Events

The Mayor organises a yearly programme of eight core events to celebrate London’s culture and communities: St Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, Feast of St George, Vaisakhi Festival, Eid, Diwali Festival, African Festival, Liberty Festival and New Year’s Eve Fireworks. He also supports a range of other events, exhibitions at City Hall and celebrations across London.

Upcoming events

MOPAC Roadshows
8 September 2014 to 16 December 2014

The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is revisiting every London borough in 2014 with senior Metropolitan Police officers to talk about local policing and answer your questions.

Bhopal: Facing 30
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, 5 December 2014 - 5:30pm

This free exhibition of photographs by Francesca Moore shows people who are still being affected by the 1984 disaster in Bhopal.

Image from the Bhopal: Facing 30 exhibition
Ulmus Londinium exhibition
Monday, 1 December 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, 5 December 2014 - 5:30pm

This special exhibition reveals and celebrates the elm tree’s relationship with London’s built environment.

Elm leaves
Trees in Hard Landscapes – getting it right
Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Five experts will talk about how London can stay one of the world’s greenest and most attractive cities - a place where trees can offer multiple benefits and returns on investment.

Leonard Circus Hackney
Made in Tottenham
Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, 9 January 2015 - 5:30pm

This exhibition profiles ten young entrepreneurs from Tottenham, north London. After leaving education they started their own businesses in the area.

Made in Tottenham
Christmas in Trafalgar Square 2014
Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 6:00pm

This festive season, the Mayor is bringing you a jam-packed line up of seasonal joy in London.

Think nobody should live on London's streets?
10 December 2014 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Crisis and the Mayor of London's Rough Sleeping Group invite London councillors to hear about homelessness on the capital's streets.

A rough sleeper site
Mayor's Christmas Carol Service 2014
Monday, 15 December 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Everyone’s invited to the Mayor’s annual festive carol service at Southwark Cathedral.

Come along and sing a selection of the nation’s favourite carols.

Crib scene
Chanukah in the Square
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Come and see the Menorah lighting ceremony in Trafalgar Square on Tuesday 16 December. Chanukah in the Square celebrates the Jewish festival of lights.
Chanukah in the Square (c) Kois Miah
London NYE Fireworks 2014
31 December 2014

To make sure London’s NYE Fireworks stays safe and fun for all, this year’s celebrations are ticketed. Find out more.

All London Green Grid Seminar - 'Green infrastructure and river corridors'
20 January 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Much of London's green space network is shaped by the city's river corridors.

A tree