Now to 24 December
What better way to experience Christmas then enjoying a walk through the Southbank Christmas Market? The Southbank Centre Christmas Market is a German style market with over 80 authentic wooden chalets filled with festive food, drink, gifts, treats and much more! Take a walk along to experience a truly festive atmosphere, with tasting events that offer the chance to sample cheese, chocolate and wine and some spectacular shows for all!
The capital’s outdoor ice rinks are some of the most magical locations you’ll experience during the winter season! With fairy lights and Christmas trees set to the capital’s magnificent historical architecture, a trip to an ice rink is a must-do. So when the temperatures drop, you can keep warm by skating around at one on London’s many beautiful ‘pop up’ ice rinks!
London is such a beautiful city to discover afoot. And the Queen’s Walk along the South bank of the Thames is no exception. From the Westminster bridge, this walk takes you along the Thames to the Millennium footbridge. This so called Queen’s Walk is about an hour’s walk that guides you through some of London’s most popular tourist and visitor attractions.
23 November to 05 January 2014
During the Christmas period, Hyde Park will transform into a true Winter Wonderland. With an ice skating rink, attractions, food and drink, and much more… This spectacular event is for the whole family. Set around the Victorian bandstand and illuminated with over 100,000 lights, and complete with a sizeable ice rink, this event provides a truly magical setting for all.
13 November to 06 May 2014
At the British Science Museum, experience one of the biggest experiments in Scientific history to “uncover the fundamental building blocks of our universe”. For those who don’t know, the Collider is essentially a machine called an ‘accelerator’ capable of colliding two beams of particles together, the act of which gives scientists insight into the physics of our universe! There’s plenty more to see and do at the museum if this exhibition isn’t for you.
On Saturday 9th November, the newly elected Lord Mayor of London has to travel from the City of London all the way to Westminster to pledge allegiance to the Crown. This journey comes together with parades and much more. The Lord Mayor’s Show has a long tradition and has become a splendidly rowdy and joyful mediaeval festival culminating in a carnival style street parade and fireworks! Join the fun as around half a million people turn up to watch this colourful procession!
Do you like the inclement history of England and aren’t scared easily? Well then the London dungeons is the perfect excursion for you! The London dungeon is one of the capital’s ‘must-see’ signature attractions – delighting audience for almost 40 years. It’s a 90 minute journey through 1000 years of London’s murky past. During these 90 minutes you will be lead to different rooms with different shows. These shows are acted by real actors giving you the real 360® experience.
18 October 2013 to 23 March 2014
Our planet’s nature and wildlife is truly our world’s most beautiful and treasured possession. During the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, photographers will present the world’s most precious pictures of earth’s wildlife. And, in its 49th year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition provides a global showcase of the very best perspectives on animals, insects, plants and landscapes capturing the most colourful and heart-warming collection of images on display.
07 to 13 October
Margarita, daiquiri, mimosa or rather prefer a mojito? During the London Cocktail Week all these beloved cocktails will be honoured. The London Cocktail week is an unique celebration of the unequalled cocktail culture. With over more than 3000 cocktails being served, this week will educate, inspire and unite the cocktail lovers.
13 to 20 September 2013
London fashion Week is a phenomenon in diverse capital cities in the world. For the second time this year, the London Fashion Week will spread lots of fashion and style around the city.
This is an event at which designers have a chance to display new lines of clothing, shoes, bags, and other accessories. During the week more than 200 designers show the hottest fashion for next season. The week includes catwalk shows, exhibitions and award ceremonies with the most creative designers in the world.