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Visiting London in May 2019

Visit London this month and you’ll find an array of events for every taste. For sports fans there’s the FA Cup Final, for culture vultures there’s Museums at Night and the Open Air Theatre, for foodies there’s London Wine Fair, and for horticulturalists there’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Read on for more in May 2019.

It’s time to celebrate Take That's 30th anniversary when the man-band perform their Greatest Hits Live tour at The O2 Arena with special guest Rick Astley from 2 to 10 May (apart from 6 May) 2019.

Thursday 2nd to Friday 10th May 2019

Greenwich, London

Discover how to create your dream home at the live event from the Channel 4 TV series presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, with over 500 exhibitors, shopping opportunities and celebrities at Grand Designs Live at ExCel London Exhibition Centre from 4h to 12th May 2019.

Saturday 4th to Sunday 12th May 2019

The annual English National Ballet competition is back to celebrate up-and-coming dancers, with six finalists performing in front of an audience and panel of judges in the hopes of being crowned 2019 Emerging Dancer or winning the People's Choice Award at the English National Ballet: The Emerging Dancer at Sadler's Wells on 7th May 2019.

Tuesday 7th May 2019

Makers of miniatures will flock to the Kensington Dollshouse Festival to display their breathtaking creations, talk about their work, and inspire all those with a love of dolls houses, at Kensington Town Hall on 10th and 11th May 2019.

Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May 2019

Kensington, London

If you like your Punch and Judy then you’ll love the Covent Garden May Fayre and Puppet Festival, when puppeteers from around the country head to St Paul’s Covent Garden to entertain the crowds on 12th May 2019.

Sunday 12th May 2019

Covent Garden, London

Wrestling fans will get another chance to see their favourite wrestlers on UK soil when WWE Raw and SmackDown take place at The O2 Arena on 13th and 14th May 2018, starring all the big names.

Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th May 2019

Greenwich, London

Take a peek behind the doors of the capital’s museums, galleries and heritage sites after hours during Museums at Night from 15th to 18th May 2019, which has included the Museum of London and 70 other venues in previous years.

Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th May 2019

City of London, London

One of the highlights of the summer, Regent's Park creates a magical setting for outdoor plays starting with Our Town from 16 May to 8 June, followed by Hansel and Gretel from 14 to 22 June, A Midsummer Night’s Dream from 28 June to 27 July, and Evita from 2 August to 21 September, at the Open Air Theatre from 16th May to 21st September 2019.

Thursday 16th May to Satruday 21st September 2019

Marylebone, London

Well-loved Olly Murs will perform his greatest hits at The O2 Arena with special guests RAK-SU on 17th and 18th May 2019.

Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May 2019

Greenwich, London

The massive climax to the domestic football season will take place at the national stadium when the FA Cup Final takes place at Wembley Stadium on 18th May 2019. Who will you be backing?

Saturday 18th May 2019

Wembley, London

The climax to the British Basketball League BBL season will delight basketball fans at the BBL Play-Off Finals at The O2 Arena on 19th May 2019.

Sunday 19th May 2019

Greenwich, London

Those in the know will head to the London Wine Fair from 20 to 22 May 2019 at Olympia Exhibition Centre for the leading wine import trade market in the world, and lovers of the fine drink can join in the fun during London Wine Week.

Monday 20th to Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Kensington, London

Considered by many to be the best of the Royal Horticultural Society shows, gardening fans (including the Queen) flock to the beautifully blooming annual Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea from 21 to 25 May 2019.

Tuesday 21st to Saturday 25th May 2019

Chelsea, London

Who will challenge the current champion to the title when the Unibet Premier League Darts comes to The O2 Arena on 23 May 2019?

Thursday 23rd May 2019

Greenwich, London

Popular culture fans will head in their droves to MCM London Comic Con from 24th to 26th May 2019 at ExCel London Exhibition Centre for plenty of sci-fi, manga, anime and gaming fun plus collectibles, memorabilia and very special guests.

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May 2019

Continue on your self-development path with workshops, yoga, motivational speakers, performers and exhibitors presenting healing products, therapies, retreats, supplements and organic food at the Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival at Olympia Exhibition Centre from 24 to 27 May 2019.

Friday 24th to Monday 27th May 2019

Kensington, London

Fans of both teams will be biting their nails and singing their chants as they support their side to victory under the hallowed arch of the national stadium at the League Two Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium on 25th May 2019.

Saturday 25th May 2019

Wembley, London

The HSBC World Sevens Series comes to the capital when the London Rugby Sevens takes place on 25th and 26th May 2019 at Twickenham Stadium. You can be sure the fans will be in fine voice in the stadium supporting their team!

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2019

Food and drink lovers will feast on amazing goodies and learn skills with live music, workshops, masterclasses and top chefs at Foodies Festival Clapham Common South from 25th to 27th May 2019.

Saturday 25th to Monday 27th May 2019

There have been plenty of exciting games over the years to decide the result of this all-important match, and fans will be flocking to the massive stadium to support their players at the League One Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium on 26th May 2019.

Sunday 26 May 2019

Wembley, London

It’s the all-important game to decide who will be victorious when two sides come face to face at the national stadium and their fans fill the stands to support their players at the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium on 27th May 2019.

Monday 27th May 2019

Wembley, London

With beautiful St James’s Park as the start and finish point, BUPA London 10,000 starts on The Mall and finishes just opposite Buckingham Palace with runners passing landmarks like Nelson’s Column, St Paul’s Cathedral, Bank of England, the London Eye and Big Ben on their route on 27th May 2019.

Monday 27th May 2019

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