Chinese New Year takes place every year across London, with its epicentre being the enigmatic Chinatown in Soho. 2021's event will take place on Friday 12 February, so make sure you celebrate the Year of the Ox in style. May everyone's year be tackled with the fierceness of an ox!
St George's Day, aka The Feast of Saint George, takes place 23 April 2021 and is a celebration of the patron saint of England. It is primarily a church service, which St Paul's Cathedral takes very seriously for those religiously inclined, but it is also a day of celebration throughout London and a great excuse to eat some roast beef!
The BBC Proms are an annual highlight in the Royal Albert Hall, one of the world's finest music venues, located in South Kensington. For two months of the Summer, world-class classical music concerts and other events are plentiful. Let's face it - just being inside the Royal Albert Hall is a treat in itself.
The Rugby Sevens tournament which takes place in London's internationally renowned Twickenham Stadium is not just one for the rugby enthusiasts - it's a fun, social, vibrant event that brings even the least athletic locals to the South of London. It is part of the World Rugby Sevens Series and if you don't know much about rugby union, this is a great place to be eased into it.
Again, don't let the idea of a sporting event make you think it isn't fun for everyone - The London Marathon is for runners and fun-lovers alike. If you do happen to run, marking out this marathon in your calendars early is critical as it is one of the most sought after marathons out there. Just in it for a laugh and maybe a pint while watching the runners go by? It's encouraged.
The Chelsea Flower Show is arguably one of the most quintessentially British event, showcasing the best of the best when it comes to gardens and flowers. It takes place in the picture-perfect Chelsea in London and while it might give you the most intense garden-envy you've ever had, it's inspiring and beautiful.