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2021 Events in London

London Marathon

26 April 2020

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

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Chelsea Flower Show

19 - 23 May 2020

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

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Trooping the Colour (Queen's Birthday Parade)

TBC 2020

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

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships

29 June - 12 July 2020

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

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Notting Hill Carnival

30 - 31 August 2020

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

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Lord Mayor's Show

14 November 2020

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

28 - 30 August 2020

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

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Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

TBC 2020

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

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BBC Proms

17 July - 12 September 2021

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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FA Cup Final

23 May 2020

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

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BFI London Film Festival

TBC 2022

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

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