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06 Apr 2011

Your April events calendar 0  

Posted in London Reporter

Some dates for your diary!

7th April – The Grand National
Have your annual flutter on the Grand National and hope your horse doesn’t fall at the first.

Chocolate Festival 20118th April – Chocolate Festival starts at the Southbank Centre
Get in the mood for Easter with some serious chocolate love.

11th April – London Book Fair
Held at Earls Court Exhibition Centre until 13th April, the Book Fair is a great place to pick up the latest publications, find new authors and listen in on seminars and talks. Visit for more information.

14th April – London Independent Film Festival
Enjoy the fantastic independent films being made by tomorrow’s big names in London.

17th April – London Marathon
If you’re not taking part then you can still cheer for the runners – a good place to stand near the hotel is on Birdcage Walk, near Buckingham Palace and St. James’ Park.

21st April – the Queen’s Birthday
The 21st April is Her Majesty’s ‘real’ birthday as opposed to her official birthday in June. Today Queen Elizabeth is 85 and will celebrate her birthday in private. Happy Birthday Your Majesty!  

22nd April – Good Friday
For some awe-inspiring, beautiful opera head to the Royal Opera House where they have a special performance of the Tsar’s Bride on between 14th April and 2nd May sung in Russian with subtitles. Visit their website to buy tickets or ask the concierge  

23rd April – St. George’s Day
We’ll meet you in the bar for a drink to St. George, the patron saint of England.

24th April – Easter Sunday

25th April – Easter Monday

Royal Wedding Package26th April – London Burlesque Week
Now in it’s 5th year running, London Burlesque Week is as popular as ever and you can head down to the opening gala at the HMS President War Boat moored on the Thames Victoria Embankment to watch some of the international talent performing throughout the week.

29th April – The Royal Wedding
No introduction needed for this one! Join us for the week on our Royal Wedding package that includes souvenir gifts and a Royal Afternoon Tea.

See you soon!

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