Special events

Festivals, carnivals, fetes and all those events that don't fit into any other category

Special events by venue

Special events by date

Tuesday 28 February 2017
Better Bankside Pancake Day Race at Borough Market
Annual 'battle of the batter'
Tuesday 28 February 2017
Borough and Bankside Mardi Gras at Great Suffolk Street Shopping Parade
Bicycle parade and pancake party
Tuesday 28 February 2017
Flipping Marvellous Pancake Race at The Scoop at More London
Triathlon of treasure hunt, race and flip-off
Wednesday 1 March 2017
St David's Day Special at Borough Market
Cookery demo and music
Thursday 2 March 2017
World Book Day at St George the Martyr
Celebrating 'Little Dorrit'
Friday 3 March 2017 to Saturday 4 March 2017
Great British Spring Clean at Potters Fields Park
Saturday 18 March 2017
Urban gardening for beginners at Bernie Spain Gardens
Learn how to get started with gardening in the city
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Bakerloo Line Extension Consultation Exhibition at East Street Library
Find out more about the plans
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Community Gardening lunchtime session at Bernie Spain Gardens
Drop in and lend a hand
Saturday 25 March 2017
Coin Street Community Day at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Bakerloo Line Extension Consultation Exhibition at Artworks Elephant
Find out more about the plans
Friday 31 March 2017
Uniqlo Tate Lates at Tate Modern
Art, music, talks, workshops, food and drink
Friday 7 April 2017
Lambeth Palace Garden Open Day at Lambeth Palace
Visit SE1's largest private garden
Sunday 23 April 2017
St George's Day Festival at Borough Market
Anglo-Catalan festivities
Saturday 29 April 2017
Spring Plants Fair at Garden Museum
Stalls and a chance to see revamped museum
Sunday 30 April 2017
Days of Poland at Potters Fields Park
Annual riverside festival
Friday 5 May 2017
Lambeth Palace Garden Open Day at Lambeth Palace
Visit SE1's largest private garden
Sunday 21 May 2017
National Gardens Scheme Open Day at Downings Roads Moorings
Visit SE1's floating gardens
Wednesday 24 May 2017
National Gardens Scheme Open Evening at Lambeth Palace
Garden open as part of the 'Yellow Book' scheme
Saturday 27 May 2017
Soapbox Science at Bernie Spain Gardens
Some of London's leading female scientists take to their soapboxes to showcase their science
Friday 2 June 2017
Lambeth Palace Garden Open Day at Lambeth Palace
Visit SE1's largest private garden
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Southwark Campus Open Day at Lewisham Southwark College
Meet tutors and tour the campus
Saturday 1 July 2017
International Brigades Annual Commemoration at Jubilee Gardens
Remembering Brits who fought in Spanish Civil War
Friday 7 July 2017
Lambeth Palace Garden Open Day at Lambeth Palace
Visit SE1's largest private garden
Saturday 15 July 2017
Mint Street Music Festival at Mint Street Park
Free family-friendly music festival
Saturday 22 July 2017 to Sunday 23 July 2017
Indonesian Weekend at Potters Fields Park
Annual riverside festival
Friday 4 August 2017
Lambeth Palace Garden Open Day at Lambeth Palace
Visit SE1's largest private garden
Friday 1 September 2017
Lambeth Palace Garden Open Day at Lambeth Palace
Visit SE1's largest private garden
Saturday 16 September 2017
Bermondsey Street Festival at Bermondsey Street
11th annual street festival
Sunday 5 November 2017
London to Brighton Veteran Car Run at Westminster Bridge
See 500+ veteran cars - up to 120 years old - cross Westminster Bridge

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