London events > London events today Need some inspiration for 22nd April? The Bank of England printed ceased printing the £1,000 note on this day in 1943. If you visit the Bank of England Museum then you can see practically every coin and bank note that has ever existed – all the way back to the English Civil War. You can even pick up a real bar of gold!
Music, comedy & film Here are some music concerts, comedy gigs and films in London tonight See all music, comedy to 22nd 29th Apr 2018 • Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store. to 22nd 29th Apr 2018 • Comedy Store Josie Lawrence will be making regular weekly appearances with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
Theatre shows Here are some theatre plays and West End musicals in London this evening See all theatre shows to 22nd Apr 30th Sep 2018 • Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle. to 22nd Apr 10th Feb 2019 • Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.
Family & Kid’s events Today’s events for families and children that make great days out in London See all family, kids 22nd Apr 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 22nd Apr 22nd Jul 2018 • Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
Art & Museums Here are some art and museum exhibitions taking place in London today See all art, museums to 22nd Apr 29th Jul 2018 • National Gallery The 'Monet & Architecture' exhibition collects together more than 75 of Monet's paintings that use buildings to create his composition. to 22nd Apr 28th May 2018 • 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 Here are some Royal and religious events taking place today in London See all royal, religious 22nd Apr 2018 • Westminster Cathedral Westminster Cathedral's campanile is one of the city's best viewing platforms, rising 210 feet over the streets of Victoria. to 22nd Apr 13th May 2018 • Queen’s Gallery The 'Art & Power' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery will explore how Charles II used art to glorify his restored monarchy.
Political & Military Here are some political events and military parades you can visit today See all political, military 22nd Apr 2018 • Speakers’ Corner If you visit Speakers' Corner at Sunday lunchtime you can listen to an orator stand up and discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech. 22nd Apr 2018 • Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
Sightseeing tours There are lots of guided walks and sightseeing tours taking place today See all guided tours 22nd Apr 2018 • The City This walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange. 22nd Apr 2018 • Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
Classical music Spend your evening watching an opera, ballet or listening to classical music See all classical music 22nd Apr 2018 • Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and London Symphony Orchestra will be performing some Mahler and Tippett at the Barbican Hall. 22nd Apr 2018 • St. Paul’s Cathedral Every Sunday St Paul's Cathedral invites one of the world's finest organists to play on the Grand Organ for half-an-hour.
Free events Here are some good events that you can do for free in London today See all free events to 22nd Apr 28th May 2018 • 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.
to 22nd Apr 21st May 2018 • 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 Here are some things to see and do if you’re visiting London today See all other events 22nd Apr 2018 • London Zoo Here's your chance to enter the animal enclosures, watch them feed, and get close to some of the animals at London Zoo. 22nd Apr 2018 • Monument The Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City. 22nd Apr 2018 • Wellington Arch The balconies on Wellington Arch have views of Constitution Hill, Apsley House and part of Buckingham Palace's gardens.