London events calendar

Your month-by-month guide to the biggest and best new events in London



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Welcome to our guide to the biggest and best new openings in London. Check out the months below to see our hand-picked selection of the best new events beginning this month, next month and even further ahead. From theatre, exhibition and film openings to gigs, festivals and comedy shows, if it's new, it's here - go on, dive in!

London's biggest events by month


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Spring's on the horizon and London's starting to come out of hibernation. The capital's events calendar is starting to bloom...


Upcoming dates for your diary

New Year's Eve in London

Looking for the perfect New Year's Eve plan? You've come to the right place...

  1. Wed Dec 31

New Year's Eve Fireworks

Our prodigious pyrotechnics make most other world cities’ look like damp squibs

  1. Wed Dec 31

New Year's Day in London

Some of the capital's best museums, galleries and attractions are open on January 1 2015

  1. Thu Jan 1

New Year's Day Parade

2015's New Year's Day Parade will feature 8,500 performers representing 20 countries

  1. Thu Jan 1


Back by popular demand, Redemption is serving up mocktails and vegan food for those looking for an alcohol-free start to the new year

  1. Fri Jan 2 - Sat Jan 31

London Boat Show

If it floats you'll find it at The London Boat Show, a ten-day tribute to all forms of waterborne transport

  1. Fri Jan 9 - Sun Jan 18

Churchill's Scientists

This exhibition celebrates the inventions and scientific endeavour which came to Britain under Churchill

  1. Fri Jan 23 - Tue Mar 1

Jessie Ware

The silky-voiced London singer who's tapped straight into the UK bass scene performs second album 'Tough Love' this January

  1. Thu Jan 29 - Fri Jan 30

Imagine Children's Festival

The kids are in charge at the Southbank Centre once more this February as their two-week children's festival returns

  1. Mon Feb 9 - Sun Feb 22

Valentine's Day

Great ideas for Valentine's Day, whether you're single or part of a nauseatingly loved-up couple

  1. Sat Feb 14 |

The London Bike Show

Performance training, spin sessions, a test track and a pop-up velodrome will be just some of the attractions at this mecca for cycling enthusiasts

  1. Thu Feb 12 - Sun Feb 15

Chinese New Year in London

The Chinese Year of the Sheep is imminent and, as usual, London's Chinese community will be celebrating in style

  1. Thu Feb 19 |

WOW: Women of the World Festival

This festival celebrating all that is great about women and girls (and all the great things they have achieved) is back for a fifth year

  1. Sun Mar 1 - Sun Mar 8


What does the future really hold for us? There are lots of advances to be explored on the line-up at this two-day festival of innovation

  1. Sat Mar 14 - Sun Mar 15

St Patrick's Day

Singing, dancing, a parade and a pint or two: the Irish have always known how to party...

  1. Tue Mar 17 |

London Marathon

Planning to offer some moral support at 2015's race? Here are the best spectator spots along the route

  1. Sun Apr 26 |

Last chance events in the capital

A Room for London

  • Critics choice
  1. Queen Elizabeth Hall South Bank, SE1 8XX
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
More info
  1. Victoria Park Victoria Park Rd, E3 5SN
  2. Until Thu Jan 1
More info

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