Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out London is an eventful city. Something thrilling and thought provoking is always happening in the city and pulls a huge crowd of visitors. All the cultural venues, tourist hotspots, cafes bars and restaurants in London actively participate in the various events and festivals held in the capital every year.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• Many events, fairs and festivals are being celebrated in London for centuries while others for few decades or years only. Among the recently started events is the London Ice Sculpting Festival that is celebrated at Canary Wharf. This time the festival will take place on 13 January 2012 and 14 January 2012. The highlight of this festival is that it attracts sculptors from around the world and they enthusiastically participate in the event to astonish locals and visitors with their ice made masterpieces.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• In January 2012, the festival will be held for the fourth time consecutively. Sculptors will be given two days to complete their work and a winner will be announced at 4pm on 14 January 2012. A speed sculpting competition will also take place the same day. Visitors will also be able to enjoy pancakes and mulled wine at the venue and a variety of delights at nearby restaurants in London.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• Adventure lovers must visit London in January to participate in the London Bike Show 2012 to be held at ExCel London from 12 January 2012 to 15 January 2012. Not only will visitors be thrilled to see and try out some stunning and technologically advanced designs in bikes, but will also be able to watch incredible bike stunts live. They will be able to meet some of the best names in the world of cycling and get advice from them. The London Bike Show 2012 will also have 20 teams competing to win the indoor bike polo tournament to be held for the first time. Bike parts and accessories will also be sold in the three day show.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• Given the fact that London is home to large Chinese community, the city celebrates the Chinese New Year festival in January every year. This time, the festival will be celebrated on 29 January 2012 and not on 23 January the actual date of the festival. Celebrations are primarily held at Trafalgar Square, Chinatown and Leicester Square.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• The major attraction of this festival is the colourful parades featuring people dressed as dragons on the streets of the West End. Chinese dancers in colourful ethnic dresses enthrall the audiences with their live performances. The event is free for anyone to attend. All the Chinese restaurants in London enthusiastically participate in the event.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• On 25 Januray 2012, London will celebrate Burns Night, an event that marks the birth anniversary of the famous Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns. The celebration is held to honour the work and life of the Scottish cultural icon and comprises traditional supper featuring haggis and tatties, poetry reading and a toast. Many bars and restaurants in London play host to special Burns Night events.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• From 6 January 2012 to 15 January 2012, visitors in London will be able to enjoy the London Short Film Festival. The festival is celebrating its 9th year and is an action-packed event with so much to see and take pleasure in. There will be screenings of independent shorts, fashion, art, parties, training and live music.
Events and Restaurants in London to Watch Out• About 300 films will be screened in the festival and visitors will able to catch a glimpse of Daniel Craig, Peter Mullan, Judi Dench, and Michael Fassbender. The festival will include events, such as Night of the Living Docs, 9 Bob Note and Femmes Fantastiques.• So, why not book a hotel room now and visit London this January.