Enjoy events that take place throughout the year with the family. There are great things happening in Britain, all year round. Royal, religious and traditional celebrations that families can attend together.

  • January: People in Britain love to watch the clock tower the night before New year’s Day and at midnight, the minute hand finally rings in the new year, 1st January. Many families choose to celebrate this event together.
  • February: On the 14th of February, going out to dinner with family and exchanging cards, flowers or chocolate is a Valentine’s tradition.
  • March: The first day of March is set aside to attend church service and celebrate the man who helped spread Christianity all through Wales.
  • April: Towards the end of March going into April, Easter is celebrated. It is a Christian celebration and families go to church to celebrate the risen Christ. Easter egg hunts, where children are to find hidden eggs is a tradition for families on Easter day.
  • May: May 1 is a day to celebrate spring and fertility, it is celebrated beautifully and is enjoyed by everyone.
  • June: Wimbledon Tennis Tournament is held sometime in June. It is considered the most prestigious of all tennis championships.
  • July: In the third week of July, many celebrate the swan upping. Watching swans as they march in line is a big family event.
  • August: Notting hill carnival and the harvest festival takes place in August. The former takes place the last monday in August, while the later takes place on the Sunday of the harvest moon.
  • October: The streets is usually busy with Halloween and children going trick or treat on October 31.
  • November: November 11th is WWI remembrance day, and November 5th is celebrated with fireworks at night. People burn the effigies of Guy Fawkes they have made earlier.
  • December: December 25th is a day that not only the Brits love to spend with family, but everyone else.