Put a touch of Kawaii into your festive shopping at the Hyper Japan Christmas market. It’s a festival of colourful Japanese arts and culture, with tonnes of activities for grown ups and tiny cheapos alike. Shop for cool gifts, including traditional crafts or stock up on Japanese snacks for yourself. If you’re feeling crafty, you can join one of the hands-on sessions. Events include decorating your own latte with famous barista Kazuki Yamamoto, cookery workshops with former Masterchef finalist Andrew Kojima and painting kitsune fox masks.
For those who prefer to spectate, there plenty of activities, including the Sanrio Artbox, a gaming area with lots of giveaways from PS4, PSVita, and Nintendo 3DS. Cosplayers can participate in the COSParade, or compete for £150 prize voucher from Tofu Cute in the COSTest.
The London Diwali festival attracts approximately 35,000 people each year to celebrate this Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of light. Expect lots of lively music, dance and an authentic market with food, craft, art and henna.
Late October isn’t just the time of year for dressing up for Halloween. It’s also time for the autumn edition of the bi-annual pop culture expo (although canceled in 2021 due to COVID-19, the spring event usually takes place over […]
An annual festival celebrating the area’s rich history and culture with events taking place in various venues around Bloomsbury. This year’s theme is “Shining Light”. Events in previous years have included street parties, dance and music performances, scientific workshops, interactive games, […]
Run by the International Antique & Collector’s Fairs group, this is a large fair repeated throughout the year with some excellent opportunities to find some unusual items. Often attracting over 300 antique dealers since taking over the venue in 2104, […]