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January Highlights

Start the New Year off as you mean to go on with our crash course in the best culture, events and nightlife in London. Forget the gym and forget the diet, pack your diary full of the capital’s biggest and best events this January to inspire you for the rest of the year. We’ve got a… Read more »

Featured Event: Chinese New Year January 29th

Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year’s Eve, the last day of the last month of the… Read more »

New Year’s day Parade

Dancers, acrobats, clowns and floats twirl, march and drum a 2.2-mile route beginning at the Ritz Hotel, taking in Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Big Ben, with temporary grandstands erected for better viewing in some places. Arrive early to secure a good vantage point, especially if you’re taking small children,… Read more »

Magical Lantern Festival

The Magical Lantern Festival London is a spectacular fusion of art, heritage and culture. Illuminating outdoor installations of beautifully sculpted lanterns taking various forms. The festival has entered its second year in London as the UK prepares to celebrate Chinese New Year of the Rooster 2017 and the cultural significance surrounding this extraordinary event. The theme for… Read more »

Hungry? Why not try…Sagardi

Sagardi…a bit of the Basque Country in London, this restaurant promises to bring a bit of the Basque Country to London – The menu serves numerous tapas-style small plates — including rather beautiful marinated anchovies, robust-tasting jamón, excellently crisp-out-gooey-in croquettes and impeccably cooked guindilla peppers (a lot like padrón peppers) that are sweet and blistered from… Read more »

London International Mime Festival

It’s mime time! But the 40-year-old London International Mime Festival  London International Mime Festival (LIMF) was founded in 1977 by producer, Joseph Seelig, and mime-clown, Nola Rae –the longest running of its kind – It is the Capital’s longest established international theatre season. Taking place each January, its programme spans the spectrum of contemporary visual… Read more »