Open House London opens the doors of hundreds of buildings and spaces around the capital and during this you can get free access to more than 800 churches, museums, public buildings, private houses, schools and offices, exploring the iconic buildings that are not usually open to the public.
The buildings include the BT Tower, The Shard and The Gherkin. Billingsgate Roman House and Baths and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, to the Royal Albert Hall, Fuller's Griffin Brewery and the Baitul Futuh Mosque and many more.
Admission is free to all Open House events, but some venues and tours require advance booking.
London Fashion Week Festival taking place at The Store, 180 The Strand.
See the latest fashion trends from renowned designers and up-and-coming talents for the AW17 season with catwalk. Enjoy shopping of more than 150 designer brands at special show discounts. Discover the journeys of fashion editors, stylists and other industry experts into the world of fashion. Moreover, you can enjoy a spot of pampering with beauty treatments, hairstyling and more activities.
The city will be hosting this prestigious competition a month after the IPC World ParaAthletics Championships.
Adult Tickets: From £21.60 (€23.53) per ticket
Venue Address: 180 The Strand, London, WC2R 1EA
Japan Matsuri returns to London at Trafalgar Square where you can experience a taste of Japanese culture.
The central part of the capital is transformed into an outpost of Japan, with a heady mix of music, dance, food and family entertainment during this annual festival.
Get pleasure from martial arts demonstrations, music from popular Japanese artists and traditional dance routines across two stages, as well as taiko drumming performances along with this you’ll find delicious Japanese treats in the food market and little ones can get creative with calligraphy and origami workshops. Moreover, sing your heart out during the Nodojiman karaoke competition.
Opening time: 10 am to 8 pm
Venue Address: Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN
London’s river Thames will be brought to life in a month-long season of events along the river’s 42-mile (68km) stretch during the Totally Thames 2017 festival.
Approximately 150 events fall under three main themes: the river Thames’ rich history, the 300th anniversary of Handel’s Water Music, and the issue of plastic pollution in rivers and oceans.
See large-scale art installations, exhibitions and live performances while walking along the riverside. Enjoy a concert below river-level or join an archaeological tour of the river's surroundings. See boats of all sizes cruise down the river, or get on the water yourself with watersports and boat parties.
Price: Many events and activities are free, while some require a paid-for ticket.
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