London Events – April 2018

Many of these London Events occur annually

Events in April 2018

Changing the Guard

Enjoy a striking display of British pomp and pageantry, as you watch the free Changing the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace, when the New Guard takes over from the Old Guard. Recurring Event

Centenary of the women’s vote in London

Join special events honouring the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. 2 Jan-31 Dec

Easter Weekend

From London Easter egg hunts and interactive family attractions, to a spectacular Good Friday performance and traditional Easter Sunday lunch, find Easter activities and opening times in London. 30 Mar-2 Apr

Centenary of the Royal Air Force – RAF100

Reflect on 100 years of the Royal Air Force with a series of concerts, exhibitions and galas. 31 Mar-30 Nov

London Games Festival

Get gaming this spring with hands-on activities, talks, showcases and a parade, at one of the world’s biggest games festivals. 5-15 Apr

Underbelly Festival in South Bank

Be treated to circus, cabaret and family-friendly shows on the South Bank, as well as one of London’s biggest outdoor bars. 6 Apr-30 Sep

Feast of St George in Trafalgar Square

Celebrate St George’s Day, England’s national day, with free activities, food stalls and children’s games at the annual festival in Trafalgar Square. 21 Apr

Virgin Money London Marathon

Be part of the Virgin Money London Marathon: whether you run, walk or cheer from the sidelines, this is a London sporting institution. 22 Apr

Vaisakhi Festival in Trafalgar Square

Celebrate the Sikh festival with free performances and cultural activities in central London. 28 Apr