Upcoming events at the O2 in Islington


London’s O2 Arena hosts a vast selection of different attractions from the entertainment world, regularly welcoming the finest talent across music, sport and family entertainment. The next few months feature some of the best events the city has to offer; here’s our pick of the best to see in 2018.

National Television Awards 2018

23rd Jan 2018

The brightest lights from the world of television will be present at this year’s National Television Awards, a suitably glittering event which celebrates the best of the previous year’s TV. If you’re a big telly fan staying at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City or simply love an excuse to get dressed up and have a big night out, then this televised event could be just the ticket!

Chris Rock

27th Jan – 28th Jan 2018

Fans of the famed US stand-up have a chance to see him live in London on these two dates at the start of the year. As part of Rock’s Total Blackout Tour, guests staying at rooms in Shoreditch could take advantage of seeing a comedian at the peek of his powers, known for his work not only as a comedian but as an actor, director and producer to boot.

Lady Gaga

4th Feb – 8th Feb

Music icon, Lady Gaga stops by the O2 Arena for the European leg of her Joanne World Tour, rescheduled after cancellations in 2017. This rescheduling could prove to be a fortunate one for guests at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City in February – and Gaga promises to put on as spectacular and action-packed a show as her fans have come to expect.

Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour 2018

10th Feb – 11th Feb

Strictly Come Dancing has become a UK institution and the live tour allows fans of the TV show a chance to get even closer to the action! Whether you’re interested in the spectacle of over 150 lavish costumes, the escapist appeal of the show itself or simply a fan of dance or some of the dancers who will be appearing this year, the tour looks set to be particularly special this year.

Brit Awards 2018

21st Feb 2018

Last year’s Brit Awards featured performances from the likes of Little Mix, Robbie Williams and Katy Perry – as well as a surprise appearance by Ed Sheeran. The awards mark one of the highs of the musical calendar, with an array of performing artists hoping to win big on the night. To be there in person, you can catch it all at the O2 Arena.

Paloma Faith

14th Mar 2018

Big-voiced UK songstress Paloma Faith takes centre stage for one night only at the O2 Arena in mid-March, for a night sure to delight live music fans. Paloma Faith has been working in music for several years, scoring chart hits in both the UK and overseas – and the O2 now welcomes her to one of the best music venues in the country.