Traditional Festivals in Japan

In Japan, festivals are something very typical. Called matsuri in Japanese, these festivals are popular in summer, however, they are around for the whole year. Traditional Japanese festivals are of all sizes,


City of London Festival

In 2016 the festival announced it was closing, stating:

"However over the years the funding landscape has become ever more competitive and despite achieving support from a range of valued sponsors and supporters


Andaz Liverpool Street Masonic Temple

Andaz Liverpool Street40 Liverpool StreetLondonEC2M 7QN An incredibly beautiful space, the Masonic Temple was walled off for decades before it’s rediscovery during a 1990’s refurbishment. Its Grade I listed interior status, fitted

Devonshire Square

London EC2M 4WQ Absorbing the vibrancy and colour of the local markets, communities, restaurants and shops, Devonshire Square has an atrium-styled West Courtyard and an outdoor Main Courtyard and is situated opposite Liverpool Street

The Gherkin

30 St Mary Axe London EC3A 8EP 30 St Mary Axe, better known as The Gherkin, stands 180m above the City. Since its opening in 2004, the building, designed by Lord Foster, has

Dark Night To Bright Light Free Winter Concerts

Wednesday 23 March, 1.05pm – 1.55pm St Andrew Holborn NEAREST STATION: Chancery Lane Mozart Serenata Noturna Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings Directed by Alexandra Wood  Tim Gunnell timpani Two serenades that chart a journey from night

Wren Choral Marathon

The Wren Choral Marathon, part of the City of London Festival, gives you the chance to hear concerts by 17 different choirs in 17 Wren churches in a single day.

79 Artists

City of London Sinfonia Entering their 40th year, City of London Sinfonia is one of the UK’s leading professional orchestras, having earned a reputation for consistently high quality performances and recordings. Highly

Level Playing Field Symposium

Guildhall Livery Hall Saturday 7 July, 10.00 – 17.30 A symposium on the development of musical opportunities, aesthetics, and instrument technology for musicians of all physicalities. Participants include Clarence Adoo and the Headspace

The Magic Tombolinos

Grab your dancing shoes and head to the Liverpool Street stage for this lively Thursday night line-up, with a pavement-stomping barn dance, African fusion music, street performance, and much more! The Magic

Sydney Dance Company: Outsiders

Pop-up performances located at each of the Street Pianos. Follow us on Twitter (CoLFestival) for live updates on performance dates and times, as the dancers travel around the City! A new duet