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.

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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

20
JUL
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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20
JUL
Bugged Out's Little Bugger
The Social

After roaming festival dance stages and changing the face of pub raves forever Bugged Outs Little Bugger has found a weekly home every Thursday night at Central Londons famed institution The Social.Despite being a long running mutant techno night Bugged Out has…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07737 628638
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20
JUL
Cargo Cult Rum Masterclass & Tasting
The Jam Tree Clapham

As part of its Rum Festival The Jam Tree Clapham will be hosting an exciting Rum tasting introducing drink lovers to the world and rums of Cargo Cults spiced rum which is produced by rich volcanic soil unpolluted rain and hand‐cut sugarcane.…

Location: 3.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02033 974422
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20
JUL
Clapham Comedy Club : Chris Martin , Carl Donnelly
The Bread and Roses

Thursday 20th July 2017 Clapham Comedy ClubBread & Roses : Chris MartinCarl Donnelly : Double Edinburgh Fringe Festival Previews MC Sion James & Free Lollipops 25 of Profits donated to Hope Not Hate Charityhttp:hopenothate.org.ukChris…

Location: 3.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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20
JUL
Comedy Carnival
Bar Rumba

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Tonights show features John Moloney Jenny Collier David Nguyen and Pete Jonas as MC. Party packages with food are also available for group bookings. Venue: Bar Rumba…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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20
JUL
Commune, Champagne Funk & Atlas // Free Entry // C
Grow

DJ collectives and radio hosts Champagne Funk Balamii ATLAS ReprezentWorldwide and Commune Balamii prove good things come in threes.Join them on our terrace in Hackney Wick for an evening of sun soaked selections... organic and craft drinks a summer menu from Slow…

Location: 4.4 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02085 414328
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20
JUL
Heather PhillipSon Reading Group
Drawing Room

Heather Phillipson is our current Annotations artist in residence and winner of the Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth commission for 2020. This reading group will be led by Heather Phillipson who has selected three short texts to use as a starting point for…

Location: 2 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02073 945657
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20
JUL
Hoopla present Pippa Evans & Grand Theft Impro
The Miller

Improvised comedy featuring:Pippa Evans: Joy Provision What is going on America is being run by a stroppy orange teenager new wars are starting every day and now the courgettes are running out. Alls not lost though. Olivier Showstopper The Improvised Musical and…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07976 975348
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20
JUL
Hoppy hour
Jackdaw and Star

Our friends from Goose Island will be here armed with samples of their delicious IPA and giving away all manner of beer related prizes.Venue: Jackdaw and Star 224 Homerton High Street London E9 6ASPriceFree entry: GBP 0Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com142111‐0…

Location: 4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02071 297055
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20
JUL
Jay D (SIREN / NTS)
Oslo

As the weekend approaches every Thursday we welcome DJs from Netil Radio SIREN Balamii Radio NTS Radio & more to spin Soul Funk & Motown right through til 2am at the bar.This week: Jay D SIRENNTSJay D of South London…

Location: 3.4 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01179 293301
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20
JUL
Maggie's Pay Tribute To Madonna
Maggies Club

On 20th July 2017 1980s‐inspired boutique club Maggies in Chelsea will be paying tribute to the one and only Madonna. The Prima Donna was undoubtedly the face of the 80s and this exclusive evening will be all about celebrating the best of…

Location: 3.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 528512
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20
JUL
Master of Rum Masterclass with Mount Gay
The Jam Tree Chelsea

As a part of its Rum Festival The Jam Tree Chelsea is hosting a masterclass with one of the most prominent rum brands in the world ‐ Mount Gay rum. With the oldest surviving deed for the company being from 1703 Mount…

Location: 3.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02033 973739
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20
JUL
Meet The Producers with Paul Whalley, Michael Ange
Unit 5, The Gallery

This will be our last A&R Session until September so it is likely to sell out early booking advised.Join us for a very special A&R Session with some of the most successful producers in the music industry. For one night only you…

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07411 413488
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20
JUL
Speed Dating in Clapham
Sugar Cane

Youre not asking for much. You want just want to meet someone cool fun and nice. We might just be able to help Join us and around 30 others for a night of South West Londons finest speed dating at Sugar Cane…

Location: 4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02071 125174
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20
JUL
Swing Patrol @ Spitalfields
Spitalfields Market E1

Swing dancing encompasses a varied range of styles danced to big band swing music. The mother of Swing dances is the Lindy Hop nicknamed the Jitterbug for its bouncy infectious energy.This is the core dance taught by Swing Patrol but they also…

Location: 1.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

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20
JUL
THE ADVANCED EXECUTIVE PA MASTERCLASS
Rydges Kensington Hotel

The Advanced Executive PA Masterclass is an excellent and effective 2‐day advanced‐level course for senior PAs EAs secretaries and Administrators which is highly recommended by senior PAs from around the world.For full details visit:http:www.personal‐assistant‐tips.comExecutivePAMasterclass.htmlLONDON COURSE DATES0900hrs until 1630hrs daily20‐21 July 201721‐22 September…

Location: 3.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +44(0)8458 622687
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20
JUL
The Budapest Bar & Kitchen
E2 9HA

It is time to bring more Budapest to London town.We will pop‐up for 3 consecutive days at two overground arches in Cambridge Heath just 5 minutes walk from Bethnal Green central line tube station.The Budapest Bar & Kitchen was created in April…

Location: 2.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: Seew ebsite
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20
JUL
The Telegraph Legends Series
Cadogan Hall

This July we are rolling back to the swinging Sixties for our inaugural Legend Series.Bringing together for the first time three iconic names to celebrate the best of the era at the historic Cadogan Hall in London.Face of the decade Twiggy joins…

Location: 2.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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20
JUL
Zalon The Soul Experience 'Liquid Sonic Sex' Album
Jazz Cafe

International Soul artist and power vocalist Zalon who was previously the right hand man to Amy Winehouse delivers his highly anticipated album Liquid Sonic Sex at Jazz Cafe on 20th July 2017 Zalon The Soul Experience at Jazz Cafe Camden Performing with…

Location: 2.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +447714 787236
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20
JUL
Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Theatre

Motown the Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre in London on Thursday 20 July 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JUL
The Mousetrap
St Martin's Theatre

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JUL
The Play That Goes Wrong
Duchess Theatre London

The Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre London in London on Thursday 20 July 2017. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JUL
The Woman in Black
Fortune Theatre

The Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre in London on Thursday 20 July 2017. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

21
JUL
100 Wardour st Presents: The Fellas
100 Wardour St

Londons answer to a late night party band loveable rogues The Fellas are actually J & The Rest plus guitar sax and drummer ‐ turning them from a four piece supper club band into a 7‐piece party band with a sound big…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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21
JUL
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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21
JUL
Cabaret at Courtesan
Courtesan

Brixtons newest Speakeasy launches its Friday night cabaret starring the Body of Burlesque Exotic Luna Rosa.Performances will be followed by DJs playing exotica soul disco and smooth grooves from all four corners of the globe on a unique audiophile sound system. First…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02081 278677
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21
JUL
Death By Stereo live at The Underworld Camden
The Underworld Camden

The Underworld Camden proudly presents:Death By StereoPlus Mr ShirazDoors ‐ 6:00pmPrice ‐ £13.50 Adv.Tickets ‐ www.theunderworldcamden.co.ukAbout:Death By Stereo ‐ www.facebook.comdeathbystereoSince their inception in 1998 DEATH BY STEREO has been balancing consciousness and chaos with their unique genre‐bending amalgam of hardcore…

Location: 2.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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21
JUL
Disco Freaks + More on 2 Floors
CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building

2 FLOOR DISCO TAKEOVER Fri Jul 21 ‐ Fresh off the back of two triumphant shows at this years Glastonbury Festival time to welcome back the stricly vinylicious dancefloorcentric DISCO FREAKS for a 7 hour orgy of pure disco magic on level…

Location: 3.6 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02077 325275
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21
JUL
eBay Masterclass Training - London
GS1UK

If you are an established eBay seller who is achieving or aiming fast growth this masterclass is perfect for you.We will explore several simple easy to implement processes that we have proven to lead to increase sales and repeat business in the…

Location: 1.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01613 272923
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21
JUL
Eclectic Fridays at Gigalum
Gigalum

Free Entry live DJ bar playing the best in eclectic house musicDespite all of the speculation over the future of Londons nightlife it is apparent that Eclectic Fridays at Gigalum is here to stay. Designed for the discerning musical palate Gigalum brings…

Location: 4.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02087 720303
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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: 20/07/2017 16:57:14