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2015 Events in London

London Marathon

24 April 2016

The Virgin Money London Marathon (commonly known as simply the London Marathon)…

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Chelsea Flower Show

19 - 23 May 2015

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

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Trooping the Colour (Queen's Birthday Parade)

13 June 2015

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

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships

29 June to 12 July 2015

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

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Notting Hill Carnival

30 - 31 August 2015

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

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Lord Mayor's Show

14 November 2015

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

Daily

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

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Carling Weekend Reading

28 - 30 August 2015

One of the English summer's great festivals of music, Carling Weekend boasts…

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Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

27 March 2016

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

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BBC Proms

July to September 2015

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

22 - 23 August 2015

Richard Branson's contribution to Britain's busy summer music festival schedule…

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FA Cup Final

25 May 2015

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

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Times BFI London Film Festival

7 - 18 October 2015

Film-fever spreads all across London for two weeks during The Times

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Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

11 - 15 November 2015

Showcasing the finest selection of Christmas gifts, fabulously-festive home decorations…

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