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Bank holiday in London

Make the most of the long weekend with our guide to the May bank holiday weekend

Alexandra Palace Summer Festival

Here it is, your ultimate guide to celebrating the early May bank holiday weekend in London (5 – 7 May 2018). Whether you want to check out the best new art exhibitions, watch one of our favourite new theatre shows, get out of town on a day-tripor just spend all night partying at London’s best clubs, we’ve got you covered. Our guide will guarantee you'll make the most of that precious, bonus time out of the office. 

Brilliant bank holiday events

Top 10 things to do this May bank holiday
Things to do

Top 10 things to do this May bank holiday

Say what you like, but May is surely the best month out of all twelve

London events in May
Things to do

London events in May

Spring is in full swing and London is in full bloom

Get out and about this early May bank holiday

London’s great outdoors
Things to do

London’s great outdoors

Forgotten what outdoor London looks like? Take a peek

Day trips from London
Travel

Day trips from London

Feel like getting out of the city? Give Rye a try

London's best BBQ spots
Things to do

London's best BBQ spots

Places with a green light to grill  

9 places to see cherry blossom in London
Things to do

9 places to see cherry blossom in London

London is absolutely blooming

Bank holiday eating in London

The best brunches in London
Restaurants

The best brunches in London

Start the long weekend well 

Rooftop restaurants in London
Restaurants

Rooftop restaurants in London

Elevate your eating this bank holiday

London’s best riverside restaurants
Restaurants

London’s best riverside restaurants

Dinner with an enviable view 

Amazing outdoor dining in London
Restaurants

Amazing outdoor dining in London

The best alfresco dining in town

FInd more great food options in London

Get a culture fix over the early May bank holiday

Outdoor cinema in London
Film

Outdoor cinema in London

Add outdoor cinema to your bucket list

Top 10 art exhibitions in London
Art

Top 10 art exhibitions in London

The most exciting art in the capital right now

Alternative places to visit
Things to do

Alternative places to visit

Try these London sights for sore eyes

Outdoor theatre in London
Theatre

Outdoor theatre in London

Pack a brolly, alfresco theatre season is here

Bank holiday drinking in London

Best bars with a view
Bars and pubs

Best bars with a view

Get high in the capital

The 100 best bars and pubs
Bars and pubs

The 100 best bars and pubs

The very best of London boozing

London’s best rooftop bars
Bars and pubs

London’s best rooftop bars

Bars with serious altitude 

Brilliant beer gardens
Bars and pubs

Brilliant beer gardens

Pubs with space for sun-soaked sipping

Find more great drinking options in London

Comments

3 comments
Oana D

Which bar is the one in the photograph from the article? 

Jocelyn A

You forgot about the Canal Cavalcade in Little Venice - always good fun