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29 things to do on the 29th February

Here's our guide to make the most of the extra day this leap year.

Good news! 2020 is a leap year. Better news! The extra day falls on a Saturday.

That means you can make the most of it and do something fun, either on your own or with your loved ones.

Stuck for ideas? We’ve picked out 29 great events and other things to see and do on the 29 February 2020. Check them out below:


Spend a day out with friends or family

1. Uncover the secrets of ancient Egypt at the Saatchi Museum, London with Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh. Tickets

2. Head to London’s The O2 and discover more about the world’s great pop band at Abba: Super Troupers the Exhibition Tickets

3. See over 75 stunning pieces of Lego art in Manchester at Nathan Sawaya’s globally renowned The Art Of The Brick exhibition. [Tickets]

4. Visit the amazing underwater creatures at London’s world-famous Sea Life Centre, located on the South Bank. [Tickets]

5. Get hands on with the works of one of the world’s greatest artists of all time at London’s Meet Vincent van Gogh exhibition. [Tickets]

6. Budding detectives can head down to West London and try the Sherlock: The Official Live Game escape room. [Tickets]

7. Get to know a city better on a sightseeing bus tour! Now booking in Brighton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York, Stratford-upon-Avon and London.


Witness some world class live sport

8. Head to Craven Cottage to watch Fulham host fellow promotion chasers Preston North End. [Tickets]

9. Expect trick shots galore as the world’s most famous basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, come to the Brighton Centre. [Tickets]

10. Get behind David Moyes’ West Ham team as they host relegation rivals Southampton at the London Stadium. [Tickets]


Watch the hottest live music

11. Dance along with odd-pop makers The 1975 as they bring their latest UK tour to Aberdeen’s P&J live arena. [Tickets]

12. Get your rave on as DJ Shadow headlines London’s iconic O2 Academy Brixton. [Tickets]

13. Example brings hit tracks such as Changed the Way You Kiss Me and Kickstarts to O2 Academy Birmingham. [Tickets]

14. Dance to the best old school anthems as Kisstory take over Indigo at The O2 in London. [Tickets]

15. Watch singer-songwriter Marika Hackman perform tracks from her latest album Any Human Friend live at The Gate, Cardiff. [Tickets]

16. Catch Brooklyn indie-rockers Big Thief as their latest UK tour rolls into Nottingham’s Rock City. [Tickets]

17. Catch US soul singer Teedra Moses perform live at O2 Institute2 Birmingham. [Tickets]

18. Singalong to The Maine’s emo-tinged pop punk tracks as the band headline London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town. [Tickets]

19. See Irish indie-pop makers The Script bring their latest arena tour to The O2, London. [Tickets]


Take in some truly incredible theatre

20. Be transported to the Serengeti plains by the stunning stage adaptation of The Lion King, now showing in London and Edinburgh. [Tickets]

21. Grab your gal pals, head to London’s Hippodrome Casino, and enjoy the West End’s sauciest stage show Magic Mike Live. [Tickets]

22. Combining Shakespeare with epic pop music, the West End’s & Juliet is a hit! Check out what all the fuss is about at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre. [Tickets]

23. Delve into the world of the supernatural with the multi-award-winning Wicked, showing at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London. [Tickets]

24. Dance and sing the night away at London’s The O2 with MAMMA MIA! The Party, a food and theatre concept based on the group’s hit songs. [Tickets]

25. See the new West End show that everyone is talking about. The Prince Of Egypt, based on the 1994 hit film, is now open at London’s Dominion Theatre. [Tickets]

26. Be wowed by TINA. The awe-inspiring musical based on the life of Tina Turner is now open at The Aldwych Theatre, London. [Tickets]

27. Celebrate life at London’s Savoy Theatre with 9 to 5the hilarious hit musical featuring music and lyrics from the iconic Dolly Parton. [Tickets]

Check out some laugh out loud comedy

28. Expect the unexpected as Milton Jones brings his new spy-tinged show Milton: Impossible to Plymouth Pavilions. [Tickets]

29. See Ed Byrne leave nothing off the tables as his If I’m Being Honest tour stops at High Wycombe’s Wycombe Swan Theatre. [Tickets]


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