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25 Jan

Chelsea Physic Garden

This event ends on: 18/12/2020

Grade 1 Listed and the oldest botanic garden in London, the Chelsea Physic Garden was founded by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in 1673 for its apprentices to study the “physic” or healing arts , actually the medicinal qualities of plants. The Garden became one of the world’s most important centres of botany and plant exchange.

Tucked away beside the Thames, the Garden continues to be a celebration of the beauty and importance of plants, and is one of London’s hidden treaures.

14 Apr

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

This event ends on: 04/10/2020

Sam Wanamaker’s faithful reconstruction of the Globe Theatre was opened by HM the Queen in June 1997. Here you experience Shakespeare’s plays in the round and in the open air – just as it was over 500 years ago – a unique experience! This year’s offerings are all about love: Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night and Antony &  Cleopatra.  Public booking opens on 19 February.  More details.

01 Sep

Totally Thames

This event ends on: 30/09/2020

A celebration of London’s river with amazing open air arts, pyrotechnics, illuminations, river events, street theatre, massed choirs and music. More details when available.

01 Oct

London Restaurant Festival

This event ends on: 30/10/2020

Celebrate London’s eclectic food scene with the London Restaurant Festival. This month-long festival is a city-wide homage to great food in London, and the perfect excuse to try out some of the capital’s world-class restaurants. Enjoy a programme of food and drink events in London which includes specifically curated menus, restaurant hopping tours, movie nights and more! You can also enjoy great-value special menus at some of London’s neighbourhood eateries. More details when available.

31 Oct

The Regent Street Motor Show

This event ends on: 31/10/2020

Get up close to old-school classics alongside futuristic vehicles at the traffic-free Regent Street Motor Show 2020, as the largest free motor show in the UK pedestrianises the street all the way from Piccadilly Circus to Oxford Circus. Showcasing years of motoring history, hundreds of vehicles go on display in the famous shopping street. Check out the latest sports cars and motorbikes, see classic automobiles dating back to the early 20th century and find out about the latest technologies. There’s something for everyone with lots of things to see and do including interactive displays and entertainment throughout the day from 10.30am until 4pm. It’s all completely free to view! More details when available.

05 Nov

Bonfire Night

This event ends on: 05/11/2020

Bonfires are lit and there are fireworks displays all over London (and the UK) to commemorate the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to blow up James I and his Parliament. The plot’s most famous conspirator, Guy Fawkes, (“The Guy”) is burned as an effigy. Although the official anniversary is on the 5th, bonfires and firework displays start up to 2 weeks before and go on for a week after the actual date. More details.

14 Nov

Royal Salute – Prince of Wales Birthday

This event ends on: 14/11/2020

Royal Salute to mark, the birthday of Pince Charles, The Prince of Wales (and heir to the throne). A 41 gun royal salute fired by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Hyde Park at 12:00 noon and a 62-gun royal salute fired by the Honourable Artillery Company at the Tower of London at 1:00pm. More details.

20 Nov

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2020

This event ends on: 03/01/2021

This free-to-enter family event is one of the best things to do in London at Christmas. Featuring a huge selection of festive entertainment and activities, from ice skating and circus shows to a Christmas market and live music, there’s enough fun things to do to fill a whole day and evening. More details.

01 Dec

London Christmas Lights

This event ends on: 03/01/2021

London’s famous shopping streets, Regent Street, Oxford Street and Bond Street are all magically lit for the festive season.

14 Dec

London International Horse Show

This event ends on: 20/12/2020

The seven-day extravaganza will include three FEI World Cup events in Dressage, Jumping and Driving, all of which will feature the world’s best equestrian athletes. As well as watching the arena action, spectators will have the chance to visit the extensive Shopping Village at Olympia which boasts over 250 shops, showcasing the latest equestrian and lifestyle fashion, design and innovation. Whether it be riding clothing, equipment or luxury products such as jewellery and home décor, the Shopping Village at Olympia will have it. The iconic Musical Ride of The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment will be performing daily, demonstrating remarkable horsemanship and impeccable precision and coordination. More details.

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