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


It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the capital – the trees are up, the lights are on and the Crimbo tunes are cranked to full volume



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Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year are just two reasons to get out and about this month. Find more here...



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


Forget leotards and lithe bodies; they’re for sissies. There’s a new type of circus in town and it’s all about the white vests and bushy beards

  1. Sun Dec 21 - Wed Dec 31

Christmas Services at St Paul's Cathedral

Sir Christopher Wren's baroque masterpiece will be holding its annual Christmas service once again

  1. Tue Dec 23 - Wed Dec 24

Christmas Eve in London

Take a spin on the ice, make one final trip to see Santa – there's still tons of festive fun to be had on the night before Christmas

  1. Wed Dec 24

Christmas Day in London

If you're planning to get out and about this December 25, here's a handful of ways to spend the day

  1. Thu Dec 25

Peter Pan Cup

Strictly a spectator event, unless you happen to be a regular member of the Serpentine Swimming Club, this race takes place each year on Christmas Day

  1. Thu Dec 25

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

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

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 20

Last chance events in the capital

  1. Factory 7 7-11 Hearn St, off Curtain Rd, EC2A 3LS
  2. Sat Dec 20
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  1. Royal College of Art Kensington Gore, SW7 2EU
  2. Sat Dec 20 - Mon Dec 22
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  1. Hampton Court Palace East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU
  2. Sat Dec 20 - Tue Dec 23
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