Entertainment guide: things to do in London this summer

Looking for the very best events that London has to offer this summer and beyond? Look no further.

Whether you love West End theatre, sport, music, comedy, family shows, exhibitions – we’ve got your year covered with our ultimate London guide.

Scroll down for a taster of all the action…



Bend It Like Beckham, Phoenix Theatre, ongoing
Based on the hit film, Bend it Like Beckham is a joyous new British musical featuring an original score with a Punjabi kick.

The Audience, Apollo Theatre, until 25 July 2015
The Audience imagines a series of pivotal meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. From Churchill to Cameron, each Prime Minister uses these private conversations as a sounding board and a confessional – sometimes intimate, sometimes explosive.

Miss Saigon, Prince Edward Theatre, until 19 Dec 2015
This epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris – but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.

The Book Of Mormon, Prince of Wales Theatre, various dates
The Tony Award-winning smash-hit musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez comes to London. Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner star as Elder Price and Elder Cunningham.

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A$AP Rocky & Wiz Khalifa, The O2, 17 Oct 2015
Get wild for the night with A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa on their joint UK tour.

Tom Jones, Old Royal Naval College, 26 July 2015
He’s the real deal. Catch the sex bomb on his tour this July.

Santana, The O2, 25 July 2015
For just one night the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and his band will perform at London’s The O2.

U2, The O2, 25 Oct – 3 Nov 2015
Have a beautiful day with U2 on their 2015 Innocence and Experience tour.

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Dara O’Briain, Eventim Apollo, 26 Sept – 17 Oct 2015
One of the most recognisable faces on TV is back with his brand new show, Crowd Tickler.

Alan Carr, Eventim Apollo, 24 – 25 Sept 2015
Yap, yap, yap! See the chatty man live on his latest tour.

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Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 24 – 26 July 2015
Relive the wonders of the Olympic Games as Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford

Barbarians v Samoa, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 29 Aug 2015
Experience the first rugby match at the iconic Olympic Stadium.

Royal Salute Coronation Polo, Guards Polo Club, 25 July 2015
It’s a clash of the titans as England take on South America.

Longines Global Champions Tour,  Syon Park, 24 – 26 July 2015
See Great Britain’s Olympic show jumping heroes in action at the London event of the Longines Global Champions Tour this July.

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Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, various London venues, until 29 Aug 2015
From the makers of Peppa Pig comes this BAFTA Award-winning television animation for the first time ever live on stage.

Dinosaur Zoo, King’s Cross Theatre, 18 July – 30 Aug 2015
Now introducing the Tyrannosaurus Rex to the stage, Dinosaur Zoo brings awesome prehistoric creatures to life as you’ve never seen them before – up close and personal.

Bond in Motion, London Film Museum Covent Garden, until 26 March 2016
Bond in Motion is the largest, official collection of original James Bond vehicles anywhere in the world. The museum will also be celebrating the 50th anniversary year of Thunderball, the fourth Bond film, with new additions.

I Believe In Unicorns, Vaudeville Theatre, from 1 Aug 2015
Set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages, this enchanting and interactive show will spark the imagination of both young and old.

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