If you’re staying in London and looking for some entertainment to fill your evenings, the capital is packed with exciting venues, including the iconic Royal Albert Hall. Every year more than 350 shows perform at this beautiful destination, where you can see everything from ballet and opera to pop concerts and sporting events.
If you’re currently planning a trip to London, checking out the programme that’s filled to the brim with stunning performances is a must. Situated not far from the Park Grand Kensington Hotel, you’ll be just a short Tube ride away from a whole array of performances throughout the day and night. In the New Year and following months, there’s something for everyone at the Royal Albert Hall, including:
Cirque Du Soleil – Ovo
Cirque Du Soleil has become known for its breathtaking performances the world over and if you’re in London between the 7th January and 4th March 2018, you can experience the magic too. During the Ovo show, you’ll be whizzed away in a colourful carnival as the performers show off their gravity defying feats, balancing skills, and an incredible gift of telling a story. It’s a show that’s guaranteed to keep audience members of all ages enthralled from start to end.
Live Music Brunch
It doesn’t have to be dark to enjoy a musical performance, in fact, the Live Music Brunch events at the Royal Albert prove it’s an ideal morning activity. Stay at one of the hotels Earls Court near tube station and you can hope on the tube to enjoy a delicious breakfast as you take in the sounds. The Live Music Brunch programme features different performers, from the Southside Gypsy Trio on the 25th February to the Deelee Dube Quartet on the 4th March.
Tales from the Shed
If you’re taking younger children on a London adventure, a theatre trip could be a highlight of the break. Tales from the Shed is the perfect example of theatre that’s great for all the family. The show can be found on stage at the Royal Albert Hall on the 12th and 13th February. It’s interactive, colourful, lively, and silly, exactly the kind of entertainment children will love.
The Guilty Feminist
The Royal Albert Hall might be known for it’s serious, classical shows but that doesn’t mean it can’t make you laugh too. It’s also played host to a range of comedians. On the 19th February 2018, Deborah Frances-White will be taking a look at the humorous side of 21st century feminism, building on her successful podcast, in the Guilty Feminist.
If you’re a lover of the classic theatre, this is the event for you. Combining the best classical music shows and state of the art technology, you’ll be wowed throughout this performance. It’s featuring at the Royal Albert between the 15th and 18th March but it’s an annual fixture in the venue’s programme, so keep an eye out for it in future seasons too. Booking your stay at the Park Grand Kensington Hotel means you’re in the perfect place to get ready before you head out to listen to Wagner, Debussy, and Tchaikovsky.
All you really need to do is decide which performances you most want to see and then plan ahead to get the best seats in the house.