Events in London
See iconic Harry Potter film sets transformed for the winter season in a self-guided walking tour of the Warner Bros. Studio in London.
Winter has arrived at Hogwarts. Glittering Christmas trees line the Great Hall and a replica festive feast including flaming Christmas puddings is laid out on the long tables; while the top section of the hall is transformed for the Yule Ball with snow, icicles and an orchestra of magical instruments.
Get up close to props, costumes and models used in the Harry Potter films. Take a look around the studio’s famous movie sets decorated as they were for the festive scenes. And find out how different types of artificial snow and ice were created and used in the films.
Join in the lively Irish celebrations with St Patrick’s Day events and activities in London.
Every 17 March, Ireland celebrates one of its patron saints, St Patrick, with a national holiday and a traditional feast. Although it is not a public holiday in England, London marks St Patrick’s Day with fun and spectacular events every year, usually on the weekend closest to 17 March.
- St Patrick's Day Parade in London
- St Patrick's Day Festival in Trafalgar Square
Celebrate the art, culture and business of gaming, and try out hundreds of games at the London Games Festival 2020.
Returning to the capital for the fourth year, the festival champions and showcases the best of video games and interactive entertainment with a large programme of events across multiple London venues.
Highlights of London Games Festival 2019 programme included the Games Character Parade through central London, the Trafalgar Square takeover, a programme of fascinating talks and prototype introductions held at the LGF Hub and the chance to try out experimental games with Now Play This at Somerset House.
Be enthralled by Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical, The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre.
The London show tells the story of a mysterious phantom who terrorises the Paris Opera in an effort to make his protégé, Christine, the leading lady of the opera house.
With the help of a mesmerising score, jaw-dropping scenery and special effects, the Phantom of the Opera cast stun audiences as they perform unforgettable songs including The Music of the Night and Think of Me.
Tickets are to book in advance.
The musical follows Mary Poppins, who flies in to Cherry Tree Lane, London to bring magic and order to the Banks’ household. Watch as the children, Jane and Michael, embark on a series of captivating adventures with everyone’s favourite nanny and her chimney-sweeping friend, Bert. Mary’s cheerful outlook and unconventional approach are frowned upon by the children's father, Mr Banks, but eventually he too falls under her spell.
Tickets are to book in advance.
Immerse yourself in the world of the African savanna as you follow Simba's adventures in The Lion King musical at the Lyceum Theatre in London’s West End.
The characters you know and love from the award-winning Disney film appear on stage through an incredible cast of actors and puppets; you'll even witness herds of full-size zebras and giraffes!
Sing along to your favourite songs from Elton John and Tim Rice as Simba, the fearless young lion cub, goes on his journey to become the King of the Pridelands and take in some of the new music created for the stage by innovative composers including Lebo M.