London

What's on in the capital

 

London is a diverse and exciting city featuring some of the world's best sights, attractions and activities. With so much history to discover and new places to experience, it can sometimes be hard to narrow down the long list of reasons to visit. The Lanesborough's team of dedicated Concierges, each a member of Les Clefs d'Or, is on hand to provide you with the best information to ensure your stay in the world's greatest city is enjoyable.

Your London calendar

From July 2021

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 20,000 square foot light and sound spectacular featuring two-story projections of the artist’s most compelling works. Encounter the brilliance of one of history’s greatest artists in 360 degrees

Bring Bridgerton to life with a visit to Granger's House, the real-life setting for the Bridgerton family home in the Netflix hit series. Located in London's Greenwich Park, this English Heritage site houses The Wernher Collection, a world-class art collection amassed by the 19th-century businessman, Sir Julius Wernher. Over 700 works of art are displayed across a dozen panelled interiors, and include medieval sculptures, glittering enamels, ornate jewellery, Renaissance paintings.

Until 31 December 2021

Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser

Home to sell out exhibitions such as Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, the Victoria & Albert Museum's 2021 offering is an immersive exploration of the origins, adaptations, reinventions and evolution of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages.

3 June 2021 - 2 January 2022

Royal Style in the Making

Opening at Kensington Palace this summer in the newly-conserved historic Orangery, this new temporary exhibition explores the intimate relationship between fashion designer and royal client, revealing the process behind the creation of a number of the most important couture commissions in royal history. On display will be the wedding dress of Diana, Princess of Wales, on show for the first time at Kensington Palace in 25 years.

Until June 2022

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms

Tate Modern presents a rare chance to experience two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms. These immersive installations will transport you into Kusama’s unique vision of endless reflections. Infinity Mirrored Room – Filled with the Brilliance of Life is one of Kusama’s largest installations to date and was made for her 2012 retrospective at Tate Modern. It is shown alongside Chandelier of Grief, a room which creates the illusion of a boundless universe of rotating crystal chandeliers.

21 - 26 September 2021

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The world’s greatest flower show, attended by Her Majesty herself, will be held for the first time ever in September with the usual cutting-edge garden design and fabulous floral displays.

Discover the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, from the emerging to the iconic. The fair is one of the world’s most influential contemporary art fairs, focusing only on contemporary art and living artists, and takes place each October in The Regent’s Park, in the heart of London.

This new exhibition at the V&A will explore master goldsmith, Carl Fabergé – whose internationally recognised firm symbolised Russian craftsmanship, luxury and elegance – and the Anglo-Russian relationship which saw the opening of a London branch in 1903.

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