Find out what's on in Germany and the UK!
With the help of our calendar you can easily browse Germany-related events in the UK, and important events in Germany.
25 May - November 2017 | various venues, Oxford
The University of Oxford is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by exploring its legacy with a series of events and concerts, connected by a Reformation trail.
17 June - 23 December 2017 | Wigmore Hall, London
A number of internationally renowned German singers will be performing during a series of concerts at Wigmore Hall in 2017. Among others, Markus Schäfer, Katharina Ruckgaber, Benjamin Appl, Julian Prégardian and Stephan Loges feature along influential British artists.
22 June - 22 November 2017 | Kensington Palace, London
Opening at Kensington Palace in June, a major new exhibition 'Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World' explores the lives and achievements of three German princesses whose marriage into the British royal family placed them at the very heart of progress in the eighteenth century.
22 July - 22 October 2017 | Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Fifty etchings by Lucian Freud are being shown in Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau for the first time until October. The British artist’s figurative works rank among the masterpieces of the twentieth century.
7 September - 5 November 2017 | St George's German Lutheran Church, E1 London
As the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation is celebrated across the world in 2017, a new exhibition '500 Years of German Protestants in Britain' explores the history of German Protestants in Britain from September at St George's German Lutheran Church, London.
15 September - 10 November 2017 | various venues across the UK
Praised by The Telegraph as 'a gorgeous, smoky voice', world renowned chanteuse Ute Lemper makes a welcome return to the UK stage performing her celebrated show Last Tango in Berlin – The Best of Ute as well as her newest musical creation 9 secrets.
27 September 2017 - 21 January 2018 | Whitechapel Gallery, London
In autumn 2017, the Whitechapel Gallery presents the first major London retrospective of German artist Thomas Ruff. Curated by Whitechapel Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick, the exhibition includes a number of the famous photographer's most recent works.
11 - 31 October 2017 | St. Giles' Cathedral Edinburgh
2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s publication of the 95 theses against the sale of indulgences, which is regarded as the starting point of the Reformation.
On this occasion the German Consulate General - with the support of the Church of Scotland and the University of Edinburgh - will present a very special exhibition on Martin Luther’s life and work at St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, running from 12 October until ‘Reformation Day’ on 31 October.
14 October - 10 November 2017 | various venues, London
This year’s Bachfest explores Luther’s influence in Bach’s work and relevance for today. Organised by the London Bach Society, the Festival under the theme "Bach and Luther: Masters and Servants" comprises a series of concerts, recitals and events around London.
19 October - 10 December 2017 | National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation a display of original material dating from the period will chart the events that led to the split of Western Christianity into the Catholic and the Protestant churches.