September says goodbye to the final fortnight of summer and hello to Autumn! We’ve done the research and picked our favourite London events for you to explore this month.
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London’s first ever brunch festival
BrunchFest is throwing the biggest celebration of brunch that the city has ever seen. Brunch headliners include Waffle on, Urban Pantry, The Joint, Pophams Bakery, Benitos Hat, Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, On Cafe, Mac to the Future and Aranchini Bros. Plus for all you coffee fans, Origin Roasters and The Gentlemans Barista’s will be serving top notch speciality coffee all weekend.
LOCATION: The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QR
WHEN: 1st & 2nd September 2018.
TICKETS: Adult, £15.00 including entry to the festival, a tote bag and access to all of the talks and discussions on the main stage.
We recommend booking quickly as it opens this weekend! Online here.
The Great River Race
London’s annual river marathon sees over 300 international crews compete to become the UK’s Traditional Boat Champions. The Great River Race appeals to every level of competitor! From dedicated athletes who like winning, to those who enjoy laughter, fancy dress and charity stunts, it’s a great fun day out for both competitors and spectators.
LOCATION: Various London locations along the Thames.
WHEN: 8th September 2018.
TICKETS: It’s free!
The London Fashion Week Festival
London Fashion Week Festival is back from 20th – 23rd September. This year’s festival takes place at the official BFC London Fashion Week Show Space, The Store X, 180 Strand. This is the only event that gives you unparalleled access to the industry to experience the best of British and international fashion. If you’re looking to be very on-trend this season, this is the event for you.
LOCATION: BFC London Fashion Week Show Space, The Store X, 180 Strand.
WHEN: 20th – 23rd September 2018.
TICKETS: Ticket packages starting from £20 per person. Explore here.
Greenwich Painted Hall Ceiling Tours
Join this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close to the ceiling of the Greenwich’s Painted Hall in this series of ceiling tours taking place while conservators restore 40,000 sq.ft of the ceiling’s painted surface. The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College Greenwich is described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’. The paintings, drawn by Sir James Thornhill between 1707 and 1726, are considered to be the greatest Baroque decorative scheme in England.
LOCATION: Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN.
WHEN: Various dates across September 2018.
TICKETS: Adult, £10.00 and Child (6-17), £5.00. Buy them online here.
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On The Wall brings together the works of over forty artists, drawn from public and private collections. The King of Pop was one of the most influential cultural figures and his legacy continues into the 21st century. As well as show-stopping art, the exhibition depicts the giant superstar and his impact on the world.
“A star can never die. It just turns into a smile and melts back into the cosmic music, the dance of life.”
LOCATION: National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Pl, London WC2H 0HE
WHEN: Various dates across September 2018, concluding 21st October 2018.
TICKETS: Including a donation from £17.00-£22.00 per person. Book in advance here.
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