Best events in London this weekend

Best events in London this weekend

Our guide to the best events in London this weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

Music concert in London this weekend: Phil Collins at Royal Albert Hall

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to Royal Albert Hall Phil Collins will be playing one of the most eagerly awaited shows in years, when he plays five nights at the Royal Albert Hall.
Free event in London this weekend at Horse Guards

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Horse Guards Two weeks before they celebrate the Queen's birthday at Trooping the Colour, they hold the Major General's Review.
 
Museum exhibition in London this weekend at British Museum

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to British Museum The British Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by Japanese artist Hokusai, most famous for his 'Great Wave'.
Theatre show in London this weekend: Twelfth Night at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's comic play 'Twelfth Night' over the summer.
 
Museum exhibition in London this weekend at Victoria & Albert Museum

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to V&A 'Their Mortal Remains' is a huge new exhibition at the V&A about one of the most influential bands in rock: Pink Floyd.
Museum exhibition in London this weekend at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

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to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths See the ancient remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
 
Comedy in London this weekend: 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.
Theatre show in London this weekend: 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.
 
Theatre show in London this weekend: 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.
Guided tour in London this weekend at Jason’s Trip

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to Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
 
Theatre show in London this weekend: The Goat at Theatre Royal Haymarket

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to Theatre Royal Haymarket TV star Damien Lewis will be starring in 'The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?', about the pitfalls of having an impossible affair.
Musical in London this weekend: 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured.
 
Art exhibition this weekend at National Gallery

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to National Gallery An exhibition showing two collaborations by the great Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo.
Musical in London this weekend: An American In Paris at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre "An American in Paris" uses the music of George and Ira Gershwin to tell the story of an American GI in post-war Paris.
 
Theatre show in London this weekend: The Miser at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre Griff Rhys Jones, Lee Mack and Matthew Horne will be starring in a new production of 'The Miser' at the Garrick Theatre.
Theatre show in London this weekend: Stepping Out at Vaudeville Theatre

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to Vaudeville Theatre 'Stepping Out' has an amazing cast that includes Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Tamzin Outhwaite.
Museum exhibition in London this weekend at Science Museum

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to Science Museum The Science Museum will be exploring the last 500 years of robots, with over 100 robots on display, plus 12 working models.
Houses of Parliament this weekend

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Houses of Parliament Enjoy a Saturday tour of Parliament, and then enjoy a special afternoon tea on the Terrace Pavilion overlooking the Thames.
 
Houses of Parliament this weekend

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Houses of Parliament The Houses of Parliament opens guided tours on most Saturdays of the year, when the MPs return to their constituencies.
Guided tour in London this weekend at The City

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The City This walk will take you around the City, showing you the Guildhall, Mansion House, Bank of England, and Royal Exchange.
 
Musical in London this weekend: The Girls at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Gary Barlow and Tim Firth have got together and created 'The Girls', based on the much-loved movie 'Calender Girls'.
O2 Arena this weekend

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O2 Arena Climb up The O2's roof and enjoy a spectacular 360 degree view of the London skyline from the viewing platform at the top.
 
Childrens event in London this weekend at Medieval Banquet

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Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.
Guided tour in London this weekend at Jack The Ripper Tour

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Jack The Ripper Tour Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper - if you dare!
 
Cheap event in London this weekend at Monument

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Monument The Monument to the Great Fire of London has a balcony at the top, which gives tourists some decent views of The City.
St. Paul’s Cathedral this weekend

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St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up -- the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.
 
Free event in London this weekend at Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
The Ritz this weekend

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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.
 
Childrens event in London this weekend at Royal Observatory

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Royal Observatory The Royal Observatory's daily "Sky Tonight" show at the Planetarium will show you what will be visible in the sky tonight.
Highgate Cemetery this weekend

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Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
 
Childrens event in London this weekend at Wembley Stadium

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Wembley Stadium Join a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.
London Zoo this weekend

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London Zoo Here's your chance to enter the animal enclosures, watch them feed, and get close to some of the animals at London Zoo.
 
Free event in London this weekend at Sky Garden

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Sky Garden The Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).
Bateaux London this weekend

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Bateaux London Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat, as it sails serenely down the Thames.
 
Guided tour in London this weekend at The City

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The City If you don't fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there's a much cheaper alternative... the No.11 bus.
Guided tour in London this weekend at Ghost Bus Tours

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Ghost Bus Tours The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through London's gruesome past, and into the dark heart of the capital.
 
London Rib Voyages this weekend

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London Rib Voyages A London RIB Voyage is something you won't forget... you'll be speeding down the river underneath the capital's bridges.
Childrens event in London this weekend at London Eye

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London Eye Every tourist should spend an hour riding the London Eye at the start of their break, as it gives a great overview of the city.
 
Childrens event in London this weekend at London Duck Tours

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London Duck Tours Enjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea... with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.
Tower of London this weekend

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