Tti’s Guide to London in 2015 !

Happy New Year everyone!! We thought we’d choose some exciting events happening in 2015 here in the Big Smoke (London :) ) Big thanks to our intern ,Hava, for helping to put this together!

JANUARY :

  • Until the 18th of January you can check out Swan Lake at the English National Ballet – Tickets start from only £10 – http://www.ballet.org.uk/whats-on/swan-lake/

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  • Also , starting in mid-January is The Ruling Class with Hollywood  heartthrob -James McAvoy ! This is a West End cult classic revival! http://trafalgartransformed.com/whats-on/the-ruling-class

FEBRUARY:

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  •  Chinese New Year in London’s Chinatown! The Chinese Year of the Sheep is coming our way and as usual London’s vibrant Chinatown will have celebrations all day! The date is February 19th  – More details can be found on Time Out’s website  http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/chinese-new-year-in-london

MARCH:

  • In March, London’s Irish community will hit the streets for singing and dancing in the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade! This year it all falls on a Saturday the 15th of March St. Patty’s day of course is on the 17th of March but here in London we start celebrating early! :)
  • Also in March,  a new Alexander McQueen exhibition - Savage Beauty- is kicking off at the Victoria and Albert Museum ! Is Fashion your thing?  Check out  this site to book tickets & more!  – http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/exhibition-alexander-mcqueen-savage-beauty/ On till the 19th of July so plenty of time to catch it!

APRIL:

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  • The world famous London Marathon is on this month! Get your running shoes on or go cheer the runners on the sidelines! More details can be found here – http://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com/en-gb/

MAY:

  • Why not take a trip to the National Theatre on the South Bank to check out the critically acclaimed show – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime ! Get your tickets here -http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/the-curious-incident-of-the-dog-in-the-night-time-at-the-gielgud-theatre

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  • Camden Rocks Festival is set for Saturday the 30th of May this year! Check out some of the hottest up and coming indie bands in town! 200 venues, 200 bands! All in our neighbourhood. More details can be found here – http://camdenrocksfestival.com/

JUNE:

  • London’s Field Day Festival is always a great time! Live music to kick start summer! What more could you want? Check it all our here – http://fielddayfestivals.com/news/

JULY:

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  • The Natural History Museum is displaying some of the most fascinating wildlife photos from around the globe! You can check it all out until October! More info on how to get a ticket is all here – http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/exhibitions/wildlife-photographer-of-the-year-2014-exhibition.html
  • Camden Fringe Festival – This festival is becoming more and more important each year for the theatre and comedy scene in the UK ! It all happens right here in Camden Town – You can find all the listings for Comedy & Theatre here http://www.camdenfringe.com/

AUGUST:

  • Notting Hill Carnival ! At the end of August every year we have the Notting Hill Carnival in the heart of (you guessed it) Notting Hill! Keep an eye on the website for the dates in August. It is always a good time with live sound systems, a parade, dancing and more! http://www.thenottinghillcarnival.com/

SEPTEMBER:

  • Every year the Thames River becomes a spectacular display of live music, arts & crafts stands, fireworks and more! Visit – www.totallythames.org/ to find out the dates in September!
  • The Itunes Festival hits London in September  and usually takes place right down the road from our two centres in Chalk Farm! Visit http://www.itunesfestival.com/ to see how you can get tickets to this hot music event!
    OCTOBER :
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    Of course London is not Munich but we have some great Octoberfest celebrations happening around the capital. One of our favourites is  – http://www.bavarian-beerhouse.co.uk/ This Beerhouse has two locations –  Old Street and Tower Hill !
    NOVEMBER:
    Bonfire Night is when London’s sky comes to life with fireworks and bonfires happening all around the capital!! All the details on the firework displays can be found here – http://www.londontown.com/London/London-Firework-Displays
    DECEMBER:
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    Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park is always a treat each Christmas! Hyde Park is transformed each year into a wonderful fun-filled park with Christmas markets , beer tents, live music, rides and more!  Read the full details of opening hours and what’s on here – http://www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com/

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