Art Night takes over east London from dusk till dawn

On July 1 Art Night, a free contemporary arts festival, takes over east London from dusk till dawn.

Art Night invites you to explore the culture and identity of the East End through a mix of dance, live music, installations, sculpture, meditation, workshops and tours. Experience the weird and wonderful, one-night-only, commissions by internationally renowned and local artists. And it’s all within walking distance of many Night Tube stations.

The Women’s Tour visits London for the first time

On Sunday June 11th London hosted Stage 5 of the Women’s Tour, as the UK’s leading women’s cycling race visited the capital for the first time. The route started and finished at Regent Street St James and took in some famous sights along the way, as the riders passed through Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall. This post shows some of the day’s highlights. 

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Photo Highlights

London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner Will Norman joins 9-year old Tom, winner of the Design a Flag Competition, to get the race underway!

London sightseeing – we join City Cruises on the Thames

On Saturday June 3rd, we helped organise a fantastic river meet-up with Instagrammers London – a group of photographers who arrange hugely popular photo meet-ups, with our boat for the morning kindly provided by City Cruises. The trip highlighted the amazing photo opportunities available onboard City Cruises’ services, and with summer finally here, why not take a look at their website for details of all the sightseeing cruises they have to offer. 

Here is a summary of the trip the Instagrammers took, and a flavour of some of the amazing sights you can expect to see on a Thames river cruise:

Our City Cruises boat arrives at Westminster Pier bright and early.

Short and scenic cycle rides – Dulwich Park, South London

This summer, leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and try out our hand-picked cycling routes featuring some of the most beautiful parts of London.

Our first ride is just under 3 miles and takes in the stunning Dulwich Park, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Dulwich Village and Christ’s Chapel.