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Unmissable Things To Do in London in February 2024

Right then, we’re well and truly into 2024 now. February – all TWENTY-NINE days of it – awaits. Leap into this month armed with our list of Unmissable Things To Do in London (and beyond) this February!

Don’t forget our bumper list of Unmissable Things To Do in London in 2024 – which includes some fab bonus picks for February!

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CULTUS | arebyte | Until 18 February | FREE

An immersive exploration of AI Gods, spirituality, and Silicon Valley’s techno-religion, from artist Zach Blas.

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Zimingzhong 凝时聚珍: Clockwork Treasures from China’s Forbidden City | Science Museum | From 1 February | From £1

Yes, that says £1! A pay-what-you-can exhibition of mechanical marvels featuring 23 incredible zimingzhong timepieces.

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Wilko | Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch | 1-24 February | From £13.20

No, not the sadly departed high-street store. This is a world premiere production of a musical telling the inspirational story of Dr Feelgood founder Wilko Johnson.

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The Divine | From 2 February

The Glory is dead. Long live The Divine. Jonny Woo, John Sizzle et al. open their new LGBTQ+ venue in Dalston, sure to pick up right where The Glory left off.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch | The Garden Cinema | 2 February | £12

This punk rock trans riot from Hollywood darling John Cameron Mitchell is often forgotten. Come and discover the queer rock odyssey that kicks ass.

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RAZE PRESENTS: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE CABARET | Rich Mix | 2 February | From £8

Head to East London’s soulful venue Rich Mix for an eclectic mix of drag, burlesque, pole & vocals!

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Journey of a Refugee | Stanley Arts | 3-18 February | From £10

A promenade performance exploring refugee journeys, where audiences will walk through installations as the story unfolds.

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A Life in Intense Colours | Wellcome Collection | 3 February | FREE

Watch a special screening of the film ‘Typist Artist Pirate King‘ by Carol Morley (Out of Blue), about the forgotten artist Audrey Amiss. The film is inspired by her extensive archive of diaries, letters and art, held by Wellcome Collection. Watch the official film trailer.

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Remythed | Omnibus Theatre | 3 & 4 February | £15

Rymythed queers global mythic figures from Sheherazade to Anansi by way of Lady Godiva.

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Queer Writing at Triangle | Deptford Literature Festival | Sundays Through February | FREE

Free writing workshops with incredible writers like Dean Atta, Remi Graves and artist Rachael House.

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FUTUREQUEER | King’s Head Theatre | From 4 February | From £10

What would a queer world look like?

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The Enby Show: T4T (ValenTrans Special) | RVT | 7 February | From £10

An important night celebrating trans love and relationships.

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Samuel Takes a Break …In Male Dungeon No. 5 After a Long But Generally Successful Day of Tours | The Yard Theatre | From 9 February | From £10

Impossibly long title from debut writer Rhianna Ilube, but this looks like the Yard Theatre at its radical finest.

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Into the Gutter | King’s Head Theatre | 9 & 10 February | £5

‘The world’s first ever Queer Performance MA. Eleven performers. A dark basement in Islington.’

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Fatiha El-Ghorri: Cockney Stacking Doll WIP | Museum of Comedy | 9 February | £9.50

Fatiha smashes the stereotypes around Islam, Muslim Women and identity in this unmissable work-in-progress.

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Barbie Comes to Tea | Soho Theatre | 10 February | From £13

Shanika Warren-Markland’s tale charts a story surely all recognise: Willow is ignoring that Jordan wants to play with a Barbie doll, Jason thinks it’s just a phase, Cherelle thinks it’s homophobia and Vivi is wondering why nobody has just asked Jordan?

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Boxed In | Royal Festival Hall | 10 & 11 February | £12

Boxed In is largely non-verbal story of someone trying to understand the unspoken rules of the everyday. Part of the Imagine Children’s Festival, and designed to be accessible to a range of people, including d/Deaf, hard of hearing and non-English speakers or those with developing language and communication skills.

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Made of Light | Riverside Studios | 10-13 February | £10

A touching and powerful ode to a lost friend.

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Shafeeq Shajahan: Satyam Shivam Sundaram | Soho Theatre | 10 February | From £15

Inspired by the sultry rebellion of female protagonists in Bollywood, Shafeeq Shajahan presents a cabaret journey through their identity.

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A Pinch of Vault | Waterloo & Bankside | From 12 February

VAULT Festival may not be happening in its spiritual home, the (leaky) Leake Street tunnels, but there will be life after love with this smorgasbord of emerging talent popping up all around Waterloo.

Including our top picks:

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Scenes With Boys | Riverside Studios | 12-18 February | £10

A tale of the queer second teenagedom, miscommunication and love.

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Angel Hotel | New Cross Inn | 13 February | From £9

Cardiff’s very own Indie power-pop nostalgia fest come to south London.

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Comic Sans | New Cross Inn | 14 February | From £7

The world’s worst font is the name inspiration. One of the best ways to spend Valentine’s day with an electric new band.

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Punk Alley | The Place | 14 February | £14

 The Lazurr Tuts are the band of misfits you need right now.

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Yoko Ono: Music of the Mind | Tate Modern | From 15 February | £22

Embrace Yoko Ono’s visionary artistry, and delve behind the quirky weirdo stereotypes.

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A Queer Collision | The Place | 16 February | £18

A time travelling romp through LGBTQIA+ histories through dance, spoken word and comedy.

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Desperate Times | Rich Mix | 16-17 February | £10

A new show about a supply teacher’s survival from outstanding company Side-Eye Productions, who made five star hit Dugsi Days.

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Madonna on the Rocks | Greenwich Theatre | 21-23 February | £10

A work-in-progress on motherhood via a ‘a neon-lit exorcism’ from Marie Hamilton, with songs inspired by Nina Simone, Madonna and Peaches.

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Queer East London Fest | Positive East | 22 February | FREE

East London based HIV charity Positive East create a village fete full of celebration and commemoration.

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The Leather Boys | Cinema Museum | 24 February | £8

Celluloid rock n roll trash classic.

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Huge Davies: Whodunnit | Soho Theatre | From 27 February | From £16

‘Wearable keyboard? Check. Deadpan delivery? Check. Jokes about murder?’ A hilarious offbeat hour of HUGE.

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Stray Dogs | Sands Films Cinema | 27 February | FREE

A chance to take a trip down the rabbit hole to visit Sands Films Cinema near Wapping.

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My Beautiful Laundrette | Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch | From 28 February | From £13.20

The beautiful gay love story told on stage, after a run up north.

Did we forget any unmissable things to do in London? We almost certainly did – please let us know in the comments below or contact us!