What to do in London this September?

Portobello Film Festival
The 18th Portobello Film Festival is a free feast for independent film lovers offering a wide range of world premieres over 19 days.
When: From 28th of August 2013 to 15th of September, at Westbourne Studios.
The Portobello Film Festival will take place under the Westway, 242 Acklam Road at Notting Hill in London, W10 5JJ.
The nearest Tube Station is Westbourne Park.
You will get free entry all day long.
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iTunes Festival
Over 60 performers, like Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Jack Johnson will rock the party all September long. The best of it ? It’s all free. You only have to take part at a competition at the festival’s official website, Facebook page or at the app.
When: From 1st to 30th of September 2013, at Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road at Camden in London, NW1 8EH.
The nearest Tube Station is Chalk Farm Station.
The entry is free.
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World Cup Qualifier – England v Moldova
Don’t miss this exciting football game between England and Moldova, which is the typical sport of Great Britain. Either you will visit the national Wembley Stadion or you can watch everywhere in London’s pubs, we are sure you will have lots of fun.
When: At 6th of September 2013, at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, HA9 0WS.
Opening Times: 7.45pm
Ticket price is between £25 and £55.
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Mayor’s Thames Festival 2013
A night carnival, many highlights like an opera staged in the water at Tower Bridge and a fireworks finale will take place at ten days of the September. The main waterway which winds its way through the heart of London, calls the Thames, will be celebrated by a glamorous festival. Don’t miss is!
When: From 6th to 15th of September 2013, along the Thames
The most events are for free.
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The Great River Race
Colour, spectacle, intense competition and casual fun, this is the Great River Race 2013. The extensive 21 mile runs upstream, starting at Millwall Slipway. We are looking forward to a big festival along the river including live music, a children’s beach and a great aftershow party.
When: At 7th of September 2013, along the Thames.
Entry is free for spectators.
Starting time 12.15pm.
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Liberty Festival
London’s Liberty Festival 2013 takes place as part of National Paralympic Day at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Disability sport and creative talents of deaf and disabled will be showcased, mixed with street theatre, dance, live music, film and children activities.
When: At 7th of September2013, at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Newham in London, E20 2ST.
The nearest Tube Station is Stratford or Hackney Wick (Overground station).
You will get free entry all day long.
The event will take place from 1pm until 6pm.
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BBC Proms In The Park
The BBC Proms In The Park is Britain’s largest classic musical event, headed by Bryan Ferry. The outdoor concert is now in its 18th year and this has to be celebrated. DJ Tony Blackburn and Sir Terry Wogan will entertain the guests, world-famous stars of classic music like tenor Joseph Calleja and violinist Nigel Kennedy will be there.
When: 7th of September 2013, at Hyde Park.
The nearest Tube Station is Knightsbridge Tube Station.
Ticket Price: £35
The Gates are open at 3.30pm, the show starts at 5.15pm.
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Last Night of the Proms 2013
Don’t miss this night, when Marin Alsop will make history as the first woman to conduct the world famous final night of The Proms. Described as “the world’s largest and most democratic musical festival” the famous star soloists Nigel Kennedy and Joyce DiDonate will be part of the programme including a transatlantic flavour.
When: 7th of September 2013, at Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington in London, SW7 2AP.
The nearest Tube Station is South Kensington.
The Ticket price is between £27 and £95 – On the day £5.
The show starts at 7.30pm until 10.40pm.
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Stratford Rising Festival
One weekend long you can enjoy outdoor entertainment, free screening, shows, adventures, games and activities at Theatre Square in Stratford. Sounds good? Don’t miss it and be there with your whole family.
When: From 7th to 8th of September 2013, at Theatre Square, Stratford, Newham in London, E15 1BX.
The nearest Tube is Stratford.
The entry is free.
The event starts at 12pm until 7pm.
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Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
Some of the world’s best-loved artists will take part at this highlight in London’s live music calendar. Celebrate the sixth year of the event together with R&B singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson, the rock icons Manic Street Preachers, Singer-songwriter James Blunt and many more.
When: 8th of September 2013, at Hyde Park, Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park in London, W2 2UH.
The nearest Tube Station is Knightsbridge Tube.
Unfortunately it’s sold out.
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Kew the Movies
Imagine of watching old Oscar-winning movies like Cinema Paradiso at the beautiful location of the Royal Bonatic Gardens during having a picnic with your friends or your family. Sounds great? Don’t miss the date and just cross fingers the Kew queues aren’t too long.
When: From 12th until 14th of September 2013, at Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens), Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB.
The nearest Tube Station is Kew Gardens.
The ticket price for children amounts £12 and for adults £19.
The event starts at 6.30pm until 7.30pm.
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Kings Place Festival
Events like Alice in Wonderland by Box Tale Soup, Pappy’s, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and further around 100 events and concerts are packed into just three day. If you prefer classical, contemporary, comedy, folk, jazz or spoke word you will enjoy all of them at Kings Place Festival.
When: From 13th until 15th of September 2013, at Kings Place, 90 York Way, King’s Cross in London N1 9AG.
The nearest Tube Station is King’s Cross.
The ticket price amounts £4.50 but some events are free.
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London Fashion Week
As a fashion lover you don’t have to miss the London Fashion Week at the Somerset House. At this high fashion industry event you can enjoy catwalk shows, exhibitions and award ceremonies of the most creative designers.
When: From 13th to 20th of September 2013, at Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden in London, WC2R 1LA.
The nearest Tube Station is Temple .
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Endless Stair at Tate Modern
The 187 steps of The Endless Stair outside the Tate Modern can be climbed over five weeks long. The landmark project of The London Design Festival; is designed by architectural practice dRMM.
When: From 13th of September to 10th of October 2013, at Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, 25 Sumner Street inLondon, SE1 9TG.
The nearest Tube Station is Southwark.
The entry is free.
The event starts at 9am until the dusk.
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Mayor’s Thames Festival
The Mayor’s Thames Festival is a one of the biggest and best free 10 day festival with a huge range of events. Don’t miss river-themed art, music and educational events on the Thames and along its bank and bridges.
When: From 6th to 15th of September 2013, at Blackfriars Bridge, Victoria Embankment, City in London, EC4V 3QR.
The nearest Tube Station is Blackfriars.
The entry is free.
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Colourscape Music Festival
UK’s most unusual music festival combines colourful visual art with contemporary music. The festival starts at the weekend with concerts, throughout the week you can be part of a colour and a music workshops. Find your way through the labyrinth of intense colours called Colourscape Installation.
When: From 14th to 22th of September, at Clapham common, Windmill drive, SW4 9DE.
The nearest Tube Station is Clapham South.
The ticket price for adults amounts £8.50 and for children £4.50.
The event starts at 1pm until 6pm at weekends, at weekdays the event starts at 12 noon until 1pm.
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The London Design Festival
Hundreds of events, locations, shops, universities and design agencies are involved in The London Design Festival. There is a huge amount to see at the sectors of fashion, architecture, retail, typography, photography and many more. Have fun in comparing the quality of the designers.
When: From 14th to 22nd of September 2013, at Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington.
The nearest Tube Station is South Kensington Station.
The Ticket price varied.
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Great Gorilla Run
You want to be part of a big fundraising campaign to save world’s remaining gorillas? Then put on your gorilla costume and run, jog or walk the 7 km City and Bankside route with other hundreds of gorillas. If you don’t have a gorilla costume you will enjoy the event by watching humorously adapted costumes like cheerleading gorillas and ballerina gorillas.
When: At 21st of September 2013, at Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge road, Bankside in London, SE1 2UP.
The nearest Tube Station is London Bridge.
The ticket price amount £80 for Charity.
The event will start at 10.30am.
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London Open House Weekend
The London Open House Weekend allows access to hundreds of the city’s landmark buildings you can’t see in normal time. You can visit the most beautiful buildings of London, including some of the grandest private homes. Get inspired of the old and new architecture.
When: From 21st to 22nd of September 2013, at Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, City, in London, EC2R 8AH.
The entry is free.
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Big Blitz Live
Dance all night long to the sounds of the 40’s. Ladies lets be dressed up to an authentic 40s makeover. Laugh about your souvenir photo of the night. At Big Blitz Live you will be back at the lovely 1940s.
When: From 21st until 22nd of September, at National Army Museum, Royal Hospital road in London, SW3 4HT.
The nearest Tube Station is Sloane Square.
The ticket price amounts £15.
The event starts at 10am to 5.30pm daily.
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Raindance Film Festival
Don’t miss UK’s largest independent films festival described as “The indie-est film festival this side of the Atlantic”. The festival offers a wide range of small budget films mixing famous names and rising stars. The Opening Night shows a premiere followed by an after-party with live music.
When: From 25th of September to 6th of October, at Apollo Piccadilly, 19 Lower Regent Street, St James’s in London, SW1Y 4LR.
The nearest Tube Station is Piccadilly Circus.
The ticket price amounts £5 at weekday matinees, £10 at weekday evenings, £10 at weekend.
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Night Contact Festival
The Night Contact Festival is a new photography and multi-media festival, the focus will be three large screens in Gillett Square. You can admire a number of indoor and outdoor places by taking a drink or some food and listening to music with voucher to get deals at local bars and restaurants.
When: At 27th of September, at Gillett Square, Hackney in London, N16 8AZ.
The nearest Tube Station is Highbury & Islington Station.
The entry is free.
The event starts from dusk until midnight.
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