New Year’s Day Parade
The West End
Kick-off the New Year at London’s New Year’s Day Parade. This free event features thousands of performers and colourful floats parading through the West End of London. Spectators can book tickets for a grandstand seat or watch from the roadside. The usual route covers Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square and Parliament Street.
Westfield Stratford City
London is well known for its January sales! While you are sure to grab a bargain in the boutiques of Carnaby Street, or in department stores such as Selfridges, Westfield is where the fun is at. With over 300 stores under one roof, plus restaurants, bars and leisure facilities – Westfield is a shoppers’ paradise and just a short walk from The Westbridge Hotel!
Winter Lights at Canary Wharf
16th – 26th January
International artists are adding some extra sparkle to the London city skyline. January 2020 sees Canary Wharf transform into a sensational illuminated canvas for artworks, installations and interactive light shows.
London Art Fair
22nd – 26th January
Discover and buy some of the most sensational contemporary artworks at the London Art Fair 2020. As well as curating a huge selection of artworks, the fair also hosts talks, tours and screenings. A must-visit event for collectors and appreciators alike.
Chinese New Year
China Town & The West End
Join the biggest celebration of Chinese New Year outside Asia! London is home to a huge Chinese New Year parade where mouth-watering food and colourful parades go hand in hand. The main stage for 2020 will be at Trafalgar Square, where the parade ends. Head to Chinatown, Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue, to catch a slice of the action en-route.