What’s on at the Royal Albert Hall this Easter?

With Easter just around the corner, there’s plenty to enjoy at the Royal Albert Hall this season. From traditional classics to innovative modern performances, there’s something for everyone. Let’s take a look at what’s on.

Wednesday 27 March: Jeremiah Fraites

The Lumineers’ Jeremiah Fraites kicks off the Easter period with an intimate show in the Elgar Room. Featuring tracks from his upcoming solo album Piano Piano 2, it’s set to be an evening of expansive and adventurous instrumentals, with the piano tunes layered with percussion, acoustic guitar and spoken word. The performance starts at 7.30pm.

Thursday 28 March: Gipsy Kings featuring Nicola Reyes

Melding flamenco with Western pop and Latin rhythm, Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes is sure to bring a ray of sunshine to the Easter weekend. Expect fluid guitar work, powerful vocals and plenty of upbeat tracks that channel the joy of youth. 

Friday 29 March: Messiah on Good Friday

With only two exceptions, the Royal Choral Society has performed Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall on Good Friday afternoon for almost 150 years. The concert is an annual tradition and the perfect way to celebrate Easter. This year, the singers will be accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and a quartet of soloists will delight the audience. The concert begins at 2.30pm, so why not head to one of the best restaurants in Kensington for lunch beforehand?

Take a tour

Throughout Easter weekend, you can tour London’s most famous entertainment venue with a friendly, knowledgeable guide. You’ll see the stunning auditorium and learn about the Hall’s history, as well as coming away with some interesting facts.

Thursday 4 – Friday 5 April: Joe Bonamassa

Rock fans shouldn’t miss the chance to see award-winning blues and rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa take to the stage. Featuring new songs as well as old favourites, the shows are UK exclusives that are sure to set the Hall alight. The entertainment starts at 7.30pm in the Auditorium and tickets are sure to be snapped up fast.

Monday 8 April: Music is Magic

The multi-award-winning charity The Music Man Project returns to the Royal Albert Hall this Easter to showcase the talents of musicians with learning disabilities. Joined by legendary artist Michael Ball and The band of His Majesty’s Royal Marines, the concert promises singing, strings, brass and beats, all while raising awareness of the achievements of disadvantaged people in the arts.

Where to eat

If you’re wondering where to eat before heading to your chosen performance, you might be searching for local restaurants. Kensington is packed with great places to grab a bite, and if you want to set your taste buds tingling, look for ‘Indian cuisine near me’ and book a table at Little India. With an authentic

Indian cuisine menu filled with flavoursome dishes and high-quality ingredients, you’ll enjoy a memorable dining experience to accompany your special trip to the Royal Albert Hall.