Events in London today

Final week – The Renaissance Nude

The Royal Academy of Arts will be tracing the development of the nude through some of the greatest painters of the Renaissance: Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo, Durer and Cranach. The 15th and 16th-century saw a renewed interested in ancient Greek and Roman art and artists began copying directly from classical models. As they explored this non-religious... more

 

Need some inspiration for 27th May? Germany’s biggest battleship was sunk on this day in 1941, after Winston Churchill gave the famous order “Sink the Bismarck!” How about marking the day with a visit to HMS Belfast? Whilst it didn’t take part in that particular battle, it did play a role in the sinking of the Scharnhorst.

Theatre shows today

Here are the best shows and musicals playing in London’s West End this evening

Dead Dog In A Suitcase at Lyric Hammersmith

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

27 May to Dead Dog In A Suitcase is a twisted morality tale based on John Gays musical satire Beggars Opera
Merry Wives Of Windsor at Globe Theatre

The Merry Wives of Windsor

27 May to See one of Shakespeares best-loved characters get his comeuppance when Falstaff tries to woo the Merry Wives of Windsor
Rutherford And Son at Lyttelton Theatre

Rutherford and Son

27 May to A play about a Northern factory boss who runs both his business and his family with a rod of iron until his kids turn against him
Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

27 May to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis

Family & Kid’s events today

A selection of children’s events that will make a great family day out in London

Barbican Centre

Wallace & Gromit Model Making Workshop

27 May 2019 The creators of Wallace & Gromit will be putting on a Model Making Workshop where you can make your very own Gromit
Museum of London

Beasts of London

27 May 2019 to Meet the animals that have shaped the city throughout history with voices provided by Kate Moss Pam Ferris Brian Blessed and Joe Pasquale

Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

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

Meet the animals up close at London Zoo

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

The night sky tonight (planetarium show)

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

Art & Museum exhibitions today

Here are some art exhibitions and museum exhibitions taking place in London today

Museum of London Docklands
free

Londons Secret Rivers

27 May to This exhibition explores the history of Londons Secret Rivers through archaeological artefacts artworks photography and film
Queen’s Gallery

Leonardo Da Vinci - A Life In Drawing

27 May to More than two hundred of Leonardo Da Vincis drawings from the Royal Collection will be on display at the Queens Gallery
British Museum

Japanese Manga exhibition

27 May to An exhibition of Japanese manga art exploring its cultural crossover and the global appeal of anime and cosplay dressing up
Victoria & Albert Museum

Food - Victoria & Albert Museum

27 May to An exhibition about food exploring how it gets from the farm to our dinner plate and asking how we can achieve a sustainable food future

Royal & Religious events today

Here are some interesting Royal-related events and religious services taking place today

Windsor Castle Tour at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Apartments at the worlds oldest inhabited castle which has been home to the Royal Family for a thousand years
Westminster Abbey
free

Evensong Mass at 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

Evensong Mass at St Pauls Cathedral

If you attend a choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral then you can see a small part of the Cathedral for free

Political & Military events today

Here are some interesting political events and military parades you might like to attend today

Lehman Trilogy at Piccadilly Theatre

The Lehman Trilogy (about Lehman Brothers)

27 May to The story of Lehman Brothers beginnings right up to its spectacular collapse during the financial crisis
National Army Museum

Wartime Posters - The Art of Persuasion

27 May to An exhibition of posters by the wartime artist Abram Games during his time as Official War Poster Artist in World War II
free

The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard

27 May to An exhibition of artists postcards that have been used to highlight political and social issues from the 1960s onwards
National Army Museum
free

Call in the Cavalry - National Army Museum

27 May to An exhibition about the British Hussars exploring their history and shared traditions with the Hungarian Hussars
Churchill War Rooms

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms

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

Classical music today

Treat yourself to an evening watching an opera or ballet, or listen to a classical music recital

St. Martin-in-the-Fields
free

Lunchtime concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields

27 May to St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week
Royal Albert Hall

Guided tour of the 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 today

See a bit of London today and try one of these guided walks and sightseeing tours

Jason’s Trip

Jasons Trip from Little Venice to Camden

27 May to Jasons Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock
London Bike Tour at BrakeAway Bike Tours

Guided tour of London on a bicycle

Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike and see the sights and landmarks of London from your saddle

See London by night - on a sightseeing bus

The See London By Night bus tour will show you Londons most famous landmarks beautifully lit up in the night sky
Ghost Bus Tour London at Ghost Bus Tours

Ghost Bus Tour around Londons dark past

The Ghost Bus Tour will take you on a journey through Londons gruesome past and into the dark heart of the capital
Thames Rockets at Thames Rockets

Roar down the Thames in a speeding boat

A trip on a Thames Rocket is something youll never forget speeding down the river underneath the Londons bridges

Sports events today

Here’s a selection of football, cricket and rugby games being played in London today

Lord’s

Guided tour around Lords Cricket Ground

Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket with this tour of Lords Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum
Chelsea at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea FC - Tour of Stamford Bridge

Walk in the footsteps of your football heroes with a guided tour of Stamford Bridge and the Chelsea Museum

Arsenal FC - Tour of the Emirates Stadium

Walk in the footsteps of your Arsenal heroes on a tour of the stadium and pitch and visit the Arsenal Museum
Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium tour

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

Other London events today

Here are some more interesting things to see and do if you’re visiting London on the 27th May

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge scheduled lift times

27 May to 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
St. James’s Park

Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

27 May to Hire out a deck-chair in one of Londons Royal parks and have a nice relaxing sit-down and do a bit of people-watching
Thames Clippers at Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers from Putney to Greenwich

Thames Clippers offer one-way return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich
Fortnum & Mason

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea at 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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Events on Tuesday 28th May
Itinerary One day in London We’ve put together six different itineraries that should give you lots of great ideas for how to cram as many attractions as possible into one day in London.
Sir John Soane: Building the Bank of England See some of Sir John Soane's designs and learn how the architect was inspired by the ancient world
The Colonels Review at Horse Guards One week before the actual 'Trooping the Colour' parade, they hold a second rehearsal called "The Colonel's Review".
ICC Cricket World Cup: India v Australia India will be playing Australia in one of the must-see round-robin games for the 2019 Cricket World Cup at the Kia Oval
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