Calendar

Summer: June-August

There is an excellent daily guide to a wide variety of educational and entertaining events - many free - at: www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/events/
JUNE

Beating The Bounds
www.allhallowsbythetower.org.uk/
Coronation Day Royal Gun Salute, Hyde Park
www.royalparks.org.uk
Epsom Derby Stakes
www.epsomdowns.co.uk
Queen’s Cup Polo
www.guardspoloclub.com
Queens Club Tennis
www.queensclub.co.uk
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
www.royalacademy.org.uk
Beating Retreat
www.guardsbeatingretreat.com/
Birthday of HRH Duke of Edinburgh Royal Gun Salute, Hyde Park
www.royalparks.org.uk
Open Gardens Weekend
www.opensquares.org
rooping the Colour
www.royal.gov.uk/
Knollys Rose Ceremony
www.allhallowsbythetower.org.uk/
Royal Ascot
www.ascot.co.uk
Wimbledon Tennis
www.wimbledon.org
Henley Royal Regatta
www.hrr.co.uk

JULY

Vintner’s Procession
www.vintnershall.co.uk
RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
www.rhs.org.uk/Hamptoncourt
Doggett's Coat and Badge Wager (River Race)
www.watermenshall.org
Cart Marking Ceremony
www.thecarmen.co.uk
The Proms
www.bbc.co.uk/proms
Veuve Cliquot Gold Cup
www.cowdraypolo.co.uk
Swan Upping
www.royal.gov.uk
Thames Barge Race
www.thamesmatch.co.uk
Summer Opening of the State Rooms, Buckingham Palace
www.royalcollection.org.uk
Cartier International Polo
www.guardspoloclub.com

AUGUST

Notting Hill Carnival
www.lnhc.org.uk

Royal Horse Artillery

Cowdray Polo

Trooping The Colour

Vintner’s Procession

Beating Retreat

Queens Club Tennis

Henley

Doggett’s River Race

Autumn: Sep-Nov

There is an excellent daily guide to a wide variety of educational and entertaining events - many free - at: www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/events/
SEPTEMBER

Cookham Regatta
www.cookhamregatta.org.uk
Merchant Navy Day
www.mna.org.uk/Events.htm
Last Night of the Proms
www.bbc.co.uk/proms
Thames Festival
www.thamesfestival.org
Great River Race
www.greatriverrace.co.uk
Open House Weekend
www.londonopenhouse.org
Horse Sunday, Bayswater
www.stjohns-hydepark.com
St Matthew’s Day Parade
www.christs-hospital.org.uk
Admission of Sheriffs
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

OCTOBER

Pearly Kings & Queens, St Martin’s-In-The-Fields
www.cockneymuseum.u-net.com

Edith Cavell Memorial Service

NOVEMBER

London-Brighton Veteran Car Run
www.lbvcr.com
Guy Fawkes Night
www.gunpowderplot.parliament.uk/
Silent Ceremony, Guildhall
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk
Lord Mayors Parade and Show
www.lordmayorsshow.org/
Remembrance Sunday
www.army.mod.uk
State Opening of Parliament
www.parliament.uk

Merchant Navy Day

Open House Weekend

London-Brighton Car Run

Thames Festival

Pearly Kings & Queens

Lord Mayors Parade

Winter: Dec-Feb

There is an excellent daily guide to a wide variety of educational and entertaining events - many free - at: www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/events/
DECEMBER

Boxing Day Sales
www.harrods.com

JANUARY

New Year's Day Parade
www.londonparade.co.uk
London International Boat Show
www.londonboatshow.com
Chinese New Year
www.chinatownchinese.co.uk
Martyrdom of King Charles I
www.skcm.org
Opening of the Courts of Oyer & Terminer

FEBRUARY

Blessing of the Throats
www.stetheldreda.com
Accession Day Royal Gun Salute, The Green Park
www.royalparks.org.uk
Grimaldi Memorial Service
www.clowns-international.com
Spitalfields Pancake Race
www.alternativearts.co.uk
Red Feather Day
www.stbotolphs.org.uk
Horse Rangers Founders Day
www.horserangers.com/

Boxing Day Sales

Opening of the Courts

Chinese New Year

Martyrdom of King Charles I

Grimaldi Memorial Service

Horse Rangers Day

Spring: March-May

There is an excellent daily guide to a wide variety of educational and entertaining events - many free - at: www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/events/
MARCH

Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race
www.theboatrace.org
Oxford and Cambridge Goat Race
www.thegoatrace.org

APRIL

John Stow's Quill Pen Ceremony
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Stow
United Guilds Service, St Paul’s
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk
London Marathon
www.london-marathon.co.uk
Queen’s Birthday Royal Gun Salute
Good Friday: The Widow's Son Bun Ceremony
londondailyphoto.blogspot.com/
www.royalparks.org.uk

MAY

Tyburn Walk
www.tyburnconvent.org.uk/
Spital Sermon Procession
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk
Cavalry Memorial Day
www.army.mod.uk
Royal Marines Graspan Parade
www.royalmarinesbands.co.uk
Ceremony of the Lilies and the Roses,
Tower of London
www.hrp.org.uk/toweroflondon/
Chelsea Flower Show
www.rhs.org.uk/chelsea
Oak Apple Day (Founders Day)
www.chelsea-pensioners.co.uk

Boat Race

London Marathon

Chelsea Flower Show

Queens Birthday

Cavalry Memorial Day

Oak Apple Day