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The Royal Ballet School / Royal Ballet / The Two PigeonsThe Royal Ballet School / Royal Ballet / The Two PigeonsThe Royal Ballet School and The Royal Ballet share the stage for a mixed programme including Ashton's charming tale of young love.2019-02-16T00:00:00+00002019-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £3-£70
DATES  Running until  Saturday 16th February 2019
The Royal Ballet School and The Royal Ballet share the stage for a mixed programme including Ashton's charming tale of young love.... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: BereniceRoyal Opera: BereniceRoyal Opera: BereniceAdele Thomas directs Handel's opera, Berenice, which premiered over 250 years ago at the Covent Garden Theatre, a forerunner to the Royal Opera House. Opening the 2019 London Handel Festival, this new co-production between The Royal Opera and London Handel Festival presents a battle of love and politics as two strong women fight against princes and2019-03-27T00:00:00+00002019-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
PRICING  SOLD OUT
DATES  Running from  Wednesday 27th March 2019untilSunday 7th April 2019
Adele Thomas directs Handel's opera, Berenice, which premiered over 250 years ago at the Covent Garden Theatre, a forerunner to the Royal Opera House. Opening ... More about this event
 
The Royal Ballet: Don QuixoteThe Royal Ballet: Don QuixoteThe Royal Ballet: Don QuixoteA "fantastical folly of a show" (Evening Standard), Carlos Acosta's Don Quixote, his first major production for the Royal Ballet, receives its second revival six years after it premiered here at the Royal Opera House despite some mixed reviews - "There have been far better versions of this classic ballet than Carlos Acosta's new one," wrote Louise2019-02-16T00:00:00+00002019-04-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £5-£120
DATES  15th February to 4th April 2019
A "fantastical folly of a show" (Evening Standard), Carlos Acosta's Don Quixote, his first major production for the Royal Ballet, receives its second revival s... More about this event
 
Royal Ballet: Don QuixoteRoyal Ballet: Don QuixoteCarlos Acosta's vibrant production of Petipa's ballet which follows Don Quixote and his servant as they set out for a chivalrous adventure.2019-02-16T19:30:00+00002019-04-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet: Don Quixote
 
Family Sundays: Romeo and JulietFamily Sundays: Romeo and JulietStep into Shakespeare's world with a fun-packed day of activities as the Royal Opera Housecelebrates the return of MacMillan's ballet masterpiece Romeo and Juliet. These Family Sundays are aimed at children aged 3 to 10, giving them a chance to glimpse life behind the scenes through talks and tours. They'll meet characters from operas and ballets b2019-02-17T00:00:00+00002019-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Kids Events
PRICING  £8-£10
DATES  17th February to 17th March 2019
Step into Shakespeare's world with a fun-packed day of activities as the Royal Opera Housecelebrates the return of MacMillan's ballet masterpiece Romeo and Jul... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: Katya KabanovaRoyal Opera: Katya KabanovaRichard Jones's production of Janacek's intense opera, conducted by Edward Garnder, about an unhappily married woman enticed by another man. Sung in Czech with English surtitles.2019-02-18T20:00:00+00002019-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera
PRICING  £6-£125
DATES  4th, 6th, 9th, 18th, 21st and 26th Feb 2019
Richard Jones's production of Janacek's intense opera, conducted by Edward Garnder, about an unhappily married woman enticed by another man. Sung in Czech with... More about this event
 
The Monstrous ChildThe Monstrous ChildThe Monstrous ChildGavin Higgins's first opera, adapted by Francesca Simon from her darkly humorous young adult novel, The Monstrous Child, is the first opera to be staged in the new Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House. With Timothy Sheader, artistic director of Regent's ParkOpen Air Theatre, making his Royal Opera debut the cast, led by British-Spanish soprano 2019-02-21T00:00:00+00002019-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Linbury Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  21st February to 3rd March 2019
VENUE  Linbury Theatre 
Gavin Higgins's first opera, adapted by Francesca Simon from her darkly humorous young adult novel, The Monstrous Child, is the first opera to be staged in the... More about this event
 
The Royal Opera: Cosi Fan TutteThe Royal Opera: Cosi Fan TutteThe Royal Opera: Cosi Fan TutteThe first revival of Jan Philipp Gloger's production of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, nominated for Best New Opera Production at the 2017 Laurence Olivier Awards. Mozart's exploration of fidelity and faithfulness is brought to the Royal Opera House, with internationally renowned British baritone Thomas Allen performing the role of the philosopher, Don A2019-02-25T00:00:00+00002019-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING  £9-£205
DATES  25th February to 16th March 2019
The first revival of Jan Philipp Gloger's production of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, nominated for Best New Opera Production at the 2017 Laurence Olivier Awards. M... More about this event
 
Royal Opera: Cosi Fan TutteRoyal Opera: Cosi Fan TutteJan Philipp Gloger directs Mozart's comic opera, locating his production in a theatre, with Don Alfonso as an impresario who leads the four lovers on a role-playing journey. Conducted by Stefano Montanari and sung in Italian with English surtitles.2019-02-25T19:00:00+00002019-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Opera: Cosi Fan Tutte
 
FrankensteinFrankensteinThe Royal Opera House hosts Liam Scarlett's full-length ballet, Frankenstein, first staged in 2016, which gets its first revival in 2019. Inspired by Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece, the production proves "Scarlett is a choreographer to be reckoned with" but, "his narrative skills are not yet equal to his facility for dance-making" said The2019-03-05T00:00:00+00002019-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Modern Dance - Ballet
DATES  5th to 23rd March 2019
The Royal Opera House hosts Liam Scarlett's full-length ballet, Frankenstein, first staged in 2016, which gets its first revival in 2019. Inspired by Mar... More about this event
 
Royal Ballet & San Francisco Ballet: FrankensteinRoyal Ballet & San Francisco Ballet: FrankensteinChoreographer Liam Scarlett adapts Mary Shelley's Gothic novel into a full-length ballet exploring love, grief and the desire for power over death. Barry Wordsworth conducts Lowell Liebermann's score.2019-03-05T19:30:00+00002019-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet & San Francisco Ballet: Frankenstein
 
National Dance Company Wales: AwakeningNational Dance Company Wales: AwakeningA mixed programme of three contrasting dance pieces choreographed by Fernando Melo, Caroline Finn and Marcos Morau.2019-03-08T19:45:00+00002019-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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National Dance Company Wales: Awakening
 
Royal Ballet: Romeo And JulietRoyal Ballet: Romeo And JulietKenneth MacMillan's ballet adapted from Shakespeare's romantic tragedy is set to Prokofiev's music.2019-03-26T19:30:00+00002019-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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Royal Ballet: Romeo And Juliet
 
Royal Opera: La Forza Del DestinoRoyal Opera: La Forza Del DestinoRoyal Opera: La Forza Del DestinoAntonio Pappano conducts the revised version of Forza, in which Verdi's opera has a less melodramatic ending, in a Royal Opera House production. With beautiful arias such as Leonora's 'Pace, pace mio Dio!' Christof Loy directs a colourful production where personal dramas play out against a background of war. Starring Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann a2019-03-27T18:30:00+00002019-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
PRICING  £13–£285
DATES  21st March to 22nd April 2019
Antonio Pappano conducts the revised version of Forza, in which Verdi's opera has a less melodramatic ending, in a Royal Opera House production. With beautiful... More about this event
 
Within the Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight PatternWithin the Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight PatternThe contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is put forward with revivals of works by Christopher Wheeldon and Crystal Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Christopher Wheeldon's Within the Golden Hour, created for San Francisco Ballet in 2008 and first performed by The Royal Ballet in 2016, is based around seven couples and includes "la2019-05-08T00:00:00+01002019-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Opera House,   Bow Street      WC2E 9DD
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £4-£67
DATES  8th to 21st May 2019
The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is put forward with revivals of works by Christopher Wheeldon and Crystal Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Che... More about this event
 
 
 

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Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
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Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 displays 100 shortlisted competition entries as chosen by an independent panel of judges. Taking ...More

 
February Half Term: London Transport Museum
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Kids Events | Until 24th February 2019 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

This February half term families visiting the London Transport Museum can learn about the amazing women who keep London moving. ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 24th May 2020 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's multi-award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's much loved tale about ...More

The Big Phat Roman Wedding
The Big Phat Roman Wedding
Seasonal | Until 16th February 2019 

Bunga Bunga Covent Garden 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Always up for a bit of Bacchanalian fun, Bunga Bunga Covent Garden hosts The Big Phat Roman Wedding this Valentine's. ...More

 
Bejewelled: Badges, Brotherhood And Identity
Exhibitions | Until 24th August 2019 

Library & Museum Of Freemasonry 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

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The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 27th October 2019 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

Waitress
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Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 1st June 2019 

The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
True West
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Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

Vaudeville Theatre 4 minutes walk from Royal Opera House

Kit Harington - famous for his leading role in Game of Thrones - and Johnny Flynn - star of Lovesick, ...More

 

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Queen's Yard Summer Party
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Various Venues East London

Expanding to a two-day event in 2019, the Queen's Yard Summer Party sees 20 venues ...More

 
The Phlebotomist
Theatre | From 19th March 

Hampstead Theatre

Following a sold out run Downstairs in 2018, director Sam Yates revives Ella Road's provocative drama about a dystopian future on the theatre's main stage. The "terrific" (The Guardian) Jade Anouka plays Bea, who falls ...More

Vapiano Centre Point
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Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
Alys, Always
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Theatre | From 25th February 

The Bridge Theatre

Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | From 3rd June 

The Bridge Theatre

Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy ...More

A German Life
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Theatre | From 6th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Dame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to ...More

 
The Bay At Nice
Theatre | From 14th March 

Menier Chocolate Factory

Penelope Wilton and Ophelia Lovibond star in a new revival of David Hare's The Bay at Nice at the Menier Chocolate Factory with Richard Eyre directing. In the 75-minute play, set in Leningrad in the ...More

Fiddler On The Roof
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Theatre | From 21st March 

Playhouse Theatre

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th ...More

 
Little Miss Sunshine: A Road Musical
Theatre | From 21st March 

Arcola Theatre

Michael Arndt's Academy Award-winning film brought a little ray of sunshine to our lives in 2006 and this musical adaptation directed by Mehmet Ergen is set to do ...More

Emilia
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Theatre | From 8th March 

Vaudeville Theatre

Hailed as "an act of revolution" (The Times) and "a landmark moment in the history ...More

 
Bite Me
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Theatre | From 13th March 

The Vaults

Joanne McNally's play about a diet, where not only did she lose weight, she lost ...More

 
The Oak W2
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Teatulia
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This Covent Garden tea bar serves single-origin tea, tea-infused cocktails, a library of books and ...More

 
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The Oak SW11
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W12 Studios
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