The best ways to embrace or escape from the heat this month!

Things To Do In May 2018 Half Term

The summer has been a scorcher and the heatwave is set to continue throughout August. So, we’ve selected the best ways to embrace the heat – or if you can’t take the hot weather anymore, we’ve chosen some joyous ways to escape from the sun.  

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It might be hellishly hot outside, but you can escape the heat with this intoxicating tale of star-crossed lovers. Jim Steinman’s smash-hit, Bat Out Of Hell, features Meat Loaf’s greatest hits – save up to 35% on tickets.


What better way to treat the kids (or adults) this summer than with an electrifying trip to Thorpe Park. Cool off on Loggers Leap, Rumba Rapids, Storm Surge, Depth Charge and Tidal Wave, or relax on Amity Beach. Looking for an adrenaline rush? Jump aboard one of the many roller coasters for an exhilarating thrill.

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David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny is back in the West End for two weeks only, following its national tour. The award-winning production sees Ben embark on the adventure of a lifetime, with his very own Gangsta Granny. The productions runs from 15th – 26th August.



Magical songs and spectacular circus come together in Metta’s Little Mermaid – The Circus Sensation – the incredible adaptation, featuring everyone’s favourite Mermaid. This sensational production features breathtaking acrobatics and original songs that will enchant the whole family – running until 12th August.


Embrace the beautiful weather and head to an outdoor theatre – the Iris Theatre – in St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden. The Three Musketeers sees the world-famous Heroic deeds, epic duels and a lavish masquerade ball all come to life in a huge, outdoor adventure for all the family.

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Celebrate what would’ve been the King of Pop’s 60th birthday at the Michael Jackson: On The Wall exhibition. He’s one of the most depicted cultural figures in visual art. The exhibition brings together the works of over forty leading contemporary artists, taken from both public and private collections and includes new work.

Whether you’re lavishing in the hot weather or feel like you’re in the depths of hell, we’ve got your summer sorted. You can get tickets for all these shows and more here.

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