What's on in London

There is such a diverse range of events in London the only difficulty is deciding which ones to choose.

Upcoming event highlights:

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 

For five days in May, the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea will be transformed into the world’s greatest flower show.

Tuesday 24th - Saturday 28th May 2016

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RHS London Rose Show 2016 

Come and celebrate England’s favourite flower and support specialist rose growers and florists. You will be able to admire stunning rose displays, gain advice and tips on how to grow and take care of roses, and learn about different varieties.

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th June 2016

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Chestertons Polo in the Park 2016 

The England Polo Team returns to the spiritual home of Polo, Hurlingham Park, for only the second time since 1939. Watch the best players in the country compete at a high level under the newly ratified City Polo Series rules again in 2016.

Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th June 2016

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The Patron's Lunch - in celebration of The Queen's 90th Birthday 

The Mall in St James' Park will be transformed for its largest ever street party to celebrate The Queen's patronage of over 600 charities and organisations of her 90th birthday. An iconic event, recognising the un-relenting support and service our Monarch has given to the community over her 63 year reign. 

Sunday 12th June 2016

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Queen's Club Tennis - Aegon Championships 2016

Held at The Queen's Club, London, the Aegon Championship has been voted ATP World Tour 500 Tournament of the Year.

Monday 13th - Sunday 19th June 2016

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Royal Ascot 2016 

Royal Ascot is Britain’s most valuable race meeting, attracting many of the world’s finest racehorses to compete for more than £6.58milllion in prize money. Anticipated and revered, these five days are made for socialising. Long seen as a spectacle of fashion and style, they are referenced the world over.

Tuesday 14th - Saturday 18th June 2016

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Taste of London 2016 - The World's Greatest Restaurant Festival 

Enjoy signature dishes from the city’s finest restaurants, learn tricks of the trade from world-class chefs and sample gourmet food and drink producers all in one stunning setting. 

Wednesday 15th - Sunday 19th June 2016

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Wimbledon 2016

The oldest tennis tournament in the world - enjoy two weeks of world-class tennis this summer.

Monday 27th June - Sunday 10th July 2016

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Local highlights:

 

NATIONAL HISTORY MUSEUM

www.nhm.ac.uk

Natural History Museum

 

The Museum first opened its doors on 18 April 1881, but its origins stretch back to 1753 and the generous offer of a renowned doctor, Sir Hans Sloane.  

 

  

SAATCHI GALLERY

www.saatchigallery.com

 

The Saatchi Gallery aims to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art, presenting work by largely unseen young artists or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the UK.

 

ROYAL ALBERT HALL

www.royalalberthall.com

 

This iconic venue is open to the public during the day through tours of the building, live music in Verdi, and free exhibitions, and is home to the Elgar Room, a state-of-the art small-scale performance space.

 

TATE BRITAIN

www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-britain

 

Take a walk through British Art, exploring a variety of themes.

 

 

VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM

www.vam.ac.uk

 

As the world's leading museum of art and design, the V&A enriches people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.