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What to do in London

May 2019

IWA Canalway Cavalcade (4-6 May 2019)


IWA Canalway Cavalcade is London's biggest, brightest and best waterways festival and it is just a short walk from our hotel, in the beautiful setting of Little Venice.


This lovely waterway event is organised by IWA volunteers, and has been taking place since 1983. Narrowboats of all different colours and sizes join the day trip boats and the water cafes that line this stretch of canal, where the Grand Union meets the Regent's Canal.


There will also be trade stalls, live music, children's activities and street food.


For more details, please check the IWA website.


Where: Little Venice, Regent's Canal.


Nearest tube station: Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo Line).


Admission: Free.


Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (16th May 2019 - 21st September 2019)


Enjoy theatre and comedy under the stars at London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.


With one of the largest auditoria in London, the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park is the oldest permanent outdoor theatre in Britain. It offers a range of theatre, music, comedy and film events each year from May to September.


What's on this year: "Evita", "Hansel and Gretel", "Our Town" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream".


Click here for more info and tickets.


Where: Inner Circle, Regent’s Park – NW1 4NR


Nearest tube: Baker Street (Jubilee, Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan and Circle line).


RHS Chelsea Flower Show (21st - 25th May 2019)


World-renowned, glamorous and quintessentially British, RHS Chelsea is a truly unique and unforgettable day out.

More than 500 exhibitors are tending to their most prized plants for the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show, which has taken place annually (apart from a few gaps during the two world wars) for over 100 years now. 


More information about exhibitors and show gardens will be released nearer the time, but tickets are already available to buy via the RHS website.


Where: London Gate, Royal Hospital Chelsea.


Nearest tube station:


Admission: £38 - £67


The Emirates FA Cup Final (18th May 2019)


Manchester City will face Watford in this season's Emirates FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, with direct transport links from our hotel.


Ticket prices for this year’s Final have been frozen at £45, £70, £115 and £145 and will be available through both Manchester City and Watford.


Where: Wembley Stadium.


Nearest tube station: Wembley Park Station (Jubilee and Metropolitan lines). 15 minutes tube ride from the hotel.

The British Museum "Manga" Exhibition (23 May – 26 August 2019)


Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan.


The exhibition will explore manga’s global appeal and cultural crossover, showcasing original Japanese manga and its influence across the globe, from anime to ‘cosplay’ dressing up.


Tickets can be purchased here.


Admission: Adults £19.50*, under 16s free.


Where: The British Museum.


Nearest tube stations: Tottenham Court Road (Northern and Central lines), Holborn (Central and Piccadilly Lines) and Russell Square (Piccadilly Line).


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