London events > London events in April > London events on 29th April Need some inspiration for 29th April? The Duke of Wellington was born on this day in 1769, so why not visit his impressive home at the end of Piccadilly – Apsley House. It’s full of reminders of his victory over Napoleon at Waterloo. You can also visit his imposing tomb in the crypt of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Sunday 29th April See all music, comedy 29th Apr 2018 • Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store. 29th Apr 2018 • Comedy Store Josie Lawrence will be making regular weekly appearances with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
Theatre shows Watch a play on Sunday 29 April, or one of London’s musicals See all theatre shows to 29th 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. to 29th Apr 22nd Jul 2018 • Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 29 April for one of these family events See all family, kids to 29th 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. 29th 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 Sunday 29th April and see an exhibition See all art, museums to 29th 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 29th 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 29 April? See all royal, religious to 29th 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. 29th Apr 2018 • Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the country's most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIII's Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace.
Political & Military Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 29 April See all political, military 29th Apr 2018 • Speakers’ Corner If you visit Speakers' Corner at Sunday lunchtime you can listen to an orator stand up and discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech. 29th Apr 2018 • Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
Sightseeing tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Sunday 29th April See all guided tours to 29th 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. 29th 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.
How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?
29th 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 29 April See all free events to 29th 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.
to 29th Apr 21st May 2018 • National Gallery The National Gallery will be re-uniting two self-portraits by Spanish artist Bartolome Esteban Murillo for the first time in 300 years.
Other London events Don’t forget these other good events in London on Sunday 29th April See all other events to 29th 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 29th 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. 29th 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.