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Top 10 Festivals in London 2020 for groups to visit

London is popularly known for its arts, clubs, culture, and castles and it is among the most famous cities in the world. The city is surrounded by iconic landmarks and historical monuments that you can visit and it hosts numerous festivals that you can join. Some of the best festivals that you can join in London are listed below.

London's New Year's Day Parade (01 January 2020)

This is a colorful celebration of contemporary performances and traditional pomp and ceremony which hosts dancers, acrobats, marching bands, and cheerleaders every year. The parade host over 8000 performers that represents the London boroughs and countries all over the world and it attracts about 600,000 spectators.

Imagine Children's Festival (From 12 February 2020 to 23 February 2020)

This is a kid festival where you will enjoy lots of fun activities, entertainment, and events for kids under 11 years old. Your kids will enjoy a hands-on experience where they explore the world-class music performances, parties, literature, and comedy for 12 days. The festival also hosts unique performances that are created by schoolchildren from over 30 schools.

London Games Festival (April 2020)

This festival celebrates the culture, art, and business of gaming in London and it is filled with hundreds of games that you can try out. This is the fourth year of the festival and it showcases some of the best video games and interactive entertainment with lots of programs across the numerous London venues.

Eid Festival in London (May 2020)

The Eid Festival is a great place where you can learn about the Muslim culture in Trafalgar Square. The festival occurs at the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and it is hosted in Central London. You will get to enjoy foods from around the world, live music and entertainment on the main stage, and numerous family activities.

Art Night (June 2020)

The Art Night is a free one-night program where you can enjoy performances, architecture, contemporary art, and music. The event takes place from early evening until dawn and it is hosted by a different part of London every year. Most of the free festival’s works are site-specific and they directly engage with the culture and heritage of the area.

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park (July 2020)

This is an award-winning music festival that occurs in central London every summer. The festival host some of the popular artists and rising stars thrills their fans in the iconic Royal Park for two weekends of live music. The festival also features the Open House festival during the week with concerts and a wide range of activities like street food, open-air cinema screenings, and so on.

Notting Hill Carnival (From 30 August 2020 to 31 August 2020)

This is the biggest street party in London and the streets of west London features Caribbean colors, flavors, and music. You will enjoy stunning floats and colorful costumed performers that wander around the streets in carnival parade as they dance to sound of steel bands and calypso music while you also find numerous food stalls where you can eat along the route.

Totally Thames (September 2020)

This event was launched in 2014 where you can learn about the famous river in London. The river is 42mile and the event gives you the chance to stroll around the river where you will see free exhibitions, art installations, and live performances. You will also see boats of all sizes down the river and you will also enjoy thrilling watersports and boat parties.

London Design Festival (From 12 September 2020 to 20 September 2020)

This festival offers you the chance to wander around creative installations and join events that celebrate contemporary designs that transforms transform the city into an enchanting art piece. The festival showcase works of architects, designers, retailers, and artists since 2003. You will also find over 400 large-scale installations and events in unique spaces all over the city.

London Restaurant Festival (From 01 October 2020 to 31 October 2020)

This is a month-long festival where you can enjoy a wide range of great food from London and try out some of the world-class restaurants in the city. It is a great festival where you will enjoy a program of food and drink events in London which includes movie nights, specifically curated menus, restaurant hopping tours, and lots more.

If you are planning a group visit to one of London's Top 10 Festivals contact Transport Advisor for a Free coach hire quotation at or email us directly with your group transport requirements at

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