08 November 2016 by Lizzie Greenway
As the autumn draws near and the sun sets upon the city there is still plenty to be bright about this September. The city has a multitude of activities on offer to enjoy including London Fashion Weekend, the Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival and many art exhibitions to enjoy, including the Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition.
London Fashion Week
For lovers of fashion this is a date in the diary not to be missed, from September 16th to 20th September the catwalks come alive in the capital as the biggest and best in in the industry showcase what is in store for the future of our fashion.
Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival
An annual event that includes a parade through the streets of London, the Pearly Kings and Queens showcase their hats and suits adorned with hundreds of shimmering buttons. Enjoy the best of British entertainment at the festival, with traditional English maypole dancing and a marching band. The parade takes place around the City of London and goes all the way to St Mary-le-Bow Church for a service held at 3pm. Although the event is free, it is requested those that attend the harvest festival bring offerings. The festival takes place on Sunday 25th September at Guildhall Yard, Mansion House.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Enjoy the wonders of space at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich from September 17th, the astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition showcases views of the sky from Earth and also other far-flung galaxies. The exhibition has a range of images both from professionals and amateurs; it is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the beauty of the universe.
Dinner at the Twits
This event celebrates 100-years of Roald Dahl in the most gruesome way, not for the faint hearted it is for adults only and features a feast full of foul dishes; including an eyeball in your glass, bird pie and other ghastly delights. Le Enfants Terribles are the team behind the gastronomic experience, held at The Vaults in London; the event is on until October 30th.
Pearly Kings and Queens: http://www.londontown.com/LondonEvents/Pearly-Kings-and-Queens-Harvest-Festival/57aba/
The Twits: http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/news/latest-news/article/item368468/dinner-at-the-twits/ GO BACK