Get ready for dumplings and sweet rice balls: it’s Chinese New Year!

When:22 January 2023

Chinese New Year 2023, on 22 January 2023, celebrates the Year of the Rabbit. Celebrations kick off with a colourful parade in London’s Chinatown. London is renowned for hosting some of the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside of Asia. So what better reason to join the throng in London’s Chinatown?! Traditionally, the colourful celebrations […]

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Snowdrop days at the Chelsea Physic Garden

When:January 2023

While the rest of the UK waits in anticipation for the first sign of Spring, the Chelsea Physic Garden’s snowdrops are already out. London’s oldest garden closes for the winter, re-opening on 22 January 2023 ahead of its official Spring opening. Flowers in the garden peak early, thanks to the garden’s unique micro-climate. Visit the annual snowdrop […]

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Get an eye-popping view of London from The Shard


What better introduction to London and the New Year than brunch on the 31st floor of the Shard, Western Europe’s highest building? Rather than buying a ticket to the viewing platform, invest it in a fabulous meal accompanied by the best views of London’s skyline at Aqua Shard, a favourite London dining spot. You won’t […]

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Avoid the crowds and visit London’s main attractions in January

When:9.30pm daily

If there’s one thing the Brits are good at, it’s a full-on technicolour ceremonial event and the Changing of the Guard, Birthday Parades and Beating Retreat attract millions of visitors to London. Make time for Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and St Paul’s but if you’re looking for something a little more understated, the Ceremony of […]

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