Events in London – June 2019

London in June is all about enjoying the outdoors. You’ve got some great pomp and pageantry with Beating Retreat and Trooping the Colour, cricket test matches at Lord’s, and a couple of famous horse races: The Derby and Royal Ascot. The Wimbledon Tennis Championship begins at the end of the month.

 

Theatre shows in June

West End musicals and plays to watch in London this June

Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

to Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers
Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

to Novello Theatre Mamma Mia is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan and uses the songs of ABBA
Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

to Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society put on a West End show but will they crack under the pressure?
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre will be showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new Harry Potter story by JK Rowling
School Of Rock at Gillian Lynne Theatre

to Gillian Lynne Theatre The Jack Black movie School of Rock has been turned into a West End mind-blowing musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes
9 To 5 at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre 9 To 5 uses the music of Dolly Parton to tell the story of three put-upon workers who oust their egotistical office boss

Family & Kid’s events in June

Pick a sunny day and take your kids to London on the train to show them the sights

Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre will be showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new Harry Potter story by JK Rowling
The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car)

The Emirates Air Line (Cable Car) This cable car offers fantastic views as it carries you across the Thames from the O2 Arena to the ExCel Centre in five minutes
Namco Funscape

Namco Funscape NAMCO Funscape is like an indoor funfair with three floors of arcade games pool tables 10-pin bowling bumper cars and a sports bar
Royal Observatory

Royal Observatory The Royal Observatory in Greenwich puts on a daily show at their planetarium to show you what will be visible in the sky tonight
London Zoo

London Zoo Heres your chance to enter the animal enclosures and get close to some of the friendliest animals at London Zoo
Medieval Banquet

Medieval Banquet Enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights and some singing minstrels and even King Henry VIII himself
Serpentine

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

Art & Museum exhibitions in June

Upcoming events and exhibitions in London’s art galleries and museums

Tate Modern
free

to Tate Modern Magic Realism is an exhibition of paintings created during the Weimar Republic years between World Wars I and II
Museum of London Docklands
free

to Museum of London Docklands This exhibition explores the connection between some of Britains oldest cultural organisations and transatlantic slavery
Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to the Natural History Museum with this exhibition of the top 100 photos
Old Operating Theatre

Old Operating Theatre A demonstration and talk about Victorian surgery inside the original 19th-century Operating Theatre at St Thomass Hospital
Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum A group event where youll turn into a CSI and collect evidence around the Natural History Museum to solve a murder mystery
Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A Some of the finest designs and dresses by Christian Dior tracing the impact that his fashion house has made over the last seventy years
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern This retrospective will showcase some large-scale works and sculptures by Franz West - one of the leading figures in European art

Royal & Religious events in June

For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals

Crossbones Graveyard
free

Crossbones Graveyard On the 23rd of every month people gather at Crossbones Graveyard to pay their respects to societys outcasts
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle Visit the State Apartments at Windsor Castle - the worlds oldest inhabited castle which has been home to the Royal Family for a thousand years
Hampton Court Palace
free

Hampton Court Palace Attend a Sunday service in one of the countrys most beautiful chapels -- Henry VIIIs Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Tower of London
free

Tower of London You can attend a Sunday service at the Chapel Royal in the Tower of London -- one of the most historic churches in the City
Somerset House
free

Somerset House The Old Palace Tour will introduce you to three Stuart queens who had an association with the old buildings at Somerset House
Westminster Abbey
free

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

St. Paul’s 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

St. Paul’s Cathedral 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 in June

Daily parades and political events taking place during June

Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms and experience Winston Churchills wartime bunker from behind the glass
Speakers’ Corner
free

Speakers’ Corner If you visit Speakers Corner at Sunday lunchtime you can listen to an orator stand up and discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech
Guildhall
free

to Guildhall Attend a meeting of the Common Council at the Guildhall and see the Aldermen and Lord Mayor of London
Horse Guards
free

Horse Guards The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 OClock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at Horse Guards
Tower of London

Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the Beefeaters)
Horse Guards
free

Horse Guards Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony at Buckingham Palace but is a lot less crowded and takes place every day
Tower of London
free

Tower of London The Ceremony of the Keys is the traditional locking up of the Tower of London and has been taking place every night for 700 years
Mansion House

Mansion House Look inside the Lord Mayor of Londons official residence at Mansion House and see the interior courtyard and famous Egyptian Hall
Old Bailey
free

Old Bailey Watch the long arm of the law in action at the Old Bailey where members of the public can sit in the gallery and watch a case

Classical music in June

All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during June

Royal Albert Hall

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 in June

If you’re visiting London in June then try one of these sightseeing tours

Somerset House
free

Somerset House This tour has tales about Tudor intrigues and the extravagant entertainments laid on during Georgian times
The City

The City This guided walk will take you around some of the most memorable streets and locations that Charles Dickens used in his novels
The City

The City If you dont fancy spending 25-30 pounds on an open-top sightseeing bus then theres a much cheaper alternative — the No 11 bus
The City

The City A two-hour guided walk around the Square Mile showing you some of the most famous historical sites and buildings in the City of London
Mansion House

Mansion House Look inside the Lord Mayor of Londons official residence at Mansion House and see the interior courtyard and famous Egyptian Hall
St. Paul’s Cathedral

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

The City Walk through the streets of Roman Londinium and see what remains of the old city walls military fort and amphitheatre
Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge This guided walk will take you along a small stretch of the Thames to learn some history and see some of the rivers most famous landmarks
Tower of London

Tower of London One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the Beefeaters)

Sports events in June

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium 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
Arsenal at Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a tour of the stadium and pitch and visit the Arsenal Museum
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge Walk in the footsteps of your football heroes with a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum
Hackney Marshes
free

Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams
Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
Lord’s

Lord’s Pakistan will be taking on South Africa at Lords in one of the round-robin games for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup
England at Lord’s

Lord’s England will be taking on the mighty Australia at Lords in one of the round-robin games for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup
Lord’s

Lord’s Australia will be taking on New Zealand at Lords in one of the round-robin games for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

Other London events during June

Here are some more great events that are worth trying during June

Tower Bridge

to Tower Bridge 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
Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial Go inside the Albert Memorials railings and see one of Londons finest looking monuments from up close
The City

The City If weaving your way in and out of the busy London traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun then how about hiring a Boris Bike for the day?
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) The driverless Docklands Light Railway train allows you to sit right at the front giving you a fantastic view of the track ahead
Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square Enjoy riding around on one of Londons old 1960s double-decker buses (the one with a conductor and an open platform at the back)
Portobello Road

Portobello Road Portobello Road is home to the UKs most famous antiques market where 100000 people browse hundreds of stalls every Saturday
O2 Arena

O2 Arena Climb to the top of The O2s tented roof and enjoy a spectacular 360-degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform
London Zoo

London Zoo Sign-up to be a zoo-keeper at London Zoo for a day and get close to the animals and help to feed them and muck them out
The Ritz

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

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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