What to do in London in February?

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You are going to London for the Valentine's day ? Good idea 😉 The month of February in London has many surprises in store, whether cultural, sporting or unusual!



 

Dancer at Winter Pride


On the occasion of this event gay, internationally renowned Djs get together for Winter Pride to mix all night long in a London club.

Clubbers will be able to discover 4 different rooms, each with its own musical atmosphere!

When? February 1, 2020 from 21:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.

Or ? The Scala

Price: £ 35 - £ 10

 

Metro National rail bus Angel, Russell SquareSt Pancras International, King's Cross, Euston.17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214, 259, 476

 



Mamma Mia! The Party

Mamma Mia! The Party is a theatrical dinner in a setting that is intended to be the replica of the tavern from the film with Meryl Streep.
For four hours, enjoy a spectacular show, a gourmet three-course Mediterranean meal and an ABBA nightclub to dance to !!!

Information and reservations on the London Box Office website.

When?  February 1 - May 31, 2020
Or ? The 02 Arena
Price : 180 €



Metro bus North Greenwich 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472, 486

 


An exhibition dedicated to ABBA at the O2 Arena

An exhibition dedicated to ABBA presents personal objects, photographs and an immersion in the life stories of each member of the group.

For the first time, emblematic objects such as a limited edition replica of the “Star Guitar” played at Eurovision 74, the school book of member Bjorn Ulvaeus as well as photos, gold records and clothing are on display.

The ABBA Super Troupers exhibition immerses visitors through its music, lyrics, creative process and influence on the musical landscape of the 70s and 80s.

Information and reservations on the Lastminute website

When? Until August 31, 2020

Or ? 02 Arena

Price: £ 20 instead of £ 27 when booking through Last minute.


Metro bus North Greenwich 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472, 486

 


Exposition Body Worlds

Conceived by the German professor Gunther von Hagens, the Body Worlds exhibition aims to explain the mysteries and the transformations of the organism by relying on real human bodies.
This traveling exhibition presents a total of 200 bodies and organs kept intact thanks to plastination, a technique for preserving human bodies invented by Gunther von Hagens.

With over 45 million visitors, Body Worlds Vital is one of the most visited health exhibitions in the world. Often described as a "life changing experience", Body Worlds will give you a better understanding of the complexity of the human body.

Information and reservations at the British Tourist Office 

When? Until October 1, 2020
Or ?  London Pavilion at Piccadilly Circus
Price : 27 €


Metro bus Piccadilly Circus3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 38, 88, 94, 139, 453

 

Exhibition "Tutankhamun, the Pharaoh's treasure"

After its immense success in Paris, the exhibition “Tutankhamun, the Pharaoh's treasure” travels to London for the third meeting of its world tour, which began in 2018, on the occasion of the centenary of the discovery of the tomb.

Until May 3, 2020, the Saatchi gallery, museum of contemporary art, hosts 150 objects found in 1922 in the tomb of the young pharaoh, 60 of which are coming out of Egypt for the first time.

Information and reservations on the Ticketmaster website.

When? November 2, 2019 - May 3, 2020
Or ? Saatchi Gallery
Price : £ 37.40


Metro bus Sloane Square 11, 19, 22, 49, 137, 211, 319, 360

 

Visit the royal stables

From February 1, Royal mews reopens its doors to the public. The opportunity to discover the royal stables of the court and to see a magnificent collection of coaches still in activity.

Information and reservations on the website of the British Tourist Office.

 

 

When? From February 1 to November 30, 2020
Or ? Behind Buckingham Palace

 

Visit the Palace of Westminster, seat of the British Parliament

During the Easter holidays, the Palace of Westminster is open to the public. A unique opportunity to visit the House of Commons and Lords, the nerve center of British politics, and understand how the parliamentary monarchy works.

An informative and impressive visit to share with the family.

Reservations and information on the site de See tickets (visit with an audio guide in French) or on Expedia (guided tour).

When? February 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2020
Or ? Palace of Westminster
Price: From £ 20 for a tour with an audio guide

Metro bus River shuttles Westminster3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 148, 159, 211, 453Westminster Pier

 

London International Mime Festival

Le international mime festival offers numerous circus, physical theater and puppet shows in prestigious venues.

When? Until February 2, 2020

Or ?  Peacock Theater, Barbican Theater, Soho Theater, Tate Modern...

Price: £38

 

 

The Mass of the clowns the unusual activity of February!

Every year in February, clowns, jokers and other funny faces meet at All Saints Church for the time of mass, rich in color and in good humor.

La clown mass is a free and unusual good plan to share with the family!

When? February 2, 2020 from 15 p.m.
Or ? All Saints Church
Free

 

National rail bus Haggerston67, 149, 242, 243

 

London Winter Run

Run for a good cause! In February, the City of London is organizing a 10km run for the benefit of cancer research.

This very popular event brings together more than 15.000 runners each year, some of whom are in disguise!

Registration on the site

 

 

When? February 9 2020
Price: £47
Bon plan! - 20% for groups of 5 people or more.

 

Attend the Gun Salute

To celebrate Queen Elisabeth II's accession to the throne, cannon salutes are fired at 12:00 p.m. at Green Park and at 13:00 p.m. at the Tower of London.

Le Gun Salute is an equestrian and military show to discover.

When? February 6 2020
Or ? Green Park and Tower of London
Free


 

Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens

The tropical greenhouse of Kew Gardens every year hosts the Orchid Festival, a true tropical spectacle of elaborate floral creations. where creative workshops, film screenings, and tours are offered

Information and reservations on the See Tickets website

When? February 8 - March 8, 2020
Or ? Kew Gardens
Price: £18


Metro Kew Gardens

 

 

February 14: celebrate Valentine's Day in London

Romantic dinner in the Harry Potter Studios, champagne tasting in a capsule of the London Eye, fly over London by helicopter, romantic cruise on the Thames, here are some examples of activities to do in London for the Valentine's day !

 

 

The London Classic Car Show


The London Classic Car Show is an exhibition of vintage cars from legendary brands such as: Bugatti, Porche, Jaguar, Lamborghini…

Car races are also organized and conferences are given by journalists and professionals from the automotive industry.

 

When? 13 - 16 February 2020
Or ? Excel Place
Price:  £ 18 - £ 55
Bon plan! To pay less, book in advance or come to the show on weekends after 14:00 p.m.


DLR bus            Cable car Royal Victoria, Prince Regent 474Emirates Air Line

 

David Hockney at the National Portrait Gallery

David Hockney is known for his paintings of swimming pools as,
Portrait of an Artist, Peter Getting Out of Nick's Pool or A Bigger Splash, his most famous painting (photo above).

From February 27, 2020, the National Portrait Gallery presents works less known to the general public of the British artist.

Through the exhibition David Hockney: Drawing from Life, the museum exhibits for the first time 150 drawings and more particularly self-portraits and portraits of four people close to Hockney: his mother, Laura Hockney, his muse Celia Birtwell, his friends Gregory Evans and Maurice Payne.

 

Information and reservation on the museum website

 

When? February 27 - June 28, 2020
Or ? National Portrait Gallery
Price : £ 17- £ 20


Metro bus Charing Cross, Leicester Square3, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 24, 87, 91, 139, 176

 

Hunting at Adams Antiques Fairs

Created in the 70s, Adams Antiques Fairs is London's oldest Sunday antiques fair, bringing together over 140 stalls specializing in jewelry, silver, ceramics, paintings and more.

It is advisable to come in the morning as soon as it opens to avoid crowds.

 

When? February 20, 2020 - 10:00 am - 16:30 pm
Or ? The Royal Horticultural Halls
Price: £4

Metro bus St Jame's Park, Pimlico 11, 44, 170, 211, N11, N44, C10

 

 

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