Street Performers in London

The West Piazza of Covent Garden Market has street performers to entertain you every afternoon. Good acts can draw huge crowds and the performers love to get audience members to help them with their act. The acts that performed are all auditioned in front of a panel of judges to ensure that they’re good, so the quality […]

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Chocolate Shops in London

Whether you’re searching for a special gift for Valentine’s Day, Easter or Christmas, or are looking for a special chocolate-making class, London is the right place to go for inspiration. From luxury brands to artisan chocolatiers, these London chocolate shops will satisfy your sweet-toothed cravings. Londoners – like most folk – love their chocolate, which is lucky because the […]

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Valentine’s Day in London

Every year on Valentine’s Day, London celebrates the season of love with a wide variety of events throughout the city. This offers couples the chance to nurture romance and singles plenty of opportunities to spark something new. With so many lovely things to see, delicious restaurants to go to and romantic things to do, celebrating […]

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Chinese New Year in London

London’s Chinese New Year celebrations are the largest outside Asia. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people descend on the West End to wish each other “Xin Nian Kuai Le” (Happy New Year in Mandarin) or “San Nin Faai Lok” (in Cantonese). It is on Monday, Feb 08, 2016 which begin at 10am with a […]

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Pancake Day in London

Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. This 2016, Pancake Day falls on Tuesday 9 February. As well as eating pancakes, there’s more to just eating pancakes on Pancake Day. There’s a long tradition of pancake races in London. Participants have to toss pancakes […]

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Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

The Changing of the Guard is one of London’s most famous spectacles. It is the official shift change of the Guards of the Household Regiment, who protect Buckingham Palace and the Queen. The Old Guard (the soldiers currently on duty) form up in front of the palace and are relieved by the New Guard which […]

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Lumiere in London

Lumiere is the biggest light festival to hit London. Over four evenings next week, top artists from around the world will illuminate the city’s most iconic streets and landmarks with a mix of 3D projections, interactive installations and illuminated art works. From colourful neon dogs in Trafalgar Square, to a live a circus show featuring […]

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London International Mime Festival

London International Mime Festival brings together the best contemporary visual theatre from around the world, at venues across the capital. Offering fascinating graphic worlds, dazzling visual experiments and theatrical scenarios that blur the lines between illusion and reality. Held at Southbank Centre, Mime Festival runs from Saturday 9 January – Saturday 6 February. The longest-running […]

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Hackney Flea Market

January is one of the best months to visit on a budget. The sales are on, meaning you can shop at some of London’s top shopping destinations for less. Hackney Flea Market is a monthly curated event held in Abney Hall, offering marketers, creative independents, a space to sell their wares, promote their business. There’ll […]

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