London events > London events today Need some inspiration for 19th January? Scottish inventor James Watt was born on this day in 1796. The Science Museum has one of his Rotative engines on display in the Energy Hall, and they’ve also reconstructed what his attic workshop looked like with the original furniture, windows, doors and fireplace.
Music, comedy & film Here are some music concerts, comedy gigs and films in London tonight See all music, comedy 19th Jan 2018 • Leicester Square Theatre Jarlath Regan is coming to the Leicester Square Theatre with his new stand-up show -- Organ Freeman. to 19th Jan 3rd Feb 2018 • Leicester Square Theatre Stewart Lee is back at the Leicester Square Theatre with another run of his 'Content Provider' shows.
Theatre shows Here are some theatre plays and West End musicals in London this evening See all theatre shows to 19th Jan 3rd Mar 2018 • Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. to 19th Jan 3rd Mar 2018 • Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul.
Family & Kid’s events Today’s events for families and children that make great days out in London See all family, kids 19th Jan 2018 • The Shard Enjoy the stunning views from the top of The Shard -- London's tallest skyscraper -- more than 1000-feet above the city. to 19th Jan 3rd Feb 2018 • Prince Edward Theatre Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.
Art & Museums Here are some art and museum exhibitions taking place in London today See all art, museums to 19th 21st Jan 2018 • Alexandra Palace The London Model Engineering Exhibition has everything from model trains and railways, to tanks, trucks, boats and planes. to 19th Jan 15th Apr 2018 • Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery will be showing some 16th-century drawings by Antoine Caron, created for his patron Catherine de' Medici.
Royal & Religious Here are some Royal and religious events taking place today in London See all royal, religious 19th Jan 2018 • 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. 19th Jan 2018 • Westminster Abbey You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey for free, which combines a traditional mass with a choir.
Political & Military Here are some political events and military parades you can visit today See all political, military to 19th 31st Jan 2018 • Buckingham Palace The 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see events for every tourist's itinerary. 19th Jan 2018 • Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O'Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.
Sightseeing tours There are lots of guided walks and sightseeing tours taking place today See all guided tours 19th Jan 2018 • Original Bus Tour The Original Tour is one of London's most popular sightseeing buses, and it's also a great way to travel around the capital. 19th Jan 2018 • 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.
Classical music Spend your evening watching an opera, ballet or listening to classical music See all classical music 19th Jan 2018 • Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers will be performing two scores, a Spanish opera and a Spanish ballet. 20th Jan 2018 • London Coliseum Enjoy a double-bill of ballets at the London Coliseum, with 'Le Jeune Homme et la Mort' and 'La Sylphide'.
Free events Here are some good events that you can do for free in London today See all free events to 19th Jan 30th Apr 2018 • St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week. 19th Jan 2018 • National Portrait Gallery Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery, amongst some of the gallery's great works of art.
Other London events Here are some things to see and do if you’re visiting London today See all other events 19th Jan 2018 • 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"? 19th Jan 2018 • Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what life was like for the 16th-century playwright. 19th Jan 2018 • 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.