London Pass BlogBack to Blog
Save on London Sightseeing: Visit the Regent Street Festival
Published: Wednesday 23rd of September 2009
In-between visiting London Attractions join the Regent Street Festival as it celebrates its tenth birthday this Sunday.
Regent Street is one of London's busiest shopping streets but once a year it is closed to traffic for the day to make way for the free Regent Street Festival.
Celebrations will take place between 12pm and 8pm on Sunday, September 27th, with live music on the main stage, a fashion show, stilt walkers, roaming musicians, a ferris wheel, a carousel, children's rides and street performers.
The food quarter, comprising of Heddon Street and Swallow Street, will be serving food and drinks throughout the festival and at 3pm two giant birthday cakes made of thousands of little cup cakes will be served.
Outside toy store Hamleys there will be a children's lawn which will be home to face painters, animal characters, a birthday tea party, balloon artists and magicians.
The festival first began in 1999 and has a different theme every year - this year's is birthdays.
After a morning of visiting some of London's best attractions such as the Guards Museum or Jewel Tower, catch an underground train to the Oxford Circus or Picadilly Circus tube stops to get to the Regent Street Festival.
Experience the best tourist attractions in London for free with a London Pass.
Posted by Jessica Martin.
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…
Tuesday 14th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Ducklings and butterflies take centre-stage at London Wetland Centre
Monday 13th of May 2013 If you are on the hunt for things to do in London, and are searching for a break away from the hustle...
Sunday 12th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Stand above the River Thames with the London Tower Bridge Exhibition
Saturday 11th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Tate Modern hits headlines following new exhibitions
Friday 10th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Masterpieces on display at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Thursday 9th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Firepower at the Royal Artillery: Where football meets weaponry
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 Things to do in London: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir a 'testament to diversity in the capital'
Tuesday 7th of May 2013 London attractions: Botanical beauty is at the heart of Kew Gardens
Monday 6th of May 2013 What better way to conclude an exciting trip visiting the best of London attractions than to watch...
Sunday 5th of May 2013 If you want to see the very best of London attractions, and experience all that the city has to offer,...
Saturday 4th of May 2013 London attraction: Meet the legends at Chelsea Stadium!