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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.

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Your London calendar

Frieze London 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. The fair’s exhibiting galleries represent some of the most exciting artists working today, from the emerging to the iconic. The 2022 edition of the fair will showcase over 160 of the most significant galleries from around the world.

At a moment of unprecedented creativity in men's fashion and reflection on gender, the V&A explores how designers, tailors and artists – and their clients and sitters – have constructed and performed masculinity, and unpicked it at the seams.

10 June - 19 August 2022

Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany & Co.

Marking Tiffany & Co.’s 150th anniversary in London, “Vision & Virtuosity” brings over 400 objects from the House’s archives. A visual chronicle of the storied jeweller since its founding in New York City in 1837, the exhibition takes visitors on a journey through everything from archival high jewellery designs, Tiffany’s famed window displays and its recently acquired Empire Diamond of over 80 carats to important relics of popular culture such as the original script from Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Until July 2022

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

7 May - 27 August 2022

My Fair Lady

Revived for the first time for the West End in 21 years, the English National Opera presents Lerner & Loewe's much loved musical, My Fair Lady. The timeless tale of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform Eliza into a 'proper lady', is played out at one of the city's most stunning venues, the London Coliseum.

Until 30 September 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.

Buckingham Palace is recognised around the world as the home of The Queen, the focus of national and royal celebrations as well as the backdrop to the regular Changing the Guard ceremony. Explore the magnificent State Rooms, including the Throne Room, the Music Room, the Ballroom and the Palace Gardens, which are open to visitors for 10 weeks each summer.

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.

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