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Easter activities for kids in London

Easter activities for kids in London

Whether you are looking to entertain a toddler, a bored teenager or a noisy ten-year-old. You will find plenty of things to do in London. 

Book a night stay now at Mercure London Hyde Park and have a fun-filled Easter weekend in the capital. 

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SOULWALK

SOULWALK

Have you always fancied an early morning park run, but never quite summoned enough weekend motivation? Why not try something a little gentler and join SoulWalk in Hyde Park on Sunday 17th November?

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Winter Wonderland 2020

Winter Wonderland 2020

Winter Wonderland – “London’s biggest festive extravaganza” (Marie Claire) – returns to Hyde Park this November! The launch event is at 4pm on 21st November, and Winter Wonderland then throws its doors open every day from 22nd November to 5th January 2020 (except Christmas Day itself), 10am to 10pm.

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Walking Tour Hyde Park

Walking Tour Hyde Park

Hyde Park sits right on our doorstep, in all its 350-acre stunning splendour. There are some hidden treasures to discover in London’s largest Royal Park, however, so why not take part in a Royal Parks walking tour? Covering around 1.5 miles, and lasting no longer than 2 hours, these informative tours are a wonderful chance to experience the park at a whole new depth.

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Festibowl

Festibowl

Celebrate summer by trying your hand at the quintessentially British sport of lawn bowls! Until 23rd August, Festibowl takes up residency in Montgomery, right next to Canary Wharf tube station: with grass beneath your feet, an ice-cold drink in one hand and a lawn bowl in the other, and a group of friends, could there be a better way to spend a sunny summer’s day?

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Free Josh Gleaves gig on Floating Pocket Park

Free Josh Gleaves gig on Floating Pocket Park

On Thursday, the 15th of August, watch singer/songwriter Josh Gleaves perform for free at the Floating Pocket Park! As a part of the Summer of Fun programme of events, The London Busking Company has been trying their best and even succeeding at putting up some really good gigs around the city.

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Free High Ropes Course at Merchant Square

Free High Ropes Course at Merchant Square

Ever wondered if you could handle heights? Enjoy the peak with no fear? Here is your chance to know for sure. Part of the Summer of Fun Programme, the Merchant Square will host a High Ropes Course to let you challenge your friends, family members or date to see who can be quick, efficient and get around the course the fastest!

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Swim in the City

Swim in the City

With our UK temperatures set to reach a historical all-time high this week, Londoners are looking for ways to keep cool during the heatwave. Make the most of the heat this summer with some of our favourite outdoor swimming spots!

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Serpentine Galleries

Serpentine Galleries

More than a million art-lovers visit the Serpentine Galleries each year, and it’s not hard to see why! Located either side of the Serpentine in Kensington Gardens, these beautiful galleries opened in 1970, and have been celebrating and supporting new ideas in contemporary art ever since.

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The Queen’s Birthday – Royal Gun Salute

The Queen’s Birthday – Royal Gun Salute

On the 21st April 2019, the Queen celebrates her 93rd birthday; and, as part of the celebrations, there will be a Gun Salute on the Parade Ground in Hyde Park at midday on Monday 22nd April, fired by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery.

 

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Family attractions and activities for kids in London

Family attractions and activities for kids in London

Family attractions and activities for kids in London

Keep the whole family entertained with a weekend in London, There are plenty of kid-friendly places to visit in the Capital. 

For a fun-filled weekend in London, Book a night stay now! 

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Celebrate International Women’s Day in London

Celebrate International Women’s Day in London

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 with the best things to do, events and activities happening across London

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The Best You Expo 2019

The Best You Expo 2019

The Best You Expo 2019, soon to take place in February for the second time in Olympia London.

BOOK a night stay now and take advantage of a weekend in London. 

 

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

Royal Parks Half Marathon

The Parks Half Marathon is a major annual fundraising event, enabling runners of all ages to participate from across the world.

Make sure not to miss out and book to stay at the Mercure Hyde Park Hotel, located minutes away from the event.

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 Discovery Day at Hyde Park

Discovery Day at Hyde Park

On the 8th and 9th of August bring the whole family and connect with nature at Hyde Park’s discovery day. There are many activities on offer which are sure to be exciting for everyone.

Take the kids and make a weekend out of it! Book to stay at the Mercure Hyde Park Hotel.

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Chinese New Year in London

Chinese New Year in London

The Year of the Dog is coming up for 2018 and, as usual, Chinese New Year in London will be one of the most exciting events in February, full of colour, noise and dragons.

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New Year's Day Parade

New Year's Day Parade

Enjoy the entertainment and and cheer on the marching brass bands, colourful performers and elaborate floats in the New Year's Day Parade, as it winds its way through the city on 1st January.

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Ice Skating in Hyde Park

Ice Skating in Hyde Park

Open from 10am – 10pm, stretch out and practise your skating moves during a crisp morning skate. Enjoy the afternoon sun as it glistens on the ice, soak up the romantic atmosphere at twilight, or skate after dark under the stars.

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Cirque Berserk at Winter Wonderland

Cirque Berserk at Winter Wonderland

From the 17th of November till the January the 1st (excluding Christmas day) Winter Wonderland will be hosting the all new Cirque Berserk show.

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London Dragon Boat Festival

London Dragon Boat Festival

This Hong Kong influenced Dragon Boat Festival is an excellent, and rather rare, opportunity to experience the rich Chinese culture.

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Notting Hill Carnival 2017

Notting Hill Carnival 2017

This August bank holiday is welcoming back the largest street festival in Europe. Spread throughout West London, the carnival takes advantage of an area that is popular at the best of times.

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South West Four

South West Four

The mighty SW4 – Clapham Common’s bank holiday dance music explosive event

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London Marathon

London Marathon

Take advantage of the wonderful London Marathon. Enjoy cheering crowds and fancy dress fundraisers, the London Marathon is our very own world-famous running race.

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Things to do in London in March

Things to do in London in March

Garden of Light

Paternoster Square is turning yellow as 2,100 handmade daffodils descend on the space to mark the Great Daffodil Appeal 2017, with each flower representing a Marie Curie nurse who provides care and support for people living with terminal illness.

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