Dressed in their full regalia, the members of the related Liveries of London will compete in this pancake-flipping race. As usual, crowds will gather to watch the race for the crown in Guildhall Yard. Organised by the Poulters (egg suppliers) the event employs the skills of a variety of liveries. Clockmakers time it, Gunmakers fire the starting pistol, glovers provide the white gloves worn by racers, the Fruiterers provide lemons and the cutlers provide the forks! This is a really fun event, with 21 teams competing in their traditional clothes. Only time will tell which guild will win the coveted frying pan trophy.
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, […]
8:30am – 4:30pm
£6.00 – £12.00