10 Things You Don’t Want To Miss This May
Staying in London this May? You won’t want to miss any of our favourites this month.
Shape of Light: 100 years of Photography and Abstract Art, Tate Modern
2 May – 18 October 2018
Photography and abstract art both changed the art landscape as we know it. However, the impact of photography on abstract art and vice versa have never been told by a major gallery. For the first time, the Tate Modern brings together these different art forms and show just how much they influenced each other
Breakin’ Convention, Sadler’s Wells
4 – 7 May
Returning for its 15th year, Breakin’ Convention celebrates an incredible line up from the world of hip hop. Visit Sadler’s Wells this May to experience incredible shows and a range of workshops.
London Craft Week, All over London
9 -13 May
Crafting is back! And London Craft week aims to showcase both established and emerging crafters all over London. From large metal and glass projects to smaller baskets, the London Craft week has something to inspire every crafter.
The Future Starts Here, V&A Kensington
12 May onwards
Love it or fear it? Either way technology is here to stay and the V&A are showcasing 100 possibilities for our future. From zero waste carbon neutral cities to body code animation, this thought provoking exhibition will make you rethink the world as we know it.
16 – 19 May
Feeling the Royal vibes this May? Watch the Royal Ballet perform Elizabeth and see the how Gloriana dealt with her suitors.
Open Air Theatre: Peter Pan, Regent’s Park
17 May – 15 Jun
Longing for a little bit of that Neverland Freedom? Pair Peter Pan with the great outdoors at Regent’s Park and enjoy an afternoon in the sun.
The Royal Wedding, Windsor
Windsor is home to our latest Royal wedding – HRH Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle. Spot the couple after the service as they tour Windsor in a horse drawn carriage.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Chelsea
22 – 26 May
The power of plants to improve our health and wellbeing is a big theme at this years show. Explore the themed areas as well as finding your favourite Peter Beales Roses in the Great Pavilion.
Zip Now London, Southbank
22 May – September
The World’s fastest Zip Line is returning to London’s Southbank after a sell out summer last year. See the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye from the sky or, if you are feeling daring, choose the Mega Drop Free Fall Style and drop down to earth at insane speeds.
Foodies Festival, Syon Park
26 – 28 May
Head over to West London this bank holiday to experience one of London’s biggest food festivals. Watch bake – off winner Sophie Faldo bake live and enjoy samples by Michelin Star chefs.