London Festivals

This is your guide to the London festivals to watch out for in the coming months
EFG London Jazz Festival

EFG London Jazz Festival

If you love Jazz, then you are sure to love the EFG London Jazz Festival as it returns to London for ten jam packed days in November 2022. The Festival is the work of jazz curators Serious and the gro...

London New Year’s Day Parade

 Now in its 32nd year,  the London New Year’s Day Parade (LNYDP) just keeps getting bigger and bigger with over a million people lining the streets of central London to see the 2019 event. C...

Duran Duran to Play BST Hyde Park

BST Hyde Park

Legendary rockers Duran Duran are to celebrate their 42nd year in the industry by playing a gig at BST Hyde Park 2022. The gig, which was postponed from last summer, will see the 80s supergroup play t...

Italian Parade in Clerkenwell

The Clerkenwell Italian Parade

If you’d like a taste of Italy without setting foot outside the capital, then you really need to visit Clerkenwell this July. For that’s when the area, which is home to a thriving community of Italian...

A crowd dance at the Notting Hill Carnival - one of our things to do in London in August 2019

Things to Do in London in August 2019

There is no better time to explore London than August. With a dazzling array of festivals, parades and carnivals, this is the month when the city moves outside, with Londoners eager to soak up some we...

Women of the World Festival London

Women of the World Festival, London

In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, a festival which highlights gender inequality and celebrates the many achievements of women could not be more timely, and The Women of the World Festival does all th...

Winter Happiness Festival

Winter Happiness Festival 2019

The Museum of Happiness’s Winter Happiness Festival 2019 couldn’t have been better timed. With the Christmas and New Year festivities over, the decorations back in the cupboard and the credit card bil...

A shopper the London Fashion Week Festival

London Fashion Week Festival 2019

Want to experience all the glitz and glamour of London Fashion Week? Well, now you can at its little sister event, London Fashion Week Festival. The festival will follow the main event and take place ...

An art installation at the Canary Wharf Winter Festival

Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival

Before you shell out on that light box, why not get yourself down to Canary Wharf for this totally free lights festival? The gleaming towers of the business district should be reason enough to visit t...

Welcome to the Forest

To celebrate the beginning of its reign as London Borough of Culture, Waltham Forest are hosting a massive three day party to get the celebrations under way. The event is called Welcome to the Forest ...

London Short Film Festival

The London Short Film Festival

The London Short Film Festival is now in its 16th year with an ever burgeoning collection of short films and one offs competing for the movie goer’s attention. The festival began life as the Halloween...

Taste of London festival

Taste of London – Tobacco Dock

It’s hard being a modern-day Londoner. With an almost unlimited choice of restaurants and bars to choose from, not to mention countless new venues opening every week, it’s a difficult job deciding whe...

London tombs ghoul during Halloween in London

Halloween in London

There’s a chill in the air and the days are getting darker. The streets are full of dead leaves and the spirits of the departed are stirring. Yep, Halloween is coming and you’d better be prepared! Hal...

A fan at the South West Four Festival

South West Four Festival (cancelled)

The South West Four Festival will return to Clapham Common on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of August 2020 with anticipation is already building ahead of the event. In 2019, SWF celebrated its 16...

One Out Festival 2021

The One Out Festival

World class sounds, lush green landscapes, and a stunning setting by the River Thames – that’s the recipe for the inaugural One Out Festival. The event, which will debut on the 25th of September 2021 ...

Home Futures at the Design Museum

Home Futures at the Design Museum

As a wide eyed child growing up in the 1970s, I remember watching the BBC’s Tomorrow’s World and boggling at some of the breathtaking technology that was being dreamt up. At that age, the future...

Horniman Easter Fair 2019

Horniman Easter Fair 2019

What’s not to like about Easter?! A long weekend away from work, a massive schedule of sporting events and the opportunity to overdose on chocolate. However, if you feel like you need to leave your so...

Museums at Night Festival

Museums at Night Festival

Museums at Night is a twice-yearly festival of culture hosted in museums and galleries up and down the UK. The event, produced by the Brighton based arts charity Culture24, is committed to s...