Events in London - Thursday 20th February

Need some inspiration for 20th February? Henry VIII’s beloved son Edward was crowned king at Westminster Abbey on this day in 1547, but his reign didn’t last very long… he died of tuberculosis in 1553 and the throne passed to his Catholic sister, the infamous Bloody Mary, after she ousted Lady Jane Grey.

Theatre shows on 20th February

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Thursday 20th February

Endgame at Old Vic

Daniel Radcliffe in Endgame

20 Feb to Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe will be starring in a double-bill of Samuel Becketts Endgame and Rough for Theatre II
Dear Evan Hansen at Noël Coward Theatre

Dear Evan Hansen

20 Feb to The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is coming to the West End for a five-month run at the Noel Coward Theatre
Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

Mamma Mia - with the songs of ABBA

20 Feb to Mamma Mia is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan and uses the songs of ABBA
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahls Matilda - The Musical

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

Family & Kid’s events on 20th February

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 20th February

Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahls Matilda - The Musical

20 Feb 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 20th February

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

National Gallery
free

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

20 Feb 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

20 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

20 Feb to More than 150 artefacts from Tutankhamuns tomb will be put on display to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their discovery

Royal & Religious events on 20th February

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

Queen’s Gallery

George IV - Art & Spectacle

20 Feb 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

20 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 20th February

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

Royal Festival Hall

Mahlers Resurrection Symphony

20 Feb 2020 The Philharmonia Orchestra and Choir will be performing Mahlers Symphony No2 under the baton of conductor Jakub Hrusa
 
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