We want the City to be your home - a chance for you to live like a local. With our carefully curated knowledge of what to see, eat and do, you won't just tick off the usual tourist spots.

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 »

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 »

December Highlights

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in London – the trees are up, the Christmas lights are on and the seasonal songs are already driving us insane. This December, gear yourself for some serious festive cheer and head to one of London’s events full of the holiday spirit. We reckon a quick spin around… Read more »

Featured Event: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland offers a dazzling array of activities and entertainment. Enjoy skating around the UK’s largest open-air ice rink, have an arctic adventure in the Magical Ice Kingdom, see jaw-dropping circus shows, world-class ice dancing in The Nutcracker on Ice and see stunning views across London in the Giant Observation Wheel. There’s over 100 spectacular… Read more »

Christmas in Leicester Square

Christmas in Leicester Square is a new festival for 2016, which will transform the centre of bustling London into a wonderland including traditional Christmas markets with hand-crafted goods and delicious food and drinks, a Santa’s Grotto where children will be able to meet the man himself, plus the return of Olivier Award-winning theatrical smash-hit sensation,… Read more »

New Year`s Eve Fireworks

London New Year’s Eve Fireworks is a spectacular experience that you’ll never forget. Set against London’s dramatic skyline, it should be number one on your bucket list of things to do in the city. There’ll be music, lighting, fireworks and more at one of London’s biggest celebrations of the year. You can enjoy a range of… Read more »