Spring is fast approaching, so ditch the heavy winter coats and take advantage of the warmer weather and longer days. London has a lot to offer during the upcoming months so you should start planning your spring weekends in London now. With Mother’s Day, Good Friday and Easter Monday coming, there is plenty of time to take a break out of your busy lifestyle and explore London in all its glory.
- London Marathon
On 28th April 2019, the Virgin Money London Marathon will take place, raising money for their chosen Charity of the Year. This year the runners will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s Society. If you want to watch the race in action, please click here to visit the entire route. During the day, it will be tricky to travel around as some main roads will be closed, so we recommend using public transport to get around London. London Underground, London Overground and Docklands Light Railway will be having extra services on the race day, so it will be the best way to travel.
- Easter Bank Holiday Weekend
Easter is almost here, which means a four day weekend involving devouring chocolate Easter eggs and spending time with family and friends. This year Easter falls on April 21st, but there are events happening from Good Friday to Easter Monday so the possibilities are endless. You can enjoy a delicious Sunday Lunch at The Rembrandt, or enjoy a beautiful spring day walking amongst flowers at one of London’s parks.
If you’re a fan of William Shakespeare’s plays then fill the longer days with a trip to The Globe. Now that spring as finally sprung, guests can enjoy London’s most prestigious open air theatre. There are numerous well known plays to choose from, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and As You Like it. Shows run from April to October. To have a browse through what else there is on, please click here.
On 21st to 25th May 2019, the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea will be transformed with beautiful flower and plant sculptures and displays for the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The world’s most known garden designers, plant specialists and florists come together every year to put on a remarkable display to show off what they can do with wildlife. Each year the show attracts more than 150,000 visitors including members of the Royal Family. Tickets always sell out fast and must be booked in advance so make sure to book early.
- Trooping the Colour: The Queen’s Birthday Parade
This annual event involves hundreds of officers, horses and musicians from the Household Division in ceremonial uniform coming together for a parade to celebrate the Queen’s birthday. On 8th June 2019, join the crowds of Royal Family fans in St. James’s Park or along The Mall and if you’re lucky you might get to see the Queen! She is first escorted in a carriage from Buckingham Palace. While at the palace she takes the salute and guns are fired in Green Park and at the Tower of London. Then she joins other members of the Royal Family on the palace balcony to watch the Royal Air Force fly past. The parade starts at 10am and the RAF fly past takes place at 1pm.
If you are planning a visit to London in the upcoming months and not sure on where to stay, then The Rembrandt has you covered. In the midst of London’s top attractions, The Rembrandt’s location couldn’t be better. You’ll be right between two of London’s most fashionable areas – South Kensington and Knightsbridge and within walking distance to London’s top museums, Hyde Park and Harrods. Book your stay with us at least 3 days in advance and save up to 20% off our best flexible rate. Book direct to receive a free drink of your choice at the bar, and complimentary full English breakfast on every morning of your stay! Book your room online here, call us on 020 3740 7145 or email [email protected]
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