London is the capital of both the United Kingdom and England. It is known for its rich history which dates back to the Roman period. The city centre alone is filled with notable structures, including the ‘Big Ben’ and the ‘Houses of Parliament’. A visit to this city will definitely be something you will remember. If you are visiting London this February, you can also take note of the following events. Do not forget to book London coach hire to reach the different destinations.
International Fashion Showcase by Somerset House
Opening on February 11, this fashion show suits individuals who are into fashionable clothing and more. This is an event that will showcase the talents of the up-and-coming fashion designers not just from the city but from all over the world. There are 16 fashion designers who were invited to present their respective fashion lines during the said show. You can catch this show until February 25. Together with this, you may also want to see London Fashion Week which will run from February 15 to 19 at 180 The Strand, Aldwych.
London Classic Car Show
If you are not much into fashion but cars are your thing, there is another event for you when you happen to visit London from February 14 to 19. During the said dates, the London Classic Car Show will be presented along the Grand Avenue, a special runway for cars. The four-day affair will not just be about car exhibits. There will also be some shows and talks. This is a great time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Italian Job.
Hip Dating Night
Dance the night away and groove to salsa music on February 20 at the Leicester Square. This affair is perfect for couples looking for a different type of adventure while visiting London on a holiday. You get to enjoy an hour of salsa dance classes where you can learn the basics of the dance and getting a little bit intimate with your partner. Right after these special dance classes, you can head onto the MetroLatina and grab a few drinks to cap the evening.
Three Different Musicals
A theatrical experience is one for the books whenever you have the chance to visit London during that much-awaited holiday. You will be able to enjoy three different musicals in the West End this February. ‘The Waitress’, which already started last February 6, is presented to you at the Adelphi Theatre. At the Theatre Royal Haymarket, ‘Only Fools and Horses’ started showing last February 9. From February 12 onwards, on the other hand, doors of the Theatre National will be opened to those who would want to watch ‘Follies’.
Half Term Activities
For those of you who are taking your kids with you to London during the half-term, various activities await. There are several events that will keep your little ones busy during this time of the school year. Events include the appearance of the Amazing Bubble Man, a chocolate-themed adventure, and a garden safari. There is surely a lot of other activities that your kids will enjoy from February 16 to 24 when in London, right before they get back to their usual leg work in school.
Imagine yourself in a world of Lego bricks and see how remarkable attractions are transformed into miniature architectures. This is what the Brick Wonders event wants you to experience. Laying down over half a million Lego Bricks at Horniman Museum, you will see an exhibition of more than 50 attractions, including the old London Bridge, the Great Barrier Reef, and the Pyramids of Egypt, among others. You will also be amazed by how the museum itself has been transformed into these bricks as well. Catch up this amazing world transformation at the museum from February 16 to October 27.
Craft Beer Rising
This three-day beer festival will run from February 21 to 23 at the Old Truman Brewery, located along Brick Lane. Beer-lovers will be able to expect a lot of drinks and fun during the event, coming from 155 breweries from around the city. London Fields Brewery and Fourpure will be joining in the fun. Expect more from 10 cider producers and have a grab of drinks from alcohol-free and low-alcohol breweries too. Get to taste food that matches your choice of drink including the popular junk vegan food from Biffy’s Jack Shack and delectable fried chicken from Mother Clucker.