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February Highlights

Pancake Day – Shrove Tuesday marks the last day before Lent, traditionally a period of abstinence, associated with clearing your cupboards of things like sugar, fat and eggs. It’s known as Pancake Day because it represents a good opportunity to use up such ingredients. Easy peasy lemon squeezy – Tuesday February 28 2017. Orchids at Kew… Read more »

Featured Event: London Winter Run

The UK’s coolest 10km running event, the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run, will return for a third year on Sunday 5th February 2017. It will once again take place on closed roads in Central London passing a number of world famous landmarks, and raise money for life-saving research. Over 15,000 people took part last… Read more »

Pancake Day

Frying pans at the ready, people. Pancake Day falls on Tuesday February 28 2017 and this year’s action need not be confined to the kitchen. People across the city perfect their toss and head towards finish lines in races big and small. This is one party you’d be flipping mad to miss. Just don’t get too battered… Read more »

Orchids at Kew

In February 2017 the beloved Orchids Festival returns. Inspired by the vibrant colours, culture and magnificent plant life of India, this year’s festival will feature giant floral displays created using exotic orchids, decorative rickshaws, Indian soundscapes, films and much more. Look out for elephants and peacocks created from exotic foliage and tropical plants, Vanda orchids… Read more »

Feeling like Dim Sum ? Run to… Yauatcha

The Chinese kitchen is led by Chef Tong Chee Hwee who has brought his skill and creativity to the group globally as Executive Head Chef. Dim sum, which means “touch the heart”, is at the core of Yauatcha’s cuisine. Ingrained in Chinese culture, dim sum was originally created as a light snack and served just… Read more »

London Classic Car Show

Historic Motorsport International is a dynamic new conference and exhibition championing and celebrating historic motorsport. Reflecting the UK’s leading role in the world of historic motorsport and rallying. One of the show’s unique and most crowd pleasing features is an indoor driving runway where classic cars are fired up and driven. This is the only place to see,… Read more »

London Gin Festival

On arrival you will be handed your very own Gin Festival Copa Balloon Glass and a brochure that tells you all about the gins at the festival. The bars operate on a token system and do not take cash so you will need tokens to get your drinks. Throughout the event there will be live… Read more »