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
Tate Modern reopens 17 May 2021
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.
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.
From 22 May 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.
The most prestigious event of the British Summer season returns this year. Revered across the globe, Royal Ascot attracts many of racing’s finest horses to compete for more than £8m in prize money. It is also equally synonymous with sartorial elegance, being awash with exquisite fashion and magnificent millinery creations, as well as exquisite fine dining.
28 June - 11 July 2021
The Wimbledon Championships
The ultimate in British summer season events returns this year with the 134th edition of the Wimbledon championships. Will Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep be able to defend their 2019 singles championship titles? Speak to our concierge team to secure your tickets.
From October 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
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.