Category Archives: Events in London

Unmissable Music: Hyde Park’s British Summer Time Concerts Offer Something For Everyone

music concertThere’s truly no better way to spend a perfect summer’s day than basking in the sunshine, taking in glorious surroundings, and listening to the very best in live music.

Here in London, we’ve got the perfect combination of all three, as the iconic Hyde Park once again plays host to the British Summer Time Concert Series; six wholly unique gigs offering something to suit every taste.

Based just a little over 10 minutes from our Kensington and Chelsea hotel, Hyde Park’s 350 glorious acres of lavish greenery, beautiful scenery, and world famous landmarks serve as a haven of beauty and majesty right the year round.

During their annual concert series however, the historic royal park really comes to life, as thousands of music lovers converge to kick back and relax, or to dance the night away Continue reading

Huge Harry Potter Live Concert Comes to Earls Court’s Royal Albert Hall: Everything You Need to Know

Harry Potter and the Philosopher stoneLast year, guests arriving at the Amsterdam Hotel could hardly contain their excitement about being among the first to experience the brand new Harry Potter stage show, The Cursed Child.

Fast forward six months later, and we’ve got even more good news for fans of J.K Rowling’s most famous creation:

This month, Harry, Ron and Hermione return to the capital, this time for a very special live screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first in the series of blockbuster movies that thrilled audiences for over a decade.

Read on to discover everything you could ever possibly want to know about this one-of-a-kind concert taking place just down the road from our hotel at the famous Royal Albert Hall. Continue reading

5 Business Networking Events in London You Can’t Miss this May

Kensington and Chelsea Business BreakfastAs a top hotel near the London Olympia, there are few things we enjoy more than welcoming business travellers who have arrived in town to network and grow their business at the former exhibition centre’s numerous specialist trade shows.

Yet whilst those events may be ideal for making vital contacts within your own industry, where do you turn when it comes to branching out, networking with businesses in other areas of expertise, and developing the kind of mutually beneficial relationships which can really help take your business to the next level?

If you’re staying with us over the next few weeks, you turn here, to our pick of the top five business networking events taking place in London this month Continue reading

Five Unmissable Events at the London Olympia This May

A Place in the Sun LiveOne of the perks of working at a top hotel near the London Olympia is that our team are constantly spoiled for choice by a host of truly unique special events to check out.

Not that we planned on keeping them all to ourselves.

From stunning holiday homes to spectacular heroes and villains, there really is something for everyone at the former Earls Court Exhibition Centre this May, and here at the Amsterdam Hotel, we’ve rounded up just the very best of the bunch.

Whatever your tastes may be, you’re guaranteed to find something to enjoy in our guide to London Olympia’s five most unmissable events taking place this May. Continue reading

5 Events You Can’t Afford to Miss at the Royal Albert Hall in 2017

the Royal Albert HallOne of the perks of running a London hotel near the Royal Albert Hall is that we’ve been fortunate enough over the years to enjoy some truly world class culture and entertainment right on our very doorstep.

In the past twelve months alone, our team have enjoyed performances by everyone from internationally acclaimed orchestras to chart-topping pop stars, and all manner of artists in between.

In 2017, the Royal Albert Hall’s line-up is already looking set to be just as impressive as in years gone by, with a host of unique events already on the calendar.

As we begin booking their own tickets for their favourite upcoming shows, we’ve put together our guide to the five events at the Royal Albert Hall that you absolutely can’t afford to miss the next time you come to stay at the Amsterdam Hotel, London. Continue reading

Your Complete Guide to the Top 10 Things to do in London this November

Guy Fawkes Festival and Fireworks DisplayFrom Mexican fiestas to traditional festive fun, it’s all going on in London this November. Without further ado then, here’s our complete guide to the top ten events, shows, and attractions, all taking place within close proximity of our hotel in Kensington and Chelsea.

1: Guy Fawkes Night in London

November literally starts with a bang as bonfires crackle and dazzling fireworks illuminate the sky.

Yes, dear readers, Guy Fawkes Night is once again upon us, and where better to celebrate it than right here in London where it all happened?

Visit the Houses of Parliament, tuck into a toffee apple or two, then check out one of the incredible bonfire night celebrations we rounded up in our recent blog Continue reading

Five Unmissable Events at the Royal Albert Hall Coming up This November

Royal Albert HallNo matter what time of year you visit the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court, there’s always a host of high brow entertainment to enjoy nearby at the iconic Royal Albert Hall.

That said, those of you coming to stay with us November are really spoiled for choice, with a packed program of top concerts, performances, and events taking place almost every night.

Whether you’re a classical music fan or prefer something a little more contemporary, here’s our pick of five events you can’t afford to miss the next time you stay with us at our hotel near the Royal Albert Hall.

Jurassic Park in Concert

Thursday 3rd – Saturday 5th November 2016 (2.30pm / 7.30pm)

Last month, we told you about the Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra series, a must for movie buffs staying at the Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court over the next few months. Continue reading

Christmas is Coming! Plan Your Christmas Shopping Weekend in Kensington and Chelsea with the Amsterdam Hotel

Christmas ShoppingThe days are getting shorter and the nights are drawing colder, but here at the Amsterdam Hotel near Kensington and Chelsea, we don’t believe that’s anything to be sad about, not when it means we’re getting ever closer to the festive season.

Yes, dear readers, Christmas is coming already, and you haven’t done so already, there’s no better time than now to start planning your luxury Christmas shopping weekend in South West London’s winter wonderland of world famous stores and charming boutiques.

Below, we’ve mapped out a simple guide to help you plan the perfect shopping trip, leaving you with plenty of time -and money- to really make the most of the occasion. Continue reading

Celebrate the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 70th Birthday with the Amsterdam Hotel near the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Philharmonic OrchestraOne of Britain’s best loved institutions turns an impressive 70 years-old this September, and here at The Amsterdam Hotel in Earls Court, we’ve got just the thing to mark the occasion:

5% off premier quality accommodation available for September 19th, the very same night as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s 70th Birthday Concert.

Make it A Magical Night to Remember with the RPO and the Amsterdam Hotel Earls Court

The year’s biggest celebration of live classical music is set to take place less than ten minutes’ away from our hotel at the Royal Albert Hall, one of Britain’s most prestigious venues and the spiritual home of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO). Continue reading

Five Reasons to Stay at an Earls Court Hotel for September’s London Fashion Week 2016

London Fashion Week 2016This September, the most celebrated names in style descend on London for the hotly anticipated return of London Fashion Week.

From Thursday, September 15th through to Tuesday, September 20th, leading designers like Vivienne Westwood, Jasper Conran, and Paul Smith join forces with a who’s who of British and international fashion for six glamorous days of shows, presentations and special launch events.

Whether you’re planning to be among the first to see this year’s latest collections, or simply to soak up the atmosphere of London’s most en vogue event, there’s no better place to book hotel accommodation for London Fashion Week 2016 than right here in Earls Court. Continue reading