Events in London - Sunday 2nd June

Last chance to see – Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2019

The annual Deutsche Borse Photography Prize awards a pot full of money to the photographer who has made the most significant contribution to the medium of photography over the previous year. This year's shortlist of four artists are: Laia Abril, who has been selected following the publication of On Abortion Susan Meiselas, who has been recognised for her... more

 

Need some inspiration for 2nd June? Elizabeth II was crowned queen on this day in 1953. Three million people lined the streets and millions more watched around the world. Why not stand outside Buckingham Palace and see if she’s home? If it’s flying a Royal Standard then she is. If it’s a Union Jack then she’s out.

Theatre shows on 2nd June

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Sunday 2nd June

In The Night Garden Live at Hackney Empire

Into The Night Garden Live

2 Jun 2019 Join Igglepiggle on a very busy day in the magical world of the Night Garden searching for his two friends Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka
Orpheus Descending at Menier Chocolate Factory

Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams

2 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

2 Jun to When the French dismiss Henry Vs claim to his ancestral lands across the Channel he marches the English army to Agincourt
Henry Iv Part Ii at Globe Theatre

Henry IV - Part 2

2 Jun to The second part of Henry IV follows Falstaffs attempts to raise an army for the dying king whilst wishing for the war to be over

Music and comedy on 2nd June

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

Andy Hamilton at Greenwich Theatre

Andy Hamilton at the Greenwich Theatre

2 Jun 2019 Andy Hamilton will be coming to the Greenwich Theatre for a special one-off show answering questions from the audience
Hugh Jackman at O2 Arena

Hugh Jackman: The Man & His Music

2 to Hugh Jackman will be singing songs from Les Miserables and The Greatest Showman when his world tour comes to The O2
Josie Lawrence at Comedy Store

Josie Lawrence at the Comedy Store

2 to Josie Lawrence will be making regular weekly appearances with the Comedy Store Players at Londons Comedy Store

Family & Kid’s events on 2nd June

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 2nd June

In The Night Garden Live at Hackney Empire

Into The Night Garden Live

2 Jun 2019 Join Igglepiggle on a very busy day in the magical world of the Night Garden searching for his two friends Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka
Museum of London

Beasts of London

2 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

Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

2 Jun to Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle
Medieval Banquet London at Medieval Banquet

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

Art & Museum exhibitions on 2nd June

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

Tate Britain

Frank Bowling at Tate Britain

2 Jun to A major new exhibition at Tate Britain that covers the entire career of abstract painter Frank Bowling from the 1960s to the present day
Museum of London Docklands
free

Londons Secret Rivers

2 Jun to This exhibition explores the history of Londons Secret Rivers through archaeological artefacts artworks photography and film
Queen’s Gallery

Leonardo Da Vinci - A Life In Drawing

2 Jun to More than two hundred of Leonardo Da Vincis drawings from the Royal Collection will be on display at the Queens Gallery
British Museum

Japanese Manga exhibition

2 Jun to An exhibition of Japanese manga art exploring its cultural crossover and the global appeal of anime and cosplay dressing up

Royal & Religious events on 2nd 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 2nd June

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

National Army Museum

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

2 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

2 Jun to An exhibition of artists postcards that have been used to highlight political and social issues from the 1960s onwards
free

Call in the Cavalry - National Army Museum

2 to An exhibition about the British Hussars exploring their history and shared traditions with the Hungarian Hussars
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
Speakers Corner Hyde Park at Speakers’ Corner
free

Listen to a speech at Speakers Corner

Visit Speakers Corner on a Sunday lunchtime and hear orators discussing whatever they like in the name of free speech

Classical music on 2nd June

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

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
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 2nd June

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

The City

Guided walk around Roman Londinium

2 Jun to Go on a guided walk through the streets of Roman London and see whats left of the old wall and fort and city of Londinium
Jason’s Trip

Jasons Trip from Little Venice to Camden

2 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 2nd June

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Sunday 2nd June

Oval

Cricket World Cup - South Africa v Bangladesh

2 Jun 2019 South Africa will be playing Bangladesh in one of the round-robin games for the 2019 Cricket World Cup at the Oval
Middlesex at Lord’s

County cricket at Lords: Middlesex v Sussex

2 to Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Sussex in a County Championship game at Lords

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 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

Other London events on 2nd June

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

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge scheduled lift times

2 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

2 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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