What’s going on in London? – walking and cycling

There are a variety of major events in London throughout the year. These events are a great opportunity to enjoy traffic-free roads and walk or cycle part of your journey. 🚶🚴

August

  • 11 – 13 August – Brixton Wave Festival 💃
    Discover Brixton through food and music at this new south London festival.
  • 13 August – Cycle to Work Day
    Take part in the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event.
  • 24 August – Ealing Family cycling session
    Book a family and friends cycling session for free in Ealing’s Northala Fields.
  • 26 August – Ealing Summer of Cycling – Cycle Cinema
    A fantastic evening of film powered entirely by pedals! 🚴🎬
  • 26 – 27 August – Notting Hill Carnival
    Enjoy Europe’s biggest street party, covering Notting Hill, Latimer Road and Ladbroke Grove
  • Every Tuesday – Hounslow cycle training sessions
    Open to adults and children, beginners and confident cyclists
  • Weekly – Greenwich Health Walks
    Enjoy these weekly led walks exploring areas of Greenwich’s rich heritage.🚶

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September

  • 9 September – Hackney Carnival 💃
    Costumes, dance and music in the centre of Hackney
  • 2 – 9 September – OVO Energy Tour of Britain 🚲
    This cycling race will be running through London in early September
  • 22-23 September – Open House Weekend
    This architecture festival gives free public access to over 800 buildings in London
  • 30 September – Ealing Half Marathon 🏃
    Get your trainers on for this running event in the centre of Ealing
  • Every Tuesday – Hounslow cycle training sessions
    Open to adults and children, beginners and confident cyclists
  • Weekly – Greenwich Health Walks
    Enjoy these weekly led walks exploring areas of Greenwich’s rich heritage.🚶

October

  • 14 October – Royal Parks Half Marathon 🏃
    This half marathon will take you through Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James’ Park and Green Park
  • Every Tuesday – Hounslow cycle training sessions
    Open to adults and children, beginners and confident cyclists
  • Weekly – Greenwich Health Walks
    Enjoy these weekly led walks exploring areas of Greenwich’s rich heritage.🚶

November

  • 3 November – Regent Street Motor Show 🚘
    A showcase of 125 years of motoring on Regent Street
  • 10 November – the Lord Mayor’s Show 
    This will follow a traffic-free route around the City from Bank to Temple
  • 10 November – The Service of Remembrance Held at the Cenotaph in Whitehall
  • 18 November – Fulham 10k 🏃
    This running event will take you through Fulham
  • Dates to be confirmed – Oxford St and Regents Street Christmas Lights Switch On 🎄 will mean road closures around these areas
  • Every Tuesday – Hounslow cycle training sessions
    Open to adults and children, beginners and confident cyclists
  • Weekly – Greenwich Health Walks
    Enjoy these weekly led walks exploring areas of Greenwich’s rich heritage.🚶

December

  • 31 December – New Year’s Eve Fireworks 🎆
    As Londoner’s and visitors bring in the New Year, there will be road closures throughout central London
  • Every Tuesday – Hounslow cycle training sessions
    Open to adults and children, beginners and confident cyclists
  • Weekly – Greenwich Health Walks
    Enjoy these weekly led walks exploring areas of Greenwich’s rich heritage.🚶

 

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