Sizzling summer shows and attractions you need to visit in London
Enjoy a summer that’s full of live entertainment at its very best. From comedy and drama to a fun-filled cabaret, you’ll want to explore what London has to offer. Experience a night of unforgettable live entertainment with us.
Summer shows and attractions
Magic Mike Live!
The 360-degree dance and acrobatic spectacular comes to the Hippodrome Casino. Enter the steamiest venue in town at Magic Mike Live! and experience the red-hot seduction for yourself. Performed in a state-of-the-art theatre where everyone’s guaranteed close-up action, experience Channing Tatum’s 2012 film in real life in a show combining sensuality and showmanship.
Mamma Mia! The Party
Spend a magical summer evening with friends in a special Greek island taverna, where the host’s only rules are dance, dine and have the time of your lives! You’ve seen the musical. You’ve watched the films. Now experience Mamma Mia! The Party at the brand new taverna in town.
West End Proms
Celebrating seven decades of musical theatre, join some of the West End’s biggest names at West End Proms. For one night only, listen to the lush vocals of Marisha Wallace, Jodie Steele and Jamie Muscato, accompanied by a 32-piece orchestra, be swept away in theatrical romance this summer.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
Each year, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre opens its door to thousands of ready-and-waiting audience members who want to see a show in the great outdoors. This year, you’ll be able to see Hansel and Gretel, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Evita, all guaranteed to put a smile on your face and whisk you away to another world. Want to find out more about the shows? Click here to explore the entire summer season.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
The “coat of many colours” returns to the West End, as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat is set to play at the London Palladium. The revival will mark 50 years since the concept album was first released, as the biblical story of Joseph as told in the Book of Genesis is told in musical form. With an iconic soundtrack with songs including “Any Dream Will Do” and “Close Every Door” and Sheridan Smith cast as the Narrator and Jason Donovan as the Pharaoh, you’ll want to “go, go, go” and book your tickets now for what is set to be a show of epic biblical proportion!
Want to find out more about the cast? Read our complete guide to who will be starring in the production and book your tickets now!
On Your Feet
Charting the greatest hits by Gloria and Emilio Estefan in stage form, On Your Feet will make its West End premiere at the London Coliseum in June 2019. From humble beginnings to global superstardom, listen to ‘Conga’, ‘1-2-3’ and get ‘On Your Feet’ at this sensational musical infused with the Latin and Cuban sounds associated with Estefan! Playing across this summer, put the feel-good into the season with the West End.
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
As part of the production’s nationwide tour, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre this summer. In the stage adaptation of Louis de Bernières wartime-based novel, see how a young Italian officer who faces serving his army or falling in love with an enemy.
Kew Gardens and Kew Palace
The world’s most famous gardens offer visitors the chance to delve into a rainforest, see the galleries dedicated to botanical art and take a stroll along the spectacular walkway set within the tree canopies above the gardens underneath. The recently re-opened Temperate House, a Grade I listed masterpiece of 19th-century design and the largest surviving Victorian glasshouse in the world, is also a sight to behold. There’s so much to see and do at Kew Gardens and Kew Palace, it really is worth setting aside a sunny day to take a visit.
City Cruises – Afternoon Tea
Looking for a cultured way to pass an afternoon? Want to see London from a different perspective? Then, an Afternoon Tea cruise is just the ticket! Gather a group of like-minded friends or your closest family members and set out on the River Thames for 90 minutes of sandwiches, scones and sights. If you’re feeling extra decadent, why not treat yourself to a glass of bubbly? It’s the perfect way to relax after a long day of shopping and exploring the city.