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Learn English in London: Top Events in 2017!

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London, the iconic capital of England, is a cosmopolitan marvel with a rich history stretching back to Roman times. From the imposing Houses of Parliament, to the majestic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and awe-inspiring Westminster Abbey, you’ll never be short of sights and sounds to experience in this unique city and cultural melting pot. Cross the River Thames, and you’ll be able to enjoy unbeatable panoramic views offered by the London Eye! Let’s take a quick look at some of the events in store for you if you’re going to learn English in London:

1 | The London Boat Show

6th – 15th January

ExCeL London – 1, Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock

2 | London Art Fair

18th to 22nd January

Business Design Centre – 52 Upper Street, Islington

3 | Chinese New Year

29th January

West End, Trafalgar Square

4 | London Winter Run Cancer Research U.K.

5th February

Trafalgar Square

5 | London Classic Car Show

23rd to 26th February

1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock

6 | Head of the River Race

25th March

River Thames

7 | Tall Ships Regatta

13th to 16th April

Greenwich and Woolwich

8 | Museums at Night

17th to 20th May

9 | State Opening of Parliament


The Mall, Whitehall, Houses of Parliament

10 | Taste of London

14th to 18th June

Regent’s Park

11 | Trooping the Colour: The Queen’s Birthday Parade

17th June

The Mall, Horses Guards Parade, Buckingham Palace

12 | RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

4th to 9th July

East Molesey, Surrey

13 | Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House


The Strand

14 | Notting Hill Carnival

27th/28th August

Notting Hill

15 | BBC Proms in the Park

9th September

Hyde Park

16 | London Design Festival

16th to 24th September

Various venues across the city

17 | Halloween

27th October to 5th November

Various venues across the city

18 | Regent Street Motor Show

4th November

19 | Bonfire Night Fireworks Displays

5th November

Various venues around the city

There are so many things to do in London in the run up to Christmas and the New Year! The shopping is amazing, you can get into the spirit of the season and enjoy Christmas carols in Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, and many other key places across the city. You’ll be able to experience open air Christmas market at Southbank Centre, Kew Gardens, among other Christmassy treats.Here is a look of some events in London during December.

20 | Winter Wonderland

18th November to 5th January

Hyde Park

21 | Hogwarts in the Snow

19th November to 29th January

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Drive

22 | New Year’s Eve Fireworks

31st December

Westminster Bridge, Houses of Parliament

Download our London Travel Guide now for FREE, to learn how to get around, explore the city as a local, find out good places to eat and drink, and much more!

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