London's top events for 2024
2 February, 2024
22 February, 2024
Discover the highlights of London's cultural calendar this year, with each month promising to captivate and inspire. From world-class exhibitions to electrifying live performances, 2024's events are sure to delight travellers of all kinds.
Shows coming to the west end in 2024
Cruel Intentions: The 90's Musical
(11 January - 14 April) - The Other Palace Theatre
After charming New York and Los Angeles and following a sold-out, critically acclaimed production in the Assembly Palais du Variété Spiegeltent at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical, from the producers of the smash hit Heathers the Musical, finally arrives in London.
Sister Act the Musical
(15 March - 31 August) - Dominion Theatre
The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is making a heavenly return to the West End's Dominion Theatre. Featuring original music by Tony and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin, Enchanted) and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, this joyous and hilarious musical is one nostalgia-filled trip you will never forget. Starring soul sensation and Olivier-award winner Beverly Knight, pop icon Alexandra Burke and BAFTA winner Ruth Jones, you don't want to miss out on this one.
(5 June - 27 October) - Savoy Theatre
Mean Girls makes its West End debut. The cult noughties classic was given the theatrical treatment back in 2018, with a run on Broadway receiving glowing reviews. And now, the musical is coming to the West End. The show will closely follow the film’s storyline, as formerly home-schooled teenager Cady Heron tries to fit in at an American high school – only to fall in with 'the Plastics'. Backed by new songs by Nell Benjamin and Jeff Richard, this show is guaranteed to be 'totally fetch'.
The Devil Wears Prada
(24 October - 31 May 2025) - Dominion Theatre
A new musical based on the blockbuster film and bestselling novel, The Devil Wears Prada features an original score by music legend Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub, script by Kate Wetherhead and direction & choreography by three-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.
Tours and Exhibitions
(25 January - 14 April) - Somerset House
A major new exhibition exploring the irresistible force of cuteness in contemporary culture. Cute will feature a games arcade for all ages and will spotlight and celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the 'cute' genre's most iconic and ubiquitous figures, Hello Kitty, in partnership with Sanrio.
Leisure in Roman London: Battling gladiators to sumptuous baths tour
(17 February & 23 March) - Guildhall Yard
Find out how the amphitheatre was discovered, the role of the games in Roman society and the truth behind some of the myths and legends surrounding the gladiators. The tour will start at Guildhall Art Gallery and London’s Roman Amphitheatre and finish at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths, which is located in the basement of a modern office block.
Legion: Life in the Roman Army
(1 February - 23 June) - The British Museum
From family life to the brutality of the battlefield, experience Rome's war machine through the soldiers who served on the frontlines. Expansive yet deeply personal, Legion: Life in the Roman Army transports you across the Roman Empire, as well as through the life and service of a real Roman soldier, Claudius Terentianus. Taking us on a journey from enlistment and various military campaigns to enforcing occupation then finally, in Terentianus' case, retirement.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024
(21 - 25 May) - Royal Hospital Road
Every year world-renowned designers, plant specialists and florists come together to show off cutting-edge garden designs at the Chelsea Flower Show. Learn about rare flowers and plants, or revel in creative floral artworks throughout the week. The floral equivalent of London Fashion Week, this famous event attracts more than 150,000 visitors each year, including members of the Royal Family.
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