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Please note that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many events and festivals may have been cancelled or postponed until later in the year. For further information please visit the organisers' own website for details.


January 2022

  • New years Day - 1 January (Public Bank Holiday UK)
  • January Sales (sales usually start on Boxing Day)
  • Festival Commemorating the Epiphany - 6 January
  • Burns Night - celebrating the birth of Robert Burns - 25 January

February 2022

  • Chinese New Year - Year of the Tiger - 1 February
  • Valentines Day - 14 February

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June 2022

  • Late Spring Bank Holiday - (Public Bank Holiday UK) - 2nd June
  • Platinum Jubilee - 3nd June
  • Whit Sunday - 5th June
  • Trooping of the Colour - Whitehall, London - Saturday closest to 10th June
  • Father's Day - 19 June
  • Summer Solstice - summer time begins - 21 June
  • Wimbledon Tennis Championships
    Watch world champions play at London's famous grass court tennis tournament.

July 2022

August 2022

  • Notting Hill Carnival - London - last weekend in August.
    Shake your tail feathers, sip some rum and enjoy the alfresco vibe at this annual carnival.
  • Summer Bank Holiday - 29 August (Public Bank Holiday UK)

September 2022

  • International Sheepdog Trials
  • Totally Thames - London
    This major event attracts thousands each year. Expect street arts, carnivals, music, dance, food and a spectacular fireworks display along the River Thames.
  • Autumn Equinox - start of autumn - 23 September

October 2022

  • Horse of the Year Show - NEC Birmingham
  • Harvest Festivals - all over Britain: at various times of the month.
  • British Summer Time Ends - 30 October.
  • Hallowe'en - 31 October, all over Britain.
  • London Restaurant Festival
    Explore the capital's cuisine with a series of city-wide special events, including tours, special menus and pop-up restaurants. Highlights include dinner on the London Eye.

November 2022

  • All Saints Day - 1 November, all over Britain.
  • RAC London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally - London to Brighton.
  • Guy Fawkes Night - all over Britain - 5th November.
  • State Opening of Parliament - London: start of the new parliamentary session.
  • Lord Mayor's Procession and Show - London: second Saturday in November.
  • Remembrance Day - at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London, and all over Britain. 11th November.
  • London Film Festival - various venues in London: first two weeks November
  • London Lights Switch-On
    Get in the festive spirit and join the celebrations as Oxford Street and Regent Street switch on their Christmas illuminations. Expect big-name celebrities.

December 2022

  • Christmas Markets - Traditional festive markets held in many major cities and historical towns.
  • Winter Solstice - beginning of winter - 21 December
  • Christmas Day - 25 December.
  • Boxing Day - 26 December.
  • Boxing Day Sales - many shops start their January sales on Boxing Day






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