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 feeling 2020 is going to be a good one and we wish you all the best !!
Chinese New Year 2020 – Celebrate Chinese New Year in London during the free annual event across Chinatown and the West End. Enjoy a colourful Chinese New Year parade, lion dances in Chinatown and delicious Chinese street food, as well as free entertainment and stage performances in Trafalgar Square. 26th January 2020.
Winter Lights at Canary Wharf – The bright lights of Canary Wharf’s towers are quite the spectacle after dark, but the business district glows brighter than usual throughout January thanks to the addition of sparkling installations from international artists. Winter Lights returns in 2020 with a new set of dazzling artworks, installations and interactive experiences. Until 25th January.
Lightopia Festival – Lightopia aims to revive and reinterpret the classics, transporting the audience into a very different world of expression and raw emotion with the light designs and interactive pieces. The designs are the timeless units of nature. The interaction between space and form is made possible by Lightopia, a spiritual society that exists only in the works and ideas of its creation. 22nd January until 1st March 2020.
‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ – Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch.
Gold Restaurant – Gold is a neighbourhood restaurant and late night bar in the beating heart of Portobello Road. Inspired by the area’s diverse cultural history and artistic eclecticism, Gold is informal and honest, with a humble menu focussed on generous, seasonal plates cooked in wood ovens and served to share. Address: 95-97 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 2QB