Things to do in London in June 2024

Unmissable Things To Do in London in June 2024

Forget Glasto, we’re back with another festival of fun and frolics for your delectation. Our latest monthly list of Unmissable Things To Do in London (and beyond) features plenty of pride-tastic queerness too – so forget your troubles and just get happy!

Unmissable Things To Do in London in June 2024 1

Fabulous Creatures | Arcola Theatre | Until 15 June | From £15

”They used to kill, but now they cabaret” – don’t we all, darling!

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Peopling the Palace(s) Festival | QMUL, Mile End | 1-8 June

A radical free festival of workshops, performances and talks at Queen Mary University of London.

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Hair That Defies Gravity | Theatre Peckham | 1 & 2 June | £7.50

Sisterhood starts in the salon, in this all-women production.

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Klub Obskura | King’s Head Theatre | 1 June | £15

A cryptic cabaret bringing deviant desires to the stage.

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Grills | Camden People’s Theatre | 4-22 June | From £8

Discover the irresistibly rebellious queer history of Camden Lesbian Centre & Black Lesbian Group (CLCBLG) in the 1980s – and how queer spaces are essential in 2024.

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MOFFIE | Riverside Studios | 5-30 June | £25

Take a theatrical trip into military life and homophobia in apartheid South Africa, in this adaptation of the queer movie of the same name.

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Avalon by Giffords Circus | Chiswick House & Gardens | 6-23 June | From £15

The UK’s most dazzling spectacle proves circus is high art and great fun with direction by physical comedy maestro Cal McCrystal. The theme is Avalon and it’s sure bring magic and mayhem to its London run in the glorious surrounds of Chiswick House and Gardens.

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SHIFT+SPACE Summer Season | Theatre Deli | From 7 June

Eight ground-breaking experimental work-in-progress productions. 

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Lambeth Country Show | Brockwell Park | 8 & 9 June

Escape to the country without leaving the city – one of the biggest free family festivals in the UK celebrates the very best of the city and countryside.

Unmissable Things To Do in London in June 2024 10

London Open Gardens | 8 & 9 June

The 25th year of open gardens in the capital, offering a peek into over 100 hidden green spaces not normally open to the public!

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LDN Queer Mart Community Day 2024 | Deptford Lounge | 8 & 9 June | £2

Queer artists, business owners, and creatives hawk their beautiful wares, as well as running workshops and activities. A community day out at our local library!

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Frankie Thompson Collects Horrible Things | Soho Theatre | 13-15 June | From £13

A ‘work in regress’ rather than progress. Come for the horrible things, stay for the inevitable, infectious joy, with groundbreaking performer Frankie.

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Anatomy of a Black Rebellion | Broadway Theatre Catford | 13 June | £10

An unmissable ‘queer takeover of the plantation rebellion story set in Barbados in the 18th century.’.

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The Trials and Passions of Unfamous Women | Brixton House | 14-22 June | From £16

Stories of women and justice are told by the incredible Clean Break theatre company.

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Migration Matters Festival | Venues Across Sheffield | 14-22 June

A great excuse to head up north, to explore the Steel City and join in with this vibrant arts festival which includes a family catwalk party.

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Rosa Garland: Primal Bog (WIP) | Omnibus Theatre | 14 June | £15

Kink and clowns don’t usually mix, but prepare to bamboozle your tiny mind with this WIP show from the person behind Edinburgh Fringe hit Trash Salad.

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Is This Desire? | Omnibus Theatre | 16 June | £6

A dark, comic fable of love, inspired by the work of music icon PJ Harvey.

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Blenheim Palace Flower Show | 21-23 June | From £28

Pretty flowers in the stunning surrounds of Blenheim Palace.

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@Disturbance #5 | Ugly Duck Bermondsey & Online | 22 & 23 June | From £8

A mad trip through performance, art and mayhem at London’s most challenging and exciting night.

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Pride Month Queer Film Screening | Wellcome Collection | 22 June | FREE

A showcase of short queer films around health.

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Queer C*ntry | Southbank Centre | 22 June | FREE

Margate’s finest come to the Southbank Centre for a night of c*ntry, with Pink Suits, Dame Jame, Nat Funni, Symoné, Prinx Silver and The Cybils.

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Decus Ensemble featuring Le Gateau Chocolat | British Library | 24 June | £12

Le Gateau brings his inimitable and extraordinary voice and presence to the British Library – no shushing!

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Windrush, The Journey | The Albany | 26-28 June | From £10

The work of Black classical composers past, present and future are showcased in this finale of a concert tour.

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NAZAR | Southbank Centre | 29 June | FREE

Join curators Ryan Lanji (Hungama) and Drew Demetry (Nafs.Space) for an unmissable open-air Pride party for the South Asian and SWANA communities.

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TRANS DADDY | St Paul’s Multi-Plex (N16) | 29 June | From £10

Duckie is back with a theatrical cabaret club mashup, where it costs more if you’re cisgender. Too right!

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Hot Choir Summer with F*Choir | The Albany | 29 June | From £10

Two performances from this 60 piece, London-based, all-genders community choir – the afternoon is for families, then the evening event is followed by a DJ set. Head down to The Albany in Deptford for a boogie!

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!