What's on in the capital
London is a diverse and exciting city featuring some of the world's best sights, attractions and activities. With so much history to discover and new places to experience, it can sometimes be hard to narrow down the long list of reasons to visit. The Lanesborough's team of dedicated Concierges, each a member of Les Clefs d'Or, is on hand to provide you with the best information to ensure your stay in the world's greatest city is enjoyable.
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Your London calendar
DIVA will celebrate the power and creativity of iconic performers, exploring and redefining what it means to be a diva and how this has been subverted or embraced over time across opera, stage, popular music and film. Featuring fashion, photography, design, costumes, music and live performance at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the exhibition looks at how the performer has intersected with society and driven change through their voice and art.
The first UK exhibition dedicated to the work of French couturière, Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel, charting the establishment of the House of CHANEL and the evolution of her iconic design style. Featuring over 180 looks, seen together for the first time, as well as jewellery, accessories, cosmetics and perfumes, the exhibition will explore Chanel’s pioneering approach to fashion design, which paved the way for a new feminine elegance and continues to influence the way women dress today.
Tate Modern presents a rare chance to experience two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms. These immersive installations will transport you into Kusama’s unique vision of endless reflections. Infinity Mirrored Room – Filled with the Brilliance of Life is one of Kusama’s largest installations to date and was made for her 2012 retrospective at Tate Modern. It is shown alongside Chandelier of Grief, a room which creates the illusion of a boundless universe of rotating crystal chandeliers.
Kew Gardens' Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens is a celebration of vibrant flora to brighten up the winter months. This year, visitors can experience the wild landscapes of Madagascar with its stunning natural beauty and incredible biodiversity. Discover the central horticultural display at the heart of the Princess of Wales Conservatory, alongside some of the Malagasy orchids at Kew.
Experience a full day of spellbinding music in London’s iconic Hyde Park, featuring full performances from world-class classical music artists and emerging talent, before witnessing a spectacular performance from Andrea Bocelli, one of the finest classical artists of our generation
Returning for another year, American Express presents British Summer Time Hyde Park. A wide range of entertainment will be hosted in Hyde Park, including the UK’s own greatest entertainer and global icon, Robbie Williams, who has been announced as the headline act for BST Hyde Park.
Taylor Swift will make her long-awaited return to the UK, and will play six London dates in the summer of 2024 as part of her ‘Eras’ world tour. Taylor Swift will play London’s Wembley Stadium on June 21st, 22nd and 23rd, as well as heading back two months later for another double-act on 15th, 16th and 17th of August 2024.
The first exhibition of its kind exploring the extraordinary career of fashion model Naomi Campbell. Through the work of leading global designers and photographers we celebrate her creative collaborations, activism and far-reaching cultural impact.
Explore the art of the image-maker of the Tudor court in this exciting new exhibition. More than 50 works by Hans Holbein the Younger from the Royal Collection, including drawings, paintings, and miniatures, are on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, in the largest UK exhibition of the artist’s work in over 15 years.
Blending cutting-edge technology, spectacular lighting, and some of the most beloved songs ever written, ABBA take to the stage in a whole new way. In a stunning, purpose-built arena, one of the most popular groups in history appear as digital avatars in a ‘ground-breaking’ (Metro) concert that really ‘needs to be seen to be believed’ (BBC).
Delve into the fantastical world of Tim Burton in this major exhibition exploring his remarkable creations and key collaborations with designers. This major exhibition will invite visitors into his world through an exploration of the design of his unique aesthetic. While most well-known for his cinematic work, this show will display the full extent of his production as an illustrator, painter, photographer and author, as well as exploring key collaborations with designers.
Londoners are proud of their abundant green spaces dotted around the city. Discover the beautiful Royal Parks, from wild Richmond Park for deer-spotting to nearby Hyde Park, Green Park and St James's Park which offer a welcome respite from busy city life.
There’s an impressive 250 years of history in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, but they’re also paving the way for the future with not one, but two national bases for research into botanical studies. While you’re strolling through the Victorian Palm House or seeking out the luscious flora, scientists are working away in offices and laboratories behind the scenes.