Crown Group’s Top 5 Happenings in London this January

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January Blues hitting hard on your first day back at work? Don’t fear, Crown Group has you covered with our Top 5 Happenings in London this month to get you back to your happy place. 

The London Short Film Festival, 10 – 18 January 2020, All over London.

The London Short Film Festival returns to the capital for the 17th year. Showcasing emerging and homegrown talend, the festival attracts audiences of over 10,000 at the largest screenings. 

Opening Night screenings include Memos for the Next Millennium, More than Just a Pretty Face and Funny Shit (at ICA)

https://shortfilms.org.uk/

Cirque du Soleil 12 January – 1 March. Royal Albert Hall, Kensington

This year’s dazzling show is called Luzia and is inspired by Mexican culture – be sure to book your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/luzia

Winter Lights Festival, 16 January – 25 January, Canary Wharf

Missing the Christmas Lights? There will be 25 special installations all over Canary Wharf for the Winter Lights Festival this year. 

https://canarywharf.com/arts-events/events/winter-lights-jan-2020/?instance_id=

London Art Fair, 22 – 26 January, Angel

Looking to expand your art collection? London Art Fair returns to the Business Design Centre (Angel) this month to bring you outstanding modern and contemporary art from some of the best galleries in the world. 

https://www.londonartfair.co.uk/

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Mabledon Court Hotel, London Kings Cross St Pancras

Chinese New Year, 26 January, West End

Bring on the Year of the Rat with the Chinese New Year Festivities across London – the largest outside Asia. After the parade, head to Trafalgar Square for a thanksgiving ceremony, firecrackers, speeches and the Lions’ Eye- Dotting Ceremony. And, when you’re feeling peckish, head to Chinatown for some exceptional New Year feasts.

Nearest Crown Group Hotel: Bloomsbury Palace Hotel, London Tottenham Court Road

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