Special Event

  • St Patrick's Day 2015

    Special Event

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    Various venues 

    Everyone loves the traditional celebrations that make up St Patrick's Day. This event celebrates all things Irish, with laughter, fun and, of course, Guinness! St Patrick's Day is on 17 March but you'll find special events taking place in London throughout the week.

  • State Opening of Parliament

    Special Event

    June 2015
    (exact dates to be confirmed)

    The Mall, London SW1A 2WH [map]

    The State Opening of Parliament is the most exciting and important event of the Parliamentary calendar.

  • Thanksgiving in London

    Special Event

    26 November 2015

    Various venues 

    Celebrate Thanksgiving in London with American food and fun! The American holiday of Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.

  • Valentine's Day in London

    Special Event

    14 February 2015

    Various venues 

    London is for lovers on Valentine's Day. The city has the ideal mix of cool, quirky, sweet and spectacular.

  • Burns Night in London

    Special Event

    25 January 2016

    Various venues 

    Celebrate Scotland's favourite son on Burns Night in London. Burns Night is the anniversary of the Scottish poet Robert Burns' birthday. Many London restaurants and bars hold special Burns Night events.

  • Father's Day in London

    Special Event

    21 June 2015

    Various venues 

    Want to give your dad the perfect Father's Day in London? From cultural attractions, to getting active outdoors, to Sunday lunch, there are loads of ways to spoil your dad in London this Father's Day.

  • London Mela 2015

    Special Event

    August 2015
    (exact dates to be confirmed)

    Gunnersbury Park and Museum W3 8LQ [map]

    Attend London Mela, Europe’s largest outdoor South Asian festival, with a huge programme of live entertainment, traditional Asian culture, a street food market and family activities.

  • St Andrew's Day

    Special Event

    30 November 2015

    Various venues 

    Celebrate St Andrew's Day – Scotland's national day – in London. St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and St Andrew's Day is Scotland's official national day. It's a bank holiday in Scotland (but not in London).

  • St David's Day

    Special Event

    1 March 2015

    Various venues 

    Celebrate St David's Day – the national day of Wales – in London.

  • Trooping the Colour

    Special Event

    13 June 2015

    Horse Guards Parade SW1A 2AX [map]

    London celebrates The Queen's official birthday in June each year with Trooping the Colour, a fantastic military parade that has taken place in London since 1820.

  • Top Gear Live at The O2

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    The O2 SE10 0DX [map]

    "Supercars, stunts, explosions and The Stig...Top Gear, but without the editing. What could possibly go wrong?" (Clarkson)

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  • Chinese New Year 2015 in London

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    Various venues

    London's Chinese New Year celebrations are the largest outside Asia, with parades, performances and fireworks.

  • Goldsmiths' Fair at Goldsmiths' Hall

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    Goldsmiths Hall EC2V 6BN [map]

    Don't miss Goldsmiths' Fair this autumn, the UK's premier designer jewellery and silver showcase.

  • Better Bankside Charity Pancake Day Race

    Special Event

    17 February 2015

    Borough Market SE1 9DE [map]

    Cheer on the teams in the Better Bankside Charity Pancake Day Race and sample some tasty treats at Borough Market this Shrove Tuesday.

  • Feast of St George in Trafalgar Square

    Special Event

    April 2015
    (exact dates to be confirmed)

    Trafalgar Square WC2N 5DN [map]

    Celebrate St George's Day with a whole host of free events including parades, food festivals and children's activities. The highlight is an annual festival in Trafalgar Square.

  • Fright Nights at Thorpe Park

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    Thorpe Park KT16 8PN [map]

    Horror mazes and late night rides.

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  • Greenwich Market Pancake Race

    Special Event

    14 February 2015

    Greenwich Market SE10 9HZ [map]

    Dress up and head down to Greenwich Market for a day of pancake-flipping fun this Shrove Tuesday.

  • Open Garden Squares 2015

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    Various venues 

    Open Garden Squares allows you to take a peek behind the closed gates of more than 200 London gardens.

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    (USD15.08)
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  • Pancake Day in London 2015

    Special Event

    17 February 2015

    Various venues 

    Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, falls between 2 February and 9 March, depending on the date for Easter. In 2014, Pancake Day falls on Tuesday 4 March.

  • Howl 'o' ween at Chessington World of Adventures

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    Chessington World of Adventures KT9 2NE [map]

    As the nights draw in and the shadows emerge, Chessington opens for Howl 'o' ween – a spooky week filled with frights, howls and family fun to give you jumps and goosebumps.