London events > London events in September
September is a great time to visit London because it’s still quite warm and the kids have gone back to school so it’s not as busy. You’ve also got the Great River Race, London Fashion Week, the start of a new rugby season, and the world-famous
Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.
Music, comedy & film Live bands and stand-up comics appearing in London this month See all music, comedy to 27th 29th Sep 2018 • Eventim Apollo Come to Royston Vasey and spend a night with the League of Gentlemen, when their brand-new stage show comes to London. 20th Sep 2018 • O2 Academy Brixton Tash Sultana is returning to London in September for what promises to be another sell-out show at the Brixton Academy.
Theatre shows Treat yourself to a meal and some decent seats at the theatre See all theatre shows to 26th Sep 22nd Dec 2018 • Gielgud Theatre The legendary Broadway musical 'Company' is coming to the West End with some of Stephen Sondheim's best songs. 14th Sep 2018 • Globe Theatre The Globe will be putting on a special one-off midnight matinee performance of William Shakespeare's tragic play, 'Othello'.
Family & Kid’s events How about taking your children to one of these family-friendly attractions? See all family, kids to 22nd 23rd Sep 2018 • Alexandra Palace The MCN Ally Pally Show will have an indoor motorcycle sprint between celebrity riders on classic race bikes. to 1st Sep 31st Oct 2018 • Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
Art & Museums There are lots of gallery and museum exhibitions in London this September See all art, museums to 25th Sep 6th Jan 2019 • Tate Britain The Turner Prize is Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prize, and always has a controversial work (or two) on show. to 1st Sep 21st Oct 2018 • National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be exploring Michael Jackson's influence on contemporary art in an exhibition called 'On The Wall'.
Royal & Religious For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals See all royal, religious to 1st 30th Sep 2018 • Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well? to 1st Sep 30th Sep 2017 • Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
Political & Military Daily parades and political events taking place during September See all political, military to 1st 16th Sep 2018 • Tate Britain Tate Britain's 'Aftermath' exhibition will explore how British, German and French artists responded at the end of World War I. to 13th Sep 13th Dec 2018 • City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
Sightseeing tours If you’re visiting London in September then try one of these sightseeing tours See all guided tours to 1st Sep 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. to 1st Sep 2018 30th Dec 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 All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during September See all classical music 19th Sep 2018 • Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing music by Sibelius, Janacek and Szymanowski at Barbican Hall. 18th Sep 2018 • Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing music by Britten, Dvorak and Janacek at Barbican Hall.
Free events Visit London on the cheap in September, by trying these great free events See all free events to 1st Sep 7th Oct 2018 • National Gallery Ed Ruscha's 'Course of Empire' is his take on American civilisation, inspired by Thomas Cole's 19th-century series of the same name. to 17th 19th Sep 2018 • 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.
Other London events Here are some more great events that are worth trying during September See all other events to 18th 21st Sep 2018 • Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Derbyshire in a County Championship game at Lord's. to 10th 13th Sep 2018 • Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Kent in a County Championship game at Lord's. 1st Sep 2018 • Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Sussex in a County Championship game at Lord's.