What's on in London?

London Boat Show, ExCeL London

Friday 6th January – Sunday 15th January 

Are you a Marine enthusiast? Then the London Boat Show is the place to be, the show will take place at the Excel Centre in London over a course of 10 days. Visitors will gain information on the latest trends and products, with over 300 exhibitors there will be plenty to see and do.

Price: From £10 and above 

The Old Dalston Market, EPIC Dalston

Sunday 15th January

The Old Dalston Market has one-off vintage and handmade goods, with over 50 stalls you’ll be spoilt for choice!

Price: Free entry

Winter lights, Canary Wharf London

Monday 16th January – Friday 27th January

At Canary Wharf the skyline will be lit up with bright sculptures and structures until the 27th January. Pop over in the evening between 4pm & 9pm for a spectacular display, the bright lights of the Docklands skyline is great to experience with loved ones or for those budding photographers.

Price: Free entry

The Adventure Travel Show, Olympia London

Saturday 21st January - Sunday 22nd January

The cold weather in January makes it the perfect time to plan your next break to escape those January blues! The Adventure Travel Show has exhibitors from tour operators, volunteer services and tourism representatives from all over the world, with over 100 free talks visitors can also book in for travel writing and photography seminars.

Price: £10 (£8 advance booking)

London Art Fair, Business Design Centre

Wednesday 18th January – Sunday 22nd January

The London Art Fair is the perfect setting for those with a passion for arts, this is the 29th edition of the London Art Fair and includes over 125 galleries to showcase museum-quality contemporary artworks and pieces from today's leading artists.

Price: From £11.50

Winter Market, Southbank Centre

Until 22nd January

If you’re missing that Christmas feeling then the Southbank Centre is the place to be, you’ll find everything from festive food and tipples, unique gifts and treats. There’s also a roller disco and circus to keep families entertained.

Price: Free

Magical Lantern Festival, Chiswick House Gardens

Thursday 19th January - Sunday 26th February

In preparation for the Chinese New Year, the theme for this year’s festival is: ‘Explore The Silk Road’. Visitors will discover magnificent life-sized and oversized lantern scenes, which represent and highlight this significant route of trade and culture from Europe to Ancient China. 

The entertainment includes an international range of food and beverage vendors, festival merchandise, a 30-metre synthetic ice-rink, 3D lantern photo opportunities, virtual reality gaming experience and a mini funfair and games. 

Cost: From £16.50

Chinese New Year celebrations, Trafalgar Square, China Town

Saturday 28th January - Sunday 29th January 

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster in London, with the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations in the UK. Every year, thousands of people gather in the West End to ring in the New Year and party the night away!

Cost: Free

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