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September Highlights

Think that September is just the damp end of summer? Think again. It’s still warm enough to enjoy some of outdoor London, pop-ups continue to provide food, booze and fun, and there are tons of great autumn events to enjoy. There’s also the month-long Totally Thames festival to dip into, and anyone desperate to get indoors should check the excellent Open House London weekend. Totally… Read more »

London Design Festival – 14 – 22 September

Explore a range of creative installations and join events celebrating contemporary design during the annual London Design Festival (LDF), which transforms the city into an enormous art piece. The annual festival has been showcasing the work of designers, architects, artists and retailers since 2003. Find more than 400 large-scale installations, exhibitions and events in unique… Read more »

Totally Thames

Totally Thames is an annual season of surprising, diverse and accessible arts and culture throughout the month of September. The programme is curated and managed by the Thames Festival Trust, with activity taking place on, beneath, and along the River Thames. Launched in 2014, Totally Thames emerged from the idea to expand and replace the… Read more »

London Mithraeum

  London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE returns the Roman Temple of Mithras to the location of its discovery in the heart of the City. The site lies over the course of one of London’s lost rivers, the Walbrook. Nearly 2,000 years ago when Londinium was founded by the Romans, this river marked the limits of their… Read more »

Open House London

Celebrate London’s architectural wonders as Open House London throws open the doors of more than 800 buildings and spaces around the capital.Enjoy free access to public buildings, private houses, churches, museums, schools and offices, and join tours, guided walks and activities throughout the weekend. You can explore iconic buildings that are not usually open to the public,… Read more »

Jamie—Musical

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’sTalking about Jamie is the hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.Jamie is terrified about the future.Heis going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats… Read more »

Sushisamba

Located on the 38th and 39th floors at 110 Bishopsgate, SUSHISAMBA Liverpool Street features the highest outdoor dining terraces in Europe, offering unparalleled, 360 degree views of the City. Two panoramic glass elevators whisk patrons from the ground to the 39th floor, opening up London from inside-out as the lifts climb further and further upwards.SUSHISAMBA’s main… Read more »

August Highlights

Forget any plans you had for August, unless they involved the many brilliant events, festivals and cultural happenings we’ve rounded-up below. There’s plenty going on to keep you entertained. Make sure you hit a music festival or two (or more) in August, and take advantage of the sunshine by getting involved in some outdoor events and eating at… Read more »

Notting Hill Carnival – FREE 25-27 August

It comes every summer. London sets aside the days encompassing their ‘bank holiday’ for one of the world’s largest street carnivals, Notting Hill Carnival. Each year, close to one million people attend this celebration of Caribbean heritage on the streets of Notting Hill. Celebrations include costume-clad Caribbeans dancing to traditional reggae, meringue, calypso, rumba, and… Read more »

15 Beautiful Beaches Near London For A Seaside Day Trip

Looking for a sunny getaway, but can’t afford the flight? Beach, please! There are stunning beaches within two hours of London, so grab your flip flops and sunnies for a day trip to one of these beauties. (For a swim in the city, check out our guide to London’s best lidos.)Event Website: www.southbankcentre.co.uk Believe it or… Read more »

The Secret London Guide To The Globe

For some 500 years, London has been a thriving hotbed of theatre, filling the playhouses with the work of playwrights new and old. In terms of sheer spectacle though, nowhere can best The Globe, the stunning replica of an Elizabethan playhouse that premiered many of Shakespeare’s best-loved works. Famed for their outdoor performances of The… Read more »

London Bar Bus

This Open Top Bus Tour Doubles Up As A Gorgeous Floral Bar. Sightseeing bus tour company, The Original Tour, have branched out into the booze bizz, launching the first ever London Bar Bus.Perfect for locals and tourists alike, the London Bar Bus is a dreamy alfresco drinking spot – combining the city’s best bits with… Read more »

Bateaux London

Bateaux London’s fleet includes two handsome boats, River Room and Glass Room, specially designed for dining and celebrating on the water. With an experienced captain at the helm, our boats sail daily for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. You can also arrange to hire a room or the whole boat for your event. River views… Read more »

July Highlights

Ready for a scorcher? We mean the amazing line-up of July events, rather than the unreliable British summer, obviously. As well as the Wimbledon tennis finals, July also means we’re deep in music festival season Summer also means loads of new pop-ups, alfresco dining and hours spent lounging around London’s best rooftop bars. If you can drag… Read more »

Pride in London Parade 2019

Celebration, diversity, activism, a demonstration — whatever it means to you, Pride in London is back and set to be our biggest yet. Lesbian, trans, genderqueer or otherwise; wherever you identify, Pride in London is about the people, for the people. This year we’re celebrating 50 years since the birth of the modern LGBT+ rights… Read more »