Not to be Missed: Three Top Events in London
If you’re planning on taking a trip to London for a long weekend any time soon, summer is the time to do it. London has so much to offer to its tourists all year round, not only its tourist attractions but spots to drink, dance and dine or just simply to party which happens in different bars and clubs in London, but as the weather cheers up, August may be the time for you to not only experience the Big Smoke but also appreciate it with the sun blazing. If you’re staying in London for a well-deserved weekend break, or perhaps even London, take the time to find London hotels which are in the proximity of what you’re hoping to do. Staying over in London means that you can enjoy the city by day and night and there really isn’t anything better.
Notting Hill Carnival
Between the 26th and 27thAugust (Bank Holiday Weekend), immerse yourself in the diversity and fabulous culture that the Notting Hill Carnival offers. Parading through the west of London, you will have the opportunity to watch around 50,000 performers and enjoy the music of the Caribbean with the help of 40 sound systems. Check out the street-lined stalls for the taste of the Caribbean and sample some local delights. The sheer vibrancy of this annual festival is definitely worth seeing.
Proms in the Park
On the evening of the 8thSeptember, Hyde Park will become engrossed with music as Kylie Minogue and Il Divo take to the stage with all the action from the Last Night of the Proms absolutely live. Britain’s largest outdoor classical event; early entertainment can be seen in the form of the fantastic Abba tribute, Bjorn Again, as well as the BBC Big Band sounds and the Chicago Blues Brothers. Be astounded with a spectacular fireworks finale and fill your stomachs with some of the food and drink on offer.
Combining some of your favourite popular tunes with the majestic Proms, this outdoor concert isn’t one to miss. Sing along to some of the Proms classics and get the chance to see some of the best live acts on stage. Pre-order a hamper so that you can indulge to your heart’s content.
From just £35 a head for an entire night of entertainment, it’s well worth a trip to Hyde Park to join in the celebrations.
Cirque du Soleil’s Immortal
Joining the spectacular Cirque du Soleil with the eponymous music of Michael Jackson, this Immortal tour is sure to amaze. You can find this electrifying combination at the O2 Arena in North Greenwich anytime between the 12th and 19th October – a perfect way to end what will undoubtedly be a late English summer.
Aiming to provide a window into Jackson’s creativity, and paying tribute to the King of Pop, the Immortal tour will guarantee to impress both fans of his pop music and the magic of the Cirque du Soleil; not to mention newcomers up for something different.
The show includes over 30 of his infamous songs alongside references to his classic dance moves and astounding costumes. The show also features the magic of the circus, with jaw dropping acrobatics, aerial displays and clever use of puppetry – including a 6ft white glove.
A unique experience not to be missed in London this year.
But if you get the chance to explore the outer cities of London, Manchester is a great place to visit. You can book Manchester flights direct from most locations around Europe which means you can find yourself in one of the most popular little cities in and around the London area. With loads of things to do this is a place worth visiting.