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Totally Thames

8th August 2018

Totally Thames

Throughout September, London is celebrating everything to do with its famous waterway, the River Thames. There’s a packed schedule of events, including art installations, boat trips, musical performances and craft workshops for children. The Great River Race on 8 September will see 300 crews from around the world journey along the Thames through London – it’s a spectacle not to be missed.

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Sensational Butterflies

The incredible tropical butterfly house at the Natural History Museum will be available for families to visit until 16 September. Walk amid hundreds of butterflies and moths and learn more about the insects hailing from Africa, Asia and the Americas.

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London Design Festival

This event for art and design fans involves a vibrant calendar of events across London from 15 to 23 September. Visit design fairs, browse an independent ceramics market and go behind usually closed doors at open studio events.

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BBC Proms in the Park

This open-air event is the finale of the two-month-long BBC Proms music festival. Held in Hyde Park on 8 September, there will be an array of classical music performances, fireworks and other festivities.

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Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival

This typically British tradition celebrating the autumn harvest festival takes place in the historic Guildhall courtyard on 16 September. Expect old-fashioned costumes, Morris dancing and marching bands.

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London Fashion Week Festival

When London Fashion Week comes to the city from 20 to 23 September, a whole host of fashion-related activity pops up too. Buy tickets to catwalk shows, shop with a selection of carefully curated brands and listen to talks by fashion insiders.

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Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

This exhibition with an appeal that spans generations gives new insights into the design process of videogames. With interactive experiences and immersive installations, this exhibition opens at the V&A on 8 September.

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Open House London

On 22 and 23 September, many of London’s amazing buildings that are often closed to the public open their doors free of charge. With more than 800 buildings to choose from this year, this is a great way to get an insider perspective of London life.

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The special summer season celebrating the tenth anniversary of this children’s classic on stage ends on 8 September. Suitable for children aged three and up, catch this delightful family show while you can at the Piccadilly Theatre.

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Southbank Centre Food Market

This delectable food market at the Southbank Centre re-opens on 7 September. It’s the perfect spot to indulge in a range of global flavours and gorgeous produce from local foodies.

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