2018 Events in London

London Marathon

28 April 2019

Commonly known as simply the London Marathon, the Virgin Money London Marathon…

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Chelsea Flower Show

22 - 26 May 2018

The Chelsea Flower Show is an annual event organised by the Royal Horticultural…

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Trooping the Colour (Queen's Birthday Parade)

9 June 2018

The ceremony of the Trooping the Colour (or Queen's Birthday Parade) takes place…

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships

2 - 15 July 2018

The Wimbledon Championships are the highlight of the year's tennis calendar,…

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Notting Hill Carnival

25 - 27 August 2017 TBA

The first Notting Hill Carnival took place in 1964 when London's Caribbean community…

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Lord Mayor's Show

10 November 2018

The Lord Mayor's Show is an annual event held in the City of London when the…

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Changing of the Guard

Usually alternates daily throughout the week

This is one of the oldest and most familiar of all royal ceremonies.…

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Reading Festival

24 - 26 Aug 2018

One of the English summer's great festivals of music, the Reading Festival boasts…

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Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

7 Apr 2019

An annual tradition since 1829, the rowing race between two of Britain's oldest…

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BBC Proms

13 July to 8 September 2018

The Proms claims to be the 'greatest classical musical festival in the world',…

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West End Shows

Various dates throughout the year

Famed for its musicals, the West End in the centre of London boasts some of the…

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V Festival Chelmsford

19 - 20 August 2018 TBA

Offering many of the biggest live acts from around the world, the festival is…

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FA Cup Final

19 May 2018

The cherished FA Cup (The Football Association Challenge Cup) is football's oldest…

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BFI London Film Festival


Film-fever spreads all across London for two weeks during the British Film Institute…

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