London events > London events in May > London events on 10th May Need some inspiration for 10th May? The first German air raid on London took place on this day in 1915, not during World War II, but World War I, when a Zeppelin airship dropped a bomb on Victoria Embankment. If you visit Cleopatra’s Needle then you can see some more bomb damage made four months later.
Music, comedy & film All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Thursday 10th May See all music, comedy 10th May 2018 • Eventim Apollo Irish comedy sketch group Foil, Arms & Hog are coming to the Eventim Apollo in May with their new stage show -- Oink Oink. to 10th 12th May 2018 • Comedy Store Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store.
Theatre shows Watch a play on Thursday 10 May, or one of London’s musicals See all theatre shows 10th May 2018 • Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a short three-night run of 'Twelfth Night' in May - one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies. to 10th May 2nd Jun 2018 • London Coliseum The London Coliseum is reviving the legendary West End musical Chess, written by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Tim Rice.
Family & Kid’s events Take your kids to London on the 10 May for one of these family events See all family, kids to 10th May 31st Oct 2018 • Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle. 10th May 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 Thursday 10th May and see an exhibition See all art, museums to 10th May 15th Jul 2018 • Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's new exhibition shows scenes of famous artists at work, and depictions of their busy artist studios. to 10th May 16th Sep 2018 • Tate Modern 'Into The Light' will explore how photographers helped to develop abstract art alongside famous painters like Jackson Pollock.
Royal & Religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 10 May? See all royal, religious to 10th 12th May 2018 • 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. 10th May 2018 • Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
Political & Military Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 10 May See all political, military 10th May 2018 • 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. 10th May 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 Thursday 10th May See all guided tours to 10th May 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. 10th May 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?
10th May 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 10 May See all free events to 10th 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 10th May 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 Don’t forget these other good events in London on Thursday 10th May See all other events to 10th May 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. 10th May 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. 10th May 2018 • Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the world's most famous playwright.