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London Events on Monday 23rd September 2024

Things to do on 23 Sep include visiting the Van Gogh: Poets & Lovers exhibition at the National Gallery, and seeing the Zanele Muholi exhibition at the Tate Modern

Theatre shows & Musicals

MJ - The Musical

MJ - The Michael Jackson Musical A jukebox musical celebrating the life of the legendary King of Pop Michael Jackson

Austentatious

Austentatious - Improvised comedy novel by Jane Austen A riotous comedy where the cast improvise a lost Jane Austen masterpiece

Cabaret

Cabaret - Step into Berlins legendary Kit Kat Club An electrifying production set inside a recreation of Berlins famous Kit Kat Club

Moulin Rouge The Musical

Moulin Rouge - Musical based on Baz Luhrmanns movie The legendary cabaret club in Paris has been brought to life at the Piccadilly Theatre

Les Miserables

Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre An epic story of passion and injustice set against the backdrop of the French Revolution

Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia - ABBAs smash-hit West End musical Based on the hit movie about three dads turning up to a Greek island wedding4

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Back To The Future - The Musical

Back To The Future Musical at the Adelphi Theatre Marty McFly and Doc Browns time-travelling adventures have been turned into a musical

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 Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Webbers Phantom of the Opera One of Webbers most memorable scores and some of the most spectacular sets in the West End

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

ABBA

ABBA Voyage - A virtual concert with ABBA avatars See Agnetha Bjorn Benny and Anni-Frid back on stage as digital projections3

Various artists

Sofar Sounds secret concert in a surprise location Get hold of an invite to a secret concert held in a surprise venue somewhere within London

Soho Comedy Factory

Soho Comedy Factory above The Blue Posts Pub Cheap comedy night watching stars of tomorrow and comedians from the TV

Art & Museum exhibitions

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

Vanessa Bell A Pioneer of Modern Art

Vanessa Bell: A Pioneer of Modern Art at the Courtauld Bell was one of the leading figures in the avant-garde Bloomsbury Group

Women Artists In Britain 1520-1920

Women Artists in Britain (1520-1920) at Tate Britain 150 works by women who overcame obstacles and taboos to become artists

Marc Quinn Light into Life

Marc Quinn: Light into Life at Kew Gardens Contemporary sculptures and artworks inspired by Kew Gardens collection of plants

Expressionists Kandinsky Munter And The Blue Rider

Expressionists: Kandinsky Munter & The Blue Rider The Blue Riders were a circle of friends who transformed modern art

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Ranjit Singh Sikh Warrior King

Ranjit Singh: Sikh Warrior King at the Wallace Collection 19th-century artworks and jewellery from the court of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh

East London Street Art Tour & Spray Painting Session

East London Street Art Tour + Spray Painting Session See some graffiti in the East End and then attend a spray painting workshop

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

AIM Escape's Spy Heroes

AIM Spy Heroes - Family-Friendly Escape Room Game Save your friend from his arch-nemesis by using his high-tech gadgets and gizmos

IFS Cloud Cable Car

Ride the IFS Cloud Cable Car from the O2 Arena Ride a dangling cable car over the River Thames between the O2 Arena and Excel Centre16

VR & Immersive experiences

AIM Escape's Hotel of Horrors

AIM Hotel Of Horrors Escape Room Game Can you escape from Londons scariest hotel before the evil spirit takes your soul?

AIM Escape's Psychopath's Den

AIM Psychopaths Den - Horror Escape Room Game Escape from a serial killers blood-spattered torture room by solving puzzles

AIM Escape's Patient Zero 2150

AIM Patient Zero 2150 - Zombie Escape Room Game Enter a top secret facility to try and stop humankind turning into zombies!

Drinking experiences, Parties & Pub crawls

London Pub Crawl

London Pub Crawl around Soho and the West End Stagger around the heart of the West End on a pub crawl around the best bars and clubs

London Party Pub Crawl

London Party Pub Crawl around West End bars & clubs Join a crowd of party people for a fun night out in the West Ends liveliest bars and clubs

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

Twilight Soho Food and Cocktail Tour

Food & Cocktail Tour around Soho and the West End Soak up the atmosphere while sampling some food and drink in Sohos cafes pubs and restaurants

Food experiences & Afternoon teas

Fortnum & Mason Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea in Fortnum & Masons Diamond Jubilee Salon Enjoy an elegant Afternoon Tea in the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason

The Ritz Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in the Ritz Hotels Palm Court Enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court

Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace

Traditional Afternoon Tea - Rubens at the Palace Hotel Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea with scones and clotted cream at the Rubens at the Palace Hotel

English Afternoon Tea Bus with Panoramic Tour of London

Afternoon tea onboard a panoramic sightseeing tour bus Tuck into a traditional English afternoon tea while sitting on the top deck of a sightseeing bus2

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

Professional Photoshoot outside Buckingham Palace

Have a professional photoshoot outside Buckingham Palace Treat yourself to a professional photoshoot outside the palace for an amazing souvenir

Tower of London and Tower Bridge Early-Access Tour

Early access to the Tower of London & Tower Bridge Skip the lines to see the Crown Jewels and the Towers opening ceremony by the Yeoman Warders

The Kensington Palace Gardens Royal High Tea

Walk & Royal Tea in Kensington Gardens Pavilion Take a pleasant walk through Kensington Gardens and then enjoy an afternoon tea outside the palace

Political events & Military parades

Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

Guided Tour: Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace Watch the soldiers marching after forming up outside St Jamess Palace

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace Changing the Guard at the palace is one of Londons must-see sights10

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

Westminster Walking Tour with Churchill's War Rooms

Westminster Walking Tour + Churchill War Rooms Walk past Downing Street and Parliament and then enter the Churchill War Rooms underground bunker

Bus, Taxi & Train sightseeing tours

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

Uber Boat - Thames Clippers River Bus Service Uber runs a river bus along a 15-mile stretch of the river from Putney to Greenwich12

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

Ghost Bus Tour

Ghost Bus Tour – Scary nighttime ride through London A scary nighttime bus tour that will take you on a journey through the dark heart of the capital

City Cruises

City Cruises – Westminster to Greenwich sightseeing boat Enjoy a sightseeing boat trip between Big Ben and Greenwich and pass under Tower Bridge4

Thames River Sightseeing

Thames River Sightseeing (TRS) Boat to Greenwich Take a boat trip and see Londons landmarks on a TRS cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich8

Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours - London Open-Top Sightseeing Bus An open-top sightseeing bus taking in all the best landmarks with a river cruise and walk included5

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Tootbus Tour

Tootbus Tour - London Open-Top Sightseeing Bus One of Londons most popular sightseeing buses is a great way to see all the landmarks7

Jason's Trip

Jasons Trip – Canal boat from Little Venice to Camden A painted canal boat that runs down the Regents Canal from Little Venice to Camden Lock16

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

London Private Chauffeur-Driven Sightseeing Tour

Private chauffeur-driven tour around Londons landmarks Create your own tailor-made route around London in the comfort of a chauffeur-driven car

Private Tour Black Taxi Tour of London

Black Taxi Tour - Private sightseeing tour around London Enjoy a 2-hour tour around Londons most famous landmarks in the back of an iconic black taxi cab

No26 Bus

No26 – Londons cheapest sightseeing bus past lots of famous landmarks A cheap alternative to riding those expensive open-top sightseeing buses28

Guided sightseeing walks

Wizards London Walk

Wizards Walk - Harry Potter London Locations Tour Walk in the footsteps of JK Rowlings Harry Potter and see some of the famous locations from the books and movies

City Highlights Guided Walk

City Highlights - Guided walk around the Top 10 sights Walk around the Square Mile and see some of the most famous historical sites and buildings in the City of London2

London Harry Potter Locations Walking Tour

Harry Potter walking tour - Locations from the books & movies Visit some of the famous locations that featured in JK Rowlings Harry Potter books and movies

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour with Ripper-Vision

Jack the Ripper Walking Tour with Ripper-Vision Walk the nighttime streets of Victorian London where Jack the Ripper committed his crimes

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

London's Palaces and Parliament Walking Tour

Palaces & Parliament walking tour around Westminster See 20 of the most famous landmarks in Westminster in the company of a knowledgable guide

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London Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Audio Tour

Scavenger hunt - Self-guided walking tour of London A fun walking tour around ten of Londons most famous landmarks - solving clues and riddles on a mobile app

StreetHunt Games Outdoor Adventure Game

Outdoor Adventure Game: The Case of Colombias Finest Discover some of the citys most curious locations in this self-guided outdoor adventure game

Day trips & Excursions

From London The Cotswolds Blenheim Palace & Downtown Abbey

Cotswolds Blenheim Palace & Downtown Abbey village Drive through the Cotswolds to Churchills birthplace and the village seen in Downton Abbey

Harry Potter Studio Tour and Oxford Day Trip

Day trip to Oxford & Harry Potter Film Studios A coach trip to the university town of Oxford followed by a tour of Harry Potters Warner Bros Studios

England in One Day Stonehenge Bath the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon

Visit Stonehenge The Cotswolds Bath & Stratford-upon-Avon Visit four of Englands top attractions in one day on a coach trip from central London

Stonehenge Windsor Castle and Bath from London

Visit Stonehenge Windsor Castle and Bath on a day trip See the Royal Familys home at Windsor the Roman remains at Bath and Stonehenge

Canterbury Cathedral Dover Castle & White Cliffs

Day trip to Canterbury Cathedral & White Cliffs of Dover Visit Thomas Beckets Canterbury Cathedral and walk along the top of the White Cliffs of Dover

Windsor Castle and Stonehenge

Day trip by coach to see Windsor Castle and Stonehenge Visit two of Englands most popular attractions in a single day on a luxury air-conditioned coach

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Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London

Visit Stonehenge and the Roman remains at Bath Visit the prehistoric stones at Stonehenge and the beautiful Georgian city of Bath with its Roman remains

Windsor Castle Oxford and Stonehenge Tour from London

Coach trip to Windsor Castle Oxford and Stonehenge Combine three of Londons most popular day trips into a single day with this coach trip

Stonehenge Half-Day Tour from London

Visit Stonehenge on a half-day coach trip from London Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site on Salisbury Plain on a coach trip from central London

Oxford Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle Day Trip from London

Day trip to Oxford Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle Visit Oxford and William Shakespeares Tudor home and the medieval Warwick Castle

Other events in London

Up at The O2

Up At The O2 Arena - Climb to the top of the dome Climb to the top of the O2s roof and enjoy a 360-degree view of Londons skyline

Professional Photoshoot at Tower Bridge

Book a professional photoshoot at Tower Bridge Treat yourself to a professional photoshoot in front of Tower Bridge for an amazing holiday souvenir

Scenes In The Square

Scenes In The Square - Cinema statues in Leicester Square Walk around an interactive trail of bronze statues and try and find all the film stars hiding in Leicester Square

Things to do in London on 23 September – Sir Steve Redgrave made Olympic history in Sydney 2000 by landing his fifth gold medal at consecutive Games, so why not go and see London’s old Olympic village in Stratford? Maybe you can climb the ArcelorMittal Orbit and then ride down the terrifying chute.