Monthly Archives: September 2012

London buildings open their doors

Every year many buildings across the capital city open their doors for a weekend to allow people to see inside. On September 22nd and September 23rd, around 750 top landmarks including Tower 42 and the Heron Tower will take part … Continue reading

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Bankside welcomes annual Merge festival

Every year London's Bankside area holds a special festival to celebrate the local heritage and culture. This year's Merge Festival begins on September 19th and will bring together a whole host of artists, performers and organisations to promote Bankside's attractions. … Continue reading

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London Fashion Weekend approaching

The London Fashion Weekend is the capital's main event for fashionistas enjoying London hotel deals. Whereas the London Fashion Week is a trade-only affair, the Vodafone London Fashion Weekend is aimed at consumers looking to discover the latest trends on … Continue reading

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Last few weeks for Palace tours

Buckingham Palace is continuing with its summer tours until the start of October. Every year the general public are given the chance to see inside one of the world’s most famous palaces and given the opportunity to discover more about … Continue reading

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Superhuman showcases human improvements

A popular exhibition to mark London's hosting of the London 2012 Paralympics is continuing until October 16th. Charting the development of human enhancement, the show features a prosthetic toe that dates back to 600BC as well as looking towards the … Continue reading

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Chocoholics tempted by festival

The annual Chocolate Week is taking place this year from October 5th to October 14th and celebrates all forms of the cocoa treats. According to the organisers of the week, British people eat around seven ounces of chocolate per week … Continue reading

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London ideal for Halloween

Visitors planning London hotel packages could be tempted by the capital's wide range of Halloween events that are happening next month. VisitLondon is highlighting a number of spooky happenings as the city prepares for the scariest night of the year. … Continue reading

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New London show examines medical history

Next month sees a new exhibition open at the Museum of London looking at early 19th dissection and the obtaining of bodies for research purposes that could appeal to those staying at central London hotels. Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men … Continue reading

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Olympic cauldron designer exhibition closes soon

Visitors enjoying luxury accommodation in London have until the end of the month to see the work of Thomas Heatherwick at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Seen as one of the country's leading designers, Heatherwick and his studio team were … Continue reading

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London Design Festival celebrates tenth year

This year's London Design Festival, which is publicly and privately funded, is marking its ten year anniversary with a number of key events across the capital that will be visited by around 350,000 people. The majority of the events have … Continue reading

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Major David Bowie exhibition planned

London's Victoria & Albert Museum has confirmed that it will be hosting a special exhibition celebrating the career of David Bowie. The event is being put on in partnership with designer Gucci and is the first major retrospective of the … Continue reading

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London Oktoberfest approaching

Based on the traditional German Oktoberfest, London is hosting a special beer festival this September. Kennington Park is set to be transformed with a party atmosphere complete with Lederhosen and is perfect for beer fans enjoying central London hotels. The … Continue reading

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