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.
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.
Science Museum Lates are adults-only, after-hours theme nights that take place in the Museum on the last Wednesday of every month.
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.
An ever-changing, programme of live performances, fashion, film, installations, debates, special guests and DJs, with bars, food, and late-night exhibition openings.
Choose your side as three DJs do battle over separate wireless channels, playing the best in pop, rock and party classics. Don a headset and carry on the party into the night in the spectacular Hintze Hall.
The most popular classical music show in the UK returns to the Royal Albert Hall in November. From the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and our famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture!
Showcasing the best of foreign film - it screens a mix of French, European and Global films - with subtitles.
This tour takes place at dusk, as London's bats are coming out to play. Be guided through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park at night to search for bat species such as common pipistrelles, soprano pipistrelles and noctules.
COS x Serpentine Park Nights 2019, the Serpentine Galleries’ annual series of experimental, interdisciplinary commissions in the Serpentine Pavilion, will present eight new works by international practitioners in the fields of art, music, poetry, theatre, augmented reality and fashion.
Blast off into space for a night that's out of this world at Lates. Celebrate 50 years since humans set foot on the Moon. Hold 4.5-billion-year-old meteorites, take a virtual tour of the volcanoes and canyons on the surface of Mars, get up-close to a beautiful replica of Neil Armstrong's iconic Apollo spacesuit.
A free drop-in evening of drawing throughout the museum on the museum’s Friday Late Opening. This month's sketch will take the Exquisite Corpse game as its point of departure.
FranceDance UK is a four-month festival bringing the best in French contemporary dance to venues across the country. Featuring 50 performances, including several UK premieres, at 16 festivals and theatres in 9 major UK cities, the festival focuses on creation and innovation.
Join Mary Moore, daughter of British Sculptor Henry Moore, as she discusses an artist's interpretation of the natural world with the Museum's Principal Curator of Mammals, Richard Sabin. This exclusive evening will close with the opportunity to ask both Mary and Richard questions.
A special preview of Christian Petzold’s drama “Transit”. Fleeing the German occupation of Paris, George heads for Marseille in 1941. After adopting the identity of another man, his fate becomes entangled with the other man’s wife – and that of others trying to leave Europe.
Ever wondered where the bouquet of roses on your kitchen table comes from? Goethe@LUX artist in residence Sonya Schönberger has been researching the impact of the Kenyan cut flowers industry on nature and also the people who have to plant and harvest roses.
London Short Film Festival guest curate an evening of contemporary and classic film shorts inspired by the Moon—and the universe beyond. Astro Shorts is a cinematic compendium of contemporary, classic, archival and experimental cinema—with a dash of live music.
An infatuation with pets has become part of a generational identity, with millennials fuelling a spending boom on four-legged friends. Explore an animal-dating app and question the evolution of digital pets. See dancers explore animal domestication and uncover stories of pets within the V&A collections.
The Luna Cinema returns to Kensington Palace with three of the hottest smash hit movies, The Favourite, A Star is Born and Mary Poppins Returns alongside the 2009 film Young Victoria.
See DJ Yoda and House Gospel Choir Soundsystem perform in Hintze Hall. Kicking off with the Choir, outstanding singers and festival-circuit favourites bringing together gospel and house music. Then the multi-award-winning hip-hop producer DJ Yoda will bring his fresh beats centre stage.
For the first time ever, Skyfall will be screened with full orchestral accompaniment when it hits the big screen at the Royal Albert Hall. You will be able to experience Thomas Newman’s BAFTA-winning original score performed live by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra in sync to the picture.
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is presented live in concert for the first time in the UK. The second installment in the original trilogy of George Lucas’ classic saga will be projected in high-definition on the big screen, accompanied by the Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Dirk Brossé.
Experience Ridley Scott’s multi Academy Award®-nominated cult classic, Blade Runner (2007 Final Cut), on a vast HD screen while Vangelis’ synthesizer-led score is performed by The Avex Ensemble for the first time in-sync with the 1982 motion picture.
For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ while a live symphony orchestra performs Patrick Doyle’s unforgettable score and Harry Potter™ soars across the big screen in high-definition.
Join a night of award-winning film and TV music from legendary composers, David Arnold and Michael Giacchino, as they strike up the orchestra and go into symphonic battle, comparing and colliding on their impressive back catalogue of music.
Join a special series of yoga & wellbeing classes under Luke Jerram's magnificent artwork, Museum of the Moon. In each class a qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements and poses that connect to the Moon hanging above. You can choose from a variety of classes.
Cirque du Soleil returns with a new spectacular extravangza, LUZIA, which takes you to an imaginary Mexico, where light (“luz” in Spanish) quenches the spirit and rain (“lluvia”) soothes the soul.
The night will kick off with House Gospel Choir Soundsystem, outstanding singers and festival-circuit favourites bringing together gospel and house music.
Science Night is a special overnight event for 7–11-year-olds, featuring exciting hands-on workshops, science shows, and a sleepover at the Science Museum among the amazing exhibits—all followed by a tasty breakfast and a breathtaking film in our IMAX theatre.