Between the cold days, the dark evenings, and that inevitable post-Christmas lull, the first few months of the year are hardly the most inspiring of times. That is of course, unless you happen to be in London.
Over the next couple of weeks, the venues and attractions close to Smart City’s London Bridge serviced apartments are packed full of exciting, one-off events and exhilarating live entertainment.
If you’re coming to stay with us over the next few weeks, here’s our pick of the top five unmissable events you absolutely must check out when you get here.
Christie’s Lates: The Alpine Late
Christie’s South Kensington, SW7 3LD
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Break open your fortune cookies and unwrap your chopsticks – it’s Chinese New Year, and the capital is bursting with oriental fun, food and festivities!
This year is the Chinese Year of the Sheep, and celebrations will be taking place throughout London, but it’s Chinatown near Leicester Square where the real action is at.
The ‘new year’ itself is Thursday February 19, although it’s the following Sunday when the party really gets started and Chinatown hosts it amazing annual parade. Chinatown’s celebrations are actually the biggest in the world outside of China, so you are in for a real treat if you head on down (nearest tube: Leicester Square) and join in the fun.
The parade starts at 10.00am with an official launch in Trafalgar Square, and winds its way through the West End before arriving in Chinatown. The streets will be packed, so arrive early!
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