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The Boat Race 2017

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The Boat Race is an annual contest between two rowing crews from Oxford and Cambridge universities.

The Race takes place close to Easter each year on the River Thames in West London between Putney and Mortlake.

The first race took place in 1829 in Henley on Thames following a challenge between old school friends. Since the second race in 1836 the contest has taken place in London.

the race is on the 2nd April 2017

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The Proms at the Albert Hall

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The annual BBC Proms runs from 14 July 2017 for 8 weeks of concerts, talks, workshops, family events and more, ending with the famous Last Night of the Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall.   The Albert Hall is a 5 minute walk from the hotel and is a great place to stay. see our special offer page for our Proms special.

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Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

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Visit Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of the Queen, this summer. Buckingham Palace is one of the world’s few remaining working royal palaces – don’t miss the chance to see it.  Explore the lavishly furnished State Rooms, containing some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection. this is open from the 22nd July to the 1st October 2017

Highlights include:

Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude

Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey

Exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain

Some of the finest English and French furniture in the world

Every year, Buckingham Palace’s summer opening features a special exhibition. This limited edition exhibition can only be seen during that year’s summer opening.

The summer opening of Buckingham Palace is extremely popular so booking tickets in advance is recommended. Entry is timed.

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Royal Ascot

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Experience the most fashionable event in London’s sporting calendar and one of the world’s most famous horse-race meetings at Royal Ascot. it takes place from the 20th to the 24th June 2017. Britain’s most popular race meeting is the place to see and be seen for high society, royal watchers, fun seekers and horse-racing enthusiasts alike.  Founded by Queen Anne in 1711 and steeped in tradition, heritage and pageantry, Royal Ascot is attended by members of the Royal Family, including the Queen herself.  Royal Ascot features a daily horse-drawn procession from Windsor Castle to Ascot Racecourse led by the royal carriage.  Although the eye-catching fashion steals the show at Royal Ascot, this colourful occasion also features top-quality horse racing.  Racing highlights of Royal Ascot include the Golden Jubilee Stakes and the Gold Cup. Prize money for the week totals millions of pounds!  The Queen has enjoyed considerable success at Royal Ascot, having owned many winners including Estimate, the horse which won the Gold Cup in 2013.

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Wimbledon 2017

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Experience two weeks of first-class tennis, strawberries and cream, and good-natured queuing, at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.

The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in South West London every summer for the longest-running tennis tournament in the world, and one of four annual Grand Slam tennis events held around the globe. Games are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there’s a strict white-only dress code for players.

The tournament attracts around 500,000 spectators and millions of television viewers worldwide.

2017 dates are 3rd July to the 16th July

 

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Chelsea Flower Show 2017

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Once again, Chelsea will be packed with amazing plant displays and the best cutting-edge garden designs.  For five days in May 23rd to the 27th, the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea will be transformed into the world’s greatest flower show.

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The Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace

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Experience A Royal Welcome at the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace from the 22nd July to the 1st October 2017. Last year the Royal Family welcomed more than 62,000 guests to Buckingham Palace, at State Visits, receptions, Garden Parties, Investitures and private audiences. This year,  there will be 3 exhibitions the largest  will be at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms, Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday.

In total, over 150 outfits worn by The Queen will be presented across the three Palaces, with each special exhibition displaying a selection of outfits chosen because of their close association with the location.

The Queen’s support of British couture and millinery will be highlighted through important pieces created for a world stage by renowned designers, including Sir Norman Hartnell, Sir Hardy Amies and Ian Thomas.

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Open House London

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This hugely popular, capital-wide annual festival of architecture celebrates its twenty-third anniversary in 2015 and takes place over the weekend of September 19 and 20. The festival allows access to hundreds of buildings not normally open to the public – private homes, government buildings, historic sites, educational establishments and many others. Last year, new additions to the line-up included The Leadenhall Building (aka The Cheesegrater), an eco-home in Ealing and Ott’s Yard, an architecturally impressive group of re-purposed sheds in Tufnell Park. 2015’s buildings and series of events will be available from mid-August. Of the more than 800 venues involved, the vast majority will be open to all on a walk-up basis, but around ten per cent will require advance booking

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British Summertime Festival, Hyde Park

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From the 18th-27th June Hyde Park plays host to a series of gigs from world class performers. Add to that a range of “taste-bud teasing artisan traders, producers and restaurateurs” and you have yourself London’s biggest and best outdoor gig. Alongside the headline act there’s festival fun for everyone with activities, comedy, chill out spaces, pop-up restaurants and bars. Nab your tickets now as some of the acts have already sold out! See below for artists and dates:

Thursday 18th June – The Strokes
General Admission: 15:30

Saturday 20th June – Blur
General Admission: 13:00

Sunday 21st June – Kylie
General Admission: 13:00

Friday 26th June – The Who
]General Admission: 14:00

Saturday 27th June – Taylor Swift
General Admission: 15:30

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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The greatest of all London events for those with green-fingered tendencies, the Chelsea Flower show takes place between 19 – 23 May 2015.

The Chelsea Flower Show has been held in the grounds of the Chelsea Hospital, London every year since 1913, apart from gaps during the two World Wars. Once Britain’s largest flower show (it has now been overtaken by RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show), it is still the most prestigious. It is the place to see cutting-edge garden design, new plants and find ideas to take home.

Day tickets start from £46 and can be bought on the RHS website.

For a weekend rich in open spaces and wonderful planting, why not combine with a trip to Hyde Park and Kensington Palace?