already passed

Club de Fromage’s New Year’s Eve Party

Eventim Apollo See in the New Year at the Eventim Apollo, and help Club de Fromage celebrate 2017 with a 10th birthday extravaganza!
 at O2 Academy Brixton, London
This event has already passed

RAM New Year’s Eve party, at the Brixton Academy

O2 Academy Brixton Brixton Academy will be holding a big New Year's Eve party night to help you see in 2017.
 
 at Barbican Centre, London
This event has already passed

Viennese New Year’s Eve Gala — Barbican Hall

Barbican Centre See in the New Year with some Viennese waltzes performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Johan Strauss Dancers.
 at Jazz Café, London
This event has already passed

New Year’s Eve Party, at the Jazz Cafe

Jazz Café The Jazz Cafe's annual New Year's Eve Party is always one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see in the New Year.
 
 at Southbank, London
This event has already passed

Celebrate the New Year with London’s fireworks

Southbank Celebrate the New Year with about a bazillion other people, as they watch London's spectacular fireworks display.
 at The Forum, London
This event has already passed

New Year’s Eve Extravaganza — O2 Forum

The Forum Guilty Pleasures and Ultimate Power will be hosting their annual New Year's Eve extravaganza at the O2 Kentish Town Forum.
 
Nutcracker at London Coliseum, London
This event has already passed

The Nutcracker — English National Ballet

to London Coliseum The English National Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" at the London Coliseum.
Cinderella Panto at London Palladium, London
This event has already passed

Cinderella — with Paul O’Grady, Amanda Holden

to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
 
Dirty Dancing at Phoenix Theatre, London
This event has already passed

Dirty Dancing — in town for one month only!

Phoenix Theatre 'Dirty Dancing' is back in the West End for one month only, and tells the story of Baby and Johnny's unforgettable summer.
 at Trafalgar Square, London
This event has already passed

Christmas Tree in Trafalgar Square

to Trafalgar Square Have you ever taken the time to see the switching-on ceremony for the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree, with carols?
 
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
This event has already passed

Outdoor ice rink, at Henry VIII’s Hampton Court

to Hampton Court Palace The Christmas ice-rink at Hampton Court has a spectacular backdrop — the front wing of Henry VIII's Tudor Palace.
Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
This event has already passed

Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
 
Nutcracker at Royal Opera House, London
This event has already passed

Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ — Royal Ballet

to Royal Opera House Watch the Royal Ballet performing Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" over Christmas, at the Royal Opera House.
 at Royal Botanic Gardens, London
This event has already passed

Night-time Christmas trail at Kew Gardens

to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Garden's Christmas trail includes a tunnel of lights, a scented fire garden, and a North Pole village for Santa and his elves.
 
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park, London
This event has already passed

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

to Hyde Park Hyde Park will once again become a magical Winter Wonderland with ice skating and rides, a circus, and a Christmas market.
Museum exhibition in London at Star Wars at O2 Arena

Pick

to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
 at Regent Street, London
This event has already passed

Christmas lights in Regent Street

to Regent Street Regent Street always has some of the best Christmas lights in London, stretching from Oxford Street to Waterloo Place.
 at Somerset House, London
This event has already passed

Skate! — Christmas ice rink at Somerset House

to Somerset House Somerset House has got the prettiest rink in London, with a Christmas shopping arcade and decorated with a huge Christmas tree.
 
 at Tower of London, London
This event has already passed

Outdoor ice rink, in the Tower of London’s moat

to Tower of London The Tower of London's outdoor ice rink is back again for another year, set in the dry moat outside the castle walls.
 at Southbank, London
This event has already passed

Southbank’s Winter Festival & Christmas market

to Southbank This popular chalet-style Christmas market sells some great gifts and lots of festive food and drink in the pop-up bars.
 
Photography exhibition at Tate Modern

Pick

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of Modernist Photography, drawn from Elton John's private collection.
 at Oxford Street, London
This event has already passed

Christmas lights in Oxford Street

to Oxford Street The Oxford Street switch-on ceremony is always one of the biggest, and this year they're shutting the street to traffic.
 
 at Canary Wharf, London
This event has already passed

Skate around Canary Wharf’s outdoor ice rink

to Canary Wharf An outdoor ice rink in the shadow of the Canary Wharf skyscrapers, with a perimeter path made of fir trees and fairy lights.
 at Queen’s Gallery, London
This event has already passed

Portrait of the Artist — at the Queen’s Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery See over 150 portraits of artists taken from the Royal Collection, by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens and Hockney.
 
Free event in London at St. Paul’s Cathedral

PickFree

St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul's Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
This event has already passed

Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
 
 at Natural History Museum, London
This event has already passed

Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
 at Tate Britain, London
This event has already passed

Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
This event has already passed

Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Pick 

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of London

PickCheap

to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
Stomp at Ambassadors Theatre, London
This event has already passed

“Stomp”, at the Ambassadors Theatre

to Ambassadors Theatre "Stomp" is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.
 
 
 
Copyright © 2017 London Drum. All rights reserved · Contact London Drum · Privacy policy / Terms of use / Cookies

By category

just on Sat 31 Dec

By day

just pick of the best

By month

just pick of the best

By venue

Find events

Custom dates

London Pass

Save some money with London Pass Cheap entry into London attractions

London Pass

Learn more about London Pass

> Save moneyFree or discounted entry into top attractions

> Save timeJump the longest queues with Fast Track entry

Oyster card

Get an Oyster for the cheapest fares The easiest way to travel in London

Oyster card

Learn more about Oyster CardsBuy an Oyster card

> Save moneyGet the cheapest fares on London transport

> Easy to usePay as you go credit on the buses, boats and underground trains

Cheap tickets

Buy theatre tickets

Guide book

Have you seen our London book?

London guidebook

Find out more and read a free sample

Get the ebook

Amazon.com $3.99

Amazon.co.uk £2.99

Get the paperback

Amazon.com $15.99

Amazon.co.uk £11.99

Honest reviews of London’s landmarks and attractions

Money saving tips things to do for free and cheap days out

Useful information with opening times, prices, photos, maps

London blog

Read our review:
City Hall

City Hall is where the Mayor of London works. I'm always a bit wary about coming in here. If truth be told I'm more scar… more

Read our review:
Globe Theatre Tour

I consider myself to be reasonably well educated. I'm not quite on the Albert Einstein level, but put it this way: I wen… more

Read our review:
Handel & Hendrix in London

Handel and Jimi Hendrix. Imagine having to live next door to those two -- you'd have Handel blasting his music at you by… more

Read our review:
Jewel Tower

This is the kind of historic old building that usually appeals to me, and I really want to give it a good review (I real… more

Read our review:
Queen's Gallery

The Queen certainly does have a lot of nice knick-knacks. She's got so many of them, in fact, that she's run out of room… more

Oyster cards