London events in June
London events on 26th June
Need some inspiration for 26th June? The Victoria & Albert Museum opened its doors on this day in 1909. When was the last time you spent a whole day at the three big museums in South Kensington? The V&A, Natural History Museum and Science Museum are literally five minutes walk from each other.
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Music, comedy & film
See all music, comedy All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Tuesday 26th June
to • Eventim Apollo
Jack White from the White Stripes is coming to the Apollo for three nights in June to plug his new album, 'Boarding House Reach'.
• BFI IMAX Cinema
Go and watch a 3D-movie at the BFI IMAX with state-of-the-art surround sound, and the largest cinema screen in the UK.
See all theatre shows Watch a play on Tuesday 26 June, or one of London’s musicals
to • Globe Theatre
William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' is a story of love, loss and reconciliation, and is full of wild and uncontrollable emotions.
to • London Palladium
The London Palladium is putting on a production of the much-loved musical 'The King And I', starring Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara.
Family & Kid’s events
See all family, kids Take your kids to London on the 26 June for one of these family events
to • Serpentine
Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
• Royal Observatory
The Royal Observatory's daily "Sky Tonight" show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.
Art & Museums
See all art, museums Visit an art gallery or museum on Tuesday 26th June and see an exhibition
to • National Gallery
The National Gallery will be exhibiting works by American landscape painter Thomas Cole, alongside works by Turner and Constable.
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.
Royal & Religious
See all royal, religious Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 26 June?
• Highgate Cemetery
Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
• Westminster Abbey
You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.
Political & Military
See all political, military Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 26 June
to • Tate Britain
Tate Britain's 'Aftermath' exhibition will explore how British, German and French artists responded at the end of World War I.
• 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.
See all guided tours Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Tuesday 26th June
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
Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
See all classical music How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?
to • Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
The Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is putting on a production of Benjamin Britten's chilling tale, 'The Turn of the Screw'.
• 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.
See all free events There are lots of free events happening in London on the 26 June
• One New Change
One New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul's Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.
• Horse Guards
The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O'Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.
Other London events
See all other events Don’t forget these other good events in London on Tuesday 26th June
to • London Coliseum
The London Coliseum will be putting on a production of 'Kiss Me Kate', with a classic score by Cole Porter.
to • 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.
• 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.