What Is Happening This February in London?

What Is Happening This February in London?
1st February 2022

It may be the shortest month of the year, but we explore what’s happening in and around London this February. Whether you are on a budget or looking for family friendly activities to do in February half-term, we offer something for everyone!

1. Celebrate Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger in the heart of Soho and explore London’s Chinese-food scene with the vast number of restaurants on offer throughout Chinatown. The Chinese New Year is based on the lunisolar calendar symbolizing the closing of the old year, marking the end of Winter, and welcoming in luck and prosperity into the new one.

This year the occasion falls on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 and typically lasts for 16 consecutive days.

2. Six Nations

Commencing Saturday 5th February, the Six Nations Tournament is a great excuse to explore some of London’s Sports bars and clubs in lively areas such as Fulham, Shoreditch, Islington, and Camden. The tournament will end on ‘Super Saturday’ later in March with England vs France concluding the tournament.

View our spotlight guide on Camden

View our current selection of properties available to rent or for sale in Fulham

View our current selection of properties available to rent or for sale in Shoreditch

View our current selection of properties available to rent or for sale in Islington

View our current selection of properties available to rent or for sale in Camden

3.Orchid Festival

The annual festival celebrates the richness of Costa Rica, bringing to life the country’s landscape. You will be able to hear and see displays of native animals made from plants, including the native bird of Costa Rica. The iconic Princess of Wales Conservatory Pond will be filled with vibrant orchids and bromeliads. The festival commences the 5th of February for approximately four weeks.

4.Valentine’s Day in London

Whether you are looking for a busy vibrant bar or a secluded romantic dinner, London has plenty of options for the 14th of February. Why not take advantage of the Portico approved bars and restaurants in and around London with our Portico Places scheme?

Find out how to get your Portico Places card here

5.LGBT+ History Month

February is LGBT+ History Month, with a range of events taking place all over the City to mark the occasion. To celebrate, the British Museum in Bloomsbury is hosting a ‘desire, love and identity’ trail highlighting 15 different objects that have a connection with LGBTQ+ history. Plus, the display is free to view!

View our current selection of properties available to rent or for sale in Bloomsbury.

6.Light Festival at Battersea Power Station, Battersea

If you are missing the bright lights of Christmas, why not head to Battersea Power station to view six spectacular installations by artists from across the globe. The festival is free and running until the 27th of February.

View our guide to Battersea here, or our current selection of properties available to rent or for sale in Battersea.

Portico can help you find your dream home in London this year 

If you are looking to buy or rent near any of our February recommendations, we have a range of properties available in each London borough. Give us a call on 0207 099 4000 to find out more.

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