London Dance Events

This is your guide to the London dance events to watch out for in the coming months
A Year Like No Other

National Youth Dance Company: A Year Like No Other

A Year Like No Other tells the story of the extraordinary planning and preparation that went into the National Youth Dance Company’s 2020 collaboration with Russell Maliphant for Sadler’s Wells. Havin...

DistDancing is back

DistDancing Returns

In the stop start world of 2020, is anyone really surprised when an event suddenly appears, then just as quickly disappears, before reappearing again. The event in question is DistDancing. The initiat...

London Coliseum

Guide to the London Coliseum

This guide to the London Coliseum comes from 2018. Introduction The London Coliseum is one of the capital’s grandest and most architecturally stunning theatres. The building, home of the English Natio...

Guide to Sadler's Wells

Guide to Sadler’s Wells

This guide to Sadler’s Wells was written in 2019. Introduction If contemporary dance is your thing, then Sadler’s Wells should be right at the top of your list of places to visit. The theatre, s...

Message in a Bottle Sadler's Wells

Message in a Bottle

This forthcoming production at the Peacock theatre sees triple Olivier Award nominee Kate Prince weaving her considerable magic around the music of pop superstar Sting. The play, Message in a Bottle, ...

A crowd dance at the Notting Hill Carnival - one of our things to do in London in August 2019

Things to Do in London in August 2019

There is no better time to explore London than August. With a dazzling array of festivals, parades and carnivals, this is the month when the city moves outside, with Londoners eager to soak up some we...

At Your Beat Open Day

At Your Beat Open Day

If you’re looking for a quick way to work off all of that Christmas food, then why not get yourself down to Sidmouth Street, E8, where dance and fitness specialists At Your Beat will be offering...

Swan Lake at Sadler's Wells Theatre

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake promises a bold, refreshing version of the famous work with the uber producer keeping the iconic elements of the classic ballet while still managing to give this “reimaginin...


Strictly Countdown

It’s that time of year again which means we’re eagerly counting down to the return of Strictly and things are certainly starting to hot up with the identities of several contestants being reveal...


Strictly 2019

City Countdown are already counting down to the return of Strictly. Get all the latest news and gossip about Strictly 2019 here.

Royal Opera House Launches Free Online Programme

Royal Opera House Free Programme

The Royal Opera House has announced that it is rolling out a programme of free online broadcasts for the “culturally curious”. The programme, which will begin in late March 2020, is designed to enable...

Sadler's Wells Online Programme

Sadler’s Wells Online Programme

Another week, another reason to stay at home forever. This time Sadler’s Wells has gotten in on the act, with a free online programme of events that culture lovers can access from the comfort of their...

Michael Clark - Cosmic Dancer

Michael Clark – Cosmic Dancer

Michael Clark – Cosmic Dancer will explore the meteoric rise and impressive career of one of the UK’s finest dancer/choreographers. In what will be the first major exhibition of his work, the Barbican...

Ballet in London with the Nutcracker

The Nutcracker – Ballet in London

If you fancy seeing some top ballet in London, then don’t miss this brilliant production. The Nutcracker has been delighting audiences since it first debuted in St Petersburg in 1892. Since then...

A giant puppet of a man at the Greenwich & Docklands Festival

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Now in its 26th year, the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF) has grown dramatically since its humble beginnings in the late 1990s. Indeed, the 2019 event featured over 300 performance...

The promotional picture for Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

The producers of Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 hit about Australian dancers battling repression, have promised a sequin-clad extravaganza for the musical’s London debut. “The cost...