What’s on in London this weekend
London events > Weekend events in London 29th May 2016 • Barbican Hall Sir Antonio Pappano will be conducting the LSO in some classical works by Beethoven and Elgar at Barbican Hall. 29th May 2016 • Prince Charles Cinema Disney's animated classic "Frozen" is coming to the Prince Charles Cinema, in a special sing-a-long version for kids.
29th May 2016 • London Palladium Irish country star Nathan Carter is coming to the London Palladium with his 'Stayin Up All Night Tour'. 28th May 2016 • The Forum Jazz funk legend Roy Ayers will be playing one night at the O2 Kentish Town Forum, alongside Lonnie Liston Smith. The Forum is welcoming Roy Ayers to the venue for a concert this weekend.
to 28th May 5th Jun 2016 • Udderbelly Festival Brainiac Live is coming to the Udderbelly Festival, taking you on a breathless ride through the mysteries of science. 28th May 2016 • Horse Guards Two weeks before 'Trooping the Colour', to celebrate the Queen's birthday, they hold a rehearsal called "The Major's Review".
to 28th May 11th Jun 2016 • Royal Opera House The world premiere of Wayne McGregor's new ballet will be taking place at the Royal Opera House. to 28th May 11th Jun 2016 • Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Kenneth MacMillan's shocking ballet "The Invitation". 28th May 2016 • Udderbelly Festival The Comedy Store's own The Noise Next Noor, Glenn Wool and Tom Wrigglesworth will be performing at the Udderbelly to 27th May 29th Aug 2016 • National Maritime Museum The National Maritime Museum's 'Above and Beyond' exhibition will show explore space flight, with interactive displays.
to 27th 28th May 2016 • Royal Albert Hall Enjoy a Space Spectacular at the Royal Albert Hall, when they combine a light show with theme tunes from the movies. to 27th 28th May 2016 • O2 Arena Matt, James and Charlie have got back together and reformed Busted, and will be playing two nights at The O2.
to 27th May 1st Oct 2016 • Prince Edward Theatre Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre. to 27th 29th May 2016 • ExCel London The MCM Comic Con is a world full of comics, manga and movies, where you can meet stars from the big and small screen.
to 27th May 15th Oct 2016 • Apollo Theatre Michael Crawford will be starring in a musical adaptation of L.P. Hartley's "The Go-Between", at the Apollo Theatre. to 26th 28th May 2016 • Soho Theatre American comedian Sean Patton is coming over to London in May, and telling a few jokes at the Soho Theatre. Sean Patton will be performing live over the weekend at the Soho Theatre in London.
to 26th 28th May 2016 • Soho Theatre Alistair Barrie's "No More Stage Three" tries to see the funny side of his wife's treatment for breast cancer. to 26th 28th May 2016 • Roundhouse Radiohead are back on the road and playing three nights at the Camden Roundhouse in May. Catch Radiohead at the Roundhouse this weekend, between the 26th and 28th May.
to 26th May 2nd Jun 2016 • Hampton Court Palace "Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors" will bring the historical characters to life in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace. to 25th May 15th Jun 2016 • Dorfman Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Sunset at the Villa Thalia", a new play by Alexi Kaye Campbell.
to 24th 28th May 2016 • Royal Hospital The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot, held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital. to 24th 28th May 2016 • Comedy Store Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store. Stand-up comedian Mick Ferry will be in London this weekend, for a show at the Comedy Store.
to 20th 28th May 2016 • Old Vic The Old Vic will be putting on a production of "Jekyll & Hyde", a dance thriller inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's sinister tale.
to 19th 28th May 2016 • Soho Theatre Diane Chorley's Disco Nights at the Soho Theatre will take you on a journey through her life, all to the sound of disco!
to 19th May 27th Nov 2016 • British Museum This fantastic new exhibition at the British Museum will explore the ancient sunken cities that have been discovered in Egypt. to 18th May 1st Sep 2016 • Olivier Theatre "The Threepenny Opera" is a landmark of musical theatre, and will be showing at the National Theatre.
to 16th May 7th Jul 2016 • London Coliseum Puccini's "Madam Butterlfy" tells of the doomed love between a Japanese geisha girl and an American naval officer, Pinkerton. to 16th 28th May 2016 • Soho Theatre Hear Sara Pascoe tell a few jokes about Tony Blair, Henry the Hoover and the day God took over the tannoy in Sainsbury's.
to 13th May 6th Aug 2016 • Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's outrageous comedy, 'The Taming of the Shrew'. to 12th May 13th Aug 2016 • Garrick Theatre Kenneth Branagh will be directing Lily James and Richard Madden in William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". Romeo And Juliet will be in London over the weekend, during its run at the Garrick Theatre.
to 12th May 18th Jun 2016 • Young Vic "Blue/Orange" is a story about Christopher, stuck on a psychiatric ward when all he wants to do is go home. to 11th May 30th Oct 2016 • National Gallery George Shaw's "My Back to Nature" will showcase the works he has been creating during his two-year studio residency.
to 11th May 25th Sep 2016 • Tate Britain Tate Britain's "Painting with Light" exhibition will how early photography affected artists from the Pre-Raphaelites onwards. to 10th May 25th Jun 2016 • Menier Chocolate Factory David Baddiel's new show celebrates the life of his mum and dad by remembering everything they would want to forget.
to 7th May 17th Sep 2016 • 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. to 4th May 21st Aug 2016 • Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of works by Mona Hatoum, taken from the last 35 years of her career.
to 1st 29th May 2016 • Comedy Store Josie Lawrence will be making regular weekly appearances with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store. to 1st 29th May 2016 • Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store. The Comedy Store is welcoming comedian Paul Merton for a gig this weekend.
to 30th Apr 11th Sep 2016 • Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's comic love story, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. The theatre play A Midsummer Nights Dream will be shown over the weekend, at the Globe Theatre. to 28th Apr 4th Jun 2016 • Hampstead Theatre "Lawrence After Arabia" tells the tale of how TE Lawrence sometimes struggled with worldwide fame, and craved normality.
to 24th Apr 29th May 2016 • Udderbelly Festival TV show "Knightmare" is coming to the Udderbelly Festival (inside that big purple cow tent by the Southbank Centre). to 21st Apr 18th Jun 2016 • Donmar Warehouse "Elegy" imagines a world in which the brain is no longer a mystery to medical science, and people can extend their life.