Events in London – 18 April 2018

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Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Wednesday 18th April

Eventim Apollo
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Roy Orbison: In Dreams - The Hologram Tour

'In Dreams' will bring Roy Orbison back to life using hologram technology, and performing all his biggest hits at the Eventim Apollo.
Hackney Empire
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Russell Brands Re:Birth - Netflix Special

Russell Brand's new comedy show 'Rebirth' is being recorded live at the Hackney Empire for broadcast on Netflix.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Wednesday 18 April, or one of London’s musicals

Moderate Soprano at Duke of York’s Theatre

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

to Dominion Theatre The Domionion Theatre will be putting on 'Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical', using the music of Jim Steinman and Meatloaf.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 18 April for one of these family events

Serpentine

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.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Wednesday 18th April and see an exhibition

National Gallery

to National Gallery The 'Monet & Architecture' exhibition collects together more than 75 of Monet's paintings that use buildings to create his composition.
National Portrait Gallery

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be showing an exhibition of Tacita Dean's portraiture, created primarily through the use of film.
 

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 18 April?

Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
St. Paul’s Cathedral

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

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 18 April

Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister's Questions.
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.
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Wednesday 18th April

Jason’s Trip

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

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

Classical music

How about watching an opera, ballet, or listening to some classical music?

Cadogan Hall
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Beethoven, Schubert and Dvorak - at Cadogan Hall

The Czech National Symphony Orchestra will be playing classical music by Beethoven, Schubert and Dvorak at Cadogan Hall.
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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Vivaldis 4 Seasons - with candles and puppets

Enjoy a theatrical version of Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons', with a quintet of musicians and Gyre & Gimble's master puppeteers.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 18 April

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.
National Gallery

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.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Wednesday 18th April

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 London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.
O2 Arena

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.
Globe Theatre

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.
 
 
 
 
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