Events in London - Sunday 16th June

Pick of the day – Jose Carreras' Farewell Tour

The legendary tenor Jose Carreras will be taking to the stage at Kenwood House as part of his farewell tour. José Carreras is one of the most accomplished tenors in history with a discography of more than 60 recordings that have sold over 80 million records worldwide. He will be performing alongside the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, coloratura sopr... more

 

Need some inspiration for 16th June? The RSPCA was founded on this day in 1824, so why not do something animal-related? The most obvious attraction is London Zoo (Battersea Park Children’s Zoo is better for little kids). Or how about the Natural History Museum and London Aquarium?

Theatre shows on 16th June

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

Orpheus Descending at Menier Chocolate Factory

Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams

16 Jun to Tennessee Williams play about a drifter who excites a bored American wife whos stuck in a loveless marriage
Henry V at Globe Theatre

Shakespeares Henry V

16 Jun to When the French dismiss Henry Vs claim to his ancestral lands across the Channel he marches the English army to Agincourt
School Of Rock at Gillian Lynne Theatre

School of Rock

16 Jun 2019 to The Jack Black movie School of Rock has been turned into a West End mind-blowing musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

16 Jun 2019 to Palace Theatre will be showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new Harry Potter story by JK Rowling

Music and comedy on 16th June

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

Horne Section at Queen Elizabeth Hall

The Horne Section - Thats How I Like My Tour

16 Jun 2019 Comedian Alex Horne will be bringing his Horne Section to the Queen Elizabeth Hall for lots of songs and mucking about
Josie Lawrence at Comedy Store

Josie Lawrence at the Comedy Store

16 Jun 2019 Josie Lawrence will be making regular weekly appearances with the Comedy Store Players at Londons Comedy Store

Family & Kid’s events on 16th June

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

Museum of London

Beasts of London

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

Medieval Banquet with minstrels and knights

Enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights and singing minstrels and King Henry VIII
London Zoo

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

Art & Museum exhibitions on 16th June

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

National Portrait Gallery

BP Portrait Award 2019

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

Bermejo - Master of the Spanish Renaissance

16 Jun to The National Gallery will be showing two masterpieces by the Spanish painter Bartolome Bermejo
Saatchi Gallery

Beyond The Road - Saatchi Gallery

16 Jun to Beyond The Road is an immersive art installation that uses audio and visual material taken from two UNKLE albums
Royal Academy of Arts

Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

16 Jun to The Royal Academys Summer Exhibition is the largest open art exhibition in the world attracting 12000 entrants

Royal & Religious events on 16th June

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

St. Paul’s Cathedral
free

Sunday organ recitals at St Pauls Cathedral

Listen to one of the countrys finest organists play on the Grand Organ at St Pauls every Sunday
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
free

Choral Mass at Hampton Court Palace

Attend a Sunday service in one of the countrys most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIIIs Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Tower of London
free

Sunday service at the Tower of London

You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City
Westminster Abbey
free

Evensong Mass at Westminster Abbey

You can enjoy a choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey which combines a traditional mass with a choir

Political & Military events on 16th June

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

Museum of London

See the remains of Londons Roman fort

16 Jun to This short guided tour will show you what is left of the Roman military fort that stood on the western edge of Londinium
Changing The Guard Buckingham Palace at Buckingham Palace
free

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

16 to Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see sights in London for every tourists itinerary

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

16 Jun 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 Jun to An exhibition of artists postcards that have been used to highlight political and social issues from the 1960s onwards
Churchill War Rooms

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms

Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms and experience Winston Churchills wartime bunker from behind the glass

Classical music on 16th June

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

Jose Carreras at Kenwood House

Jose Carreras Farewell Tour

16 Jun 2019 Legendary tenor Jose Carreras will be performing outdoors in the grounds of Kenwood House as part of his farewell tour
Barbican Hall

Daniil Trifonov and the London Symphony Orchestra

16 Jun 2019 Hear pianist Daniil Trifonov and the London Symphony Orchestra playing Beethoven Berlioz and Shostakovich
Un Ballo In Maschera at Holland Park Opera

Un Ballo In Maschera - Giuseppe Verdi

16 to Opera Holland Park is putting on a production of Verdis opera about a baleful prophecy and murderous love triangle
St. Paul’s Cathedral
free

Sunday organ recitals at St Pauls Cathedral

Listen to one of the countrys finest organists play on the Grand Organ at St Pauls every Sunday

Sightseeing tours on 16th June

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

Museum of London

See the remains of Londons Roman fort

16 Jun to This short guided tour will show you what is left of the Roman military fort that stood on the western edge of Londinium
Jason’s Trip

Jasons Trip from Little Venice to Camden

16 Jun to Jasons Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock

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 Tour at See London by Night

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

Sports events on 16th June

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

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
Hackney Marshes
free

Sunday football on Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams

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 at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium

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 June

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

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge scheduled lift times

16 Jun to 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
St. James’s Park

Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

16 Jun 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
 
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