London Festivals

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

The EFG London Jazz Festival

This article describes the London Jazz Festival 2018. Information about this year’s event will appear here. If you love Jazz, then you will certainly love the EFG London Jazz Festival which retu...

Kew Gardens Orchid Festival 2019

Kew Gardens Orchid Festival 2021

This article describes the 2019 event. Details of the 2021 Kew Gardens Orchid Festival will appear here shortly.  The plant life of Costa Rica provides the inspiration for Kew Gardens’ 24th...

One Out Festival 2021

The One Out Festival has just announced its line up for summer 2021

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 19th of June 2021 at Ap...

A woman in gold at the 51st State Festival

51st State Festival

The 51st State Festival returns to Trent Country Park in August 2021 following the cancellation of the 2020 event due to the Coronavirus.  This one day house music extravaganza has become a stapl...

Notting Hill Carnival 2020

Notting Hill Carnival

Always a highlight of the London festival season, this late summer street party, the largest of it’s kind in Europe, has a flavour all of it’s own. Now, with the 2020 edition of the carnival cancelled...

Totally Thames

Totally Thames 2021

The Totally Thames festival celebrates Mother Thames and the city which grew up on its banks. The festival has grown out of the Mayor’s Thames Festival which ended in 2013. The Ancient River Bef...

Duran Duran to Play BST Hyde Park

Duran Duran To Play BST Hyde Park (cancelled)

Legendary rockers Duran Duran are to celebrate their 40th year in the industry by playing this summer’s BST Hyde Park alongside Gwen Stefani and Nile Rodgers & Chic. The gig, the 80s supergroup’s ...

Italian Parade in Clerkenwell

Italian Parade in Clerkenwell

If you’d like a little taste of Italy without setting foot outside of the capital, then why not pay a visit to Clerkenwell this July? For that’s when the area, which has been home to a thriving Italia...

Wide Awake Festival

Wide Awake Festival

It may be entering a fairly congested playing field, but the organisers of the recently announced Wide Awake Festival clearly feel that they’ve spotted a gap in the market. The one day event, which wi...

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...

Chelsea Fringe

London’s most exciting and inventive gardening festival is back, with a plethora of different venues set to play host to a range of gardening related installations, spectacles and other happenings. No...

The Feast of St George in Trafalgar Square

Feast of St.George 2019

This annual festival celebrates the patron saint of England, Saint George. Trafalgar Square will be the venue for the event, with a strong line up of performers and events set to help Londoners mark t...

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...