London events > London events today Need some inspiration for 24th September? Dougal Haston and Doug Scott become the first Britons to reach the summit of Everest on this day in 1975, so how about climbing to the top of London’s tallest building: The Shard? At 1,016 feet it’s slightly lower than Everest’s 29,029 feet… but it’s the best you can do in London. Music, comedy & film Here are some music concerts, comedy gigs and films in London tonight Show all music, comedy 24 September 2017 • Theatre Royal Haymarket Join Lesley Garrett, Ruthie Henshall, Jacqui Dankworth and G4 for a gala evening of songs from West End musicals.
Theatre shows Here are some theatre plays and West End musicals in London this evening Show all theatre to 24th September 3rd December 2017 • Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
Family & Kid’s events Today’s events for families and children that make great days out in London Show all kid’s events to 24th September 17th December 2017 • Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.
Art & Museums Here are some art and museum exhibitions taking place in London today Show all exhibitions to 24th September 10th December 2017 • Royal Academy of Arts 'Something Resembling Truth' is an exhibition of works by Jasper Johns, collecting together 150 works from the last 60 years.
Royal & Religious Here are some Royal and religious events taking place today in London Show royal, religious Every day • St. Paul’s Cathedral If you attend a choral Evensong service at St. Paul's Cathedral, you can wander around and see part of the Cathedral for free.
Political & Military Here are some political events and military parades you can visit today Show all political, military to 24th September 19th November 2017 • National Army Museum 'War Paint - Brushes With Conflict' is the National Army Museum's first temporary exhibition after their grand re-opening.
Sightseeing tours There are lots of guided walks and sightseeing tours taking place today Show all tours Every day • Original Bus Tour The Original Tour is one of London's most popular sightseeing buses, and it's also a great way to travel around the capital.
Classical music Spend your evening watching an opera, ballet or listening to classical music Show all classical 24th September 2017 • Barbican Hall Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra will be performing three works by Stravinsky at Barbican Hall.
Free events Here are some good events that you can do for free in London today Show all free events to 24th September 29th October 2017 • Guildhall Art Gallery The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Other London events Here are some things to see and do if you’re visiting London today Show other events Every day • The City If weaving your way in and out of the busy traffic on a hire bike sounds like fun, then how about hiring a "Boris Bike"? Every day • Globe Theatre Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside, and learn what life was like for the 16th-century playwright. Every day • Docklands Light Railway (DLR) The driverless Docklands Light Railway lets you to sit right at the front of the train, giving you a fantastic view of the track.