Events in London – Tuesday 23 January 2018

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Theatre shows on 23rd January

Amadeus at Olivier Theatre, London

Amadeus - about the life of young Mozart

to Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of Amadeus which tells the story of the young composer Mozart
Alls Well That Ends Well at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London

Shakespeares Alls Well That Ends Well

to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will be putting on a performance of Shakespeares Alls Well That Ends Well
Birthday Party at Harold Pinter Theatre, London

The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter

to Harold Pinter Theatre Harold Pinters The Birthday Party is a darkly comic masterpiece about the menace that comes to a sleepy boarding house
Cirque Du Soleil Ovo at Royal Albert Hall, London

Cirque du Soleils OVO - Royal Albert Hall

to Royal Albert Hall Cirque du Soleil is back at the Royal Albert Hall with OVO a crazy carnival of animals that live beneath our feet
Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas at Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

The legendary Rat Pack - Live from Las Vagas

to Theatre Royal Haymarket Step back in time and see Frank Sinatra Dean Martin and Sammy Davis performing at the legendary Sands Hotel in Las Vegas
La Soiree at Aldwych Theatre, London

La Soiree - Circus acts cabaret and burlesque

to Aldwych Theatre La Soiree is a theatrical mash-up of circus acts cabaret and burlesque that also comes in a family-friendly version for kids
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
42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London

42nd Street - The high-kicking Broadway hit

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured
Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre, London

Dreamgirls - soul music from 1960s America

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre
Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre, London

Disneys Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre

to Prince Edward Theatre Disneys Aladdin has been turned into a West End musical and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre
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
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
Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre, London

Thriller - with the songs of Michael Jackson

to Lyric Theatre Thriller Live celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves
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

Music, comedy & film on 23rd January

Stewart Lee at Leicester Square Theatre, London

Content Provider - with Stewart Lee

to Leicester Square Theatre Stewart Lee is back at the Leicester Square Theatre with another run of his Content Provider shows

Family & Kid’s events on 23rd January

Royal Observatory

The night sky tonight (planetarium show)

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
 at London Zoo, London

London Zoo - Be a zoo keeper for a day

London Zoo Get closer to the animals at London Zoo and help to feed and muck them out by becoming a London Zoo keeper for a day
 at Namco Funscape, London

NAMCO - Arcade games 10-pin bowling dodgems

Namco Funscape The Namco Centre has has three floors of arcade games bowling lanes bumper-cars pool tables sports TV and a bar

Sports events on 23rd January

Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC - Guided tour of 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 23rd January

 at Courtauld Gallery, London

Antoine Caron: Drawings for Catherine de Medici

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery will be showing some 16th-century drawings by Antoine Caron created for his patron Catherine de Medici
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 Tate Modern, London

Amedeo Modigliani exhibition at the Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be exploring the career of Amedeo Modigliani through a comprehensive survey of his works
 at Tate Modern, London

Red Star Over Russia - Art from the Soviet Union

to Tate Modern The Red Star Over Russia exhibition at the Tate Modern will explore the visual art of the early Soviet Union up until 1953
 at Tate Britain, London

French Artists in Exile - Impressionists in London

to Tate Britain Impressionists in London will tell the story of the French artists who came to Britain to seek refuge from the war in the 1870s
 at National Gallery, London

Monochrome - Painting in Black and White

to National Gallery The National Gallerys new exhibition Monochrome will explore the history and techniques of black and white painting
 at National Portrait Gallery, London

Cezannes Portraits - National Portrait Gallery

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be collecting together more than fifty of Cezannes portraits in a major new exhibition
Harry Potter at British Library, London

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

to British Library Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter by delving into the history of magic and old folklores at the British Library
 at Tate Modern, London

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov exhibition - Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of paintings and installations by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
 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
 at National Gallery, London

Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

to National Gallery The National Gallerys Reflections exhibition will explain how Van Eycks Arnolfini Portrait influenced the Pre-Raphaelites
 at Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Passion Power and Politics - The History of Opera

to V&A Passion Power and Politics explores the history of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy right up to the present day
 at Serpentine Gallery, London

Wade Guyton - Das New Yorker Atelier Abridged

to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of work by Wade Guyton called Das New Yorker Atelier Abridged
 at Cartoon Museum, London

Daily Funnies: Exhibition of Newspaper Cartoons

to Cartoon Museum The Cartoon Museum will be be exploring the best strip cartoons from the past 100 years of newspapers and magazines
 at Museum of Childhood, London

Michael Morpurgo - A Lifetime in Stories

to Museum of Childhood A Lifetime in Stories will explore the work of Michael War Horse Morpurgo one of the Britains best-loved authors
 at Natural History Museum, London

Beneath The Surface - exhibition about whales

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museums new exhibition is called Beneath The Surface all about the evolution of whales and dolphins
 at Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at the V&A Museum

to V&A The Shaping Fashion exhibition will showcase some of the best pieces by Spanish fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga
 at Kensington Palace, London

Princess Di: Her Fashion Story - Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace The Her Fashion Story exhibition at Kensington Palace has some of the most famous dresses worn by Princess Diana

Classical music on 23rd January

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 23rd January

See London by Night

See London by night - on a sightseeing bus

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 23rd January

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
 at Somerset House, London

Old Palaces Tour at Somerset House

Somerset House The Old Palaces Tour at Somerset House will teach you a little bit about three of Englands Stuart Dynasty queens
 at Crossbones Graveyard, London

Monthly vigil at Crossbones Graveyard

Crossbones Graveyard Every month people gather at Crossbones Graveyard to remember and pay their respects to the outcasts of society
 at Old Bailey, London

Watch a real-life court case at the Old Bailey

Old Bailey Watch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case
 at Spitalfields City Farm, London

Volunteer to help out at Spitalfields City Farm

Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
 at Royal Courts of Justice, London

Watch a case at the Royal Courts of Justice

Royal Courts of Justice Try something a bit different -- how about going to the Royal Courts of Justice and watching a real-life court case?
 at Sky Garden, London

Tropical garden at the top of the Sky Garden

Sky Garden The Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie)

Other London events on 23rd January

Globe Theatre

Guided tour of Shakespeares 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
 at Mansion House, London

Mansion House tour (the Lord Mayors home)

Mansion House Have a look inside Mansion House the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London and see inside the Egyptian Hall
 at London Zoo, London

Meet the animals up close at London Zoo

London Zoo Heres your chance to enter the animal enclosures watch them feed and get close to some of the animals at London Zoo
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