Events in London - Saturday 9th November

Pick of the day – Diversity — Born Ready

If you thought that Diversity would be too old for all that running and jumping about by now then you're wrong. (Do you remember that little kid they used to chuck up in the air in Britain's Got Talent? He must be twenty years old by now!) After eight sell out UK tours, over half a million tickets sold, and countless television and live performances, Diversity... more

 

Need some inspiration for 9th November? Henry VIII sent his fifth wife Catherine Howard to the Tower of London on this day in 1541, and she was beheaded on Tower Green three months later. Why not visit the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula and see where she was buried? You can get inside on a Yeoman Warder tour.

Theatre shows on 9th November

Here’s a guide to all the theatre shows playing in London on Saturday 9th November

Diversity at Eventim Apollo

Diversity - Born Ready

9 Nov 2019 Ashley Banjo and Diversity are back at the Hammersmith Apollo with a brand-new dance show to celebrate their ten years together
Dear Evan Hansen at Noël Coward Theatre

Dear Evan Hansen

9 Nov to The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is coming to the West End for a five-month run at the Noel Coward Theatre
Les Miserables Staged Concert at Gielgud Theatre

Les Miserables all-star concert

9 to Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will be starring in this all-star concert version of the long-running West End show Les Miserables
Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical

9 Nov to TINA tells the story of Tina Turner from her humble start in Nutbush to her transformation into a global superstar

Music and comedy on 9th November

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

Tim Minchin at London Palladium

Tim Minchin at the London Palladium

9 Nov 2019 Tim Minchins Old Songs New Songs & F*** You Songs Tour will be coming to the London Palladium in November

Family & Kid’s events on 9th November

Here are some good events for kids if you’re taking them to London on the 9th November

Museum of London

Beasts of London

9 Nov to Meet the animals that have shaped the city throughout history with voices provided by Kate Moss Pam Ferris Brian Blessed and Joe Pasquale
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

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
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

Art & Museum exhibitions on 9th November

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

Saatchi Gallery

Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh Tutankhamun

9 Nov 2019 to More than 150 artefacts from Tutankhamuns tomb will be put on display to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their discovery
Royal Academy of Arts

Lucian Freud: The Self Portraits

9 Nov to The Royal Academys landmark exhibition will unite more than fifty of Lucian Freuds self-portraits in a single exhibition
Hayward Gallery

Bridget Riley at the Hayward Gallery

9 Nov to A major retrospective of Bridget Rileys work including her iconic black-and-white paintings and colour canvases
Tate Modern

Nam June Paik - The Future Is Now

9 Nov 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 9th November

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

British Library

Buddhism exhibition at the British Library

9 Nov to This exhibition will explore the history of Buddhism from its 6th-century origins in India right up to the present day
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
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 9th November

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

National Army Museum

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

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

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
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)
Changing The Guard At Horse Guards at Horse Guards
free

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to Buckingham Palace but its less crowded and takes place every day

Classical music on 9th November

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 9th November

When was the last time you sat on the top-deck of a sightseeing bus, or enjoyed a boat trip up the Thames?

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 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 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
City Cruises at City Cruises

Boat trip down the Thames with City Cruises

City Cruises offer one-way return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich stopping off at Tower Bridge

Sports events on 9th November

Here are some football tours, cricket games and rugby matches being played on Saturday 9th November

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 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 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 9th November

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

Spirit Of Christmas Fair at London Olympia

Spirit of Christmas Fair

9 to Why not start your Christmas shopping early and get some festive ideas at the Spirit of Christmas fair at London Olympia
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
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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