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Local Attraction - The Crystal crop

Whether you're looking to take in a show at the famous O2 arena or visit an exhibition at ExCeL, we are on hand to make sure you don't miss a thing! We update you as soon as a new date is added, so check back with us to see the latest events!

SUMMER / AUTUMN in London

London is a fantastic city to discover new places and attend fantastic events every day. If you are coming for business trip; a weekend getaway; or a family break with your children. We have selected some top events that you can’t miss out in London and around the Docklands. Take a minute to relax and explore London!

LEN European Aquatics Championships, 9th to 22nd May, Aquatics Centre, Olympic Park, London
Europe’s most exciting aquatics event will take place in the iconic London Aquatics Centre in May 2016. The continent’s best swimmers, divers and synchronised swimmers will battle for champion status at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park less than three months before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Absent from the UK for 23 years – and London for 78 – only the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games betters the Championships in size and scale for an event held at the London Aquatics Centre with over 900 elite European athletes set to compete.

The World Power Show 02nd to 03rd July, ExCeL, London
World Power Show & Expo UK 2016 is the new leading Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Mixed Martial Arts Event coming to London in July 2016. Thousands of attendees will visit the 150+ Exhibitors, 8 Show Floors with over 100+ Competitions, Live Demos & Shows. Partnered with the UKBFF, we will also be hosting The Annual 2016 English Grand Prix. Celebrity Guests include the likes of Ronnie Coleman & Frank Medrano

International Conference on Mens Issues 08th to 10th July, ExCeL, London
After the success of the first conference in Detroit two years ago, Justice for Men & Boys (J4MB) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the International Conference on Men’s Issues 2016 in association with A Voice For Men (AVfM), an organisation which publishes the most-visited and most influential website in the world advocating for men's and boy's human rights.

SAI Computing Conference 13th to 15th July, ExCeL, London
SAI Computing Conference is a research conference held in London, UK since 2013. The conference series has featured keynote talks, special sessions, poster presentation, tutorials, workshops, and contributed papers each year.

Star Wars Celebration 15th to 17th July, ExCeL, London
Star Wars Celebration is the ultimate three-day Star Wars fan experience filled with entertainment, celebrity appearances, stage shows, panels, interactive events, special shopping, screenings and exclusive Star Wars first looks and sneak peeks that could only be presented at these official shows. From seasoned saga veterans to young Padawan learners, there’s something for everyone at Star Wars Celebration. Attendees relive favorite Star Wars memories with great friends while making new memories and new friends too.

GamerMania 29th to 31st July, ExCeL, London
Brought to you by MCM Central - the people behind the hugely popular MCM London Comic Con - GamerMania will feature everything from major gaming studios to ESL-backed eSports tournaments, from developer panels to YouTube and streaming content ...not to mention a host of retailers and exhibitors.

There’s also a plethora of talent at the O2 including:

  • 2nd to 6th Jul-Lionel Richie
  • 2nd Jul-Jim Morrison 45 years remembrance concert feat The Manzarek Doors
  • 19th Aug-Lloyd Cole and the Leopards
  • 20th Aug-Miranda Sings
  • 30th Sep-Maryla Rodowicz

Don't hesitate to ask our concierge team about local attractions, as the hotel is the ideal location to explore the festive sights of the city. Just ask reception at the hotel or call 0207 055 2000. 

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