A night out in London

From DJs, films, late night exhibitions, concerts, inspiring talks, immersive performances, sleepovers, Museum Lates, lectures - there is plenty to do here in South Kensington in the evening.

Robots

On until 3rd Sep 2017
Science Museum
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Robots explores the 500-year story of humanoid robots and the artistic and scientific quest to understand what it means to be human. Featuring over 100 robots, from a 16th-century mechanical monk to robots from science fiction and modern-day research labs.

Late Night Laughs at the Royal Albert Hall

Every Friday
Royal Albert Hall
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Every Friday night the Elgar Room has become the regular venue for stand up comedy featuring a range of brilliant comedians.

V&A Lates

Last Friday of every month
V&A
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An ever-changing, programme of live performances, fashion, film, installations, debates, special guests and DJs, with bars, food, and late-night exhibition openings.

Natural History Museum Lates

Last Friday of every month
Natural History Museum
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The Natural History Museum comes to life after dark. Explore our galleries, exhibitions and shops after hours, and enjoy expert-led talks and events at Lates.

Summer of Love

1st May - 5th July
Royal Albert Hall
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In this series of talks, screenings and performances, the Royal Albert Hall celebrate the iconic artists and creative minds so strongly linked with the building’s history, who together pushed pop culture to its limits.

Science Museum Lates

Last Wednesday of the month
6.45-10pm
Science Museum
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Science Museum Lates are adults-only, after-hours theme nights that take place in the Museum on the last Wednesday of every month.

Free

Science Museum Lates: Robots Takeover

31st May
6.45-10pm
Science Museum
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The Science Museum invites you to discover more about the mysteries and marvels of robot science. Visit the Robots exhibition then see all the robots plus live music and one of the best silent disco in town.

Musical Moments

First Monday of every month
7pm
Ognisko Polskie
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These concerts take place on the first Monday of every month and are followed by a buffet with wine. Presenting young, highly talented musicians who are already making their mark in the music world.

Exhibition Lates:

15th May, 11th June, 17th July
6.30-8.30pm
Kensington Palace
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Enjoy the new Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition at an exclusive evening event, complete with a glass of fizz, music and an opportunity to view the White Garden. There will also be the opportunity to enjoy pop-up talks on the inspirations behind the iconic looks.

Special Screening & Q&A: Master and Tatyana

14th June
6.30pm
Institut français
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In collaboration with Baltic View, this film garners testimonies on the tumultuous life of Lithuanian photographer Vitus Luckus (1943-1987). Q&A with director Giedre Žickyte

A tribute to Maria Callas

27th June
7pm
Ognisko Polskie
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On the 40th anniversary of her death the author and journalist Helena Matheopoulos will be giving a talk in tribute to Maria Callas. She will provide insight into her revolutionary career and unique soul.

Ognisko Dining Club: Table 55

28th June
7pm
Ognisko Polskie
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The first meeting of the new Ognisko dining club, Table 55, will include a speaker, James "Ox" van Often, a former NASA astronaut, who will speak of some of his experiences.

Planet Earth II Revealed

5th July
7-1opm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
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Key members of the team behind the landmark BAFTA award-winning BBC series take us behind the scenes of Planet Earth II to discover worlds of surprising opportunity – with animal life thriving in seemingly hostile environments.

After School Club

7th July
7pm-1am
Natural History Museum
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Join an evening of retro fun for grown-ups as night descends on the Museum. After being welcomed into a house by the Museum Headmasters, you'll take part in activities as you explore the Museum after hours learning about the natural world.

Discovering People: John Sergeant

11th July
7-8.15pm
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
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Join a conversation with the journalist, broadcaster, political author and former Strictly contestant as he discusses his distinguished career and reveals a passion for India's railways and Britain's canals. John Sergeant will be interviewed by Libby Purves.

Dino Snores for Kids

25th Feb, 11th Mar, 8th Apr
Natural History Museum
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Ever wondered what goes on at the Museum when everyone has gone home? Find out on a sleepover for kids.

Crime Scene Live

18th Aug, 30th Oct, 13th Nov
6.30-10.30pm
Natural History Museum
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Become a crime scene investigator for the night and work with the Natural History Museum's scientists to solve a murder mystery. This thrilling interactive experience combines real science with crime fiction for an unforgettable night out in London.

Soundtrack Silent Disco

20th Oct
10pm
Royal Albert Hall
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A special late night Silent Disco in the Loading Bay, deep below the Hall’s iconic auditorium. Come along dressed as your favourite movie character and dance the night away listening to some of cinema’s most iconic soundtrack hits!

Cine Lumiere

Various
Institut français
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Showcasing the best of foreign film - it screens a mix of French, European and Global films - with subtitles.

Royal College of Music Chamber Concerts

Most weekdays
Royal College of Music
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Witness the talent of outstanding young musicians studying at the Royal College of Music in this free lunchtime and rush-hour concert series.