London has had an amazing 2014 and 2015 looks like it is going to be another great year for the Capital. Here are some highlights for London 2015.
Valentines Day – 14th February 2015
OK so Paris may be the city of love but London has the best mix of old style charm and quirky cool to ensure you find whatever floats your boat so to speak.
Wonder at the majestic panoramic views of London whilst dining from up high. The Shard has a stunning restaurant that is well worth the treat. You could enjoy a cosy pub, see a show and do a bit of sightseeing too. London really is a fabulous place to be on Valentines Day.
Chinese New Year – 22nd February 2015 – Trafalgar Square, Chinatown and Shaftesbury Avenue
Hundreds of thousands of people make their way to the West End of London to wish each other a happy New Year in what is the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside of Asia. 2015 is the year of the sheep and falls on 19th February.
There is an exciting parade in Trafalgar Square on 22nd February along with tasty local food and visiting Chinese artists. Of course there is also London’s China Town where you can indulge in some delicious Chinese food.
St Patricks Day – 15th to 17th March 2015
Every year there is a St Patrick’s Day parade on the closest Sunday to the 17th March which in 2015 is Sunday 15th March. There are plenty of parties in pubs and bars across the capital along with some special menus. It is celebrated worldwide by native Irish, Irish decedents and non-Irish descendents.
Virgin Marathon – 26th April 2015
Grand Designs Live – 2nd to 10th May 2015 – ExCeL London, E16 1XL
RHS Chelsea Flower Show – 19th to 23rd May 2015 – Royal Hospital Chelsea, SW3 4SR
Trooping the colour – June 2015 – Horse Guards Parade, SW1A 2AX
London celebrates the Queens birthday every year in June with this annual event where the Horse Guards Parade in St James Park. It is a complete military display and the Queen leads the troops down the mall. There is a wonderful military fly past at the end.
Wimbledon – 29th June to 12th July 2015 – All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club
Strawberries and cream anyone? London hosts the esteemed Wimbledon tournament again this June where the world’s best tennis players battle it out for the prestigious win. It can be enjoyed courtside if you have tickets and can also be enjoyed on the famous Henman Hill for the No.1 Court. Plenty of pubs and bars show it throughout the city. London gets tennis fever.
Eid in London – August 2015 – Trafalgar Square
See the Mayor of London’s Eid Festival in Trafalgar Square where there will be a food festival, live music and kid’s entertainment including face painting, henna and sports. Eid marks the end of Ramadan. Get dressed up and enjoy the fun.
Notting Hill Carnival – 30th to 31st August 2015 – Various venues
Europe’s biggest carnival and attracts over a million each year. Wonderful colourful floats, Calypso music, buzz and tantalising food. Whether you just want watch or take part, This Caribbean party is not to be missed!
Buckingham Palace Tour – 1st to 27th September 2015
England Rugby World Cup – 18th September to 31st October 2015
London is ready for six weeks of rugby, 17 matches in venues including the amazing London Olympic Stadium, Twickenham and Wembley Stadium and with the World Cup Final taking place at Twickenham Stadium on 31 October 2015.
London Design Festival – 19th to 27th September 2015
Check out the latest trends at venues across London celebrating design innovation and creativity through a range of interesting exhibitions and events. There are more than 300 events in venues such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, iconic landmarks and small studios.
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