The City of London dominates English and British culture, but being such a diverse city, the festivals and events that it hosts are a great reflection of the success of multiculturalism in the capital. From weekend wildlife clubs to improve your knowledge of the local wildlife in the city, right through to huge events like the dazzling fireworks of the Lord Mayor’s Show, and the party atmosphere of Notting Hill Carnival, thousands of people come to London for all sorts of events, lectures, carnivals, celebrations and exhibitions. Here we’ll show you the best, and cheapest events in the city.
One of the most famous events takes place in West London, the Notting Hill Carnival has a huge vibrant atmosphere, with people from all over the world attending to make it one of the world’s biggest and best annual events. Attracting over one million people in recent years, the festival is everything you could want from the city’s party people. With food and drink outlets all over the area surrounding the carnival itself, along with themed dancers and music, the festival has a distinctly Caribbean, feel good vibe to it, where young and old, couples, families or individuals can go to make new friends, party, and let their hair down to really have a great day out.
The map link below shows the locations of many places that offer free events and lectures, check their individual web sites for details. You can find a link to their web site on our detailed information page.