Events in London - Tuesday 4th June

Need some inspiration for 4th June? The first-ever Trooping the Colour parade took place on this day in 1805. How about watching a parade yourself? The Dismounting Ceremony and Changing the Guard at Horse Guards take place every day, whereas the parade outside Buckinghama Palace is every other day.

Theatre shows on 4th June

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Tuesday 4th June

Dead Dog In A Suitcase at Lyric Hammersmith

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

4 to Dead Dog In A Suitcase is a twisted morality tale based on John Gays musical satire Beggars Opera
Merry Wives Of Windsor at Globe Theatre

The Merry Wives of Windsor

4 Jun to See one of Shakespeares best-loved characters get his comeuppance when Falstaff tries to woo the Merry Wives of Windsor
Rutherford And Son at Lyttelton Theatre

Rutherford and Son

4 Jun to A play about a Northern factory boss who runs both his business and his family with a rod of iron until his kids turn against him
Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

4 Jun to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis

Music and comedy on 4th June

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

Jess Robinson at Soho Theatre

Jess Robinson - No Filter

4 to Comedian Jess Robinson will be doing a six-night run of her impressions and hilarious musical comedy at the Soho Theatre
Hugh Jackman at O2 Arena

Hugh Jackman: The Man & His Music

4 to Hugh Jackman will be singing songs from Les Miserables and The Greatest Showman when his world tour comes to The O2

Family & Kid’s events on 4th June

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 4th June

Museum of London

Beasts of London

4 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

4 Jun to Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle

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
Namco Funscape London at Namco Funscape

Play arcade games at NAMCO Funscape

NAMCO Funscape is like an indoor funfair with arcade games pool tables 10-pin bowling bumper cars and a sports bar
Emirates Air Line Cable Car at The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

Cable car across the River Thames

This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from the O2 Arena to the ExCel Centre in five minutes

Art & Museum exhibitions on 4th June

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

Tate Britain

Frank Bowling at Tate Britain

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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 4th 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
Somerset House
free

Old Palace Tour at Somerset House

The Old Palace Tour will introduce you to three Stuart queens who had an association with the old buildings at Somerset House
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
St. Paul’s Cathedral

Guided tour of Wrens best churches

This guided walk will look at the outside of St Pauls Cathedral and at a selection of Christopher Wrens finest City churches

Political & Military events on 4th June

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

Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

4 Jun to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis
National Army Museum

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

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

The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard

4 Jun to An exhibition of artists postcards that have been used to highlight political and social issues from the 1960s onwards
Houses Of Commons Public Gallery at Houses of Parliament
free

Listen to MPs in the Houses of Commons

Visit Parliament for free and watch MPs debating in the House of Commons and House of Lords
National Army Museum
free

Call in the Cavalry - National Army Museum

4 to An exhibition about the British Hussars exploring their history and shared traditions with the Hungarian Hussars

Classical music on 4th June

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

Cadogan Hall

Mythical Creatures at Cadogan Hall

4 Jun 2019 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing some classical music by Glinka Dvorak Stravinsky and Tom Coult at Cadogan Hall
Manon Lescaut at Holland Park Opera

Puccinis Manon Lescaut

4 to Opera Holland Park will be putting on a production of Giacomo Puccinis opera Manon Lescaut about her love affair with a young student
Cadogan Hall

Slavonic Masters at Cadogan Hall

4 Jun 2019 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing classical music by Borodin Prokofiev Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky at Cadogan Hall
St. Martin-in-the-Fields
free

Lunchtime concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields

4 Jun to St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week

Sightseeing tours on 4th 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

4 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 4th June

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Tuesday 4th June

Middlesex at Lord’s

County cricket at Lords: Middlesex v Sussex

4 to Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Sussex 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 4th June

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

St. James’s Park

Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

4 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
The Ritz

Afternoon tea in the Palm Court at the Ritz Hotel

Dress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court
 
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