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10 things to do in London in May this year

Colourscape, Host Family Stay

For many of our homestay guests, this is the 1st time they are in London. To get the best out of staying in London, it is worthwhile to experience what London has got to offer. We have put together 10 things you can do in London this month to make your London experience more colourful and fun.

1. Colourscape at Wembley Park

Walk into a labyrinth and experience wonderful colours, beautiful lights, dancers, and even musicians!

When: Saturday 4th - Monday 6th, 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Play Park, Wembley HA9 0RJ (close to the London Designer Outlet)

Entrance: FREE

2. Rooftop Film Club

Watch movies on the Bussey Building's rooftop this year!

When: From the 1st of May!

Location: Bussey Building, 133 Rye Ln, London, SE15 4ST

Entrance: Tickets from £15.95

AI: More Than Human, Host Family Stay

3. AI: More Than Human

Grab a ticket for this futuristic AI exhibition where you can experience developments that express and demonstrate how much influence Artificial Intelligence has on our lives! 

When: Thursday 16th - Sunday 26th

Location: Barbican Centre Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Entrance: Tickets from £15 (£11 for students!)

4. FINA/CNSG Diving World Series at London Aquatics Centre

At the last World Series, divers like Tom Daley and Olympic Champions Chris Mears and Jack Laugher won gold and silver! Attend this splashing event and watch some of the best divers in the UK!

When: Friday 17th - Sunday 19th

Location: Olympic Park London E20 2ST

Entrance: Tickets from £10 (£5 for children)

Kite Day 2019, Host Family Stay

5. Streatham Common Kite Day

Bring your friends and family to this kite event, try it out yourself or watch the professionals flying beautiful kites! 

When: Sunday 12th of May, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Streatham Common, SW16 3BU

Entrance: FREE

6. Opening of Bao Borough!

Known for its Taiwanese cuisine, a third BAO restaurant will open in the famous Borough Market!

When: Opens on 16th of May!

Location: 13 Stoney St, London SE1 9AD

National Doughnut Week, Host Family Stay

7. National Doughnut Week

Cafés, bakeries, coffee shops and schools are involved in this project. The week is made to celebrate the amazing doughnut, but also to raise money to The Children’s Trust. Whether you’re just looking to enjoy a delicious pastry or you’re looking to get your business involved, you can find out more here.

When: Saturday 11th - Saturday 18th

Location: Various locations across London

8. Kate Cooper - HENI Project Space Exhibition

At this exhibition you will experience the artist, Kate Cooper, and her large scale video installation that is concentrated on vulnerability and instabilities of the human body.

When: Wednesday 15th of May - Sunday 23rd of June, 11 AM - 7:00 PM (Except Tuesdays)

Location: Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, 337-338 Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX

Entrance: Free!

Spider Man - Comic Con, Host Family Stay

9. MCM Comic Con

Get your ticket now and explore Comic Con this year in ExCel London. Sebastian Stan, more known as Bucky Barnes, will take part in this event along with 'Stranger Things' star, David Harbour!

When: Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th

Location: Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks E16 1XL

Entrance: Tickets start from £17:50

10. Foodies Festival

Although this Festival takes place in Greater London it is not to be missed out on! Syon Park will  be filled with mouthwatering treats, live music and masterclasses - it is also the largest food festival in the United Kingdom!

When: Saturday 25th - Monday 27th

Location: Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8JF

Entrance: Day tickets start from £19

We hope you liked this month's "Ten Things to do in London this Month"! If you are interested in visiting London soon, please get in touch with us to explore homestay options - we offer accommodation for international students, whether the length of the stay is for a week or for several months. Our homestays are in London Zone 2, London Zone 3 and London Zone 4+ with friendly and carefully selected Host Families. 

Have a lovely day and enjoy the spring!

Published on 30th April 2019