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Upcoming events

Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
10 June 2015 to 22 September 2015

Come and enjoy free, world-class opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House on the big screen in Trafalgar Square this summer.

Royal Opera House BP Big Screens
The Bleeding London Exhibition
8 July 2015 to 4 September 2015

This exhibition is based on the Whitbread shortlisted novel, Bleeding London, by Geoff Nicholson.

Image © Natasha Bennett
Notting Hill Carnival
29 August 2015 to 31 August 2015

Join the biggest street party in Europe which attracts over a million visitors every year.

Totally Thames 2015
1 September 2015 to 30 September 2015

Come and celebrate the best of London’s River Thames at a new festival this September.

Image from Samuel Hollingworth
London Mela 2015
Sunday, 6 September 2015 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm

Get ready for Zee London Mela in Brentford on 6 September. This family-friendly event offers eight action-packed hours of live music, dance, food, a giant funfair and more.

London Mela 2014
Malaysian Night Market
18 September 2015

Come and find out what’s cooking on Friday 18 September. It’s a foodie’s delight as the sights, sounds and smells of East Asian cuisine fill Trafalgar Square.  

Malaysian Night Festival 2014
Japan Matsuri
Saturday, 19 September 2015 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

Celebrate 150 years of friendship between London and Japan in Trafalgar Square. Don’t miss this rare chance to see the Izaku Drum Dancers and other amazing acts from Kagoshima.

Performance from Japan Matsuri 2014
NFL Fan Rally 2015
Saturday, 3 October 2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

The NFL Fan Rally will return in 2015 on Saturday 3 October 2015, ahead of the match between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins.

NFL Crowd
Africa on the Square 2015
Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Come and celebrate the best of African culture in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 10 October, from noon-6pm.

Performers from Africa on the Square 2014
Diwali 2015
Sunday, 11 October 2015 - 12:00pm

The Diwali Festival, which celebrates the Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of lights, is organised by the Mayor of London in cooperation with the Diwali in Lo

Skills London 2015
Friday, 13 November 2015 - 9:30am to Saturday, 14 November 2015 - 4:00pm

Skills London 2015 is London’s biggest free jobs and careers event for 15-24 year olds. It’s a great way for young people and their families to find out about everything from apprenticeships, to further education and jobs and careers opportunities.

People's Question Time, Hillingdon
Thursday, 26 November 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

People’s Question Time comes to Hillingdon at The Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes, Middlesex on Thursday 26 November from 7-9pm.

The Mayor of London and London Assembly
London New Year’s Eve
31 December 2015

Celebrate New Year’s Eve and welcome 2016 with a bang at Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks.

London's New Year's Eve fireworks
Big Dance 2016
20 May 2016

The Greater London Authority and People Dancing are pleased to announce the dates for Big Dance 2016 – the final Big Dance festival, marking a decade of big dances across the UK.