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What’s on in January 2024

Written by Chloe Penn

It’s time to fight those January blues,
And we’ve got the perfect event for you!
From family fun to celebratory cheer,
You’ll have an explosive start to the year!

Happy 2024! To kick off the new year we’ve found all the best events happening in the bluest month of all! Find one near you and begin 2024 with an unforgettable day out.


Hogwarts in the Snow, Warner Brothers Studio Tour London

📆11th November – 14th January

The beautifully wintry Hogwarts castle is a must see for any Potter fan this January! The winter festivities continue on into early January so don’t miss the chance to see the Wizarding World sprinkled with snow and illuminated with beautiful lights. Find out more.

Longleat Festival of Light

📆Open now until 7th January

Get an exclusive 5% off tickets!

The most impressive light show ever is on for just a few more days, so don’t miss the chance to see this years incredible theme: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S Lewis and Other Treasured Tales! This is an immersive lantern trail throughout the estate that the whole family will adore.

Disney 100: The Exhibition, ExCel London

📆Open now until 21st January

Only in London for another few weeks, The Disney 100 Exhibition has been an absolute marvel *pun intended* and Disney fans have to experience this! Discover years of history and beloved tales in this enormous interactive event at London’s ExCel. Find out more.


Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Leeds & Glasgow

📆Leeds 13th & 14th January, Glasgow 20th % 21st January

This hugely popular show has been touring North America and is finally coming back to the UK for selected dates throughout 2024 beginning with Leeds and Glasgow in January! This event is filled with non-stop thrills and action that will entertain the whole family. You’ll remember your favorite moments and the legendary monster trucks that defied gravity long after the show is over. Tickets are available now.


Epping Ongar Lights Express, Essex

📆Open now until 31st January

If you’re still hanging onto the light shows and festive family adventures of December then how about one last one?! This interactive vibrant train journey is a big party that everyone can enjoy! Join in the fun on board and you’ll even get your own LED wristband that is synchronized to the music! Find out more.


Matilda the Musical, Cambridge Theater London


The hit musical is the perfect activity to lift those January blues. It’s full of energy, ridiculously catchy songs, and the tale we all know and love. Everyone will enjoy Matilda the Musical, it’s a must see! There’s plenty of January availability so book now!


Bluey’s Big Play, London Southbank Centre

📆On now until 7th January

The beloved Australian cartoon dog has made his stage debut and for fans of the show, this is a must-do! The tour will be continuing on to different locations around the UK throughout 2024 so check for other dates near you if you can’t make it to Lonodn in January! Book here.


Titanosaur: Life as the Biggest Dinosaur,  Natural History Museum London

📆On now until 14th January

Discover one of the largest creatures ever to have walked the planet at the immersive exhibition with millions of years of history! See this extraordinary beast up close and enjoy the interactivity with the whole family. Entry is free to the museum but there is a small charge for this exhibition. Book here.


Winter Lights, Canary Wharf

📆17th – 27th January

Every day from 5-10pm this beautiful free event transforms Canary Wharf with over 20 stunning installations leaving these dark January nights aglow! Explore the streets and discover breath-taking installations at every turn and plenty of photo ops!


ILLUMINATE at The Blue Pool, Wareham

📆11th January – 25th February

This is an unmissable evening of colours, lights, music, and memories with staged illuminations lighting the woodland trails of The Blue Pool Nature Reserve & Tearooms in Wareham! This relaxing light trail takes you through the woods on a tranquil experience where you have to stop and gaze at every single display.


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