Events in London – 23 August 2017

This date has already passed

Are you looking for events on 23rd August 2018?

Events in London today  ·  Events in London tomorrow  ·  Events in London this weekend
Events in London in February  ·  Events in London in March  ·  Events in London in April

Music, comedy & film

All the music concerts and comedy gigs in London on Wednesday 23rd August

Eventim Apollo
This event is over

Miranda Lambert - Highway Vagabond Tour

Miranda Lambert's 'Highway Vagabond Tour' is coming to London in August to plug her album 'The Weight Of These Wings'.
KOKO
This event is over

Grouplove - at KOKO

Grouplove will be coming to London in the summer and playing one night at KOKO in support of their new album, 'Big Mess'.
 

Theatre shows

Watch a play on Wednesday 23 August, or one of London’s musicals

Olivier Theatre
This event is over

Stephen Sondheims Follies - National Theatre

Stephen Sondheim's 'Follies' will be coming to the National Theatre with Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton.
Trafalgar Studios
This event is over

Late Company - a play about cyber-bullying

'Late Company' is a brand-new play that explores the problems of cyber bullying and the difficulties of modern parenting.
 

Family & Kid’s events

Take your kids to London on the 23 August for one of these family events

Cadogan Hall
This event is over

Were Going On A Bear Hunt - at Cadogan Hall

The popular children's book 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt' will be brought vividly (and noisily) to life at Cadogan Hall.
Garrick Theatre
This event is over

David Walliams Gangsta Granny

David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
 

Art & Museums

Visit an art gallery or museum on Wednesday 23rd August and see an exhibition

Old Royal Naval College
This event is over

See the ceiling of the Painted Hall up-close

See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
Royal Academy of Arts
This event is over

Matisse in the Studio - Royal Academy of Arts

'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
 

Royal & Religious

Why not try one of these religious services or Royal events on 23 August?

Buckingham Palace
This event is over

Buckingham Palace Tour, and garden highlights

Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Buckingham Palace
This event is over

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening 2017

Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
 

Political & Military

Parades are always popular with tourists – here’s some on the 23 August

Dorfman Theatre
This event is over

Rob Drummonds Majority - at the National Theatre

Rob Drummond will be returning to the National Theatre to perform his new political show, 'The Majority'.
Houses of Parliament
This event is over

Summer Opening at the Houses of Parliament

Have a nose around Parliament during the Summer Opening, and step inside the House of Commons and House of Lords.
 

Sightseeing tours

Sightseeing buses, boat tours and guided walks on Wednesday 23rd August

The City

The City This walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange.
St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral This guided walk will show you some of Sir Christopher Wren's finest City churches, rebuilt after the Great Fire of London.
 

Classical music

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

Royal Albert Hall
This event is over

Proms #52 - Dvoraks Symphony No.9 (New World)

Proms Concert #52 at the Royal Albert Hall will include a performance of Dvorak's Symphony No.9 (New World).
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.
 

Free events

There are lots of free events happening in London on the 23 August

Guildhall Art Gallery
This event is over

Trauma - a gladiator returns to the amphitheatre

The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood 'A Lifetime in Stories' will explore the work of Michael 'War Horse' Morpurgo, one of the Britain's best-loved authors.
 

Other London events

Don’t forget these other good events in London on Wednesday 23rd August

Photographer’s Gallery
This event is over

Gregory Crewdson - Cathedral of the Pines

The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb up The O2's roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.
Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.
 
 
 
 
Copyright © 2018 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map