Events in London - Saturday 18th January

Last chance to see – Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

As the bitter old miser Ebenezer Scrooge sits in his stone cold room he is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley.. and so begins Dicken's classic tale of greed, grief, and the redemptive power of Christmas. Matthew Warchus' unique staging of this festive classic immerses the audience in an heart-warming story that's suitable for... more

 

Need some inspiration for 18th January? Henry VII married Elizabeth of York on this day in 1486, starting the successful Tudor dynasty and putting an end to the destructive Wars of the Roses by joining the Houses of Lancaster and York. They are now buried together inside the Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey.

Theatre shows on 18th January

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Saturday 18th January

Cirque Du Soleil Luzia at Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleils Luzia

18 Jan to Cirque du Soleils new show will take us to Mexico with their usual mix of breathtaking acrobatics aerial stunts and visual effects
A Christmas Carol at Old Vic

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

18 Jan 2020 A Christmas Carol is returning to the Old Vic with a unique staging that will please everyone aged 8 and above
Dear Evan Hansen at Noël Coward Theatre

Dear Evan Hansen

18 Jan to The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is coming to the West End for a five-month run at the Noel Coward Theatre
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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

Family & Kid’s events on 18th January

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 18th January

A Christmas Carol at Old Vic

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

18 Jan 2020 A Christmas Carol is returning to the Old Vic with a unique staging that will please everyone aged 8 and above
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

18 to Palace Theatre will be showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new Harry Potter story by JK Rowling
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahls Matilda - The Musical

18 Jan to Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers

Art & Museum exhibitions on 18th January

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

National Gallery
free

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

18 Jan to An exhibition of early works by David Bomberg alongside some of the Old Master paintings that inspired him
Royal Academy of Arts

Eco-Visionaries at the Royal Academy

18 Jan to Eco-Visionaries will show how artists and architects are helping to fight climate change with their innovative new designs
Saatchi Gallery

Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Tutankhamun

18 Jan to More than 150 artefacts from Tutankhamuns tomb will be put on display to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their discovery
Royal Academy of Arts

Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits

18 to The Royal Academys landmark exhibition will unite more than fifty of Lucian Freuds self-portraits in a single exhibition

Royal & Religious events on 18th January

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

Queen’s Gallery

George IV - Art & Spectacle

18 Jan to An exhibition of paintings and porcelain from the Royal Collection that were collected together during the reign of George IV
British Library

Buddhism exhibition at the British Library

18 Jan to This exhibition will explore the history of Buddhism from its 6th-century origins in India right up to the present day

Classical music on 18th January

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

Royal Festival Hall

London Philharmonic - Poulenc and Faure

18 Jan 2020 The London Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing classical works by Poulenc and Faure at the Royal Festival Hall
 
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