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Entdecken Sie London

Verbinden Sie Geschichte und Moderne mit Flügen und Urlaub in London. Nehmen Sie bei einer Besichtigung des Tower of London an einer Geschichtsstunde teil oder genießen Sie bei einer Fahrt mit dem London Eye einen Panoramablick über die Stadt. London bietet einfach für jeden eine Fülle an Besichtigungs- und Unterhaltungsmöglichkeiten.

In London kann man bekannte Wahrzeichen bestaunen, nach Designer-Marken stöbern und eine lebhafte Kunst- und Theaterszene genießen – kein Wunder, dass so viele Menschen ihren Urlaub hier verbringen. Und mit einem Flug mit British Airways kommen Sie stilvoll und elegant in England an. Wir bieten aus der ganzen Welt regelmäßige Flüge nach London, die Stadt ist also immer zum Greifen nah.

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Find out what's on in London in April 2014

Not only are there two major sporting events taking place in the UK capital, both free to watch, Easter falls this month too. Many of London’s attractions have family-friendly activities taking place including Easter egg hunts. Spring is also a time to be inspired by fashion and art, while digesting over a quintessential afternoon tea of course.

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1-7 April.

1-7 April

From 5 April the Victoria & Albert Museum celebrates ‘The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014’. Over 90 exhibits pay homage to the leading Italian fashion houses, while showcasing the next generation of emerging talent.

The 160th Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race takes place on 6 April and is sure to be a thrilling experience for all spectators involved. Find a spot on the banks of the Thames, anywhere from Putney Bridge to Chiswick Bridge, and cheer on the rowers from England’s most prestigious universities.

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8-14 April.

8-14 April

Virgin London Marathon takes place on 13 April. Crowds gather to watch runners pass some of the capital's famous landmarks, including the Cutty Sark, London Eye and Tower Bridge. With such an impressive backdrop, it's no wonder it has been dubbed a ‘historical jog around London’.

Tumble down the rabbit hole and join the Mad Hatter's Tea at the Sanderson Hotel on Oxford Street. Pour rhubarb and custard tea from teapots decorated with kings and queens, and relish dainty rainbow sandwiches, homemade marshmallow mushrooms and some 'Tick Tock' Victoria sponge.

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15-21 April.

15-21 April

The Tate Modern exhibits ‘Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs’ starting on 17 April – a chance to see the most comprehensive display of the artist’s paper cut-outs made between 1943 and 1954.

You won’t be short for things to do over the Easter weekend. Go on an Easter egg hunt at the V&A Museum of Childhood or enter the wonderful world of Willy Wonka with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inspired activities at Kew Gardens. London will also be hosting the annual Feast of St George in Trafalgar Square on 21 April to celebrate St George’s Day, England’s patron saint, on 23 April.

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22-30 April.

22-30 April

It’s the last chance to play a part in recreating the Large Hadron Collider at the Science Museum on 30 Apr. You’ll gain an insight into how the world's greatest experiment was undertaken and witness the discovery of Higgs boson particle.

Up until 30 April you can also visit the British Music Experience at the O2 Arena. This is perfect for anyone who’s interested in British music and culture. This exhibition covers every music topic from rock ‘n’ roll and the Beatles to the iconic Britpop era that dominated the nineties.

Find out what's on in London this May

Spring has officially sprung in London this May – with the Covent Garden May Fayre, RHS Chelsea Flower Show and the waterway festival at Little Venice. Whether it’s sporting occasions, fantastic festivals or unique events at world-class venues – you’ll be spoilt for choice.

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1-7 May.

1-7 May

From 3 to 5 May you can experience the colourful Canalway Cavalcade, a waterway festival that boasts Morris dancing, competitions, family-friendly activities and a real ale bar. Explore the delightful bars, restaurants and cafes or enjoy a peaceful waterside stroll towards Camden Lock.

Get your museum fix - with the brand new Wedding dresses 1775-2014 exhibition at the V&A - a look at two centuries of bridal design. Celebrate the innovative worlds of architecture, fashion, furniture, graphics and more with Designs of the Year 2014 at the Design Museum. Or get a glimpse at what may lie ahead at 3D: Printing the Future, a fascinating exhibition showing at the Science Museum until 1 June 2014.

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8-14 May.

8-14 May

May is your last chance to see Bailey's Stardust at the National Portrait Gallery. Famous for his iconic fashion images – this exhibition consists of over captivating 250 portraits, featuring both famous sitters and unknowns.

On Sunday 11 May the annual Covent Garden May Fayre and Puppet Festival brings good old-fashioned fun to London. Bringing together Punch and Judy professors from around the country – the day’s events include a procession led by a brass band and an afternoon of puppet shows and workshops - with folk music, maypole dancing and clowns.

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15-21 May.

15-21 May

On Saturday 17 May London’s Wembley Stadium will be home to the FA Cup final - immerse yourself in the excitement of the day and embrace Britain’s passion for ‘the beautiful game’.

In 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show celebrates its 101st birthday. As one of the capitals most popular events (running from Tuesday 20 May to Saturday 24 May), you’ll need to book in advance - but you won’t be disappointed by the spectacular show gardens and wonderful atmosphere.

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22 – 28 May.

22 – 28 May

For two nights only, you can relive the epic drama of Ridley Scott's 'Gladiator' in the stunning setting of the Royal Albert Hall, with a live score. The circular structure of the venue was based on ancient Roman amphitheatres – making it the perfect setting. As the five-time Academy Award-winning movie runs on the HD screen, the Philharmonia Orchestra and Philharmonia Chorus present their rendition of the epic soundtrack.

Join the Harry Potter with Muggle Tours at London Bridge and explore film locations and inspirations for the books.

Or sing along to the catchy melodies of Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre – as it brings Roald Dahl’s classic to life.

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29 - 31 May.

29 - 31 May

From 10 April to 13 July 2014 London’s Southbank will be taken over by the E4 Udderbelly Festival 2014 – an entertainment extravaganza.  

London Wonderground returns to the Southbank Centre (9 May to 28 September 2014) with its bright and enticing mix of circus, cabaret and sideshows - bringing a carnival atmosphere to the banks of the Thames.

Beginning 30 May 2014, Udderbelly allows you to get up close and personal with one of Australia's hottest young circus ensembles - Gravity & Other Myths. Watch as they push themselves to their physical limits and beyond in this captivating show of physicality, skill and daring.

Find out what's on in London this June

June welcomes summer - the beginning of festival season and the awakening of London's lidos, parks and beer gardens.

With that comes an array of outdoor events, from Wimbledon to London Pride and Trooping the Colour. But there’s also plenty to do indoors on any rainy days – no need to let the traditional British weather dampen your spirit.

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1-8 June.

1-8 June

On Saturday 7 June and Sunday 8 June Field Day festival returns to Victoria Park. With some of the world's best alternative acts – ranging from pop and indie rock to underground dance producers and folk musicians.

June is the last chance to catch The Book of Mormon, which closes its doors on 28 June. Famously penned by the creators of South Park, it has gained a reputation as both hilarious and offensive – see it yourself to find out what all the fuss is about.

Sunday 8 June is also your last chance to see Spitting Image: From Start to Finish at the Cartoon Museum – don’t miss the opportunity to get an up close glimpse of these outrageous puppets.

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9-15 June.

9-15 June

Saturday 14 June will mark a tradition that dates back to the early 18th century with Trooping the Colour: The Queen's Birthday Parade at Horse Guards Parade.

Saturday 14 and 15 June is Open Garden Squares Weekend, where around 200 communal gardens (which are not ordinarily open to the public) will unlock their gates for one weekend.

From 12 to 25 June Hampton Court Palace Festival welcomes high-profile names from rock, pop and classical music to perform in its historic courtyard – the perfect way to spend those early summer evenings.

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16-22 June.

16-22 June

Between 17 and 21 June, elaborate hats and thoroughbred horses are the talk of the town at Royal Ascot – one of London’s most glamourous sporting events.

Sample gourmet delights at Regents Parks’ Taste of London festival from 19 to 22 June ­– featuring an incredible line up of the world's culinary greats.

Between 20 and 28 June The Greenwich and Docklands International Festival brings a variety of entertainment to the streets of the capital – bringing together street theatre, art installations and alfresco dance.

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23 – 30 June.

23 – 30 June

The world of tennis descends on London for the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, which take place between 23 June and 6 July. Prepare yourself for two weeks of tennis, strawberries and cream, good-natured queuing and traditional British summer weather.

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park hosts 2014’s Holi-inspired Festival of Colours on Saturday 29 June. Listen to live bands and DJs, enjoy a beverage or two and feel free to cover your friends (and complete strangers) with a kaleidoscope of coloured powder.

Join the party at Pride of London. On 28 June thousands of people take to the streets to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and culture. The vibrant parade features thousands of marchers, roller-skaters, dancers and singers.

Stadtteile von London

Bahnhof St Pancras

Bloomsbury & St Pancras

Bloomsbury ist seit Jahrhunderten ein Anziehungspunkt für Schriftsteller und liberale Vordenker. Hier befinden sich auch das British Museum, die British Library und das Charles Dickens’ Museum. St. Pancras ist der Transportknoten für den Eurostar und von hier aus lassen sich die einzelnen Stadtteile Londons, aber auch Ziele in Europa bequem und einfach erreichen.

Selfridges in der Oxford Street

Marble Arch & Oxford Street

Hier findet man Londons Shoppingtempel wie Selfridges und Liberty, aber auch renommierte, traditionelle Namen und weltbekannte Designermarken. Wenn Sie eine Pause vom anstrengenden Shopping machen möchten, besuchen Sie doch die Baker Street, der Heimat des Romandetektivs Sherlock Holmes.

Die Prachtstraße The Mall hin zum Buckingham Palace

Victoria & Westminster

Hier ist das Herz von Londons Monarchie, Politik und weltbekannter Wahrzeichen. Besuchen Sie den Buckingham Palace, die offizielle Residenz der Queen, und die Westminster Abbey, in der Prinz William und Kate Middleton den Bund fürs Leben schlossen.

Bunte Häuser in London

Paddington & Notting Hill

An Paddington, bekannt als das baumreiche Viertel Londons, grenzt der Hyde Park, und das angesagte Viertel Notting Hill ist durch seine grünen Plätze gekennzeichnet. Liebhaber von Antiquitäten und gebrauchten Büchern werden hier fündig, und wöchentlich findet hier der Portobello Road Market statt.

Naturgeschichtliches Museum

Kensington & Earls Court

Die Gegend gehört zu den schönsten Londons und ist bekannt für Geschichte und Kunst. In der Umgebung finden sich beeindruckende Gebäude im Georgianischen und Edwardianischen Baustil. Besuchen Sie bei Ihrem Aufenthalt das Naturgeschichtliche Museum, das Naturwissenschaftliche Museum und das Victoria and Albert Museum.

Wetter in London

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