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.
The Serpentine Galleries announces a new summer of Park Nights, its annual series of experimental and interdisciplinary encounters, sited in the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion designed by the award-winning architect Francis Kéré.
An exquisite tale of self-discovery and tragic passion, enjoy the re-release of Brunel's classic starring Catherine Deneuve.
From clammy and gripping thrillers to hilarious comedies, seasoned directors comeback to debut films, all in all, expect glam, thrill and fun with the Spanish Film Festival!
The World Premiere of James Horner: A Life in Music is a celebration of the composer’s greatest music for film, including the epic scores to Braveheart, Titanic, Glory, Field of Dreams, Apollo 13, Avatar and Aliens.
Ognisko Book Club meets monthly in the second-floor Members’ room to discuss both Polish (in translation) and contemporary international fiction and non-fiction titles. Run in collaboration with South Kensington Books, meetings are free of charge and tea & coffee will be served.
Science Museum Lates are adults-only, after-hours theme nights that take place in the Museum on the last Wednesday of every month.
An ever-changing, programme of live performances, fashion, film, installations, debates, special guests and DJs, with bars, food, and late-night exhibition openings.
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.
Luc Besson (The Fifth Element) brings to the screen the groundbreaking comic book by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières. Followed by a Q&A with Jean-Claude Mézières and Pierre Christin.
The Royal College of Music welcome back principal players from the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, who are renowned for their enthusiastic performances and shared love of music-making between members of various cultural backgrounds.
Ever wondered what goes on at the Museum when everyone has gone home? Find out on a sleepover for kids.
A Space Odyssey is the latest in Imperial College’s Fringe series of public evening events exploring science at its most engaging and fun. Celebrate the finale of Cassini's mission to Saturn with a journey through ‘out of this world’ science at Imperial
Stefan Dohr, Principal Horn of the Berlin Philharmonic and RCM Visiting Professor of Horn, joins Nigel Black and the RCM Brass Ensemble for an exhilarating and varied programme.
Martin André conducts the RCM Philharmonic and mezzo soprano Katie Coventry in Canteloube’s lush collection of folk songs from the Auvergne region of France, sung in the Occitan language.
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.
Set against the backdrop of the Waterhouse building, the Ice Rink is one of the most magical places to be this winter. Enjoy skating surrounded by fairy lights nestled in frost-covered trees, with the smell of mulled wine in the air or soak up the atmosphere from the Café Bar and balcony.
Chaotic, alcohol-fuelled and very funny indeed, Comedians Cinema Club brings together the UK’s best comedians and forces them to improvise their way through movies. These movies are brash, hilarious, nothing like the originals, and a sure-fire blockbuster hit!
The Illuminating India events programme celebrates Indian art and culture as well as science, technology & innovation. Enjoy a special screening of Slumdog Millionaire and join Oscar-winners Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy for a very special Q&A.
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.
Monumental, mysterious and tragic, Mozart died before finishing what turned out to be his own Requiem. It remains a timeless choral classic, and will be performed by RCM Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
Join some of comedy’s finest up and coming and established names in the Elgar Room as Late Night Laughs presents Arabs Are Not Funny – the best in stand-up comedy from the Arab world and surrounding regions.
To celebrate the Illuminating India exhibition, the Science Museum are welcoming the world-renowned Nrityagram Dance Ensemble for two very special intimate evenings of dance and live music.
The RCM International Opera School and conductor Michael Rosewell present their autumn production of Janáček’s tragi-comic opera The Cunning Little Vixen, which explores the cycles of life and nature.
Continuing its three-year residency, New York’s Harlem Quartet returns to the RCM for a concert of exciting works, featuring pieces by Beethoven and Webern.
Dance the night away under our colossal blue whale as you ring in 2018 with an underwater twist at the Natural History Museum's New Year’s Eve party.
Cirque du Soleil returns to the iconic Royal Albert Hall in 2018 with its never before seen in the UK show, OVO! A colourful carnival of crazy crickets, amazing ants and flexible fleas, Rush headlong into an ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and love.
Part of European Researchers' Night, this annual festival of science is free and offers you the chance to chat to scientists and uncover cutting-edge research. See hundreds of behind-the-scenes specimens and take part in talks, tours and special events linked to marine science.
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!
An intimate Late Night Jazz series presents sensational music in the sultry setting of the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room. Various Thursday nights
Trio Apaches performs Brahms’ second piano trio, which was declared by Clara Schumann as ’a great musical treat’. The trio is then joined by an RCM violist for Brahms’ turbulent third piano quartet.
Showcasing the best of foreign film - it screens a mix of French, European and Global films - with subtitles.