New Year in London
The year's biggest celebration takes serious planning. Find the best things to do in the capital this New Year's Eve and New Year's Day now
- The New Year's Eve Fireworks
- NYE parties in London
- Great New Year's Eve events
- Make the most of New Year's Day
- Our favourite hangover cures
Whether you're a Londoner or just visiting for the holidays, find the best events and things to do in the capital and plan one hell of a New Year 2013/2014. Always big on the celebrations, London's got comedy, cabaret and spectacular club nights up its sleeve, not to mention the ever-brilliant New Year's Eve firework display over the Thames.
The fun doesn't stop at midnight on December 31 however. Enjoy a more leisurely New Year's Day at some of London's best attracrtions and museums.
Heralding the start of 2014, London's official NYE fireworks shoot off the London Eye, with Big Ben and St Paul's in background. Beat that, world
The London Symphony Orchestra provide the live soundtrack to a screening of Michel Hazanavicius's charming blockbuster 'The Artist'
The sleekly modern Silver Sturgeon is hosting a NYE Thames party, which cruises beneath the fireworks
If you're looking for a little more magic on NYE, this stunning show starts up a new run at Roundhouse from Mon Dec 23
Rewind to the '40s this NYE at this air raid shelter shindig in a warren of six rooms.
The Bugged Out! crew get busy for NYE and bring out big guns with Erol Alkan and Daniel Avery for the night
Gleaming house label Defected step into their spiritual home, Ministry of Sound, for a huge NYE showdown
London's premier hip hop crew bring in a whole load of beats, rhymes and general big styles for NYE
Visit Hampton Court Palace, the London Eye or many more attractions
Soak up some history and culture at one of the capital's top museums
Enjoy a bit of quiet time and marvel at masterpieces on January 1
Find the best places to soak up the excesses of the night before
Ditch last year's dull clothes and refresh your clothes rail with the latest trends to hit London
Those post-Christmas pounds won't lose themselves – enroll at one of the capital's top gyms
Dip-dye your locks, chop off your mop – plan something new for your mane in 2014
November's the month of moustaches, not January. Fix up your facial hair for the new year
- Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2013
- Oxford Street Christmas Lights 2013
- Covent Garden Christmas 2013
- Natural History Museum Ice Rink 2013
- Skate at Somerset House
- Carnaby Christmas 2013: The Year of the Robin
- 3D: Printing the Future
- Hogwarts in the Snow
- Christmas at Kew Gardens 2013
- The Alternative London Tour
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