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One thing is for
certain, the English know how to have fun! No matter the season, you
can find something that tickles your fancy, fits your budget and
creates memories that will last a lifetime.
Just to make sure you don’t miss out on the fun, here is a list of
just some of the events happening in London that occur annually, so
you can mark your calendar now and be ready when they arrive!
January –Start the year at the London New Year’s Millennium Parade
in the famous West End district. Over 10,000 performers march over 2
miles, so join the millions of spectators who line the streets.
March – Find great ideas for your home at the Ideal Home Show at
Earl’s Court. Enjoy demonstrations, enter contests and see who wins
the “Ideal Home” prize. This popular event is a favourite of
celebrities and royalty since 1908, so be on the lookout for
April – You can’t miss the world famous Oxford and Cambridge Boat
Race, a favorite since 1856. This event is watched around the world
for the excitement that builds between these rivals as they row
upstream on the river Thames past the cheering crowds to claim the
May – Greet the end of winter days with a trip to the Chelsea Flower
Show, perhaps the most famous gardening event in the world. It has
become the place to go to see the newest trends!
June – Get your fill of art, music and film at the City of London
Festival which last from two to three weeks. There is something for
August – Join in the fun at the Notting Hill Carnival, where the
cultures of Caribbean are on display showing off their costumes,
dancing and culinary skills.
September – Great architecture is beautiful and inspiring, and to
see the best of the best, make plans to attend the Open House London
event, which features educational projects for the kids, lectures of
interest and tours of the exhibits.
October – A great way to get out of the cold, the London Film
Festival offers 300 films from all over the world. It’s a great
place to learn more about (and maybe see) your favorite celebrities!
November – Tradition is everything at the Lord Mayor’s Show, and the
floats and carriages in the street parade have become the stuff of
|Events - probably the largest choice of
Events in the UK!