Events in London - Saturday 6th July

Pick of the day – Ian Shaw & Julian Clary -- Pride 2019

Comedian Julian Clary, jazz singer Ian Shaw, and the London Gay Big Band, will be getting together at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club to support Pride 2019. You might remember the London Gay Big Band from their run to the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent back in 2014. They're a twenty-piece jazz orchestra made up of predominantly (but not exclusively) LGBT musician... more

 

Need some inspiration for 6th July? London’s bid for the 2012 Olympics was accepted on this day in 2005, beating Paris by 54 votes to 50. Why not go and visit the ArcelorMittal Orbit and climb up to the observation platform and look out over the old Olympic Park? Then you can ride the slide down.

Theatre shows on 6th July

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Saturday 6th July

Night Of The Iguana at Noël Coward Theatre

The Night Of The Iguana

6 Jul to Clive Owen will be starring in Tennessee Williams last great play about a group of lost souls thrown together in a rainforest hotel
Mrs Browns Boys D Musical at O2 Arena

Mrs Browns Boys - DMusical?

6 to Mrs Browns Boys are back at the O2 Arena with a brand-new musical adventure that will leave you crying with laughter
Jellyfish at Dorfman Theatre

Jellyfish - National Theatre

6 to Jellyfish is about a girl with Downs Syndrome coming of age and entering her first romantic relationship in a seaside town
Jesus Christ Superstar at Barbican Centre

Jesus Christ Superstar

6 Jul to Andrew Lloyd Webbers and Tim Rice’s classic rock opera musical Jesus Christ Superstar will be playing at the Barbican

Music and comedy on 6th July

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

Julian Clary at Ronnie Scott’s

Ian Shaw & Julian Clary - Pride 2019

6 Jul 2019 Julian Clary will be appearing with jazz singer Ian Shaw and the London Gay Big Band to support Pride 2019 at Ronnie Scotts
Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park

Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park

6 to The Wireless Festival is coming back to Finsbury Park in the summer for three more days of music
Mrs Browns Boys D Musical at O2 Arena

Mrs Browns Boys - DMusical?

6 to Mrs Browns Boys are back at the O2 Arena with a brand-new musical adventure that will leave you crying with laughter

Family & Kid’s events on 6th July

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 6th July

Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre

Catch The Gruffalo at the Lyric Theatre

6 Jul to The Gruffalo is a musical adaptation of the award winning childrens picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Golden Hinde

The Golden Hinde Night Voyage

6 Jul to Your child will become part of Sir Francis Drakes pirate crew and spend a night sleeping on the gun deck of the Golden Hinde

Beasts of London

6 Jul 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

6 Jul 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

Art & Museum exhibitions on 6th July

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

Royal Academy of Arts

Felix Vallotton at the Royal Academy

6 Jul to The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of work by the French painter and printmaker Felix Vallotton
National Portrait Gallery

Cindy Sherman - National Portrait Gallery

6 Jul 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

6 Jul 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

6 Jul to The National Gallery will be showing two masterpieces by the Spanish painter Bartolome Bermejo

Royal & Religious events on 6th July

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 6th July

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

6 Jul to An exhibition exploring the role of women serving in the military since the WRACs formation 70 years ago
Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

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

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

6 Jul to An exhibition of posters by the wartime artist Abram Games during his time as Official War Poster Artist in World War II
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament tour with afternoon tea

Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament and then enjoy an afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames
Houses Of Parliament Saturday Tour at Houses of Parliament

Saturday tour of the Houses of Parliament

The Houses of Parliament offers guided tours on most Saturdays when the MPs have returned to their constituencies

Classical music on 6th July

Saturday 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 6th July

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

6 Jul 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

6 Jul 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 6th July

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Saturday 6th July

Wimbledon Tennis Championships at Wimbledon

Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2019

6 to Join over half a million tennis fans at Wimbledon to see Sir Andy Murray play one last time before he retires
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 6th July

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

Hampton Court Palace

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

6 to The annual RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show takes place in the grounds of Henry VIIIs Tudor Palace
Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge scheduled lift times

6 Jul 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

6 Jul 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
 
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