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June Highlights

June is a downright joyful time to be in London. The sun is officially (hopefully) out, the Wimbledon Tennis Championships are in full force and the music festival season is kicking off, with plenty of great London festivals proudly repping the capital. But even if you’re not into festival leggings or tennis balls, there’s still loads going on…. Read more »

Trooping the Colour – Saturday June 17

The custom of Trooping the Colour dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th. Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle and were therefore trooped in front of the soldiers every day to make sure that every man could recognize those of his own… Read more »

Taste of London

Taste of London is the definitive showcase of the capital’s best restaurants, top chefs and leading food and drink brands. Taste of London occurs twice each year. The flagship event, in the stunning Regent’s Park will return from 14th-18th June 2017. With 55,000 food-loving visitors in attendance this is the highlight of the summer foodie calendar. London’s… Read more »

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF) is London’s leading festival of free outdoor performing arts (theatre, dance, and street arts), an annual 9/10-day celebration of extraordinary outdoor events that transform people’s lives.  GDIF has been growing every year and in 2016, the Festival featured over a hundred performances by dozens of national and international companies… Read more »

World Naked bike ride

This June, hundreds of naked cyclists will ride through city centers across the UK to promote environmentally and financially sustainable transport. Part of the sixth annual World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR), they’ll join thousands more internationally in this growing environmental protest and celebration of cycling and the human body. Public nudity at the event is… Read more »

Let`s go to “Byward Kitchen and Bar”

Byward Kitchen and Bar is a venue that offers homemade, traditional, British food in a relaxing setting, near one of the country’s favorite landmarks. Situated next to All Hallows by the Tower and a stones throw from The Tower of London, The restaurant offers a surprising oasis on the edge of one of the busiest… Read more »

Open Garden Squares

Around 200 gardens take part in Open Garden Squares Weekend each year. There is a real variety – from the traditional private squares to contemporary roof gardens, not to mention skips, barges, museums, schools and allotments. There is a mix of gardens that are private, those that are not normally open at weekends and some… Read more »

Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds

Open-air swimming is internationally famous on Hampstead Heath with the Bathing Ponds and the Parliament Hill Lido. The Ladies’ and Men’s Ponds are the UK’s only lifeguarded open water swimming facilities open to the public every day of the year. The Lido is a 60 x 27 meters uncovered, unheated swimming pool at Parliament Hill.  Beautiful settings… Read more »

City Apartments partners with L’Occitane En Provence!

After much consideration and personal testing by the City Apartments’ team (!), we are delighted to announce that we now include L’Occitane en Provence toilettes in our ‘Welcome Packs’ with our compliments! L’Occitane is an international retailer of body, face, fragrances and home products based in Manosque, France, founded in in 1976 by Olivier Baussan… Read more »

City Apartments partners with Berry Bros. and Rudd Wine Merchants

City Apartments is very excited to announce that we have recently gone into exclusive partnership with Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchant, Berry Bros. and Rudd, established in the 17th century.  This means every guest that comes to stay with us will now be able to enjoy a delicious bottle of Berry’s Merchant Red and White as… Read more »

City Apartments launches Super-Fast Fibre Broadband!

City Apartments is very excited to announce the installation of Super-Fast Fibre Broadband meaning that our guests will have access to this new service.  Our chosen provider, Venus, were the winners of the Best Business Broadband award at the 2016 Internet Servicers Providers’ Association emphasising the quality of broadband service we are now offering to… Read more »

FREE International Phone Calls & Smartphone Now in Every Apartment!

City Apartments Ltd – the leading full service apartment owner/operator in London’s financial centre -the City of London –  is very happy to announce that we are the first serviced apartment provider to provide a free smartphone across all our portfolio, of 220 apartments!  All our guests staying will be able to enjoy the use of a… Read more »

May Highlights

When the month of May comes to town, there really is no excuse not to embrace London’s great outdoors and start soaking up all that the city has to offer – whether that’s heading to a rooftop bar, visiting a city farm, making the most of the two (yes, two!) bank holidays or just lounging about in one of London’s best… Read more »

Westminster Morris Men’s Day of Dance

Morris Dancing is a traditional English dance. Once performed by the men in the villages, the dances were specific to a particular town.  As such, the dance traditions are named for the village they come from, for example Longborough, Adderbury, Brackley, Bampton, Headington Quarry, Sherborne, and soforth.  Each tradition has distinctive movements and figures, although the overall… Read more »

Chelsea Flower Show

Discover how plants and gardens can be squeezed into the smallest of urban spaces with Professor Nigel Dunnett’s RHS Greening Grey Britain Show Garden.  Explore more spectacular and innovative Show Gardens, from a Maltese landscape to a Silk Road Garden and a design inspired by Covent Garden’s history. Walk through imaginative Artisan Gardens inspired by… Read more »