London events > London events in May
May is another nice month to come to London. It seems like summer already with a bit of sunshine and two Bank Holidays. Highlights include the FA Cup Final and Chelsea Flower Show at end of the month. It might be worth trying the
sightseeing boats and buses before they get too busy with tourists in the summer months. Music, comedy & film Some movies, music and comedy gigs worth watching in May See all music, comedy 16th May 2018 • Royal Albert Hall Foreigner ('I Want To Know What Love Is') are coming to London in May for a show at the Royal Albert Hall. 4th May 2018 • Royal Albert Hall Beth Hart will be coming to London and playing one night at the Royal Albert Hall in May.
Theatre shows Here’s our pick of the best theatre shows to watch this month See all theatre shows to 21st Nov 30th Jun 2018 • Victoria Palace Theatre Alexander Hamilton was George Washington's right hand man, and one of America's original founding fathers. to 30th Jul 22nd Jul 2018 • Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
Family & Kid’s events Pack a lunch, take the train to London, and treat your kids to a day in the capital See all family, kids 19th May 2018 • SSE Arena Wembley The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are back in London to show off their basketball skills at the SSE Arena.
Art & Museums A guide to gallery and museum exhibitions if you’re visiting London in May See all art, museums to 3rd May 16th Sep 2018 • Tate Modern 'Into The Light' will explore how photographers helped to develop abstract art alongside famous painters like Jackson Pollock. to 14th Mar 5th Aug 2018 • Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on some film screenings and an exhibition of works by performance and video artist Joan Jonas.
Royal & Religious For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals See all royal, religious to 9th 12th May 2018 • SSE Arena Wembley 'Heaven On Earth' is a spectacular new musical at the SSE Arena that re-tells the Biblical story of Adam and Eve. to 8th Dec 13th May 2018 • Queen’s Gallery The 'Art & Power' exhibition at the Queen's Gallery will explore how Charles II used art to glorify his restored monarchy.
Classical music All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during May See all classical music 30th May 2018 • Purcell Room Judith Jauregui will be performing works by Chopin, Debussy, Szymanowski, Scriabin and Granados at the Purcell Room. 29th May 2018 • Queen Elizabeth Hall Benjamin Grosvenor will be performing some classical works by Brahms and Schubert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.