The Wimbledon Tennis Tournament
This tournament is considered to be the tennis world championship. It traditionally takes place on lawn courts at the Wimbledon Tennis Club. The tournament lasts for two weeks and takes place every year in June. Tickets should be booked a year in advance.
Information available at: www.wimbledon.org
The Notting Hill Carnival
The carnival, which takes place every year at the end of August, is the biggest Caribbean carnival in the western world. Thousands of celebrators, dancers and musicians hold several parades in the Notting Hill neighborhood.
Information available at: www.thelondonnottinghillcarnival.com
Guy Fawkes Night
Every year on the 5th of November Guy Fawkes Night is celebrated in London and throughout England, to commemorate the man who tried to set Parliament on fire in the 17th century. The event is celebrated with bonfires and spectacular displays of fireworks.
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Every year on October/November, the Diwali Festival is celebrated at Trafalgar Square. This is one of the most important Hindu holidays. The holiday symbolizes love and the familial bond. It's customary to eat large meals and hold colorful parades during this holiday.
Information also available at www.diwaliinlondon.com