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Most popular events in London

See what’s on in London with our guide to the most popular events taking place in the next few months.

Buckingham Palace

1st

to Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

2nd

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.
 
Theatre show in London: Twelfth Night at Globe Theatre

3rd

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's comic play 'Twelfth Night' over the summer.
Free event in London at Horse Guards

4th

Horse Guards One week before the actual 'Trooping the Colour' parade, they hold a second rehearsal called "The Colonel's Review".
 
Royal Hospital

5th 

Royal Hospital The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot, held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

6th

to British Museum The British Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by Japanese artist Hokusai, most famous for his 'Great Wave'.
 
Free event in London at Horse Guards

7th

Horse Guards Two weeks before they celebrate the Queen's birthday at Trooping the Colour, they hold the Major General's Review.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

8th 

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
 
Theatre show in London: Brian Cox at SSE Arena Wembley

9th

SSE Arena Wembley Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos.
Sport in London at Wembley Stadium

10th

Wembley Stadium This year's Emirates FA Cup Final will take place on the 27th May at Wembley Stadium.
 
Horse Guards

11th 

to Horse Guards Beating Retreat is a floodlit pageant of military music and drill on Horse Guards Parade, ending with a salute to the Queen.
Art exhibition at Royal Academy of Arts

12th

to Royal Academy of Arts The annual Royal Academy of Art's Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world.
 
Music concert in London: British Summer Time Hyde Park at Hyde Park

13th

to Hyde Park The line-up for the British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park includes Phil Collins, Green Day, Justin Bieber and Kings of Leon.
Musical in London: Bat Out Of Hell Musical at London Coliseum

14th 

to London Coliseum The world premiere of 'Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical', using the tunes of Meatloaf, will be taking place at the London Coliseum.
 
Free event in London at Horse Guards

15th 

Horse Guards Watch a parade of soldiers and bands marching down The Mall in 'Trooping the Colour', to celebrate the Queen's birthday.
Music concert in London: Bootleg Beatles at Royal Albert Hall

16th

Royal Albert Hall The Bootleg Beatles will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of 'Sgt Pepper', by playing the entire album in its entirety.
Free event in London at Houses of Parliament

17th 

Houses of Parliament The State Opening of Parliament is a chance to see the Queen driving down Whitehall before she enters the Houses of Parliament.
Sport in London at England at Twickenham Stadium

18th

Twickenham Stadium England will be taking on the mighty Barbarians in a game of rugby at Twickenham Stadium.
 
Opera in London: La Traviata at Royal Opera House

19th 

to Royal Opera House "La Traviata" is one of Verdi's best-loved operas, and tells the story of a doomed love affair between Violetta and Alfredo.
Theatre show in London: Tape Face at Garrick Theatre

20th

to Garrick Theatre Silent comedy star Tape Face (formally known as The Boy With Tape On His Face) is coming to the Garrick Theatre.
 
Music concert in London: Guns N Roses at Olympic Stadium

21st

to Olympic Stadium Guns N' Roses are coming to the Olympic Stadium in June for the UK leg of their 'Not In This Lifetime Tour'.
Opera in London: Otello at Royal Opera House

22nd

to Royal Opera House "Otello" uses Shakespeare's tragic plot as the basis for one of Verdi's best-loved opera scores.
 
Music concert in London: Ed Sheeran at O2 Arena

23rd

O2 Arena Ed Sheeran is one of the biggest music stars in the world at the moment, and you can see him playing at the O2 Arena.
Music concert in London: Shawn Mendes at O2 Arena

24th

O2 Arena Teen superstar Shawn Mendes will be heading off on a world tour this year, which will include a huge night at the O2 Arena.
 
 
 
 
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