Clapham Common

November 5 is the annual Guy Fawkes Night celebration in Britain (also known as Bonfire Night), when up and down the country you’ll see and hear fireworks being fired off all night at both large public displays and private homes. It marks the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of November 5 1605 when a group of Catholics tried to blow […]

Guy Fawkes Night Fireworks Displays

Plans have been announced for a cycling event for the general public on the streets of central London where traffic will be banned for the day. London Freewheel takes place on Sunday 23 September and 9 miles of roads along the Thames will be shut off to cars in the mass participation event designed to encourage more people to cycle. […]

Bikes only day in central London

There’s a three day weekend in the UK this week with a public holiday on 28 May. With good weather predicted, its sunny at the moment and meant to be around 79F by Thursday, plenty of people will out out looking for things to do. One of the big events in London over the weekend will be A Country Affair […]

Bank Holiday entertainment on Clapham Common

The UK now has dozens and dozens of summer music festivals, from monster events like Glastonbury which attract the biggest names to smaller alternative festivals. Some of the ones around the London area include Hyde Park Calling in June, the V Festival at Chelmsford in August and also the Evening Standard’s Metro Weekender at Clapham Common in August, a dance […]

London music festival tickets