I’ve arrived back to London and brrr…it is suddenly feeling very chilly time to start bring out the Autumn wardrobe. However a little bit of rain shouldn’t stop us getting out and exploring all the city has to offer and this September London is bursting with fun and interesting things to do.
Deloitte Ignite – Friday 6 September – Sunday 29 September 2013
Deloitte Ignite is an annual month long contemporary arts festival and a collaboration of Deloitte and the Royal Opera House. this year it is going to be curated by Stephen Fry the festival will celebrate the joint bicentenary of musical maestros Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner. Most of the events are FREE and will include dance, music, films and workshops.
For more information please visit http://www.roh.org.uk/about/deloitte-ignite
Thames Festival – Friday 6 -15 September
The Thames Festival is already in full swing and is an inspiring 10-day celebration of London’s iconic river through art, music, and educational events both on the water and along its banks and bridges. Foodies should check out Butler’s Wharf Blackout butlers wharf will be ‘blacking out’ electricity from 8.30pm throughout the 10 days of Thames Festival. Diners will have the unique opportunity to experience the unspoilt beauty of the river by darkness.
For more information please visit http://thamesfestival.org/
Kings Place Festival | Kings Place | 13-15 September
Music lovers should head to Kings place to discover new and independent musicians – covering everything from pop to jazz.
For more information please visit http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/festival
Calling all art lovers, for all things British I highly recommend visiting the British Art fair at the Royal College of Art. Every year fine examples by artists from Henry Moore to Patrick Heron are being sold and there is no doubt that there is something for everyone.
For more information please visit http://www.britishartfair.co.uk
London Design Festival | Across London | 14-22 September
This week long festival is jam packed with interesting things to see, do and buy!
For more information please visit: http://www.londondesignfestival.com/
Open House London | 21-22 September | FREE
London’s most interesting buildings will once again be throwing their doors open to the public. If you love architecture I thoroughly recommend you get involved. Last year I visited the Lloyds of London building.
For more information please visit http://www.londonopenhouse.org/
Soho Literary Festival | Soho Theatre | 25-29 September
Love books? then this is the festival for you. Running at the Soho theatre this September you can hear writers such David Hare and Ian Hislop talk about their work.
For more information visit: http://www.soholitfest.com