Events in London - Saturday 8th February

Need some inspiration for 8th February? Robert Devereux rebelled aganst Elizabeth I’s ‘untrusty advisors’ on this day in 1601. This rash decision angered the Queen who put him on trial for treason. He was then beheaded on Tower Hill and buried under the altar of Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula at the Tower of London.

Theatre shows on 8th February

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Saturday 8th February

Endgame at Old Vic

Daniel Radcliffe in Endgame

8 Feb to Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe will be starring in a double-bill of Samuel Becketts Endgame and Rough for Theatre II
Cirque Du Soleil Luzia at Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleils Luzia

8 to Cirque du Soleils new show will take us to Mexico with their usual mix of breathtaking acrobatics aerial stunts and visual effects
Dear Evan Hansen at Noël Coward Theatre

Dear Evan Hansen

8 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

8 Feb to Mamma Mia is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan and uses the songs of ABBA

Family & Kid’s events on 8th February

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 8th February

Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahls Matilda - The Musical

8 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 8th February

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

National Gallery
free

Young Bomberg and the Old Masters

8 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

8 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

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

Nam June Paik - The Future Is Now

8 to Nam June Paiks pioneering use of video and media images will be explored in a major new retrospective at the Tate Modern

Royal & Religious events on 8th February

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

Queen’s Gallery

George IV - Art & Spectacle

8 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

8 to This exhibition will explore the history of Buddhism from its 6th-century origins in India right up to the present day
 
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