Events in London - Monday 23rd September

Final week – Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

It's that time of year again.. when Buckingham Palace throws open its doors to the public. As one of the few working palaces remaining in the world, Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and the official London residence of Her Majesty The Queen, as well as the administrative headquarters of the entire Royal Household. The Summer Opening allows you... more

 

Need some inspiration for 23rd September? Sir Steve Redgrave made Olympic history in Sydney 2000 by landing his fifth gold medal at consecutive Games, so why not go and see London’s old Olympic village in Stratford? Maybe you can climb the ArcelorMittal Orbit and then ride down the terrifying chute.

Theatre shows on 23rd September

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Monday 23rd September

Master Harold And The Boys at Lyttelton Theatre

Master Harold… And The Boys

23 Sep to A blistering play about apartheid in South Africa and how it made people hurt friends and those that they professed to love
A Very Expensive Poison at Old Vic

A Very Expensive Poison

23 to Luke Hardings story takes us into the world of Cold War espionage to explain the death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko
Les Miserables Staged Concert at Gielgud Theatre

Les Miserables all-star concert

23 Sep to Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will be starring in this all-star concert version of the long-running West End show Les Miserables
Night Of The Iguana at Noël Coward Theatre

The Night Of The Iguana

23 to Clive Owen will be starring in Tennessee Williams last great play about a group of lost souls thrown together in a rainforest hotel

Family & Kid’s events on 23rd September

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 23rd September

Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back at Royal Albert Hall

Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back

23 Sep 2019 Watch the movie on a big screen while listening to John Williams epic Star Wars score being performed by a live orchestra
Museum of London

Beasts of London

23 Sep 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

23 Sep to Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle
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 23rd September

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

Royal Academy of Arts

Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy of Arts

23 Sep to A solo exhibition by the famous sculptor Antony Gormley showcasing some of his best work both old and new
Tate Britain

William Blake - The Artist

23 Sep 2019 to Tate Britain will be putting on an exhibition of 300 works by the English poet painter and printmaker William Blake
Royal Academy of Arts

Helene Schjerfbeck at the Royal Academy

23 Sep to The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of work by the Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck
Tate Modern

Olafur Eliasson at the Tate Modern

23 Sep to Olafur Eliasson is back at the Tate Modern with some more of his immersive installations that focus on environmental issues

Royal & Religious events on 23rd September

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

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace and Garden Highlights

23 to Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queens gardens as well?
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

23 to Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the lavishly decorated State Rooms and all the treasures from the Royal Collection
free

Monthly vigil at Crossbones Graveyard

On the 23rd of every month people gather at Crossbones Graveyard to pay their respects to societys outcasts
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
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 23rd September

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

23 Sep to An exhibition exploring the role of women serving in the military since the WRACs formation 70 years ago
National Army Museum

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

23 Sep to An exhibition of posters by the wartime artist Abram Games during his time as Official War Poster Artist in World War II

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
Dismounting Ceremony At Horse Guards at Horse Guards
free

4 OClock Parade or Dismounting Ceremony

The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 OClock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at Horse Guards
Tower of London

Yeoman Warder tour at the Tower of London

One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the Beefeaters)

Classical music on 23rd September

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

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 23rd September

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

23 Sep 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 23rd September

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Monday 23rd September

Middlesex at Lord’s

County cricket at Lords: Middlesex v Derbyshire

23 to Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Derbyshire in a County Championship game at Lords
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 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 23rd September

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

Mamma Mia The Party at O2 Arena

Mamma Mia - The Party

23 Sep to Heres a treat for Mamma Mia fans -- an entire evening of eating and drinking singing and dancing at a Greek-themed taverna
St. James’s Park

Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

23 Sep 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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