London events > London events today Need some inspiration for 26th September? Sir Francis Drake completed his three-year circumnavigation of the globe on this day in 1580, arriving back in Plymouth to be knighted by Elizabeth I. So why not visit the Golden Hinde II – a perfect replica of his flagship that’s moored by Southwark Cathedral? Music, comedy & film Here are some music concerts, comedy gigs and films in London tonight Show all music, comedy 26 September 2017 • Royal Albert Hall Wilko Johnson will be holding a joint 70th birthday and 30th anniversary show of his band at the Royal Albert Hall.
Theatre shows Here are some theatre plays and West End musicals in London this evening Show all theatre to 26 Sep 3rd March 2018 • Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
Family & Kid’s events Today’s events for families and children that make great days out in London Show all kid’s events to 26th 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.
Art & Museums Here are some art and museum exhibitions taking place in London today Show all exhibitions to 26th 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 26th September 2nd December 2017 • Noël Coward Theatre Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire will be starring in James Graham's sharp new political play, 'Labour of Love'.
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.
Spend your evening watching an opera, ballet or listening to classical music
Every day • 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 auditorium.
Free events Here are some good events that you can do for free in London today Show all free events to 26th 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.