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

Upcoming dates for your diary

Vault Festival

The arts festival underneath Waterloo station returns this year with a line up of music, theatre, club nights and more

  1. The Vaults 10 Leake St, SE1 7NN
  2. Wed Jan 28 - Sun Mar 8
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Jessie Ware

  • Critics choice

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

  1. O2 Academy Brixton Stockwell Rd, SW9 9SL
  2. Thu Jan 29 - Fri Jan 30
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The Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLIX will kick off in Arizona on February 1 2015 – catch all the action live in London at these late-night screenings

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. Southbank Centre Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX
  2. Mon Feb 9 - Sun Feb 22
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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 pop-up velodrome and more than 200 exhibitor stands will be just some of the attractions at this mecca for cycling enthusiasts.

  1. ExCeL London One Western Gateway , Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1XL
  2. Thu Feb 12 - Sun Feb 15
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Pancake Day

Pancake races and batter-based feasts come to London on Shrove this year

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

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime

This exhibition of original evidence, photographs, specimens, and forensic implements will look at the history of forensic medicine

  1. Thu Feb 26 - Sun Jun 21

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

Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style

This exhibition of accessories, film, artworks and clothing provides insight into the home lives of men and women during wartime Britain

  1. Thu Mar 5 - Mon Aug 31

Unseen: The Lives of Looking by Dryden Goodwin

Three individuals who look for a living are featured in this feature-length film by contemporary artist Dryden Goodwin

  1. Thu Mar 5 - Sun Jul 26

Holi Festival

Paint the town red – and blue, green, yellow and purple – at events inspired by the Hindu festival of colours

  1. Fri Mar 6


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

Last chance events in the capital

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