Events for the Diary

Please note that some events are for Members only, but if you would like to attend, you are welcome to become a member. SeeMembership.


Walk and Talk

Every Tuesday evening from 6.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Gentle weight loss exercise with Wendy Shillam. Meeting point ‐ Benugo Espresso Bar, Chester Road, Broad Walk. To join the walk please text Wendy on 07957 43666


World War One Battlefields and Peace

From 29 to 31 March 2019. A free exhibtion open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Hospital Road, London SW3 4SR. SeeRoyal Hospital Chelsea website for full details.


Regent’s Park Bandstand

Music once again comes to St Marylebone and the Park for the summer season.

The season opens on 16 June 2019 with a week of music reviving the Marylebone Pleasure Gardens provided by the Marylebone Music Festival.

The Regent’s Park Music Festival will bring music to the Bandstand every Sunday afternoon from 23 June until 1 September 2019.

These free concerts, which were very popular in 2018, will be bigger and better with performances from 12:30 to 17:00 every Sunday, and on Bank Holiday Monday.

Programmes will be varied and include local concert bands, brass bands, jazz big bands, choirs and small ensembles to provided perfect entertainment for summer picnics and outings.

JMI’s Klezmer in the Park, The London Mix will close the Bandstand season on 8 September with a free gala finale from 12:00 to 18:00, offering entertainment for all the family. A star line‐up will include international musicians.

If you would like to volunteer to supervise the Bandstand Concerts, please contact:
Richard Portnoyrichardportnoy@gmail.com
Training will be provided. SeeJob Description


Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Our Town by Thornton Wilder
16 May to 8 June 2019

Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck
14 to 22 June 2019

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
28 June to 27 July 2019

Evita by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber
2 August to 21 September 2019

Special offer for Friends of Regent’s Park & Primrose Hill: £30 best available ticket, bookable in person at the Box Office. Available to purchase from two weeks prior to the performance. Excludes Saturday evenings.


Royal Academy of Music Lunchtime Tour

Wednesday 3 April 2019 from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Free tour of the ground floor up to a maximum of 20 people on a first‐come‐first‐serve basis. No booking required.


Regent’s Park Summer 10k Run 2019

Sunday 7 April 2019 starting at 9.30 a.m.

This is the first of the Summer series of six races in the Regent’s Park taking place on the first Sunday of each month from April 2019 to September 2019. Whilst runners who only wish to participate in a single race are welcome, a discounted series entry is available if you apply prior to the first race in the series. Cost is £19.00 and you need to book by 4 April. Emailinfo@theraceorganiser.com or call 020 7684 7185 for full details.


Why Happiness is the Best Medicine

Wednesday 10 April 2019 at 6.00 p.m. at the Royal College of Physicians

A lecture by Andy Cope, UK’s first ‘Doctor of Happiness’ Attendance is free but emailconferences@rcplondon.ac.uk or call 020 3075 2389 to reserve a place.


Pegasus Opera Company

Friday 12 April to 14 April 2019 at the Royal Academy of Music, Susie Sainsbury Theatre Shaw

A UK Premier of two one‐act operas by Philip Hagermann based on Bernard Shaw’s The Music Cure and Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale and the Rose. SeeShaw goes Wilde for details and to book tickets.


How to Use Plant Identification Keys

Saturday 27 April 2019 from 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Being run in association with the Field Studies Council. Meet at the Park Offices, Inner Circle. The cost is £45. Seewww.field-studies-council.org for details and how to book. Other courses specifically for children, such as ‘Seedlings and Explorers’ also available.


Walking the Birds

Saturday 4 May 2019 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. (approx.)

Join Tony Duckett to spy the birds in the park. Meet at the bandstand. Email Anne-Marie Cravename@dsl.pipex or call 07711 433468 to book.


Free dog training

First Monday of each month at 1.00 p.m.

For puppies, adolescent and adult dogs regardless of their breed, size or age. On the Broad Walk by the old gazebo. Contact Susan at the Dog Hub ‐ Tel: 07875 778785; Email:the.hub@btopenworld.com; Website: www.thedoghub.co.uk