Monthly Archives: May 2012

Selfridges launches the Big British Bang

A visit to Selfridges is one of the highlights of a shopping trip in the capital and for anyone staying in hotel accommodation in London this weekend there will be even more reason to browse its floors. The department store … Continue reading

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Carriage procession to bring Jubilee celebrations to an end

Queen Elizabeth II has a busy weekend lined up to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee, and she'll end it with a carriage procession and an appearance on the famous Buckingham Palace balcony. On Tuesday June 5th, when people up and down … Continue reading

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Beacons set to shine across London

The whole of the UK will be aflame on Monday June 4th when a network of 4,000 beacons is lit to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, and where better to be when it happens than in the UK capital where … Continue reading

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Best places to watch the Thames Diamond Jubilee pageant

It's set to be an extraordinary spectacle; more than a thousand boats parading down the River Thames on Sunday June 3rd in honour of Her Majesty the Queen. The flotilla will muster between Hammersmith and Battersea and sail through central … Continue reading

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Queen kicks off Jubilee celebrations at Derby Day

Visitors to the capital are in for a real treat this weekend when the whole of London comes together to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 60th year on the throne. From the River Thames pageant to the Buckingham Palace Concert, there … Continue reading

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Gardening event to take place at the Olympic Park

Keen on gardening? Then why not take advantage of some London hotel deals next month and apply for tickets to the BBC Gardeners' Question Time Garden for the Games special on June 14th? The event will be held at the … Continue reading

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London gears up for influx of Olympics visitors

Visitors staying in hotel accommodation in London this summer for the Olympic Games may be worried that the increased number of people flocking to the capital will impact on their enjoyment of their trip. But steps are being taken to … Continue reading

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More Olympics tickets go on sale

Visitors who are looking for luxury accommodation in London this summer in order to soak up the atmosphere generated by the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympics could still procure tickets for some of the sporting events of the … Continue reading

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Alternative events for the Diamond Jubilee weekend

If you're planning on heading to the capital to stay in luxury London hotels over the Diamond Jubilee weekend, you'll no doubt be keen to make the best use of your time in the city. While there are street parties, … Continue reading

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Wimbledon to get new look for the Games

One of the London 2012 Olympic venues is set to receive an injection of colour for the upcoming Games this summer. Wimbledon's traditional all-white dress code will be abandoned for the course of the Olympics tennis tournament, with athletes donning … Continue reading

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Saatchi Chelsea Flower Show inspired event

The Saatchi Gallery will be exhibiting a special bloom that could appeal to visitors to the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show. Designed by Croatian artist Ana Tzarev, the main piece at the show is a 12-foot high, 50-stone flower formed from … Continue reading

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Jubilee cake to be presented to Queen

An impressive cake has been baked by service personnel in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Decorated with a crown made of sugar, the multi-tiered cake weighs around 70kg and has been designed to reflect the Silver, Gold and Diamond … Continue reading

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