What's on in West London | January 2024

What’s on in West London | January 2024

As we step into the new year, there are countless activities and days out to indulge in. To help you make the most of the beginning of the new year, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide of What’s on in West London | January 2024.

Featuring a wide range of activities and events to suit all tastes and interests, our guide can help you discover new experiences and plan your calendar for the month ahead.

What’s on in Hammersmith in January

What’s on in Hammersmith in January? There are plenty of activities and events taking place in W6 for you to enjoy. Below we have highlighted just some of what’s on in Hammersmith.

Eventim Apollo

Peter Pan

Friday 5th January – Sunday 7th January

Get ready to be transported to Neverland as the beloved story of Peter Pan is performed at Eventim Apollo for three days.

Be amazed by the talented cast of fifty, including a dozen cirque performers, dazzling aerial stunts, a large troupe of Irish and Highland dancers and a giant battle where the audience can participate by throwing cannonballs at Hook’s ship.

Riverside Studios

Alan Turing – A Musical Biography

Monday 8th January – Saturday 27th January

A musical following the extraordinary life of Alan Turing, a genius whose brilliant code-breaking brain saved approximately fourteen million lives in WW2. 

The musical follows his journey through the loss of his closest friend, his romance with a fellow worker, the moment he realises how to beat the Germans and the growing awareness of his homosexuality. 

Performing at Riverside Studios for only three weeks, this a musical not to miss. Find out more here.

Lyric Theatre

Groove into the Woods

Saturday 13th January

Groove Baby arrives at the Lyric Theatre with an exciting, jazz and funk-fuelled show.

Featuring standout musicians from the UK jazz and contemporary circuit, the show is a unique form of musical theatre which allows parents and children to experience concert hall quality music in a child-friendly environment.

Find out more about the show here.

Eventim Apollo

Guz Khan Live

Wednesday 24th January

Guz Khan, the talented comedian and actor, is all set to return to Hammersmith on his latest comedy tour.

With his remarkable performances on popular shows such as Taskmaster, The Last Leg, Live at the Apollo, and Would I Lie To You, don’t miss out on the chance to see him live.

Lyric Theatre

The Witch and the Egg

Saturday 27th January

Lyric Theatre is presenting an adaptation of the book The Witch’s Egg, a heartwarming story of friendship, laughter, and adventure which comes to life on stage with a single performer and a flock of shadow puppets.

Find out more about the performance here.

Riverside Studios

Try January

Throughout January

Riverside Studios has a selection of workshops taking place in the New Year, providing people with the opportunity to start the new year by trying something new, taking their minds and body to new places.

Riverscribes: Writing Short Stories

Thursday 11th – Wednesday 31st January

Following the publication of her second collection, Twisted Branches, Dr Rachel Knightley, author, coach and creative writing lecturer, leads a 4-week course guiding you through the process of writing your short story, From first ideas to full stories, plus how to select and approach your choice of agent, magazine or independent publisher, this course is a great place to learn and develop your skills.

This course is a great place to learn and develop your skills, and it’s just one of the many exciting events taking place in Hammersmith in January.

Sound Bath

Saturday 13th January

Consuelo Cogrossi, a Holistic Wellbeing Expert, is hosting a 70-minute Sound Bath at Riverside Studios.

In the session, you will experience a peaceful atmosphere where the soothing sounds of singing bowls, drums, and chimes will wash over you. As the harmonic vibrations resonate through your body, stress and tension will melt away, leaving you with a profound sense of calm and inner balance.

Sculpting Workshop

Thursday 18th January – Thursday 1st February

Maria Trupia, a sculptor, illustrator, and ceramicist, will be hosting an introductory air-dried clay making workshop at Riverside Studios.

In the session, you will learn about the mindful, creative process which doesn’t require kiln firing.

What's on in Hammersmith, Riverside Studios

What’s on in Shepherd’s Bush in January

What’s on in Shepherd’s Bush in January? Whether you’re interested in music, theatre, art, or food, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in W12. Take a look at some of the fantastic events happening in Shepherd’s Bush this month.

Next Door Records

Parts and Spares Performing

Friday 5th January

Parts and Spares, a 3-piece indie-folk band is performing at Next Door Records in Shepherd’s Bush. 

They are playing around London and the UK and will perform their original tracks from their first album, as well as, covers that have inspired them.

What's on in Shepherd's Bush, Next Door Records

White City House

Live From White City Studios

Thursday 18th January

White City House hosts a monthly stand-up comedy show, which continues in January with another huge line-up of big-name comedians and must-see new talent.

Bush Hall

Marsha Swanson

Friday 19th January

Marsha Swanson, the singer-songwriter, is performing at Bush Hall.

Known for her insightful and thought-provoking lyrics, don’t miss the exciting opportunity to hear Marsha and her band performing live in London for the official album launch.

Bush Hall

John Craigie

Monday 22nd January

After selling out shows consistently coast-to-coast, John Craigie, American singer-songwriter, is performing at Bush Hall.

Find out more about John Craigie and book tickets here.

What's on in Shepherd's Bush, Bush Hall

Bush Theatre

This Might Not Be It

Tuesday 30th January – 2nd March

Bush Theatre presents ‘This Might Not Be It’, a play that confronts the hard truths of our NHS mental health services.

The play follows Jay, a new temporary staff member at an NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service office, who arrives at the office with well-meaning plans to change the broken system. On the other hand, Angela has been working there for over 30 years and is unfazed by most things, except this eager new hire who seems determined to challenge her at every turn. Jay is exhausted by the protocol and decides to bend the rules in a desperate attempt to help their patients. This leads to shattered trust, crossed professional boundaries, and Jay discovers the reality of what’s truly at stake.

Find out more about the play here.

Askew Road

Art-K Classes

Throughout January

Art-K offers art classes for children aged 6-18 and adults. These classes aim to develop people’s artistic abilities in a relaxed and stimulating environment, giving them the opportunity to explore and experiment with different mediums.

Classes run after-school and on weekends, evenings and school holidays. The full timetable and booking information can be found here.

Kite Studios

Learning Through Art Classes

Every Friday

Learn through art provides parents and their children the opportunity to be creative together.

The classes aim to enhance the use of the child’s senses by incorporating different colours, textures, noises and more into their early education. Additionally, the session will introduce children to tools, such as scissors, pencil sharpeners and hole punchers (knives and forks during meal times) allowing them to use and understand them.

Find out more about these classes here.

What’s on in Chiswick in January

If you’re wondering what’s on in Chiswick in January, there is an abundance of options to choose from. From award-winning performances and exhibitions to comedy shows, there’s something for everyone. So why not make the most of January and explore what W4 has to offer in our what’s on in West London | January 2024 guide.

The George IV

Headliners Chiswick Premium Show

Friday 5th January

Get ready for a laugh-out-loud evening with a wonderful selection of comedians at the George IV

Join Jeff Innocent, Steve Gribbin, Mark Simmons and a lineup of other hilarious performers for a night of side-splitting entertainment.

Hunique Dance, The Catholic Centre, 2 Dukes Avenue W4 2AE

New Year’s Folk Dance House with Folktone Band

Saturday 13th January

Join the Hungarian Culture and Heritage Society for an evening of lively dancing, enchanting music, and unforgettable camaraderie at their next Hungarian folk dance event!

Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or a curious beginner, the event is open to everyone! Let their experienced instructors guide you through the steps, and you’ll be twirling and tapping your feet in no time.

Find out more on their Facebook page and book tickets here.

room2 Chiswick, W4 1SD

Mindful Calligraphy Workshop

Wednesday 17th January

Local calligraphy artist, Laura Edralin, is hosting a mindful calligraphy workshop in Chiswick. The session will teach you the art of calligraphy where you will leave with either a seeded paper bookmark, postcard or coaster.

Find out more about the workshop and book tickets here.

What's on in West London | January 2024, Calligraphy Workshop

Theatre At The Tabard

Look Behind You

Wednesday 17th January – 3rd February

The new revival of their sell out hit ‘Look Behind You’ is returning to the Theatre at the Tabard.

Find out more on The Theatre at the Tabard website.

Waterstones, Chiswick

Book Club

Thursday 18th January

The monthly book club at Waterstones, W4, will be discussing ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ by Anthony Doerr. They welcome everyone to come along for a chat and a glass of wine. All that is required is that you’ve read the book!

The beautiful novel follows a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as they both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

Christchurch W4

Chiswick Repair Cafe

Saturday 20th January

A community-led initiative that provides a platform for people to bring their broken or worn items, such as appliances, clothing, toys, and furniture, to be repaired by volunteer experts and enthusiasts. By extending the lifespan of these items, the team hope to reduce waste and promote a circular economy.


The Drowsy Chaperone

Tuesday 23rd – Saturday 27th January

The Drowsy Chaperone, winner of 5 TONY Awards, is a Jazz age musical featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.

Booking opens on 8th January 2024 at 1 pm. Click here to find out more.

The Old Pack Horse

Comedy Night

Thursday 25th January

Every last Thursday of the month, The Old Pack Horse hosts a comedy club, with comedic host Matt Blair.

This comedy night is just one of the many comedy nights in West London. Find out more and book your tickets here.

St Michael and All Angels Church, W4

The Gustav Holst Ensemble | Mozart String Quintet 

Saturday 27th January

The Gustav Holst Ensemble will be performing live at St. Michael and All Angels Church at 4 pm.

Bring your family and friends and enjoy some truly beautiful music. Entrance is free.

Find out more about the event here.

Chiswick House and Gardens


Sunday 28th January

Set yourselves on the adventure and discover as many birds as possible at Chiswick House and Gardens. The discoveries you make on the walk will contribute to the RSPB annual initiative The Big Garden Birdwatch.

Those birds you discover on the walk will contribute to the RSPB annual initiative ‘The Big Garden Birdwatch’, the UK’s largest garden wildlife survey.

Grove Park, Chiswick

Throughout January, Art With Little Pics has a range of after-school art classes and learning through art classes available. Below, we have outlined some of the classes. To see the full range of art classes, visit the Art With Little Pics website here.

After School Art Club

Every Tuesday and Wednesday

The after-school art club is suitable for children aged 6-11 years and perfect for those children who enjoy drawing, colouring, painting and creating.

The classes aim to teach children new ways to express themselves in a relaxed atmosphere, learn artistic skills and improve their natural talents.

Learning Through Art Classes

Every Monday and Wednesday

For those wishing to be creative together with their child, learning through art classes is the perfect place.

The classes aim to expose them to different colours, textures and noises and encourage them to play safely, engage with their surroundings and improve their brain development.

What's on in Chiswick Art with Little Pics

What’s on in West London in January

If you’re on the lookout for what’s on in London in January, below we have highlighted many more fantastic events to see in West London and the surrounding areas, from exhibitions and concerts to shows and performances.

The Questors Theatre

Go Back Home

Friday 12th January

‘Go Back Home’, a production inspired by the true events of the 1979 Southall riots, is performing at The Questors Theatre.

The play captures the echoes of history through gripping storytelling and explores the complexities of the historic event.

Find out more about the play here.

Biscuiteers, Notting Hill

School of Icing – Birthday Afternoon Tea

Saturday 27th January

Whether you are a beginner wanting to learn something new or a home baking enthusiast looking to improve your skills, Biscuiteer’s School of Icing is perfect for you.

In the session, you’ll master the skills the Biscuiteer team uses, including colouring, piping, feathering, line and flood icing.

Biscuiteers are offering 24% off on all School Of Icing sessions across January with the code JANUARY24.

Learn more about the class here.

What's on in West London | January 2024, Biscuiteers

Barons Court Theatre

The Sunday Fix

Sunday 28th January

Join a growing network of emerging artists at Barons Court Theatre and take the opportunity to get creative together.

Whether you are a writer with 10 minutes of a new play that you’d like feedback on, a director or actor who loves new writing and wants more experience or a theatre lover who’s curious about the theatre-making process, The Sunday Fix is the perfect evening for you.

West London Estate Agents

As West London estate agents, we like to keep up to date with local events, activities and classes in the community. If you have an event you would like us to include in our what’s on in West London | January 2024 guide, please contact us.