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7 London Events Happening In April 2018

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Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical

Bat Out Of Hell – the Musical by Jim Steinman is back for another season at the Dominion Theatre, from the 2nd of April. The high-octane rock and roll musical is based on 1977 album by Meat Loaf, and it is about a stubborn youth, who is in love with the daughter of a dictatorial leader. Some of the well known songs include the anthemic title track, You Took The Words Right Out My Mouth and I’d Do Anything For Love. A back catalogue of hits, impressive staging and clever production ensures the Meat loaf Musical is a big hit.

London Visions

If you have seen ‘Blade Runner’, there are good chances of you knowing that future predictions are either perceptive or wildly off. Making use of architectural narratives, installations and videos, this vibrant exhibition provides visions from the past of a future city. Modern designers, architects and artists have been enlisted to discover ideas about tomorrow’s imaginary worlds, taking challenges we face today.

The London Coffee Festival

The Old Truman Brewery will be hosting yet another London Coffee Festival with more than 250 artisan gourmet food and coffee stalls, art, music and cocktails, in a 4-day event starting from 12th of April. Everything will be linked to a peculiar coffee theme, with the key attractions of the festival including the school of chocolate, latte art, a milk bar, coffee food pairing, an espresso martini party and live roasting demonstrations. Indulge yourself in art exhibitions, DJ shows, street food, interactive workshops, tastings and demonstrations, all centred on coffee. One can also get access to Milk & sugar, displaying some of the cutting edge design and fashion in London.

London Craft Beer Cruise

Do you fancy the idea of sipping a glass of premium beer on a lavish boat trip? Come along for the London Craft Beer Cruise on the 14th of April, as you sail past the heart of central city, enjoying the floating beer festival, which includes lavish tasters of six beers onboard. Some of the key names include Affinity, The Kernel, Gipsy Hill, Beavertown and Brew by Numbers. There will also be some delicious food offerings and extra activities on offer, in addition to high quality options in terms of soft drinks, cocktails, spirits and wine.


This mind-blowing festival of sound art will take place over 2 days on the 20th and 21st of April. Sonica is a biennial sonic art festival, with some jaw-dropping experimental art on offer. Come along to experience a diverse range of installations around the world, with the line-up including some impossible occurrences. ‘Nearer Future’ is an astonishing light installation, while ‘Infinite Lives’ is a dreamlike sonic laboratory inhabited by sea monkeys and robots. Do not miss out on the delicate installation of 176 snails, ‘Slow Pixel’. Also, the ‘Lakker AV’, which blends the stunning visuals of glaciers with icy techno-style sounds.

London Marathon

With fancy dress fundraisers and cheering crowds, the London Marathon will be back again this year on the 22nd of April, taking over the city of London for a weekend, with a 26.2 mile run. The event has attracted many celebrities and professionals over the years, and has always been a special day to many participants. The ambiance is truly special, and all that for a noble cause and charity. The marathon will take the famous route towards the south of the Thames, passing through Greenwich prior to crossing the river over Tower Bridge. The marathon continues through central city before finishing at the Buckingham Palace.

Margarita Rumble

On the 28th of April, celebrate some of the best margaritas in town with more than 15 specially curated restaurants and bars sending their mixologist to compete for the title of Best Margarita in the city. It’s a great opportunity to sample taste some of the best cocktails in 2 hours of unlimited offerings. You can vote for your favourite drink, once you are done enjoying all of them.

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