In this first edition of the year I thought I would compile some key 2022 dates as there is so much to look forward to ranging from The Queen's Platinum Jubilee to the FIFA World Cup. And so, to begin………
The London Social Season for 2022 London’s social calendar, or ‘The Season’ is steeped in history and the highlight of the summer months in the capital with its traditions and hugely popular events that include music, the arts, horticulture, sport and those special, dedicated Royal occasions. The dates are delicately planned to ensure that people can attend as many events as they wish.
The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race 3rd April Chelsea Flower Show 24th - 28th May Chesterton’s Polo in the Park Horse Show 10th - 12th June Cartier Queen's Cup June (final dates to be announced) Royal Ascot 14th – 18th June Henley Royal Regatta 28th June – 3rd July WimbledonTennis 28thJune – 10th July Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 4th - 9th July BBC Proms Classical Music Festival 30th July – 10th September The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair September
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations Tying in nicely with the our new Chairman’s theme for the year, ‘Queen & Country’ there will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations throughout the UK, the Commonwealth and around the world as communities gather to celebrate 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. These will run alongside the usual key dates in the royal calendar.
The Queen’s Birthday Parade (Trooping the Colour) 2nd June Platinum Jubilee Beacons 2nd June Service of Thanksgiving 3rd June Platinum Party at the Palace 4th June The Platinum Jubilee Pageant 5th June Super Bloom at the Tower of London 1st June – 18th September Platinum Jubilee: The Queen's Accession, Buckingham Palace 22nd July – 2nd October
Must See Exhibitions in 2022 Undeniably London is home to some of the world’s best art galleries, with collections that span centuries, housed in buildings that are often masterpieces in their own right. As every year, there is a wonderful selection to choose from.
Stonehenge Exhibition, British Museum 17th February – 17th July Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts 21st June -21st August Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature Exhibition, V&A Museum 12th February – 25th September Surrealism beyond Borders Exhibition, Tate Modern 24thFebruary – 29th August Raphael Exhibition, National Gallery 9th April – 31st July Van Gogh Self-Portraits, Somerset House 3rd May
2022 Upcoming Shows London’s theatre scene is one of the world’s best. See long-running musicals, classic comedy and innovative plays below are a list of upcoming new shows.
Dirty Dancing, Dominion Theatre 2nd February – 16th April To Kill a Mockingbird,Gielgud Theatre 10th March – 13th August The Human Voice, Harold Pinter Theatre 17th March – 9th April Grease, Dominion Theatre 3rd May - 29th October My Fair Lady, London Coliseum 7th May - 27th August Legally Blonde, Regents Park Open Air Theatre 13th May - 2nd July Madame Butterfly, Royal Opera House 14th June - 6th July 2022 Summer Season,Shakespeare’s Globe June to October
Sporting There’s a wonderful array of major sporting events in London, including football matches, rugby games and cricket matches at world-famous venues, from Wembley Stadium to Wimbledon.
Six Nations Rugby England vs. IrelandTwickenham Stadium 12th March 2022 FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium 14th May UEFA Women’s EURO 2022Wembley Stadium 6th- 31st July Royal London One-Day International, Lords Cricket Ground 14th July Tennis Laver Cup London, O2 Arena Greenwich 23rd- 25th September London Marathon 2nd October
Festivals, Carnivals & Parades After the last 20 months we all need an excuse to celebrate and there’s no better way than attending one of London’s wonderful celebrations:
Chinese New Year 1st February Women of the World (WOW) Festival 11th -13th March Pride in London June (final date to be confirmed) Greenwich & Docklands International Festival 26th August - 10th September Notting Hill Carnival 28th August – 29th August West End LIVE September (final date to be confirmed) London Bridge Sheep Drive 25th September Diwali on Trafalgar Square 23rd October Lord Mayors Show November (final date to be confirmed)
The Club can get very busy around these dates, so I would highly recommend booking in early so, as always, please do let me know if I can assist in your future plans.