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Updated by Auburn Silver on Mar 30, 2015
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List of upcoming events in London - Not-to-Miss Event Highlights in the British Capital

As a global city the British capital plays host to countless local and international events throughout the year. From FA Cup finals to palace festivals London's top upcoming highlights are as follows.

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The Boat Races

Older and perhaps more iconic than the Harvard -Yale football games London's highlight ivy league sporting contest kicks off in the form of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Due to be held on11th April this race across the Thames is a not-to-miss sporting event that is not just reserved for the college alums.

2

Feast of St George

Marked with great pomp and pageantry on the 25th of April the Feast of St George is Britain's national day celebration. Attended by royals and various dignitaries the whole the London comes to life during this day of national pride when countless parades take place across the capital and the country at large

3

European Rugby Finals

Hosting the European Rugby Finals this year, London will be abuzz with rugby fanatic on may 1st and 2nd when the finals of the European Rugby tournament kicks off in style.

4

FA Cup Final

Tipped to be the most coveted sporting event in the world's footie calendar the FA Cup Final is set to take centre stage on 30th May in London this year.

5

Chelsea Flower Show

Revered as the globe's biggest and most breathtaking flower show, the Chelsea Flower Show will take place in London from the 19th to the 23rd of May, 2015. Welcoming horticulture enthusiasts from around the world this iconic flower exposition is a decades old fixture in the British capital.

6

Hampton Court Palace Festival

Conducted within the captivating confines of Hampton Court Palace of Henry the VIII fame Hampton Court Palace Festival is a one of a kind summer music festival held from 11th to the 19th of June this year. The annual event is a summer highlight for history buffs and music lovers alike held during the evening hours in one of London's most famous palaces.

7

Royal Ascot Races

Ideal for horse racing fanatics and fashion enthusiasts alike the Royal Ascot Races will kick off from the 16th to the 20th of June this year with the attendance of Britain's best studs and jockeys. The city's top dignitaries and celebrities are also known to frequent this annual fixture where elaborate hats and fancy attire are staples.

8

Olympia Art and Antiques Fair

A red letter event for antique collectors and fine art lovers alike the Olympia Art and Antiques Fair will take place from the 18th to 28th June, 2015. Offering antique lovers and art enthusiasts a chance to explore the country's thriving art and antique scene the fair is not reserved merely for high spenders as treasures galore await budget shoppers as well.

9

Wimbledon

A world class event of truly mammoth proportions the calendar year's most prestigious tennis tournament also takes place in London from 29th to July this year. Welcoming the world's top singles and doubles tennis champions the grass court championship synonymous with first class games and fresh strawberries is another reason to head down to London come June. Tennis fans based in the Metropolitan by COMO London or any other centrally located hotel in Park Lane can attend the games free of hassle.

10

London Mela

Accessible to visitors free of charge the London Mela is a one of a kind Asian music and cultural festival with an emphasis on the various cuisines of the region. Held in august the event celebrates London's ethnic communities in a festival that is both vibrant and engaging.