Events in London - Saturday 29th June

Pick of the day – ICC Cricket World Cup — Australia v New Zealand

The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will be taking place between the 30th May and 14th July at grounds across England and Wales. The tournament begins with all ten teams playing each other in a round-robin format. The top four will then proceed to the semi-finals, and the big final will take place at Lord's. Today's match is one of the round-robin games between A... more

 

Need some inspiration for 29th June? Westminster Cathedral’s foundation stone was put in place on this day in 1895. Have you ever seen inside it? It has one of the most impressive interiors in London. You can also ride the lift to the top of the campanile bell tower for a commanding view across the rooftops.

Theatre shows on 29th June

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Saturday 29th June

A Midsummer Nights Dream at Globe Theatre

A Midsummer Nights Dream

29 Jun to Shakespeares tale about the arrival of the king and queen of the fairies to the forest and the complicated love life of two couples
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at London Palladium

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

29 Jun to Andrew Lloyd Webbers iconic musical is returning to the Palladium to celebrate its 50th anniversary
Peter Gynt at Olivier Theatre

Peter Gynt - National Theatre

29 Jun to Follow Peter Gynt as he travels from Florida to Scotland via Egypt and a mountain of trolls in a new version of Henrik Ibsens story
Noises Off at Lyric Hammersmith

Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith

29 Jun to Forty years after it had its premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith Noises Off is returning for another short one-month run

Music and comedy on 29th June

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

Weezer at O2 Academy Brixton

Weezer at the Brixton Academy

29 Jun 2019 American indie band Weezer will be coming to the Brixton Academy in June to support their new Black Album
Tony Bennett at Royal Albert Hall

Tony Bennett at the Royal Albert Hall

29 Jun 2019 Tony Bennett was around in the 1960s Rat Pack era and hes still packing out the Royal Albert Hall in his nineties
Arthur Smith at Soho Theatre

Arthur Smith at the Soho Theatre

29 Jun to Arthur Smiths nostalgic new show is about his dad Syd who fought in the war and ended up a prisoner in Colditz Castle

Family & Kid’s events on 29th June

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 29th June

Museum of London

Beasts of London

29 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

29 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 29th June

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

National Portrait Gallery

Cindy Sherman - National Portrait Gallery

29 Jun to A forty-year retrospective of Cindy Shermans entire career including her ground-breaking series Untitled Film Stills
National Portrait Gallery

BP Portrait Award 2019

29 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

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

Beyond The Road - Saatchi Gallery

29 Jun to Beyond The Road is an immersive art installation that uses audio and visual material taken from two UNKLE albums

Royal & Religious events on 29th June

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

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
St. Paul’s Cathedral
free

Evensong Mass at St Pauls Cathedral

If you attend a choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral then you can see a small part of the Cathedral for free

Political & Military events on 29th June

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

National Army Museum
free

The Band of the Royal Yeomanry

29 Jun 2019 Come and watch a free performance by the Band of the Royal Yeomanry when they play at the National Army Museum
National Army Museum
free

70 years of the WRAC - Rise of the Lionesses

29 Jun to An exhibition exploring the role of women serving in the military since the WRACs formation 70 years ago

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

29 Jun to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis
Changing The Guard Buckingham Palace at Buckingham Palace
free

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

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

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

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

Classical music on 29th June

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

Un Ballo In Maschera at Holland Park Opera

Un Ballo In Maschera - Giuseppe Verdi

29 Jun 2019 Opera Holland Park is putting on a production of Verdis opera about a baleful prophecy and murderous love triangle
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 29th June

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

29 Jun 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 29th June

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Saturday 29th June

Mlb Baseball at Olympic Stadium

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

29 to Watch a real Major League Baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees at Olympic Stadium
Lord’s

ICC Cricket World Cup - Australia v New Zealand

29 Jun 2019 Australia will be taking on New Zealand at Lords in one of the round-robin games for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

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 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
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

Other London events on 29th June

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

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge scheduled lift times

29 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

29 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
Bateaux London at Bateaux London

Dinner cruise on the river with Bateaux London

Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat as it sails serenely down the Thames
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
 
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