What’s On at John Lyon

See what’s on at John Lyon with a selection of key forthcoming School events.

Learn more about what’s on at John Lyon with times, dates and ticket information about our large and varied range of events, from concerts and plays, to exhibitions and lectures.


Monday 15th November 2021
Boyd Campbell Hall

Autumn Term’s showpiece concert will see John Lyon’s full range of bands, choirs, ensembles and orchestras taking to the Boyd Campbell Hall stage.

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Thursday 18th November 2021
Boyd Campbell Hall

The second TEDxJohnLyonSchool will look at the world of tomorrow – its science, its health, its economics, its identity – with speakers proposing big ideas and solutions to questions that may yet to be asked.



Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th December 2021
Ryan Theatre

Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates Victorian London, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love. When Oliver is befriended on the street by the mischievous Artful Dodger, he is welcomed into a gang of child pickpockets led by the conniving, but charismatic, Fagin. When Oliver is falsely accused of a theft he didn’t commit, he is rescued by a kind and wealthy gentleman, to the dismay of Fagin’s malevolent sidekick, Bill Sikes. Caught in the middle is the warm-hearted Nancy, who is trapped under Bill’s thumb, but desperate to help Oliver to escape his life of hard-ship and set him up for a prosperous future.

John Lyon’s 2021 show is the musical Oliver! Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England.

Performed at Harrow’s Ryan Theatre on Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th December. With spirited, timeless songs like “As Long as He Needs Me,” “Food, Glorious Food,” and “Where Is Love,” Oliver! Promises to be a musical classic.

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