London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Things to do in London: City of London Festival
Published: Monday 21st of June 2010
Visitors can add a unique blend of music, honey and beehives to their things to do in London list as the capital city gears up for the City of London Festival.
The festival features piano recitals by 21 young artists in the Guildhall Yard. The event will also see Portuguese Chamber Orchestra showcasing a solo performance by Brazilian pianist Cristina Ortiz.
These pianos will then be distributed around the streets of London to give city-dwellers as well as visitors a chance to try their hand at piano playing.
Another side of the events will include honey tastings, poetry readings, music and a talk by the Bishop of London. The festival is part of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 and will see the installation of numerous beehives across the city.
The festival will also feature its share of dance productions, seeing some of London's attractions such as the Tower of London, Monument and the Royal Exchange being turned into cultural performance venues.
Experience the best tourist attractions in London for free with a London Pass.
Posted by Samantha Reed
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Sunday 21st of April 2013 London attractions: Francis Goodman featured at the National Portrait Gallery
Wednesday 17th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get your hands on the FA Cup with a Wembley Stadium Tour
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the seven seas with London Maritime Museum
London attractions: The National Theatre is one of the most important cultural landmarks in the British entertainment sector
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 If you are looking for things to do in London, why not consider a trip down to the National Theatre? If...
Monday 15th of April 2013 London attractions: Meet the newborns at London Zoo
Sunday 14th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Take a step back through history at the Jewish Museum
Saturday 13th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Come and bear witness to musical magnificence at Westminster Abbey
Friday 12th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Come see the amazing courtship of the cranes at London Wetland Centre
Thursday 11th of April 2013 London attractions: Celebrations take off at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Museum
Tuesday 9th of April 2013 There is hardly a better fortress than the Tower of London and if you're a visitor looking for...
Tuesday 9th of April 2013 London attractions: Discover the city with a London Bicycle Tour