Events in London - Tuesday 16th July

Starts today – Burt Bacharach & Joss Stone

The Apollo Nights Summer Series at the Eventim Apollo presents: Burt Bacharach and Joss Stone. Burt Bacharach has written some of the best-loved tunes in music, from Anyone Who Had A Heart and Alfie to Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, plus many more for great artists like Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones and Dionne Warwick. His partnership with Joss Stone str... more

 

Need some inspiration for 16th July? The world’s first atom bomb was tested on this day in 1945. If you visit the Imperial War Museum then you can see a replica of the ‘Little Boy’ bomb they dropped on Japan. They’ve also got a few cruise missiles and a nuclear bomb on display (don’t press any of the buttons!).

Theatre shows on 16th July

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Tuesday 16th July

Night Of The Iguana at Noël Coward Theatre

The Night Of The Iguana

16 Jul to Clive Owen will be starring in Tennessee Williams last great play about a group of lost souls thrown together in a rainforest hotel
Jellyfish at Dorfman Theatre

Jellyfish - National Theatre

16 Jul 2019 Jellyfish is about a girl with Downs Syndrome coming of age and entering her first romantic relationship in a seaside town
Jesus Christ Superstar at Barbican Centre

Jesus Christ Superstar

16 Jul to Andrew Lloyd Webbers and Tim Rice’s classic rock opera musical Jesus Christ Superstar will be playing at the Barbican
A Midsummer Nights Dream at Globe Theatre

A Midsummer Nights Dream

16 Jul to Shakespeares tale about the arrival of the king and queen of the fairies to the forest and the complicated love life of two couples

Music and comedy on 16th July

Have a night out at one of these rock and pop concerts or comedy gigs

Burt Bacharach And Joss Stone at Eventim Apollo

Burt Bacharach & Joss Stone

16 to Enjoy a meal by top chef Bryn Williams and then hear some music by Burt Bacharach and Joss Stone alongside a live orchestra
Macy Gray at Ronnie Scott’s

Macy Gray at Ronnie Scotts

16 Jul 2019 American singer Macy Gray will be coming over to London in July to play a couple of nights at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club

Family & Kid’s events on 16th July

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 16th July

Museum of London

Beasts of London

16 Jul 2019 to Meet the animals that have shaped the city throughout history with voices provided by Kate Moss Pam Ferris Brian Blessed and Joe Pasquale
Serpentine

Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

16 Jul to Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle

Meet the animals up close at London Zoo

Heres your chance to enter the animal enclosures and get close to some of the friendliest animals at London Zoo
Royal Observatory

The night sky tonight (planetarium show)

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich puts on a daily show at their planetarium to show you what will be visible in the sky tonight
Namco Funscape London at Namco Funscape

Play arcade games at NAMCO Funscape

NAMCO Funscape is like an indoor funfair with arcade games pool tables 10-pin bowling bumper cars and a sports bar

Art & Museum exhibitions on 16th July

How about spending a few hours on Tuesday in one of London’s art galleries or museums?

Tate Modern

Olafur Eliasson at the Tate Modern

16 Jul 2019 to Olafur Eliasson is back at the Tate Modern with some more of his immersive installations that focus on environmental issues
Royal Academy of Arts

Felix Vallotton at the Royal Academy

16 Jul to The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of work by the French painter and printmaker Felix Vallotton
National Portrait Gallery

Cindy Sherman - National Portrait Gallery

16 Jul to A forty-year retrospective of Cindy Shermans entire career including her ground-breaking series Untitled Film Stills
National Portrait Gallery

BP Portrait Award 2019

16 Jul to The National Portrait Gallerys annual BP Portrait Award is one of the most prestigious portrait painting competitions in the world

Royal & Religious events on 16th July

See inside some beautiful buildings with one of these Royal or religious events

Windsor Castle Tour at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Apartments at the worlds oldest inhabited castle which has been home to the Royal Family for a thousand years
Somerset House
free

Old Palace Tour at Somerset House

The Old Palace Tour will introduce you to three Stuart queens who had an association with the old buildings at Somerset House
free

Evensong Mass at Westminster Abbey

You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey which combines a traditional mass with a choir
St. Paul’s Cathedral
free

Evensong Mass at St Pauls Cathedral

If you attend a choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral then you can see a small part of the Cathedral for free
St. Paul’s Cathedral

Guided tour of Wrens best churches

This guided walk will look at the outside of St Pauls Cathedral and at a selection of Christopher Wrens finest City churches

Political & Military events on 16th July

Parades are always popular with tourists, so here are some military events and political debates

National Army Museum
free

70 years of the WRAC - Rise of the Lionesses

16 Jul to An exhibition exploring the role of women serving in the military since the WRACs formation 70 years ago
Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

16 Jul to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

16 Jul to An exhibition of posters by the wartime artist Abram Games during his time as Official War Poster Artist in World War II
British Museum
free

The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard

16 Jul to An exhibition of artists postcards that have been used to highlight political and social issues from the 1960s onwards
Houses Of Commons Public Gallery at Houses of Parliament
free

Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons

Visit Parliament for free and watch MPs debating in the House of Commons and House of Lords

Classical music on 16th July

Tuesday sounds like a good day to go and watch an opera, ballet or listen to some classical music

Purcell Room

Luka Okros playing Chopin and Liszt

16 Jul 2019 Pianist Luka Okros will be performing a selection of classical piano works by Chopin and Liszt at the Purcell Room
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
free

Lunchtime concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields

16 Jul to St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week
Royal Albert Hall

Guided tour of the 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 famous auditorium

Sightseeing tours on 16th July

When was the last time you sat on the top-deck of a sightseeing bus, or enjoyed a boat trip up the Thames?

Jason’s Trip

Jasons Trip from Little Venice to Camden

16 Jul to Jasons Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock
London Bike Tour at BrakeAway Bike Tours

Guided tour of London on a bicycle

Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike and see the sights and landmarks of London from your saddle

See London by night - on a sightseeing bus

The See London By Night bus tour will show you Londons most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky
Ghost Bus Tour London at Ghost Bus Tours

Ghost Bus Tour around Londons dark past

The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through Londons gruesome past and into the dark heart of the capital
Thames Rockets at Thames Rockets

Roar down the Thames in a speeding boat

A trip on a Thames Rocket is something youll never forget speeding down the river underneath the Londons bridges

Sports events on 16th July

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Tuesday 16th July

Lord’s

Guided tour around Lords Cricket Ground

Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC - Tour of Stamford Bridge

Walk in the footsteps of your football heroes with a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum

Arsenal FC - Tour of the Emirates Stadium

Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a tour of the stadium and pitch and visit the Arsenal Museum
Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium tour

Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms and pitch and walk up the stairs to the Royal Box and pretend to lift the FA Cup

Other London events on 16th July

Here are some other London events that will be taking place on Tuesday

St. James’s Park

Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

16 Jul to Hire out a deck-chair in one of Londons Royal parks and have a nice relaxing sit-down and do a bit of people-watching
Thames Clippers at Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers from Putney to Greenwich

Thames Clippers offer one-way return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich
Fortnum & Mason

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

Put on your best clothes and enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the famous Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason
The Ritz

Afternoon tea in the Palm Court at the Ritz Hotel

Dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court
 
Search previous day
Events on Monday 15th July
Search following day
Events on Wednesday 17th July
Top 25 Bucket list of things to do in London A guide to the places every tourist should visit in London. If you’re planning your holiday itinerary then here’s a great place to start.
Food: Victoria & Albert Museum An exhibition about food, exploring how it gets from the farm to our dinner plate and asking how we can achieve a sustainable food future
Il Divo: Timeless The good-looking pop opera boys from Il Divo are bringing their Timeless world tour to the Royal Albert Hall for one night in July
Tear for Fears at the Hampton Court Festival 1980s legends Tears for Fears will be playing a couple of nights at this year's Hampton Court Palace Festival
Review National Gallery If you only have time to visit one art gallery in London then make it this one. This is the granddaddy of galleries. The Tate Modern is supposed to be the most popular by visitor numbers but…
Review BFI IMAX cinema Do you remember all the toys and little stickers we used to get in cereal boxes every time a big movie came out. I used to pick my cereal by which one had the better stickers in it. As soon…
Copyright © 2019 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map