Winter/Q1 2022 London Events Calendar (Past Events)

Find the latest rundown of the very best London events and what’s going on in town between January and March 2022 with DayIn London’s 2022 London Events Calendar

Winter/Q1 London Events Calendar 2022

Winter Q1 2022 London Events Calendar

January – March 2022 Events

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January 2022 London Events

New Year’s Day Parade (past event)

1st January 2022

See in the new year in style, or nurse the inevitable hangover after New Year’s Eve, at the traditional New Year’s Day Parade that started in 1987. This year it all kicks off at 1pm at Waterloo Place. Unfortunately tickets are now sold out, but the area will be full of celebration, so if you’re around you can still soak up the atmosphere

London Short Film Festival (past event)

14th – 23rd January 2022

A true celebration of indie films and short film/movie directors and producers. Starting in 2003, the London Short Film Festival has become an international, BAFTA-recognised short film festival. The various events can be found at BFI Southbank, Catford Mews, Curzon Soho & Rio Dalston venues across London

London Art Fair (past event)

19th – 23rd January 2022

London Art Fair

Whether you’re going to buy or simply enjoy the art that’s on show, the London Art Fair displays a collection from over 100 galleries. The fair also includes talks from influential artists and curators as well as a range of contemporary exhibits. This year the fair returns to the Business Design Centre in the lively Angel/Islington area

Burns Night in London (past event)

25th January 2022

Join our proud Scottish community in celebrating the life and works of famed Scottish poet Robert Burns. In true Scottish/British nature, there’s no better reason for a good old fashioned knees up! Although there’s no “official” place to be on the night, venues put on special events, or just feel the atmosphere wash over the London streets

February 2022 London Events

Chinese New Year (past event)

1st February 2022

Chinese New Year London

Aside from getting to enjoy not just one, but 2 New Year’s celebrations each year, it has to be said that that the Chinese New Year celebrations are altogether more elaborate and alluring. As if that wasn’t enough, each year has wildly different themes, so head on down to China Town and celebrate the year of the Tiger

International Garden Photographer Of The Year Exhibition (past event)

5th February – 6th March 2022

International Garden Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

What’s more relaxing in the middle of a bustling city than taking some time out to appreciate the more tranquil things in life. Come along and enjoy an exhibit of garden photography from around the world as well as the long anticipated finalists and see who takes home the covetous trophy International Garden Photographer Of The Year

Cancer Research Winter Run (past event)

13th February 2022

Cancer Research Winter Run

Running is perhaps one of the most efficient ways of staying warm, and the British winters get pretty cold! All jokes aside, the London Winter Run is a great way to support Cancer Research UK that brings the best of the community together, so either enter yourself or come along and show your needed support

Valentine’s Day in London (past event)

14th February 2022

Valentines Day London

From the fanciest restaurants and hotel, thrilling experiences to the more secluded and romantic hideaways, London certainly has everything you could possibly want to say those special words to that special someone. Check out some fantastic ideas here or browse the recommended activities throughout the site to make that day extra special

BFI London Film Festival (past event)

17th – 20th February 2022

BFI London Film Festival

Perhaps the most prominent UK festival for up and coming filmmakers. With both physical and virtual showings of budding new talent’s work, giving them a leg up into the big screen, predominantly from the 16 to 25 age group. Workshops are also available from Storytelling to how to start your career

London Fashion Week (past event)

18th – 22nd February 2022

London Fashion Week

London is proud to host one of the “big four” fashion weeks throughout the world, the others being in New York, Paris & Milan. This year’s displays and celebrations of the latest fashion concepts take the form of a hybrid of virtual and physical showcases of over 250 global designers with the whole world watching in some capacity

Imagine Children’s Festival (past event)

9th – 20th February 2022

Imagine Children's Festival

Imagine Children’s Festival, a family and fun focused festival, is celebrating its 20th birthday this year over 12 inventive days of introducing children to creativity, arts and culture. By delivering the best and most fun children’s theatre, comedy, music & literature, this is a family festival not to be missed

Six Nations Rugby (past event)


Six Nations Rugby London

Rugby, a quintessentially English gentleman’s sport dating back to 1823, now a global phenomenon with a particularly strong following across Europe. Watch England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales battle it out in one of the most hotly contested titles in the world of Rugby Union where emotions run high

March 2022 London Events

Pancake Day in London (past event)

1st March 2022

Pancake Day London

While Pancake Day has its roots firmly set in Christina tradition, many of us today see pancake day simply as an excuse to eat as much desert as you can without feeling any guilt. Whichever camp you fall into there are a plethora of fancy restaurants and more “low-key” cafes to have a crafty bite, for tradition’s sake

Battersea’s Affordable Art Fair (past event)

10th – 13th March 2022

Battersea’s Affordable Art Fair

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, not in the price tag attached to something. That’s certainly the mantra of Battersea’s Affordable Art Fair, returning to Battersea Park this year featuring a wide range of hand selected works from as little as £50. With top prices capping out at £7,500 makes this a must see for all art lovers

Adventure Travel Show (past event)

12th – 13th March 2022

Adventure Travel Show

After 2 years of heavily restricted travel, wanderlust is running high. At Excel London, the Adventure Travel Show is celebrating its 25th birthday. There you’ll find some inspiring ideas and examples of some of the most exhilarating “off the beaten track” travel destinations giving you an itinerary it’ll take years to complete

St Patrick’s Day (past event)

17th March 2022

St Patrick's Day London

It’s a great craic. While St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by across the globe, London is no different as we join our friends from across the water and immerse ourselves as best we can with Irish culture. More than anything though, we all love an excuse to put any differences aside and indulge in the great unifier: booze, lots of booze

Where’s Wally Fun Run (past event)

19th – 20th March 2022

Where’s Wally Fun Run

Every year The National Literacy Trust arranges Where’s Wally? themed fun runs where individual children, adults and families run for charity all dressed as Wally (making Wally very easy to spot, but shh). For something a little different in the amateur runner’s calendar that supports a great children’s cause this one is a must

BAHfest London (past event)

21st March 2022 (TBC)

Bahfest London

The art of defending an indefensible argument – the core theme of this off the wall festival. Watch as people eloquently defend lunacy arguments that don’t make any sense and prepare to be entertained. We’ve seen all too much of that in the real world lately, so it’s refreshing to see it done in a deliberately light-hearted way

Chelsea Antiques Fair (past event)

23rd – 27th March 2022

Chelsea Antiques Fair

Chelsea is seen as one of the most upmarket areas of London, and since 1951 the Chelsea Antiques & Fine Art Fair has been squarely aimed at the antiques aficionado. Don’t expect to pick up any bargains here, but if you have an interest in antiques or the surrounding community then don’t be afraid to come and join in

Earth Hour In London (past event)

26th March 2022

Earth Hour London

Who turned out the lights? If you’re walking down the street on the 26th of March at 8:30pm then you may well find yourself asking that very question. The answer? Every year the WWF encourage communities to make a stand against climate change and turn off all non-essential electricity appliances and lights

Mother’s Day (past event)

27th March 2022

Mother's Day in London

Bringing your mother into London for Mother’s Day? Or perhaps coming into town to visit her for the occasion? While there are a million thing you can do in London together, perhaps one of the most traditional ways to show your affection, and just have some wholesome fun, is to take her to afternoon tea. Check out more options here

London Coffee Festival (past event)

31st March – 3rd April 2022

London Coffee Festival

If you live and work in London then you won’t be unfamiliar with arguments breaking out about which is the best boutique coffee shop in town. Well now you get to settle the score once and for all in the “biggest coffee party on Earth” as artisan baristas flock to The Truman Brewery on Brick Lane to battle it out head to head