Events in London – Thursday 10 May 2018

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Theatre shows on 10th May

Twelfth Night at Globe Theatre, London

Shakespeares Twelfth Night - Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a short three-night run of Twelfth Night in May - one of Shakespeares most popular comedies
Chess at London Coliseum, London

West End revival of the musical Chess

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is reviving the legendary West End musical Chess written by Benny Andersson Bjorn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice
Hamlet at Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre This summer the Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of one of Shakespeares greatest tragedies -- Hamlet
Moderate Soprano at Duke of York’s Theatre, London

The Moderate Soprano - Duke of Yorks Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Moderate Soprano tells of John Christies attempt to build an Opera House in Sussex to glorify the music of Wagner
Bat Out Of Hell Musical at Dominion Theatre, London

Meatloafs Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical

to Dominion Theatre The Domionion Theatre will be putting on Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical using the music of Jim Steinman and Meatloaf
Way Of The World at Donmar Warehouse, London

The Way of the World - Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse Family money and desire are The Way of the World where everybody has to win just to get by in William Congreves satirical comedy
Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre, London

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical

to Aldwych Theatre TINA is a new musical that tells the story of Tina Turners life from her humble start in Nutbush to her rise into a global superstar
Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre, London

Hamilton - about Americas founding father

to Victoria Palace Theatre Alexander Hamilton was George Washingtons right hand man and one of Americas original founding fathers
Everybodys Talking About Jamie at Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre Everybodys Talking About Jamie is all about overcoming prejudice with songs by The Feelings Dan Gillespie Sells
Young Frankenstein at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein is now a musical starring Hadley Fraser and Ross Noble
The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre, London

The Ferryman - directed by Sam Mendes

to Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworths The Ferryman at the Gielgud Theatre
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre, London

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling
Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

to Criterion Theatre The writers behind The Play That Goes Wrong are back with The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion
Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

to Shaftesbury Theatre Relive Berry Gordys journey as he launches Motown and the careers of superstars like Michael Jackson
Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre, London

Kinky Boots - music by Cyndi Lauper

to Adelphi Theatre Kinky Boots tells the story of a Lola who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs
Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

to Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society put on a West End show but will they crack under the pressure?
Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

to Novello Theatre Mamma Mia is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan and uses the songs of ABBA
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers
Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

to Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like The Wizard of Oz then you will love Wicked -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches
Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie The Lion King tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle
Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

to Her Majesty’s Theatre The Phantom of the Opera has some of the best sets in the West End and one of Andrew Lloyd Webbers finest scores
Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

to Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul
Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

to Queen’s Theatre Les Miserables is an epic tale of passion and destruction set against the backdrop of the French Revolution

Music, comedy & film on 10th May

Foil Arms And Hog at Eventim Apollo, London

Foil Arms and Hog - Oink Oink

Eventim Apollo Irish comedy sketch group Foil Arms & Hog are coming to the Eventim Apollo in May with their new stage show -- Oink Oink
Mick Ferry at Comedy Store, London

Mick Ferry performing at the Comedy Store

to Comedy Store Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store

Family & Kid’s events on 10th May


Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

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

Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights singing minstrels and the King Henry VIII himself
Royal Observatory

Royal Observatory The Royal Observatorys daily Sky Tonight show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight
The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from The O2 to the ExCel Centre in five minutes

Sports events on 10th May

Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge Walk in the footsteps of your Chelsea heroes on a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum
Arsenal at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a guided tour of the Emirates Stadium the pitch and the Arsenal Museum

Lord’s Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms the pitch and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup

Art & Museum exhibitions on 10th May

 at Courtauld Gallery, London

Artists at Work - Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallerys new exhibition shows scenes of famous artists at work and depictions of their busy artist studios
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern Into The Light will explore how photographers helped to develop abstract art alongside famous painters like Jackson Pollock
British Library

to British Library The British Library will be putting on an exhibition of maps artworks and journals from the voyages of Captain James Cook
 at British Museum, London

Rodins sculptures and the art of Ancient Greece

to British Museum This British Museum exhibition will show how the French sculpture Rodin was inspired by the Parthenon sculptures (Elgin marbles)
 at National Gallery, London

Monet & Architecture at the National Gallery

to National Gallery The Monet & Architecture exhibition collects together more than 75 of Monets paintings that use buildings to create his composition
 at National Portrait Gallery, London

Tacita Dean: Portrait - National Portrait Gallery

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be showing an exhibition of Tacita Deans portraiture created primarily through the use of film
 at National Gallery, London

Tacita Deans Still Life at the National Gallery

to 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
 at Tate Modern, London

Joan Jonas exhibition at the Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on some film screenings and an exhibition of works by performance and video artist Joan Jonas
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern Love Fame Tragedy will focus on just one year of Picassos extraordinary career -- the so-called Year of Wonders in 1932
 at National Portrait Gallery, London

Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

to National Portrait Gallery See the work of four Victorian photographers: Lewis Carroll Julia Margaret Cameron Oscar Rejlander and Clementina Hawarden
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain All To Human: A Century Of Painting Life will include works by the likes of Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon
 at National Gallery, London

Murillo - His two self portraits re-united

to 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
 at Photographer’s Gallery, London

Under Cover: A Secret History Of Cross-Dressers

to Photographer’s Gallery The Photographers Gallery Under Cover exhibition explores filmmaker Sebastien Lifshitzs fascination with cross-dressing
 at Photographer’s Gallery, London

Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2018

to Photographer’s Gallery This years Deutsche Prize shortlist includes work by photographers Mathieu Asselin Rafal Milach Batia Suter and Luke Willis Thompson
Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms and experience Winston Churchills wartime bunker from behind the glass
 at Queen’s Gallery, London

Charles II: Art & Power at the Queens Gallery

to Queen’s Gallery The Art & Power exhibition at the Queens Gallery will explore how Charles II used art to glorify his restored monarchy
 at Imperial War Museum, London

Age Of Terror - Art Since 9/11

to Imperial War Museum The Age Of Terror exhibition at the Imperial War Museum will include works by Ai Weiwei Grayson Perry Ivan Navarro and Gerhard Richter
 at British Library, London

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

to British Library Listen to 140 Years of Recorded Sound at the British Library as they explore how sound and radio has transformed our society

Classical music on 10th May

Royal Albert Hall

Guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall

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

Sightseeing tours on 10th May

Jason’s Trip

Jasons Trip from Little Venice to Camden

to Jason’s Trip Jasons Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock
BrakeAway Bike Tours

BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle
See London by Night

See London by Night The See London By Night bus tour will show you Londons most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky
The City

The City If you dont fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus then theres a much cheaper alternative the No11 bus
Ghost Bus Tours

Ghost Bus Tours The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through Londons gruesome past and into the dark heart of the capital
Thames Rockets

Thames Rockets A trip on a Thames Rocket is something youll never forget speeding down the river underneath the Londons bridges
City Cruises

City Cruises City Cruises offer one-way return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich stopping off at Tower Bridge
TRS River Cruise

TRS River Cruise Spend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich and see some of the sights along the river
Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours This traditional open-top bus tour will take in all the best landmarks and attractions with a free river cruise and guided walk
Original Bus Tour

Original Bus Tour The Original Tour is one of Londons most popular sightseeing buses and its also a great way to travel around the capital
Jack The Ripper Tour

Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!

Free events on 10th May

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
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons
Horse Guards

Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 OClock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards
Horse Guards

Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace but is usually a lot less crowded
Covent Garden

Covent Garden Enjoy some free street entertainment in Covent Garden -- everything from buskers acrobats and clowns to opera singers
Tower of London

Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is over 700 years old and represents the traditional locking up of the Tower of London at night
Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free which combines a traditional mass with a choir
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free

Other London events on 10th May

Heaven On Earth at SSE Arena Wembley, London

Heaven On Earth - The story of Adam & Eve

to SSE Arena Wembley Heaven On Earth is a spectacular new musical at the SSE Arena that re-tells the Biblical story of Adam and Eve
St. James’s Park

to St. James’s Park Have a nice relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of Londons Royal parks by hiring out a deckchair
O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb to the top of the O2 Arenas big tent roof and enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top
Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeares Globe Theatre on Bankside and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the worlds most famous playwright
Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason
Bateaux London

Bateaux London Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat as it sails serenely down the Thames
Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers Thames Clippers offer one-way return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich
The Ritz

The Ritz Dress up in your suit and shoes and sit down to an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court
Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square Relive Londons history and ride a 1960s double-decker bus (the ones with a conductor and an open platform at the back)
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train giving you a fantastic view of the track
Tower of London

Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the Beefeaters)
The City

The City If weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun then how about hiring a Boris Bike?
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle the worlds oldest inhabited castle and the Royal Familys home for over 1000 years
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