A month-long annual arts and cultural festival, at venues spanning the length of the Thames. The sheer variety of events is staggering, from concerts and art installations to activities and exhibits.
This year’s centrepiece is the “Ship of Tolerance” installation on the Royal Docks. There’s also a scented look at Barking’s industrial past and a night of tango dancing aboard a 19th century paddle steamer. There’s plenty of action on the water too. That includes sea kayak and stand-up paddleboard taster sessions, a regatta and a Thames swim. Be sure check our complete guide for highlights before you make your way over!
Annual free celebration of St George, patron saint of England, and slayer of a dragon, legend has it. Crowds will gather in one of London’s biggest squares for ye olden time fun and silliness including Morris Dancing, family games and […]
A free celebration of Sikh culture and heritage for Vaisakhi, which marks the birth of the Khalsa. Indoor and outdoor events will include shabad kirtan (spiritual music), langar (food), turban tying, folk dance, martial arts, and children’s activities.
Not normally open to the public, Acton Depot open weekends are a fantastic opportunity to see some the hundreds of thousands of treasures stored in the working museum storehouse. What to expect These depot open days take place three times a […]
This is the 45th anniversary of this annual event. It’s a celebration of London’s most old-school wooden puppet show. Punch and Judy will be joined by other wooden (and human) friends, including a brass band procession, workshops, clowns, folk music […]