Christmas at Kew

Christmas At Kew

A Tunnel of Light, scented Fire Garden and a beautifully illuminated Rose Garden are just a few of the attractions on offer for visitors to Kew this holiday season. The visitor attraction in West Lond...

London Zoo at Christmas

Christmas At London Zoo

From a fun festive trail to a  sensory sweet shop which is just bursting with fantastical and sweet effects, Christmas At London Zoo has something for absolutely everyone. The festive trail will ...

Lightopia Festival

Lightopia

It may be dark and chilly out but there’s no need to go into hibernation just yet. The city has a plethora of cool things to do at this time of the year, with tonnes of fantastic events to warm ...

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum Ice Rink

After a break for the pandemic in 2020, the Natural History Museum Ice Rink is back in 2021, and with a new installation planned for 2022, this year marks the final time that the rink will be erected ...

The Artist's Garden

The Artist’s Garden

A candidate for London’s best kept secret, Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s vast roof terrace above Temple Station is a place of calm and serenity – which is not surprising considering most Londoners don’...

Winterfest Festival Wembley Park

The Winterfest Festival

Wembley Park’s popular Winterfest light festival is back! After debuting to positive reviews in 2019 and taking a break in 2020 (due to the pandemic) the festival is returning to North West London in ...

The Peter Pan Cup 2021

This is one for the brave or the foolhardy among you. This annual Christmas day swim pits man against the elements as members of the Serpentine Swimming Club take to the frequently freezing waters of ...

Dancers at the Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year 2022

This article describes the 2021 celebration. Information about the 2022 event will appear here in due course. London is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world and one of the best things abou...

The Globe is staging an open air cinema weekend this November

The Globe Open Air Cinema Weekend (postponed)

A month after reopening for site tours, the Globe has announced that it is staging an open air cinema weekend next month. Shakespeare on Screen is set to debut at the iconic Bankside theatre from the ...

Houseplant hideaway

Houseplant Hideaway

Well, this is different. This November, thejoyofplants.co.uk are inviting nature lovers to experience a couple of hours in their new nature focused pop up, The Houseplant Hideaway. The installation, w...

MMayfair Garden

MMayfair Garden

From the team behind London’s most exciting series of markets comes a fabulous new addition to the Mercato family – MM Mayfair Garden. The venue, which has set up shop in the recently refurbished Brow...

How to support the arts in London during the coronavirus crisis

Supporting The Arts in London During The Coronavirus Crisis

It’s easy to take the arts for granted in London. The city is so choc a bloc full of world class institutions that we can sometimes forget just how good our cultural sector is. Or, gripe at minor issu...

Eid In The Square

Eid In The Square

Celebrate the end of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting, with this fantastic free event in Trafalgar Square. Eid In The Square is a joyous celebration of Muslim culture with music, dance, food &...

Africa On The Square

Africa On The Square 2020

Bringing all the vibrance, energy, beauty and excitement of modern day Africa to central London for one breathtaking day, Africa On The Square is a not to be missed event at London’s Trafalgar Square....

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...

Hyde Park 10k

Hyde Park 10K

OK, I what you’re thinking. Does London really need another 10k? However, before you rush to judgement, please note that this is not just another 10k. It’s the Hyde Park 10k. That’s right, London’s mo...

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

If your idea of heaven is strolling around a tropical garden, or even if it’s not, there’s something for everyone at West London favourite Kew Gardens. Stretching to over 300 acres, the Royal Bo...

Guide to Tower Bridge

Guide to Tower Bridge

Often confused with the simpler yet less aesthetically pleasing London Bridge, Tower Bridge is one of the great icons of the English capital. Depicted on countless t-shirts, mugs, hats, scarfs and bag...