Exciting events in London this February

Posted 15/02/2024

Once the January blues are in rear view, February rolls in with its longer days, romance in the air and
the promise of spring around the corner. In London, this February comes to life with an array of
events, exhibitions and shows. From romantic cinematic experiences to cultural celebrations and
thought-provoking exhibitions, there's something for everyone to enjoy this month. Here are some
of the best things happening in London this February:

1. Backyard Cinema's Romeo & Juliet at Union Chapel
Backyard Cinema's rendition of Baz Luhrmann's iconic film adaptation of Shakespeare's timeless
tragedy, Romeo & Juliet, returns to the enchanting Union Chapel in Islington. Illuminated by
candlelight and accompanied by live choir performances of the soundtrack, this immersive cinematic
experience promises an unforgettable evening. Due to its popularity, tickets for this event sell out
quickly, so seize the opportunity from February 10th to 18th.

2. LGBT+ History Month
February marks LGBT+ History Month, and London pays tribute with a plethora of educational and
celebrational events throughout the month. From free Queer tours at the National Portrait Gallery
to LGBTQ+ Bloomsbury History Tours, there are opportunities to learn, celebrate, and honour the
contributions of the LGBTQ+ community to London's rich tapestry of history.

3. Six Nations Rugby
For sports enthusiasts, February brings the annual Six Nations Rugby tournament, a thrilling face-off
between England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, and Italy. London venues buzz with excitement
as fans gather to watch the intense matches unfold over six weeks. Whether you're a die-hard
supporter or simply enjoy the atmosphere of live sports, join in the excitement at various venues
across the city, with Flat Iron Square creating a go to hub showing all the games on big screens.

4. Somerset House's New Exhibition
Delve into the realm of art and technology with Somerset House's evocative new exhibition,
Heartbreak and Magic. Featuring a virtual reality artwork and physical installation by award-winning
artist and quantum physicist Dr. Libby Heaney, this immersive experience invites visitors to explore
the depths of human emotions and the meaning of existence in both physical and virtual realms. It's
an opportunity to engage with art in a truly unique and thought-provoking way.

5. Andy Warhol Exhibition
Experience the genius of Andy Warhol at a free exhibition showcasing the iconic artist's life's work.
"Andy Warhol: Beyond the Brand" offers a comprehensive look at Warhol's contributions to
American pop art. Hosted at the Halcyon Gallery on New Bond Street, this exhibition is a must-visit
for art enthusiasts, Warhol fans and everyone in between.

6. Clueless the Musical
Step back in time with a musical adaptation of the legendary 1995 film "Clueless" at the Churchill
Theatre in Bromley. The musical follows the story of high school student Cher as she navigates
friendships, romance, and the ups and downs of teenage life. Featuring catchy tunes, iconic fashion
and bursting with 90s nostalgic charm, "Clueless the Musical" promises an entertaining night out for
audiences of all ages from 12-24 February.

From romantic escapades to cultural explorations and exhilarating shows, February in London offers
endless experiences to enjoy. Whether you're planning a date night, coming out of January
hibernation or simply making the most of London’s exciting cultural scene, these events promise to
fill your calendar with memorable experiences this February.