Christmas in London: the experience
London comes alive at Christmas time, with thronging streets full of people getting involved in the city’s many Christmas traditions. We take a look at exactly what to expect from London during the festive season.
27th July 2017
The world’s greatest classical music event returns to London throughout August and September and each performance is not to be missed!
Date: 1st August-9th September 2017
Location: Royal Albert Hall
Kids Week has been created to encourage young people to get involved in theatre during the school holiday’s and immerse themselves in the arts!
Children aged 16 or under can go free to any participating show when accompanied by an adult paying full price and adults can also purchase up to two extra children’s tickets at half price.
Don’t miss the wide range of wonderful shows happening through August by visiting their website.
Date: 1st-31st August 2017
Location: Throughout London
Since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival has taken place in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea over the August Bank Holiday and is one of the world’s largest street festivals filling West London with a vibrant Caribbean festival of colour, street food, elaborate floats and gorgeous costumes.
Sunday is Family day with a quieter and more relaxed experience starting in Ladbroke Grove with family workshops, a children’s parade and calypso dancing.
Date: 26th-28th August 2017
Location: West London
Luxury guided walking tours right here in Mayfair where you can sample truffles, chocolates and ganache from Artisan Chocolatiers.
On the tour you should expect approximately 7-10 samples and a few surprises along the way and is led by a former Cocoa & Coffee trader on the London Futures & Options Exchange. Chocolate heavenly treat for you and your friends so don’t miss it!
Date: Every Sunday in August 2017
Location: Green Park, Mayfair
Monday 14th August marks the start of official Afternoon Tea Week; a celebration of the British tradition dating back to the 1840’s.
Galvin at The Athenaeum have collaborated with Valrhona chocolate to develop the Chocolate Afternoon Tea where you can indulge in Valrhona delights, along with delicious scones and sandwiches.
Date: 14th-20th August 2017
Location: Galvin at The Athenaeum
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