Christmas Markets and Fairs in London

Looking for gift inspiration? A last-minute bauble? Look no further than London’s Christmas markets and fairs. Among a hamper full of special festive events you’ll find foodie gifts, hand-crafted pressies and usually a bit of glühwein to help you get into that merry spirit. Choose from large traditional Christmas markets such as Winter Wonderland’s market […]

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St. Andrew’s Day 2016

Get ready for bagpipes, haggis and Scottish whisky as London celebrates Scotland’s national day this 30th of November, 2016! The Scottish flag, or Saltire, is flown on public buildings in Scotland on St Andrew’s Day. In the rest of the United Kingdom, the British Union Flag is flown. There is a lot of folklore associated […]

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Thanksgiving in London 2016

Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November (24 November in 2016), with friends and family coming together to enjoy a traditional feast. While it’s not an official holiday in Britain, Londoners love a good celebration, joining American expats, tourists and friends to mark the occasion with a Thanksgiving meal. Festive food for Thanksgiving […]

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Antiques Fair 2016

Discover what it meant to be a child during the years 1750-1950 with a fair of antique dolls, teddy bears and toys at Olympia. £5, book in advance, 19-20th November. For quality antiques in amazing quantity, look no further! You never have to travel too far or wait too long to experience one superb vintage […]

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Hogwarts in the Snow

See iconic Harry Potter film sets and props transformed for the winter season in a self-guided walking tour of the Warner Bros. Studio in London from 19th November 2016 to 29 January 2017. Special-effect fires roar in the fireplaces, the Gryffindor common room is filled with Christmas treats and the detailed castle model is covered […]

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The London Drum Show

Have a banging time at The London Drum Show. See Stereo phonics’ Jamie Morrison and Rudimental’s Beanie behind the kit, take master classes from the industry’s best and peruse the latest drum equipment. The two-day drum event is fully dedicated to the UK drumming community, bringing the best musicians to the main stage and masterclass […]

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Remembrance in London

Each year, London remembers those who lost their lives in war, with Silence in the Square, Remembrance Sunday and more commemorative events. Happening from 11th to 13th November, 2016. Starting at 11am, the service will commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women involved in the two World Wars and […]

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Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival 2016

Alexandra Palace is the iconic North London venue that offers everything you need for an event, along with the best panoramic views of London. The lofty palace returned to illuminating the skies of north London three years ago following a distressing four-year hiatus, and it’s back again for 2016 – and this year it’s happening […]

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