What's on inCentral London


Welcome to Central London

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Central London - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Central London to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Central London

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Central London as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Central London

22
NOV
100 Wardour St Presents: BEAT
100 Wardour St

BEAT are five young extremely gifted artists ‐ a DJ on the decks two soulful lead singers belting out powerhouse vocals a talented sax player playing blistering solos and a live percussionist laying down beats. Playing a fusion of remixed hip hop…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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22
NOV
Carmody at CLF Art Cafe
CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building

DHP Family Presents:CarmodyBussey Building221117Tickets are on sale now ‐ http:bit.ly2yINXh6Carmody is a singer‐songwriter from South‐East London whose candid lyrics tell stories that weave into distinct melodies somewhere between folk and pop. After selling out her last two London shows at The Waiting…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07941 429374
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22
NOV
Early Christmas Tea Dance
The Camden Centre

We really hope you are able to come along to an early Christmas Special at the Camden Centre on Wednesday 22nd November 2017This month is our Winter Warmer with Mr Wonderful spinning fun and festive Christmas tracks to make you dance the…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02079 745633
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22
NOV
Eat & Drink Festival Christmas 2017
Olympia London

As the latest addition to the Ideal Home Show at Christmas the Eat and Drink Festival will take place from 22 to 26 November at London Olympia with an additional After Dark evening on Thursday 23 November. Throughout the festival a host…

Location: 4.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 255200
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22
NOV
Ideal Home Show at Christmas
Olympia London

Returning to London Olympia for its seventh consecutive year advance ticket prices for the Ideal Home Show at Christmas start from as little as £11.00. Taking place from 22 to 26 November with an additional After Dark evening on Thursday 23 November…

Location: 4.3 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02032 255200
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22
NOV
Juiceboxxx + Raf Rundell + Lilith Ai
The Social

Its no easy task for an artist to sum up who they are in one album much less in one song. And yet here at the start of the first verse of the first song of his newest album Juiceboxxx lays it…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07737 628638
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22
NOV
Live Jazz Jam and DJs // Grow // Hackney Wick
Grow

Every week we have Boris Latinov on guitar Jamie Murray on drums Rio Kai on double bass and Tams Gyurcs Music on sax and special guests.These musicians bring you a fresh and energetic approach to mainly a hardbop jazz repertoire ‐ playing…

Location: 4.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 414328
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22
NOV
London's Ball Pit Nightclub
Ballie Ballerson

1 million balls 2 private ball pits a ball pit waterfall and more retro sweetie cocktailsLondons adult ball pit nightclub is back bigger and better than ever. Now in ShoreditchOne million balls two private ball pits a ball pit waterfall…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07596 905487
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22
NOV
Making a Scene: an Introduction to Improvisation
The Nursery Training Centre

Come as you are take a breath be ready to relax have fun go home.Making a Scene is a grounding in the core principles and techniques of improvisation. In a supportive fun environment you will be guided through improvised scenes and games…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02078 460062
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22
NOV
One Day Adana/Letterpress Course
St Bride Foundation

This one day course is for the new or aspiring letterpress printer who is looking to set up a simple home studio using the popular Adana platen press.You will receive instruction in hand typesetting and printing on an Adana as well as…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02073 533331
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22
NOV
Sex Worker's Opera
Ovalhouse

Originally devised in 2014 the award‐winning Sex Workers Opera will tour the UK for the first time this autumn following a multitude of sell‐out performances around the UK Ireland and Greece. Comprised of 50 Sex Workers this provocative show gives platform for…

Location: 2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
NOV
The Garden of Mystery
Asia House

Featuring contemporary art by young emerging British artist Taha Afshar the selling exhibition is supported with additional work by one of the most prominent Iranian artists of the contemporary period Monir Farmanfarmaian from Tehran and Y.Z. Kami who lives and works in…

Location: 1.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)7885 103353
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22
NOV
The Testing Ground Showcase
Conway Hall

A unique opportunity to experience a wide range of new performance work made in and inspired by the wonders of Conway Hall. A group of actors and dancers will have been working for four weeks with Jane Turner and Luke Dixon to…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020740 518183
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23
NOV
Amazon Masterclass Training - GS1 UK, London
GS1 UK

Amazon marketplace has brought great opportunity and growth to lots of businesses in the UK and the same can also apply to your business. This course helps you explore the untapped potential to grow your business with Amazon. In this informative session…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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23
NOV
Amazon Vendor Masterclass Training - GS1 UK, Londo
GS1 UK

Amazon marketplace has brought great opportunity and growth to lots of businesses in the UK and the same can also apply to your business. This course is designed for brand owners and manufacturers and helps you explore the untapped potential to grow…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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23
NOV
An Oriental Twist on Thanksgiving
Royal China Restaurants

To mark the occasion Royal China will be serving unique dishes based on traditional Thanksgiving flavours including Creamy Sweet Corn Soup with Crabmeat £6.20; Empress Chicken with Ginger and Spring Onion £15.80; and Apple in Toffee Syrup £7.20. Thanksgiving is a time…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 683330
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23
NOV
Asking for a friend
Narrative Projects

Besides wall works which function as preliminary material conclusions software from which the work emerged is also on display.The expression asking for a friend is used when the person asking feels embarrassed and pretends to be asking for somebody else. In the…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02076 379715
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23
NOV
Book Launch: The vian Conference of 1938 and the
Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

The Evian Conference of 1938 and the Jewish Refugee Crisisprovides the first dedicated study of the vian Conference of July 1938 an international initiative called by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. While on the surface the conference appeared as an attempt to…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02076 367247
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23
NOV
Bunga Bunga Brings Thanksgiving To Battersea
Bunga Bunga Battersea

This Thanksgiving theres only one place to celebrate in all American style as Bunga Bunga brings a slice of the USA to Battersea with the ultimate Italians American Thanksgiving celebration this November. Immersed in all things Ameri‐Talian guests are invited to dine…

Location: 3.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02070 950360
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23
NOV
Column258 - experimental, improvised, live music i
Grow

Free EntryColumn258 ‐ experimental improvised live music at Grow in Hackney Wick.Plus craft and organic drinks from the bar and a £7.50 meal deal from Slow Fire LondonAbout Column258Column258 is a 6‐piece experimental music project that combines spoken word with…

Location: 4.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02085 414328
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23
NOV
Enfolded Surface - solo show by Sun Ju Lee
The MUSE

The Muse Gallery proudly presentsSun Ju LeeEnfolded Surface23.11‐10.12.2017Opening Night 23.11 6.30‐9.00pm Sun Ju Lees works compel us to move. Hundreds of monofilament wires wound around a frame glisten with shapes that emerge and disappear promising but never delivering legible images. Back and…

Location: 4 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07745 938472
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23
NOV
Hester's Hideout - It's Jazz
Hester's Hideout

Hidden deep beneath Exmouth Markets streets lies Hesters Hideout a decadent den rich in history where those in the know sip extraordinary cocktails while burlesque dancers musicians and performance artists entertain until the wee small hours.Thursdays will see the secret den filled…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

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23
NOV
Hip Hop Karaoke @ Queen of Hoxton, Thursday 23rd N
Queen of Hoxton

Thursdays in Shoreditch just got better...Were super excited to announce that the UKs Original Hip Hop Karaoke and one of Londons most legendary weekly events takes a new WEEKLY Thursday residency the Queen Of HoxtonOver the years Hip Hop Karaoke has established…

Location: 1.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02074 220958
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23
NOV
IN THE KINGDOM OF THIS WORLD
Tyburn Gallery

Tyburn Gallery is pleased to present In the Kingdom of this World a solo exhibition by Victor Ehikhamenor. Hailing from Edo State the historic seat of the Benin Empire Ehikhamenor is a multi‐disciplinary artist whose signature patterning a mlange of gestural abstraction…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

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23
NOV
Kilimanjaro for Dig Deep Charity|Comedy+Dinner
sir john balcombe

DinnerComedy £25Well have some of the best up and coming comedians on the comedy circuit performing for you straight after your meal.This fundraising challenge is in aid of Dig Deep ‐ a small charity founded by volunteers in 2007 which…

Location: 2.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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23
NOV
King's Crescent on Queen's Drive Mixtape Launch
The Courtyard

On the night of the 23rd November you will hear music from his mixtape Kings Crescent on Queens Drive. Expect great performances great music and good vibesVenue: The Courtyard 40 Pitfield Street London N1 6EUPriceStandard: GBP 9.20Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com172759‐0pid269Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com172759‐1pid269…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07500 335373
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23
NOV
Knock2bag Presents... Brian Gittins Challenge Game
Moth Club

An improvised game show will the best comedian guestsHosted by Brian Gittins and featuring Mark Silcox David Edwards and Charles the Robot plus more guests TBC.The biggest names. The hottest new acts. The best mixed bills.Knock2bagisone of Time Outs top 5 comedy…

Location: 3.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07808 235824
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23
NOV
Loom Ldn Ambient Launch Party @ Miranda LDN w/ Loo
Miranda Bar

The launch party for London Ambient the new EP from Loom. Where his debut Grade and 2016 follow‐up European Heartache functioned around experimental grime tropes and fractious melody London Ambient unfurls broader complex landscapes and sounds inspired by discovering so much new…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07654 567876
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23
NOV
MoneyLIVE: Private Banking & Wealth Management 201
Millennium Hotel Mayfair

At MoneyLIVE: Private Banking and Wealth Management senior executives from Europes premier private banks and wealth management discuss the evolution of the private banking client changing business models and the opportunities presented by both digital innovation and regulatory adjustments. Through open discussion…

Location: 1.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2077 608699
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23
NOV
Official forbidden.london Launch Party (with Super
Libertine by Chinawhite

Legendary London nightlife brand forbidden.london is returning to the West End to usher in a new era of wild decadence excitement and fun.Join us to celebrate this momentous occasion at Drake and Rihannas favourite London club Libertine by Chinawhite on Thursday 23rd…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: +447930 178840
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Tourist Attractions


British Museum

A series of collections which trace the story of Britain from prehistory to the present day, including fine collections covering the prehistoric period, the Bronze and Iron Ages.Highlights include a section of the Sweet Track, the oldest of the prehistoric trackways in Britain, and the body…

Buckingham Palace

George III bought Buckingham House in 1761 for his wife Queen Charlotte to use as a comfortable family home close to St James's Palace, where many court functions were held. Buckingham House became known as the Queen's House, and 14 of George III's 15 children were born there.…

Houses of Parliament

The new Palace of Westminster was built in the years following the fire of 16 October 1834 which destroyed nearly all the Old Palace. Work began in 1840 and was substantially completed by 1860, although only in 1870 actually finished. It was formally opened in 1852.Westminster Hall, which…

Imperial War Museum

The wars of the twentieth century have affected each and every one of us in some way, and the Imperial War Museum is here to tell all our stories, covering all aspects of life in wartime.Our exhibits range from tanks and aircraft to photographs and personal…

London Dungeon

Deep in the heart of London's backstreet lies The London Dungeon, one of the world's most famous horror attractions.The London Dungeon brings you over 2000 years of horrific history back to life and death.Delve in to the gruesome past of our grim and bloody…

London Eye

Today, the British Airways London Eye has become, quite literally, the way the world sees London. It is one of the most spectacular and popular attractions in the world, drawing visitors from far and wide.The British Airways London Eye is a truly amazing feat of design…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Central London? See our list of attractions in Central London, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 22/11/2017 04:45:50