February may be a little cold and dark but that does not stop the locals and foreigners in London from taking part in exciting events throughout the month. From Valentine’s Day shindigs to car shows, go out and embrace all London has to offer during the month of February. If you are travelling as a group, it is best to book early for London coach hire to get you around conveniently. Check some of the amazing events set to take place in February 2018!
Are you a Broadway Musical lover? The Victoria Palace Theatre will be hosting the biggest Broadway Musical show throughout the entire month of February 2018. If you are a die-hard theatre enthusiast, you will enjoy the hip hop musical by Alexander Hamilton. Get ready to enjoy theatre at its best when you get your tickets to Hamilton!
Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, is an event that falls on the 13th day of February. Both locals and tourists come together to enjoy this traditional feast day at various pancake restaurants in London. On this day, you can enjoy scrumptious pancakes as you watch day races organised to honour the day. Different teams come together and compete against each other in a foot race as they toss pancakes in a frying pan to reach the finish line. Even some of the top politicians take place in this event which makes the day truly memorable.
Valentine’s Day Events
Planning to celebrate your love in style this year? You will enjoy discovering London’s romantic side with a loved one on and around 14th February. From champagne with a view and Valentine’s Day dinners, to adventures for two and exquisite flower festivals, impress your lover with a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day in London.
Have a romantic dinner cruise at the Thames or snuggle by a crackling fire at the famous Lass O’ Richmond Hill. There is no better way to celebrate you love than with a plate of warming food and a beer in front of a roaring fire. The Lass O’ Richmond Hill is perched on top of a hill where you can enjoy sweeping views.
Looking for the perfect spot to have a great night? The Peckham Levels will be the ideal place for a game of hide and seek. This venue has seven different levels to explore and it is situated in a former car park. The venue is home to studios for artists, independent media companies and screen painters. The top floor of the building has a concrete playground which makes it a great spot to take your family for a fun-filled night out. There are food vendors, a cocktail bar and a music venue. If you are looking for a spot where you can enjoy a variety of entertainment in one place, this is the place to visit.
London Classic Car Show
This event will take place at ExCel London from February 15th to 18th 2018. Car enthusiasts will come together to see and hear their favourite cars at the Grand Avenue. The best classic vehicle manufacturers, dealers, collectors and clubs will showcase their precious vintage cars, memorabilia and car products as they share their expertise on classic vehicles. The 2018 show is promised to be bigger than previous years, so you don’t want to miss it.
Horniman Museum and Gardens
Want to keep your kids entertained over the half-term school holiday? The Horniman Museum and Gardens is an exciting venue with brilliant theatre shows, interactive exhibitions and exciting museums which you can enjoy with your family. This February the museum offers plenty of activities to suit all ages and budgets. The venue is free and will host a variety of special festivals, concerts and exhibitions that your kids will enjoy. Bring your children to learn more about natural history, anthropology and musical instruments.
Canary Wharf Ice Rink
The Canary Wharf Ice Rink is the place to be this February if you are looking for indoor activities that are exciting and fun at the same time. This ice rink will be open from February 1st to 24th. The 80-metre long rink is dedicated to kids and grown-ups can enjoy festive drinks at a winter themed bar within the rink. Book your tickets early to enjoy frosty fun and have a spin on the ice this February!