London Features and Articles
Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best events and new openings in the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.
From traditional suppers to comedy extravaganzas, London provides a number of options for celebrating Burns Night. So, grab a whisky and read on to discover how you can honour the Scottish bard without trekking north of the border.
Sunday 30th March 2014 is Mother's Day, the time of year when busy mums can slow down, sit back and let themselves be thoroughly pampered. The bright lights of London town offer a whole raft of entertainment and treats where mums can be fully indulged. So, take a read of the comprehensive LondonTown.com guide to discover the best of what London has to offer.
Valentine's Day can either be a chance to wear your heart on your sleeve and spoil your loved one or embrace the single scene and revel in your freedom. Whatever the case, we've got it covered - so take a look at our Valentine's guide and discover what London has to offer.
Enjoy the long Easter weekend, with its two Bank Holidays on Good Friday 18th April and Easter Monday 21st April, by hunting down eggs at one of London's stately homes, feasting on Easter treats, and spending time with the family. Find inspiration in our guide to the city's Easter delights.
St Patrick's Day in London attracts over 100,000 people to the city and there's a whole host of Irish themed revelling to enjoy. From the parade and festival at Trafalgar Square to plentiful servings of Irish stew and countless pints of Guinness, London has a lot to offer in celebration of the patron saint of Ireland.
Patriotic celebrations for St George's Day take place across London on 23rd April and the days preceding. Here, LondonTown.com outlines the events that are in recognition of England's dragon-slaying patron saint.
With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on the rooftops, and in any other outdoor space available, London is at its best in the summer. From food, music and film festivals to open air theatre and major art shows, read on to find out the highlights of what's happening in the capital this summer.
From London Design Week to Frieze Art Fair, the must-see theatre to the best events at the Barbican, LondonTown.com has London in autumn 2013 all wrapped up. Make a date with David Walliams, strike gold at the British Museum and enjoy London's rich autumn pickings.
Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ice rinks are open and the snow is fast approaching. While the weather may be getting cooler, London's Christmas season is just warming up. This special cracker of a feature tells you everything you need to know in planning a fabulously festive month in the capital, and for a roundup of all the cultural treats on offer take a look at our December in London feature.
From its impressive selection of city-based music festivals to a generous offering of film and food events, London provides a feast for all the senses with its year-round festival programme.
Home to world-famous palaces, museums and sporting arenas, as well as renowned entertainment venues and galleries, London is never short for sights to see and events to attend.
London comes alive in summer, the heady smell of flowers, barbeques and cut grass fills the air as the city is bathed in warm sunshine. The capital is in full bloom and pavements are crowded with outdoor tables and chairs. While away a sunny afternoon drinking in an atmospheric pub, dine under the stars in an exclusive venue or simply grab a blanket and find a nice grassy spot. Follow the LondonTown.com guide to London's top outdoor tables and picknicking areas.
Indulging on great British traditions such as Sunday roasts and Afternoon Tea, London's restaurant scene serves a feast that fits all palates and occasions.
Whether you want to dance the night away or enjoy a quiet drink, watch a live show or make your own entertainment, London is brimming with unique bars, clubs and live music venues that have all the ingredients for a great night out.
With a constant programme of West End musicals, renowned theatre and small fringe productions, London is one big stage and continuously sees prestigious actors and directors flocking to be a part of it. So, read on to discover the hottest ticket in town.
London is one of the film industry's major centres with hundreds of films made each year in the capital. We take a look at the major film events in London - including festivals, screenings, award ceremonies and big movie premieres.
From the prestigious department stores to the bustling street markets, some of the world's most famous shopping locations can be found in London.
London has been used as a setting in many films and books throughout the ages - from Dickens to Dan Brown, James Bond to Harry Potter, The Italian Job to Notting Hill. In this special feature, we look at London's continued influence on popular culture, movies and literature.
The London Eye, Buckingham Palace and the eight Royal Parks are just a few of the many great attractions in London. Be sure not to miss any of what London has to offer with the LondonTown.com guide to the best sights, walks and city tours.
Numerous sightseeing tours operate across London so you can make the most of this stunning city - whether you want to explore it by foot, on bike or boat, in an open-top bus or even in a privately chauffeured car. Comprehensive commentaries offer colourful historic and anecdotal background to bring alive the amazing sites of London, crammed with stunning architecture, iconic buildings and fascinating museums.
For the third time in history, London will host the Olympic Games in 2012 four years after Beijing wowed the world. Events for the London 2012 Summer Games will take place in the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London; in the River Zone around Greenwich; and in various venues dotted around Central London and its outskirts.
Find out about all the Queen's Diamond Jubilee events and activities in London including the river pageant on the Sunday 3rd June weekend, the weekend when two back-to-back bank holidays give us an extended weekend of flag waving and celebrations.
Landing at one of London's major airport terminals can be daunting. Travel from touch down to the city centre requires some planning. Luckily the capital is well served with buses, trains, Tubes, taxis and private transfer companies. The key is finding the right option for you.
The London Design Festival, 14-22 September 2013, brings an excess of 300 events and seven shows to the capital. We've listed the main events, highlighting the days they're open to the public, and previewed the must-see events on in London during the festival.
10th March 2014
IN THIS ARTICLE
London Events Calendar 2014
Burns Night in London
Mother's Day in London
Valentine's in London 2014
Easter in London
St Patrick's Day in London
St George's Day in London
Summer 2013 in London
Autumn 2013 in London
Christmas in London
Top London Venues
London Al Fresco Dining and Drinking
London's Theatre and Musicals
Film Events in London
London in Fiction and Films
London Tours & Attractions
London Sightseeing Tours
The Diamond Jubilee
Food of Love
London Design Festival
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