Located directly to the east of Trafalgar Square you’ll find St. Martin in the fields which is the official parish church of the royal residence, Buckingham Palace. Travel underground to the mysteriously lit crypt and you’ll find a mystifying looking café with a difference and the London Brass Rubbing Centre. Step back in time and…

Kensington Palace is steeped in history and its central London location makes it one of the most visited palaces in the country with hundreds of thousands of tourists flocking there every year to try and catch a glimpse of one of the royals. Over the years, ever since the 17th century, Kensington Palace has not…

Now becoming something of an annual tradition, the iTunes festival is a series of 30 concerts at the famous Roundhouse venue in Camden – one every night for the whole of the month of September. The concerts themselves are actually free, but you can only get tickets by winning a draw which you enter online.…

The news that legendary 70’s and 80’s singer songwriter Kate Bush would be performing live for the first time since 1979 was met with a huge amount of excitement – so much so that the full run of concerts, which start on August 26th, sold out within 15 minutes of first going on sale. This…

If you are looking for something really fun to do over the August Bank Holiday weekend in the capital, then the biggest and most exciting option has to be visiting Notting Hill Carnival. It is at this time every year that fashionable Notting Hill transforms into the most colourful and vibrant place on Earth, with…

When you think of the National History Museum, you may well think of exhibits of dinosaur bones and animals that are no longer alive. Every summer in recent years, however, the museum has put together an incredible exhibit featuring real, living butterflies in a special, climate controlled tent on the museum’s lawn. Designed to replicate…

London Zoo has always been a fantastic place to go for a family day out, but on Friday evenings during June and July, the country’s biggest and best zoo opens its gates to a more grown up crowd. London Zoo Lates, as the zoo refers to its late opening nights, are becoming a summer tradition,…