London Events to Look Forward to this September
London is considered the cultural capital of Europe and there are ample proofs to back this fact. The city always brims with cultural activities, musical concerts and other delightful events all year round. Each month is packed with exciting activities that attract the attention of visitors from all over the world and September is no exception.
From London Fashion Week to Mayor Thames Festival, there is plenty to look forward to while you are in London this September. Here are some of the most enthralling events that will take place this September in the city:
Mayor’s Thames Festival
Considered one of London’s biggest outdoor arts festivals, Mayor’s Thames festival is one of the major event focussing on river Thames. Although the festival spans two days, this year it has been extended to 10 days as more activities have been incorporated. The highlights of this year include:
• A night-time river opera by artist Richard Wilson and Zatroski
• Exquisite riverside screenings of Nikolaj Larsen’s ‘A Portrait of Thames’
• Thames’s first floating art fair
• The Great River Race that will include 340 boats
• A rally of Dunkirk Little Ships
• The Barge Driving Race that will have 40ft high steel barges outdoing each other in this slow race
Dates: From 6 September 2013 to 15 September 2013
Venue: Blackfriars Bridge, Victoria Embankment, City, London EC4V 3QR
Nearest Tube Station: Southwark (0.4 miles)
Nearest Accommodation: Grange St Pauls (1 mile)
London Fashion Week
One of the biggest fashion weeks on Earth, London Fashion Week will vow the fashionista with its overwhelming collection of spring/summer wears. More than 200 designers with their spectacular collection will take part in the event. This year there are number of activities lined up in the fashion week apart from the razzmatazz of fashion show. Prominent among them would be Pop up Vintage Fair, London Fashion Weekend and Designer Sales UK.
Dates: From 13 September 2013 to 17 September 2013
Venue: Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R
Nearest Tube Station: Temple, Covent Garden, and Embankment
Nearest Accommodation: The Waldorf Hilton (0.2 mile)
Kings Place Festival
The sixth annual Kings Place festival will commence from 13th September 2013. With over 100 events and concerts squeezed into three days, rest assured your time will literally fly away while you are at this event. This annual festival confluence the best of classical, contemporary, experimental, folk, jazz and blues music. Along with this, you will find some of the finest visual art and comic performances.
The specific features of this year’s festival include Alice in Wonderland by Box Tale Soup, Pappy’s, and The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Dates: From 13 September 2013 to 15 September 2013
Venue: 90 York Way, London, Greater London N1 9AG
Nearest Tube Station: King’s Cross St. Pancras (0.8 miles)
Nearest Accommodation: Buckingham Hotel (1.2miles)
These forthcoming events will definitely make your time in the city even more memorable. Visit London this autumn and have the time of your life.
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