After Hours

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.

Course

Evening Classes at Imperial

Oct 2016-Mar 2017
6-8pm
Imperial College London
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Sign up for a course at Imperial where a wide variety languages are offered at different levels as well as an expanding range of Arts, Humanities and Science courses.

Cirque du Soleil - Amaluna

12th Jan -26th Feb
Royal Albert Hall
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Amaluna is a tale of castaway romance and the obstacles that true love presents, filled with jaw-dropping performances and Cirque du Soleil’s signature mind-blowing acts, which left audiences mesmerised at its UK premiere here in 2016.

Astronights

13th Jan, 4th Mar
7pm - 9.30am
Science Museum
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Join us for Astronights and spend a night at the Science Museum with exclusive access to galleries after hours and the chance to sleep among our incredible objects.

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.

Dino Snores for Grown Ups

28th Jan, 24th Mar, 19 May
Natural History Museum
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Sleep at the Museum and enjoy a unique night of music, food, science, art and cinema.

Dino Snores for Grown Ups

28th Jan, 24th Mar, 19 May
Natural History Museum
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Sleep at the Museum and enjoy a unique night of music, food, science, art and cinema.

Free

Christie's Lates: Colour and Form

7th Feb
6-8.30pm
Christie's South Kensington
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Brighten up your winter with an evening exploring colour and form at Christie’s. Hear talks from an interior designer, design journalist, a guided tour of a pop-up ceramics exhibition and a personal stylist will demonstrate how colour can transform the way we look and feel about ourselves.

Comedy

Paranoid Androids and Electric Sheep: A Robot Comedy Quiz Show

10th Feb
8-9.30pm
Science Museum
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Get ready for a feast of mechanoid mirth, cybernetic silliness and singularity hilarity! Expect the bionic and the ironic as the Science Museum presents perhaps the world’s first comedy quiz show to be hosted by a real-life working robot.

Imperial Fringe: Money Matters

16th Feb
5-8pm
Imperial College London
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It talks, makes the world go round but can’t buy you happiness. Spend an evening with us at Imperial Fringe and invest yourself in an evening covering all things money – why do we need it, how can we protect it and what might it look like in the future?

Design Night: London

16th Feb
7-10pm
Design Museum Kensington
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Join the Design Museum and Autodesk at the first Design Night: London to celebrate the wonders of the five senses.. Hear a fascinating talk about the future of design, taste delectable food and tipples, groove to cool tunes, participate in hands-on activities and see the Fear and Love exhibit.

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.

Robot Surgery Live!

10th March
7-8.30pm
Science Museum
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Is robot-assisted surgery the way forward? This event represents a unique opportunity to witness first-hand a simulated operation performed by a surgical robot, the da Vinci Surgical System. Professor Kneebone will talk the audience through the operation as it is performed – on a surgical mannequin.

Crime Scene Live

17th Mar, 7th Apr, 5th May, 23rd Jun
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.

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.