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London Events on Saturday 31st May 2025

Things to do on 31 May include watching the new musical The Devil Wears Prada with songs by Elton John, and watching the daily Changing the Guard ceremony at Horse Guards

Theatre shows & Musicals

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

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

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

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

Things to do in London on 31 MayBig Ben chimed for the very first time on this day in 1859. (Big Ben is the name of the bell, of course – the tower is called the Elizabeth Tower.) Why not go to Parliament Square and take some photos of it? Then take some photos of Parliament and Westminster Abbey as well.