2013 Local Events
There is such a diverse range of events in London the only difficulty is deciding which ones to choose.
Monday 17th March
St Patricks Day Parade
Every year London hosts a St Patrick's Day Parade with marching bands, floats, street theatre and more. All 32 Irish counties are represented, dressed in their traditional county colours. Other parade participants include members of London's Irish community and other Londoners.
Sunday 13th April
Be part of the Virgin Money London Marathon: a fun day out, whether you run, walk or cheer from the sidelines.
Tuesday 20th – Saturday 24th May
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Every year the grounds of the Royal Hospital are transformed into show gardens, inspirational small gardens and vibrant horticultural displays for the world's most famous flower show.
Friday 6th – Sunday 8th June
Polo in the park – Hurlingham Park
Eight polo teams representing global cities will play for The World Polo Series Trophy.
Wednesday 18th – Sunday 22nd June
Taste of London
Regent's Park will transform into a foodie wonderland for four days of summer eating, drinking and entertainment.
Tuesday 8th - Sunday 13th July
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
Gardeners rejoice as the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show gets underway in London, with six days of all things horticultural.
Monday 23rd June - Sunday 6th July
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships
The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in South West London every summer for two weeks of tennis, strawberries and cream, and good-natured queuing.
(exact dates to be confirmed)
London Design Festival
The London Design Festival is an annual event, held to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world, and as the gateway to the international creative community.