Best events in London April 2017

Best events in London in April

Our guide to the best events in London during April 2017.

Musical in London: Carousel at London Coliseum

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to London Coliseum Katherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe will be starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel' at the London Coliseum.
Music concert in London: Sting at Eventim Apollo

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to Eventim Apollo It's been thirty years since Sting escaped from the Police, but hopefully he'll be playing a few early songs at the Eventim Apollo.
 
Childrens event in London at Harlem Globetrotters at SSE Arena Wembley

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SSE Arena Wembley American basketball legends Harlem Globetrotters are back in London to show off their basketball skills at the SSE Arena.
Classical music in London: Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall Every Good Friday without fail, the Royal Choral Society gives a performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Childrens event in London at Harlem Globetrotters at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are back in London at The O2 to show off their basketball skills.
Music concert in London: Kasabian at The Forum

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to The Forum Kasabian have got a new album coming out in May, and will be playing three nights at the O2 Forum in April to plug it.
 
Comedy in London: Pam Ann at Leicester Square Theatre

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to Leicester Square Theatre Pam Ann will be celebrating her 20th anniversary when her 'Touch Trolley Run To Galley' comes to the Leicester Square Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Obsession at Barbican Centre

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to Barbican Centre Jude Law will be starring in 'Obsession' at the Barbican Theatre, a play based on the classic movie by Luchino Visconti.
 
Comedy in London: Jack Dee at Royal Albert Hall

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Royal Albert Hall Jack Dee has signed up to appear at Symfunny -- a charity night of music and laughs at the Royal Albert Hall.
Westminster Abbey

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to Westminster Abbey Enjoy some of Shakespeare's poetry and prose inside Westminster Abbey, performed by Mark Rylance and 25 actors.
 
Theatre show in London: Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui at Donmar Warehouse

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to Donmar Warehouse Lenny Henry will be starring in Bertolt Brecht's 'The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui' at the Donmar Warehouse.
Theatre show in London: Romeo And Juliet at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre William Shakespeare's tragic play 'Romeo and Juliet' will be returning to the Globe Theatre this summer.
 
Guided tour in London at Shakespeare at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre Talk a stroll through Shakespeare's London and be entertained by some of his finest prose and poetry at the same time.
Sport in London at The Mall

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The Mall The London Marathon is one of the premier marathons in athletics, twenty six miles from Greenwich to Buckingham Palace.
 
Comedy in London: Globe Theatre

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Globe Theatre The Comedy Store Players will be improvising lots of Shakespeare-inspired jokes and skits at the Globe Theatre.
Comedy in London: Jimmy Carr at Eventim Apollo

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to Eventim Apollo Jimmy Carr is back on tour with his best jokes from the last ten years, and playing one night at the Eventim Apollo.
 
Classical music in London: Royal Festival Hall

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Royal Festival Hall Join the London Concert Orchestra for the flag-waving "Last Night of the Spring Proms" at the Royal Festival Hall.
Comedy in London: Paul Merton at Comedy Store

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to Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
 

That’s all of our top picks, but there are plenty more London events in April, including:

Frank Sinatra: An afternoon of music and danceApril 2017The Royal Festival Hall is putting on an afternoon of music and dance to celebrate the work of Frank Sinatra.

Eddi Reader (from Fairground Attraction)April 2017Eddi Reader was the singer in Fairground Attraction, and you can hear her when she comes to the Union Chapel in April.

Elkie Brooks — Live at Cadogan HallApril 2017Elkie Brooks will be coming to Cadogan Hall in April and playing some of her biggest hits from the last fifty years.

Rejjie Snow — at the O2 Forum Kentish TownApril 2017Rejjie Snow will be coming to London in April and playing one night at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.

Japanese star Kitaro, at the Eventim ApolloApril 2017Japanese star Kitaro is famous for his new-age electronic music, and will be coming to the Eventim Apollo in April.

Chris de Burgh, at the London PalladiumApril 2017Chris de Burgh will be coming to the London Palladium in April and is promising to bring ‘A Better World’ with him.

Ne-Yo, at the O2 Academy BrixtonApril 2017R&B star Ne-Yo will be coming to the O2 Academy Brixton in April, with support from Diamond Platnumz.

MacMillan’s ‘Mayerling’, at the Royal Opera HouseApril 2017The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Kenneth MacMillan’s greatest ballet, “Mayerling”.

Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and CareApril 2017The Science Museum’s ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’ exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.

 
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