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London Events on Thursday 8th May 2025

Things to do on 8 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

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

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

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

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 8 May – London’s last trolly bus went out of service on this day in 1962, so why not visit the London Transport Museum? They’ve got everything in there: old taxi cabs and tube trains, horse-drawn buses and the iconic old Routemasters. You can even climb up the stairs to the top deck.