Events in London – September 2018

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

See all music, comedy Live bands and stand-up comics appearing in London this month

League Of Gentlemen at Eventim Apollo

to Eventim Apollo Come to Royston Vasey and spend a night with the League of Gentlemen, when their brand-new stage show comes to London.
Tash Sultana at O2 Academy Brixton

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

See all theatre shows Treat yourself to a meal and some decent seats at the theatre

Company at Gielgud Theatre

to Gielgud Theatre The legendary Broadway musical 'Company' is coming to the West End with some of Stephen Sondheim's best songs.
Othello at Globe Theatre

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

See all family, kids How about taking your children to one of these family-friendly attractions?

Mcn Ally Pally Show at Alexandra Palace

to Alexandra Palace The MCN Ally Pally Show will have an indoor motorcycle sprint between celebrity riders on classic race bikes.
Serpentine

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

Art & Museums

See all art, museums There are lots of gallery and museum exhibitions in London this September

Tate Britain

to Tate Britain The Turner Prize is Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prize, and always has a controversial work (or two) on show.
National Portrait Gallery

to 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

See all royal, religious For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals

Buckingham Palace

to Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Buckingham Palace

to Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
 

Political & Military

See all political, military Daily parades and political events taking place during September

Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's 'Aftermath' exhibition will explore how British, German and French artists responded at the end of World War I.
Sadiq Khan at City Hall

to City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
 

Sightseeing tours

See all guided tours If you’re visiting London in September then try one of these sightseeing tours

Jason’s Trip

to 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.
BrakeAway Bike Tours

to 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

See all classical music All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during September

Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing music by Sibelius, Janacek and Szymanowski at Barbican Hall.
Barbican Hall

Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be playing music by Britten, Dvorak and Janacek at Barbican Hall.
 

Free events

See all free events Visit London on the cheap in September, by trying these great free events

National Gallery

to 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.
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.
 

Other London events

See all other events Here are some more great events that are worth trying during September

Middlesex at Lord’s

to Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Derbyshire in a County Championship game at Lord's.
Middlesex at Lord’s

to Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Kent in a County Championship game at Lord's.
Middlesex at Lord’s

Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Sussex in a County Championship game at Lord's.
 
 
 
 
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