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19 October 2021

Ghostly guide to London's Halloween hostpots

As Halloween draws closer, there’s a cauldron of themed events and activities taking place around the capital to keep everyone entertained during the spookiest time of year.

11 October 2021

Pop-Up London – free culture festival for families in central London this half-term

  • New research shows biggest challenges parents face during school holidays are the cost of keeping their children entertained (45%) and finding fun experiences to suit the whole family (34%)
  • Pop-Up London - a free festival of culture for all ages in central London – will see more than 100 performances involving more than 200 performers and artists
  • Artists, musicians, dancers, comedy acts, circus performers and more will perform at Spitalfields E1, Canary Wharf, mainline train stations and many other locations during October half term
  • The capital’s diverse communities will be celebrated with Brazilian drumming, Cantonese story-telling and Caribbean steelpans featuring alongside performances that explore themes of climate change and the digital age

22 September 2021

London maintains its crown as one of the world’s top startup hubs

  • London and New York are top cities globally to build a successful tech company outside of Silicon Valley
  • UK capital ranks highly for funding, talent, and connectedness in latest Global Startup Rankings by Startup Genome
  • London tech firms raise record levels of investment in 2021, already more than the whole of last year
  • New report launched during London Tech Week 2021, the largest tech event in Europe

16 September 2021

Pedestrian crossings are transformed with a burst of colour to celebrate the return of London’s creative festivals

  • Award winning artist, Yinka Ilori joins The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to unveil a series of eye-catching street art installations in central London to encourage visitors back to the city as part of the Mayor’s Let’s Do London Autumn culture season
  • 18 pedestrian crossings in Tottenham Court Road and the City of London are being transformed with bright colours and shapes to celebrate the return of London’s world-leading design, fashion, film and art festivals this autumn
  • Photographer Rankin joins the Mayor to announce ambitious shoot and landmark exhibition celebrating London’s theatre industry’
  • The return of world-leading design, fashion, film and art festivals are key attractions of the Mayor’s Let’s Do London autumn season