The month of May is a great time to visit London, because as the city’s weather warms up its calendar of events kicks into action. There will be a number of exciting things happening in the city during May, from cultural celebrations to festivals and much more. The sun will be starting to shine through the dreary clouds of the British winter and the days are longer.
If you will be visiting London this May, here are some of the exciting events that you could enjoy during your visit:
Museums at Night
If you loved the film Night at the Museum, this is your chance to spend a sleepover at one of London’s best museums and cultural institutions. London is known for having one of the world’s best collections of museums and art galleries and during this festival they are open all hours. Events, history talks, interactive exhibits and sleeper parties will be taking place at museums and galleries all around the city and you could spend the night in a Gothic library or a medieval Royal bedchamber or enjoy a torch-lit tour and late night storytelling session at Eastbury Manor.
London Literature Festival
Celebrate the long standing literary tradition of London at the Southback Centre from May 20th to September 8th. The London Literature Festival features the readers for the 2013 Man International Booker Prize and the Women’s Prize for Fiction. A superb collection of bestselling authors will be there reading their work, from Barbara Kingsolver to Lionel Shriver to Audrey Niffenegger and William Dalrymple.
The London Eye
The London Eye is an unmistakable feature in the London Skyline, as it is the highest observation wheel in the world. On a clear and sunny May Day, it is a perfect opportunity to see the city from a different perspective and enjoy breathtaking views of more than 55 of the most famous landmarks in London.
The Tower of London
This 900 year old tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London and it contains a prison, royal palace, place of execution, jewel house and even a zoo. You can see what a medieval king’s bedchamber would have looked like, or marvel at the stunning Crown Jewels.
These are just a few of the great attractions and festival that you can enjoy when you visit London in the month of May, so why not start booking your trip today?
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