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London Events on Thursday 2nd January 2025

Things to do on 2 Jan include catching up with Del Boy and Rodney in the Only Fools And Horses musical, and visiting the Michelangelo Leonardo Raphael exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

Theatre shows & Musicals

Only Fools And Horses

Only Fools And Horses Musical with Paul Whitehouse Del Boy and Rodney have left their Peckham flat to star in a West End musical

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada - With songs by Elton John A new musical about fashion and glamour with a soundtrack of songs by Elton John

Mean Girls

Best seats Mean Girls The Musical at the Savoy Theatre Tina Feys movie about the Queen Bees of North Shore High is now a West End musical

Mrs Doubtfire

Best prices Mrs Doubtfire Musical - Robin Williams comedy classic The hilarious new musical adaptation of Robin Williams smash-hit comedy Mrs Doubtfire

Cabaret

Cabaret - See Cara Delevingne in Berlins Kit Kat Club An electrifying production set inside a recreation of Berlins famous Kit Kat Club

Matilda - The Musical

Exclusive prices Roald Dahls Matilda The Musical - Music by Tim Minchin Roald Dahls childrens story about Matilda teaching the grown-ups a lesson2

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Witness For The Prosecution

Agatha Christies Witness For The Prosecution Watch Agatha Christies gripping crime drama from the jury box of a real court room

Hamilton

Hamilton - American revolutionary musical The Tony Award-winning musical about George Washingtons right hand man

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Save up to 34% TINA - The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre The story of Tinas life from her humble start in Nutbush to becoming a global superstar

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre Will Cornley Drama Society crack under the pressure of putting on a new show?2

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Agatha Christies The Mousetrap at St Martins Theatre The worlds longest-running play will keep you guessing whodunnit until the very end

Music concerts & Comedy gigs

Mamma Mia The Party

Mamma Mia The Party - ABBA meal at the O2 Arena Visit the Greek taverna from the ABBA movie in an evening of eating singing and dancing

Art & Museum exhibitions

Michelangelo Leonardo Raphael

Michelangelo Leonardo Raphael at the Royal Academy A major new exhibition about three titans of the Italian Renaissance

Discover Constable & The Hay Wain

Discover Constables The Hay Wain at the National Gallery Explore the making of Constables famous English countryside landscape

Mike Kelley Ghost And Spirit

Mike Kelley: Ghost & Spirit at the Tate Modern The first major UK exhibition by American artist Mike Kelley at the Tate Modern

Drawn to Blue Artists' use of blue paper

Drawn to Blue: Artists use of blue paper at the Courtauld Drawings made on blue paper from the Courtauld Gallerys own collection

Monet and London Views of the Thames

Monet & London: Views of the Thames at the Courtauld Its been 120 years since Monets Thames views were last seen together

Turner Prize 2024

Turner Prize 2024 exhibition at Tate Britain The annual Turner Prize exhibition showcasing the work of the shortlisted artists

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Van Gogh Poets and Lovers

Van Gogh: Poets & Lovers at the National Gallery A once-in-a-lifetime exhibition bringing together Van Goghs most beloved paintings

Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi exhibition at the Tate Modern A major survey of the acclaimed South African photographer Zanele Muholi

Family & Kid’s events

Virtual Reality Experience at DNA VR London

DNA VR: Virtual Reality Arcade Experience Immerse yourself inside a virtual reality world with more than 40 games to play

Drinking experiences, Parties & Pub crawls

Piccadilly and Soho Beer Bike Tour

Beer Bike Tour around Piccadilly and Soho Pedal a 15-seater beer bike around London while enjoying some sights and drinks

Royal & Religious events

Westminster Abbey Evensong

Choral Evensong service at Westminster Abbey Sit by Westminster Abbeys 1000-year-old altar and listen to a beautiful choral Evensong service9

St Paul's Cathedral Evensong

Choral Evensong service at St Pauls Cathedral Attend a choral Evensong at St Pauls Cathedral and see part of the Cathedral for free5

Political events & Military parades

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards

Changing the Guard ceremony at Horse Guards Parade Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to Buckingham Palace but a lot less crowded4

Dismounting Ceremony at Horse Guards

Dismounting Ceremony (4 OClock Parade) at Horse Guards A daily ceremony of Foot Guards and cavalry that takes place in the courtyard at Horse Guards7

Ceremony of the Keys

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London A Yeoman Warder has been locking up the Tower of London every night for 700 years6

Bus, Taxi & Train sightseeing tours

See London By Night

See London By Night – Spectacular Nighttime Bus Tour A sightseeing bus tour past Londons famous landmarks beautifully lit up at night2

Beatles Tour of London by Black Taxi

Beatles Tour - Three hours in a London black taxi Ride an iconic London black taxi around the places associated with The Beatles including Abbey Road

London Private Underground and Tube Tour

Private tube tour of the London Underground A two-hour tour of the London Underground including a journey from Paddington to Sloane Square

Guided sightseeing walks

Mary Poppins Walking Tour

Mary Poppins walking tour around London A fun-packed two-hour walking tour past places featured in the Julie Andrews and Emily Blunt movies

London A Halloween Haunted Adventure with Ghost equipment

Halloween Haunted Adventure - with Ghost Equipment Walk through dark alleyways and darkened parks to see some of Londons most haunted buildings

Things to do in London on 2 January – Henry Morgan’s pirate ship blew up and sank on this day in 1669. But did you know that London has its own pirate ship? It’s a full-sized replica of Francis Drake’s Golden Hinde, and you’ll find it moored in a dry-dock next to Southwark Cathedral.