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7 London Events Happening In February 2017

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February is winter time in London, and the city brims with festivals, events and celebrations to suit people of all interests. So whether you are visiting London for business or pleasure, an eventful line-up awaits you in the coming month. Don’t forget to choose London coach hire for a comfy ride to these venues.

Orchid Festival

Inspired by the culture, colour and splendid floral life of India, the orchid festival is back this year, starting 4th of February, featuring massive floral displays fabricated using exotic orchids, Indian film, decorated rickshaws and much more. Watch out for peacocks and elephants created from tropical plants and exotic foliage. Bringing together the modern culture and tradition, the giant floral pond display is a treat to watch, along with the Vanda orchids hanging from the ceiling. You’ll get to learn about how plants are used in everyday life from worship to medicine.  There will be hands-on session with the volunteer guides, and film screenings as well. Don’t miss out on delicious Indian dishes at the Orangery Restaurant.

Frock Me! Vintage Fair

Offering some of the best vintage the city has got to provide, the Frock Me! Vintage Fair scheduled to be held on the 5th of February at the Chelsea Old Town Hall will draw more that 50 vintage traders from across the UK. The event will cater to everyone from fashion enthusiasts to serious collectors. The stalls will be filled with vintage designer clothing, jewellery and accessories. Get your hands on flapper dresses, cashmere and swing coats at reasonable prices. Once you are done shopping, head to the pop-up cafe for some refreshments.

Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932

Starting 11th of February, 2017, the Royal Academy of Arts will be hosting an exemplary display of Russian Art, reflecting a significant creative period in the history of Russia.  This is during the phase after the Boleshevik revolution that changed the society forever, and prior to the period of censorship that began under the rule of Stalin. Over a period of 15 years, from 1917 to 1932, artmaking flourished in Russia with the rise of social realism to the revolutionary abstraction.

London Bike Show

The ExCel London will turn into a paradise for cycling enthusiasts from 16th to 19th February with some exhilarating dose of stunt demos, spin sessions, performance training, testing track and pop-up velodrome by a number of exhibitors. Almost all types of bikes are catered for, so you can pick up your BMX, road bike or mountain bike, with some finest equipment and accessories to take advantage of. Get a chance to interact with cycling stars, and take expert advice on how to utilise you bike better. It’s going to be one exciting day for bicycling fans of all ages.

London International Dive Show

Mark the date 19th February on your calendar, to get some of the latest information on scuba diving holidays and training sessions at the International Dive Show. You can try out the latest equipment, including the 3D free dive simulator, and listen to some of the best scuba divers across the world.

The Craft Beer Rising

Returning for the 5th consecutive year in 2017, the Craft Beer Rising Festival at the Old Truman Brewery from 23rd to 25th of February promises to be a thriller, with some of the best brews on exhibition to the thirsty drinkers. There will be a wide selection of beer and cider, accompanied with live music show. The street food will match the drinks, and include everything from Indian and Italian to American and Caribbean. Some of best street food traders will serve exquisite Italian pizza, European BBQ and jerk chicken.

Parliamentary Pancake Race

This year, the Pancake Day falls on the 28th of February, 2017, and the high profile tossers are back this year for a fundraiser. Currently in its twentieth year, the race will be organised by Rehab charity, which helps people with physical and mental disabilities to lead an independent life. This being parliament, strict rules have to be followed, as the behaviour will be closely monitored. Frying pans should not be used for inappropriate gestures, and one has to get competitive – keeping up the spirits of the game!

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