If you are visiting London this winter why not check out some of the seasonal activities that the city has to offer. As well as the traditional sights to see, London is famous for putting on some of the best winter activities at pop up locations around the city. Here are a few of our favourite places to go this winter :
Somerset House Ice rink
Traditionally known as London’s most beautiful outdoor ice rink, the skating at Somerset House is not to be missed. With a range of classes available for beginners and club classic nights for those who want to party on ice, there is something for everyone at Somerset House.
Official Website – www.somersethouse.org.uk/ice-rink
Hyde Park WinterWonderland
This event runs from 22nd November through to 4th January and is an amazing sight to see. Although the WinterWonderland itself is free to visit, most of the attractions there need to be paid for but it is still a great place to walk around and soak up the atmosphere. Here you will find a wintery themed circus, ice skating rinks, fairground rides, an ice bar and many places to shop.
Official Website – www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
With Halloween around the corner, London is getting ready to get spooky. If you’re planning to celebrate the Halloween festivities in the city, then make sure that you’ve got a central place to head out from! The Amsterdam Hotel is the perfect choice when you want to get to anywhere in the city within minutes – with great access via Tube, bus and taxi, you won’t have to miss out on any of the exciting events taking place. Read on to find out what you could be enjoying this Halloween.
The Amsterdam hotel is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience London this Christmas – putting you right at the heart of the action, you can relax in comfort, be close to all the top attractions and never have to travel far to get anywhere. To help you plan your perfect visit during your stay at the Amsterdam hotel, here’s our round up of the ten best things to do this Christmas.
1. Head to a Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park
Head across to Hyde Park, not far from central Kensington, where you can discover a true fairytale Winter Wonderland this Christmas. From the comfort of your suite at the Amsterdam hotel, you’ll soon find yourself transported to a magical world of lights, fairground rides and festive fun.
Amsterdam Hotel London – A stylish place to stay close to the Exhibition
For fans of Japanese culture – whether it’s the music, arts, fashion or food, Hyper Japan is the event of the year. Bringing together the best of Japan into one exciting event at London’s Earls Court, Hyper Japan is an incredible mixture of entertaining acts, fascinating insights into Japanese arts, inspiring and mindboggling fashions, and delicious treats to try out and enjoy.
All of this – and so much more, taking place right in the heart of London, means that this is an enormously popular event, attracting visitors from all over the city, the UK and further afield. And for those coming from outside London, having a comfortable and stylish place to stay close to the exhibition is vital – which is why The Amsterdam Hotel is a great pick for visitors to Hyper Japan. Just a short distance away, comfortably furnished and easy to get to – you can spend more time on enjoying yourself at London’s top exhibition of Japanese culture – rather than looking for your hotel! Continue reading
If you’re a business owner or a business person – you will know that there is nothing to beat the power and importance of a successful face to face meeting. While technology advances, meetings become ever more important, and selective, as we all want to deliver the best, and get the most out of them. The Meetings Show, taking place in Olympia, London, just a short distance from The Amsterdam Hotel, is the first major show of its kind, dedicated to supporting hosted buyers and improving networking, event management and technology, as well as showcasing the best venue providers, transportation experts and hotels around the country to support your business meetings. Continue reading
For stylish fashionistas and hat lovers everywhere, the Mad Hatter’s Cabaret is a renowned celebration of all things millinery-related, and the annual event promises to be a brilliant showcase of the latest talents, trends and styles. Taking place in London’s fashionable Notting Hill district, this year’s Mad Hatter’s Cabaret will attract the best of the UK’s millinery talent, as well as entertaining performances from a wide variety of names. So head on down from The Amsterdam Hotel to enjoy one of the most fashionable events of the year.
Charity and style come together
This year’s Mad Hatter’s Cabaret will be taking place in support of the The Children’s Trust, a charity that helps to provide specialised care to some of the most severely disabled children in the UK, as well as children who have suffered a brain injury. With such a worthy cause, it’s no wonder that the event looks set to be one of the most popular in London fashionistas’ calendars.
As part of the show, you can look forward to catching the latest collection from a variety of the country’s top milliners and designers, including Siggi Hats, Silvia Fletcher and Louis Mariette. Continue reading
Get a taste of the diverse and eclectic art scene when you visit the fabulous city of London. The renowned Wellcome Collection is showcasing some insightful and intriguing art from over 46 different artists living in Japan, which give a taste of delight, wonder and inspiration. A perfect way to unwind during a busy day in London, the exhibition takes place in the heart of the city centre, and is running all through the month of June. Why not pencil in a date to visit during your stay at The Amsterdam Hotel in London?