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

Portraits for Posterity exhibition
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 12:00pm to Friday, 20 February 2015 - 6:00pm

Come to City Hall (2nd floor) and see photographs of people who survived the Nazi Holocaust of World War II, who later made new lives in the UK, including twenty who settled here in London.

Portraits for Posterity
Chinese New Year 2015
Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Come and welcome the Chinese ‘Year of the Sheep’ on Sunday 22 February.

Chinese New Year 2014, photo by Ben Broomfield
What's the future for London's financial services industry?
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am

The London Assembly Economy Committee invites you to a provocative discussion and debate chaired by Michael Wilson, former Sky News Business Editor.

Sunset over Dockland's skyscrapers
St Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival 2015
Sunday, 15 March 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Everyone’s invited to celebrate St Patrick's Day in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 15 March.