London Events Calendar
1st - Lord Mayor's New' Year's Day Parade.
23rd-29th - Chinese New Year Celebrations
25th - Burns Night in London.
21st - Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day).
16th-1st April - Ideal Home Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre.
18th - Mother's Day.
25th - British Summer Time begins.
31st onwards - The Making of Harry Potter tour, Warner Bros Studio
3rd - Kylie Minogue at HMV Hammersmith Apollo.
6th - Good Friday (Public Holiday).
7th - Easter Saturday, The Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race (Starting at Putney Bridge, finishing at Chiswick Bridge).
8th - Easter Sunday.
9th - Easter Monday (Public holiday).
13th - London Musical Arts Ensemble: Mozart, Handel, Haydn at St Martin - in - the Fields.
22nd - Virgin London Marathon.
23rd - St George's Day (England's national day) (festival in Trafalgar Square).
5th - 2012 Hours to Go: An Evening of athletics and entertainment at the Olympic Stadium.
7th - May Day Bank Holiday (public holiday).
18th- 19th - Heineken Rugby Cup Final and Amlin Cup Challenge Final (Twickenham).
22nd-26th - RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012, Royal Hospital Chelsea.
26th - Aviva Premiership Rugby Final 2012 (Twickenham).
31st - Carnaby shopping party, Carnaby Street.
2nd - A gala for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Royal Albert Gala and Investec Derby Day (Epsom Downs Racecourse).
3rd - The big Jubilee Lunch (various venues), Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
4th June - Diamond Jubilee Beacons-Lighting Ceremony and Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace.
5th - Diamond Jubilee Carriage Procession at St. Paul's Cathedral.
7th - Spring Bank Holiday (public holiday).
8th - Diamond Jubilee Bank holiday (public holiday).
8th- 10th - MINT Polo in the Park, Hurlingham Park.
14th-23rd - Hampton Court Place Festival 2012.
15th - 17th - Lovebox Weekender 2012 at Victoria Park.
16th - Trooping the Colour: The Queen's Birthday Parade (Horse Guards Parade).
17th - Father's Day.
19th - 23rd - Royal Ascot (horse racing).
23rd June - 8th July - WorldPride 2012.
25th June - 8th July - Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships .
30th June- 7th October - Buckingham Palace summer opening and Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration exhibition.
3rd-8th - Hampton Court Flower Show.
6th - 8th - Barclaycard Wireless Festival 2012, Hyde Park.
13th July - 8th September - BBC Proms 2012, Royal Albert Hall.
17th - Madonna at Hyde Park.
21st-27th - Olympic Torch Relay.
2st - 22nd - BT River of Music (free concerts along the banks of the Thames).
27th - Opening ceremony of London Olympics, shown live in Hyde Park Watch the Games live on big screens in Hyde Park.
3rd - London Musical Arts Ensemble: Bach, Telemann at St Martin - in - the Fields.
12th - Closing Ceremony of Olympics, BT London Live Closing Ceremony Celebration Concert, Hyde Park.
24th - 29th - Paralympic Torch Relay.
29th - Opening ceremony of the London Paralympic Games.
26th - 27th - Notting Hill Carnival.
27th - Summer Bank Holiday (public holiday).
1st-2nd - Liberty Festival at Trafalgar Square.
8th - London Musical Arts Ensemble: Festive "Promenade" concert at St Martin - in - the Fields.
8th - 9th - Mayor's Thames Festival.
9th - Closing ceremony of Paralympic Games.
21st - London Musical Arts Ensemble: Vivaldi, Boccherini, Handel, Bach at St Martin - in - the Fields.
13th - London Musical Arts Ensemble: Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Beethoven at St Martin - in - the Fields.
28th - British Summer Time ends.
31st - Halloween.
5th-6th - Bonfire night in London (Guy Fawke's Day), London Fireworks Display (various venues).
9th - 15th - Remembrance in London (remembering men and women who gave their lives in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts).
10th - Lord Mayor's Show.
11th - Armistice Day or Remembrance Day.
13th - Diwali on Trafalgar Square.
17th - London Musical Arts Ensemble: Copland, Williams, Beethoven, Nrahms at St Martin - in - the Fields.
22nd - Thanksgiving in London.
30th - St Andrews Day in London (Scotland's National Day).
8th-16th - Hanukkah.
25th - Christmas in London (various venues).
31st - New Year's Eve in London (various venues).