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CHRISTMAS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

CHRISTMAS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

Celebrate the magic of Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall this year, with an enormously diverse festive programme running from 3rd to 31st December! Whether you’re after traditional concerts and carols, solo stars, or a spectacular ballet, there’s plenty to whet your appetite.

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S LUZIA AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S LUZIA AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

Cirque du Soleil return to the Royal Albert Hall in 2020 with their dazzling new show, Luzia. Internationally renowned for their exceptional blend of world-class acrobatics, stunning sets and moving storytelling, Cirque du Soleil’s shows are breathtaking masterpieces and sell out fast. Luzia plays at the Royal Albert Hall from 12th January to 1st March 2020, marking its European premiere: book your ticket and kick off 2020 in style!

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Battersea Park Fireworks

Battersea Park Fireworks

Celebrate bonfire night with a bang this November at Battersea Park’s spectacular fireworks display! With award-winning pyrotechnicians, a twenty-two-minute display and an enormous blazing bonfire, there’s little wonder this event sells out every year.

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Christmas at Kew

Christmas at Kew

Follow a magical path beneath the stars at Kew Gardens this winter! Now in its seventh year, Christmas at Kew offers an enchanting opportunity to see these stunning gardens at twilight, glitteringly illuminated by dazzling light installations.

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Eat & Drink Festival Christmas

Eat & Drink Festival Christmas

Christmas is creeping up, and perhaps you’re starting to panic about perfecting the festive feast…If so, head to Eat & Drink Festival Christmas from 20th to 24th November for some seasonal inspiration!

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Chocolate Show

Chocolate Show

Chocoholics across the country are preparing for London’s Chocolate Show – the UK’s biggest celebration of our favourite sweet treat. Get ready for demonstrations, workshops, chocolate sculptures – and of course tastings galore!

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London Design Festival

London Design Festival

Now in its seventeenth year, the London Design Festival returns from 14th to 22nd September, with hundreds of events across the city that celebrate the capital’s creativity, innovation and pioneering designers. The V&A is a prominent part of the festival, transforming many of its iconic spaces with specially commissioned projects from leading international artists, and also offering inspiring talks, debates, workshops and daily tours.

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The Story of Czech Design – 30 Years of New Identity

The Story of Czech Design – 30 Years of New Identity

The Czech Centre London is showcasing the best of contemporary Czech design this summer, taking you on a journey through the incredible artistic innovation of the last three decades. Open weekdays until 22nd September, and with free entrance, this playful exhibition is well worth a visit!

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Underbelly Festival SouthBank

Underbelly Festival SouthBank

The Underbelly is by far one of the most entertaining festivals to hit London every year! They sold about 460,000 tickets for over 200 shows in 22 venues just over 25 days last year. 

Open until the end of September, it offers a wide range of world class entertainment in the heart of the city London! Right from fun activities for families, to live podcast sessions covering some interesting topics, the best live circus, comedy shows, music gigs, cabaret and lots of other festivities, they've got you absolutely covered and satisfied! 

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Electric Soul Festival 2019

Electric Soul Festival 2019

The Electronic Soul Festival is by and large one of the most soulful and igniting music festival throughout the year! They take pride in saying that their line - up is the smoothest one and will be the key date for funk and soul fans. The festival will be held on the 7th September, 2019 at the O2 Academy.

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London Dessert Festival

London Dessert Festival

If you’re looking to make 2019’s summer the sweetest yet, head to London’s Dessert Festival on 17th and 18th August. This multi-sensory celebration of London’s finest, most innovative sweet creations overflows with scents, flavours, textures, sights and sounds guaranteed to take you on an imaginative journey of delectable discovery!

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Disney Summer Pop Up

Disney Summer Pop Up

Dazzling Covent Garden for six weeks this summer is ‘Disney in the West End’ – an interactive, Disney-themed pop up experience, which is completely free!

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Slime Planet

Slime Planet

For something totally different this summer, take your kids along to one of Slime Planet’s 5* workshops! These hands-on, brilliantly fun, sensory slime-making workshops are firm favourites with parents and children alike: you’ll leave as a Qualified Slime Scientist – and with your own slime.

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Opera Holland Park

Opera Holland Park

Make the most of the weather this summer by heading to Opera Holland Park: named the UK’s Best Opera Company by the Sunday Times a few years back, Kensington’s beautiful Holland Park is transformed into a theatre each summer, for two months of spectacular shows.

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BBC Proms

BBC Proms

The warm weather, light evenings and wonderfully long days mean British summer is fast approaching – and with it, the BBC Proms. Founded in 1895, this eight-week summer season of classical music remains one of the most eagerly anticipated annual events in the British calendar. The Proms showcases internationally renowned conductors, musicians and singers, performing some of the most renowned music in existence – from stalwarts of the classical canon to brand-new compositions.

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The best things to do in Kensington

The best things to do in Kensington

Hello summer in London, explore some of our favourite events happening in the City this summer.

BOOK now and take advantage of these wonderful events on the doorstep of Mercure London Kensington.

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Fun things to do with kids in Kensington

Fun things to do with kids in Kensington

Looking for fun things to do with the kids in London? Explore and experiment - interactive activities for families - music, science, arts, performance, film, parks, playgrounds, simulators and so much more.

Take advantage of these fantastic kids activities on the doorstep of Mercure London Kensington. 

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Wet Weather Days

Wet Weather Days

The weather: it’s what we Brits talk about most. We all know how unpredictable British weather can be, even in summer, and there’s nothing worse than a brilliant day out being spoiled by torrential rain. Fortunately, we’ve collected some of the best rain-proof local family activities, so you’re guaranteed a good day whatever the weather!

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The absolute best things to do in London during spring 2019

The absolute best things to do in London during spring 2019

The days are warmer and the nights are lighter, the city is coming to life with events and activities.

BOOK NOW and enjoy a night stay at Mercure London Kensington, just moments from the Spring action in London.

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Chelsea Physic Garden

Chelsea Physic Garden

Tucked away in an idyllic riverside pocket of Chelsea is the Chelsea Physic Garden: it has just opened its doors for the main summer season, and these fascinating four acres are well worth a visit as the weather picks up.

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

If you haven’t yet seen it, be sure to catch this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum, open until 30th June 2019.

BOOK NOW and stay just moments away from the Natural History Museum.

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Dior exhibition at the V&A

Dior exhibition at the V&A

The exhibition is the largest retrospective of the brand ever held in the UK, staged in the museum’s renovated Sainsbury gallery.

BOOK a night stay now at Mercure London Kensington and stay just moments away from the V&A. 

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Top Things to do in Kensington

Top Things to do in Kensington

Mercure London Kensington is the ideal base to explore these top attractions and spaces in Kensington. 

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Rachel Kneebone at the V&A

Rachel Kneebone at the V&A

The monumental porcelain sculpture '399 Days' by contemporary British artist Rachel Kneebone will be displayed amongst the V&A's Medieval and Renaissance collection, highlighting the sculptors' shared interest in capturing highly emotive states.

BOOK a night stay now and take advantage of this incredible exhibition on the doorstep of Mercure Kensington. 

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The Sun Living with our star at the Science Museum

The Sun Living with our star at the Science Museum

The Sun Living with our star at the Science Museum 

Discover the incredible story of our closest star—the Sun—through fun hands-on experiences, unique objects, and stunning imagery in the Science Museum latest exhibition.

BOOK a night stay now just moments away from the Science Museum

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Things to do on Easter weekend 2019 in London

Things to do on Easter weekend 2019 in London

Keep the whole family entertained over the Easter holidays with so many things to see and do in London. 

BOOK a night stay now and enjoy Easter in London

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Cirque Du Soleil

Cirque Du Soleil

Cirque Du Soleil is live in London from 12 January-26 February

BOOK NOW to enjoy a night stay at Mercure London Kensington

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London Short Film Festival

London Short Film Festival

London Short Film Festival is live in London from 11-20 January

BOOK NOW to enjoy a night stay at Mercure London Kensington

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Natural History Museum Ice Rink

Natural History Museum Ice Rink

An enchanting outdoor ice rink that's sure to charm visitors of all ages.

Book now for a night stay just moments away from the enchanting Ice Rink

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Museum of Brands

Museum of Brands

Explore one of the most popular museums in London - The Museum of Brands has found itself a glam new home; still in Notting Hill but now with extra added space for its seemingly endless collection of wrappers, posters, toys, boxes and general collectibles.

Make your reservation now for Mercure London Kensington and stay just moments away from The Museum of Brands.

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Winter Wonderland is coming to town

Winter Wonderland is coming to town

Winter Wonderland is coming to town for another year, promising rides, festive cheer, ice rink and more

Book Mercure London Kensington now and join in on the festive fun.

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Special Winter Group Offer Nightly Rates From £45PPS

Special Winter Group Offer Nightly Rates From £45PPS

Special Winter Group Offer Nightly Rates From £45PPS

WINTER GROUP PROMOTION - Book Now For October 2018 - February 2019

Call us at + 44 (0)20 7244 4635 or E-mail Groups@LTH-hotels.com to discuss your requirements.  

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Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival

Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival

Olympia London is delighted to host the Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival, one of the quirkiest events in the London entertainment calendar. Home of inspirational events since 1886, we are the top choice of over 1.5 million people each year when looking for stimulating things to do in London.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal wedding

Click here to book a night stay in Kensington, just moments away from Meghan and Harry's home.

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In the heart of Kensington

In the heart of Kensington

The Mercure London Kensington Hotel is within walking distance to cultural treasures such as the Natural History Museum, the V&A and the Royal Albert Hall, as well as Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Harrods and Harvey Nichols.

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STATOIL: At the Science Museum

STATOIL: At the Science Museum

Explore the Statoil gallery at the Science Museum, Fuel your mind and immerse yourself in a world of wonder at this spectacular interactive gallery. 

Book a night stay now and explore the Science Museum for longer!

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Superbugs: Science Museum

Superbugs: Science Museum

Superbugs: Science Museum

Book a night stay now and escape for this adventure!

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Natural History Museum - Crime Scene Live

Natural History Museum - Crime Scene Live

Become a detective for the night and work with the Museum’s forensic experts to solve a murder mystery.

Make a night of it, with a night stay at Mercure London Kensington 

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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

The Museum's 36 permanent galleries are open every day for you to explore for free.

Make a night of it, with a night stay at Mercure London Kensington 

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Fashioned From Nature, V&A

Fashioned From Nature, V&A

Fashioned from Nature opens at the V&A in South Kensington 

Get in line this weekend for Fashioned from Nature at the V&A, a new exhibition that explores the relationship between fashion and nature.

Book a night stay now and enjoy the weekend in London

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Complimentary overnight stays to couples who share the same names as the soon-to-be-wed couple – Meghan and Harry

Complimentary overnight stays to couples who share the same names as the soon-to-be-wed couple – Meghan and Harry

The 4-star Mercure London Kensington and Mercure London Hyde Park are offering complimentary overnight stays to couples who share the same names as the soon-to-be-wed couple – Meghan and Harry.

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Trooping the colour, visit London in June

Trooping the colour, visit London in June

Visit London in June, enjoy the Trooping the colour at Buckingham Palace and the Mall. 

London celebrates the Queen's official birthday in June with Trooping the Colour, a spectacular military parade in the centre of the city.

Book a night stay now and enjoy London in June.

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Eat & Drink Festival

Eat & Drink Festival

Explore the Eat and Drink Festival on the doorstep of Mercure London Kensington

Book a night stay now and save up to 20%

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Movie Nights at the Museum

Movie Nights at the Museum

Book a night stay and take advantage of these fabulous occasions at the Museum, right on the doorstep of Mercure London Kensington. 

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March Events in London

March Events in London

BOOK NOW and take advantage of the beginning of Spring in the City. Enjoy March in London.

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Valentine's Day in the City

Valentine's Day in the City

Enjoy a night stay in the City this February and enjoy all Valentine's activities in London. 

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New Year's Day Parade

New Year's Day Parade

Book a night stay now and take advantage of up to 40% off. 

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Natural History Museum Ice Rink

Natural History Museum Ice Rink

The Natural History Museum’s magical ice rink is back and better than ever. Experience a truly wintery feeling at this beautiful open air ice rink, fun you and the entire family.

This exciting attraction is a mere thirteen minute walk from the Mercure Kensington Hotel, so stay with us and be sure to visit the Natural History Museum Ice Rink.

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Christmas in Leicester Square

Christmas in Leicester Square

Christmas is coming to Leicester Square for the second year running, so expect sacks of festive fun and a twinkly, good time atmosphere in Central London for 2017. 

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London Winter Wonderland

London Winter Wonderland

The Christmas markets are a real treat for anyone feeling the spirit of the season, as long as you're ready to hear all those songs as you potter.

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Harrods Christmas Grotto

Harrods Christmas Grotto

from the 17th of November till the 23rd of December, you have plenty of time to take your little ones to visit Santa.

This is the opportunity to give your children a lifetime memory they will never forget, an exciting day out visiting Father Christmas.

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Walking Tour – Christmas with Victoria and Albert

Walking Tour – Christmas with Victoria and Albert

This Christmas season, take a stroll through Kensington Gardens to learn all about the many Christmas traditions introduced by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. You’ll be told why the robin features on so many Christmas cards, and where geese were once fattened up for the traditional Christmas dinner.

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Free Museums in London

Free Museums in London

Discover all the free attractions in London and the city’s wonderful museums. It’s no surprise London is one of the world’s capitals of culture.

Click here to book a room and save upto 20%

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Explore London this Autumn

Explore London this Autumn

Explore London and save upto 20% off. 

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Save 20% at Mercure Kensington this Summer

Save 20% at Mercure Kensington this Summer

Book to stay at Mercure Kensington when visiting Wimbledon and save 20%.

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Pink Floyd at the V&A

Pink Floyd at the V&A

Experience a spectacular and unparalleled audio-visual journey through Pink Floyd's unique and extraordinary worlds, chronicling their music and design.

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V&A Museum

V&A Museum

Welcome to the V&A – the world’s leading museum of art and design

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The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum in London is a museum of natural history that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history.

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