The sun is slowing beaming less and less, so its time to make room for the woolies and the crisp morning walks. This month London is filled with Art and Culture as well as some kooky events. At Pearl and Pear we have hand-picked our favourites that you shouldn’t miss in September.
1. Luna Cinema
‘Classic films in the country’s most incredible settings’.
Watch your favourite iconic movies throughout September in the most picturesque places in London. Locations range from the Royal Botanical Gardens to Battersea Park and Alexandra Palace.
TOP TIP: Take a blanket, it’ll get chilly. Although the VIP ticket includes a pre-screening reception drink, a great seat, and a fleece blanket!
LOCATION: All across London
Tickets: From £17.50 – £30.00 (Adults) here.
2. Totally Thames Festival
Celebrate the Thames and its culture with a packed-full programme of river-inspired art, live performances and exhibitions. This year for the entire of September the festival is split into three themes; the Thames rich history, 300th anniversary of Handel’s Water Music and the issue of plastic pollution in rivers and oceans.
TOP TIP: Research online before you go – there’s so much to see you don’t want to risk missing your favourites.
LOCATION: Along the river’s 42-mile stretch
Tickets: Vary, here.
3. BBC Proms in the Park
The BBC Proms in the Park events offer live concerts featuring BBC Big Screen link-ups to the Royal Albert Hall, when you can join with audiences across the nations.
This September’s open-air concert at Hyde Park features a host of musical stars, including Proms in the Park favourites the BBC Concert Orchestra under the baton of Richard Balcombe. All presented by Michael Ball.
TOP TIP: Wrap up warm, and don’t forget a Union Jack flag – they’re often waved around by a majority of the crowd. Various vendors also sell them there.
LOCATION: Hyde Park, London
Tickets: £44.00, here.
4. London Olive Festival
This October sees the exciting arrival of the first ever Spanish Olive Festival in the UK.
Visitors to the Canopy Market at Kings Cross will be transported to the olive groves of Spain with celebrity chef demonstrations, a famous nutritionist, olive tastings, an interactive marinating & filling station, an olive art installation and of course Spanish music to flamenco the day away.
TOP TIP: Try them all, get a flavour for all of the varieties whilst soaking in the Spanish culture.
LOCATION: Canopy Market, Kings Cross, London
5. September’s Sea Life After Dark
The famous attraction on London’s South Bank reopens after hours for an exclusive, adults-only, late night experience which allows you to encounter extraordinary marine life in all its glory.
Your evening starts with a glass of Prosecco to prepare for passing over the Shark Walk, a glass walkway above our magnificent Shark Discovery. Then explore the Coasts area and the Ship Wreck display where you can enjoy a drink at the pop-up bar. The rest of the night includes twists and turns through the Aquarium exhibits.
TOP TIP: Book up quick as tickets sell fast.
LOCATION: SEA LIFE London Aquarium, County Hall, SE1 7PB
Tickets: £29.00, here.
6. Wine Maker’s Dinner at the Sky Garden
Fenchurch’s sommelier team regularly host world famous wine producers for an evening of fine wines, tasting notes and exquisite food pairings. With selections of specially chosen wines for you to taste these evenings are totally unique and memorable.
TOP TIP: Even if you don’t think you like wine, these professionals may just find you a new favourite!
LOCATION: Sky Garden, 1 Sky Garden Walk, London, EC3M 8AF
Tickets: £125.00, here.