With a week-long half-term, the anticipation of Valentine’s Day’s arrival, and the commencement of some of 2023’s largest sporting events, February is a short but riveting month in London. However, with our roundup of the best things to do and see this month, alongside our expert hospitality, you can be assured that your stay with us this month will be nothing short of spectacular.

Things to do

Catch a game of the Six Nations tournament

From the 4th of February

Twickenham stadium

This February, the Six Nations tournament takes its place in the sporting calendar once again. Renowned as ‘the gentleman’s game’, there is no better place to enjoy a game than amidst the traditional charm of the capital. With fixtures taking place from the 4th of February, guests visiting us this London can enjoy a wealth of opportunities to catch a game (or two). Head to a local pub and soak up the atmosphere of this British pastime or dine at bbar and enjoy sumptuous South African cuisine whilst watching the match. Alternatively, head to Twickenham and attend the match itself.

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Enjoy the sounds of the Piccadilly Piano Festival

From the 3rd – 23rd of February

Man playing piano

With music from long-established artists like Jools Holland, Nadine Benjamin, Tokio Myers, and John Grant, as well as a range of emerging artists like Adam Heron, prepare to be spellbound by an array of outstanding performances at the Piccadilly Piano Festival. From jazz to electronic, classical to alternative pop, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The events are hosted at St James’ Church Piccadilly - a setting that pays tribute to the magnificence of the talent.

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Brighten the winter blues at Battersea Power Stations’ Light Festival

From the 19th of January - 5th of March

Battersea power station

Commencing once again on the 19th of January, Battersea Power Stations’ Light Festival is returning as the largest collection of installations to date. Eight exceptional pieces of artwork will illuminate the Grade II listed and only recently re-opened building, showcasing artists such as Atelier Haute Cuisine, Studio Vertigo, and Mads Vegas. After absorbing the tapestry of artwork, head into the Power Station and enjoy the choice of dining venues and retailers or ascend the original chimney at Lift 109 for some breathtaking views of the city skyline.

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Shows to see this February

Sing along to Mamma Mia!

Immerse yourselves in a seventies haven and ABBA wonderland at the hit musical, ‘Mamma Mia!’. As the set is transformed into a quintessentially Greek paradise, affording you a taste of the warmer months to come, excellent costumes, music, and expertly choreographed routines will inspire a wealth of cheer.

Be inspired at Cirque du Soleil's Kurios

For those seeking the thrill of the marvellous, enjoy a spellbinding performance at Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios. Hosted at the Royal Albert Hall, this mesmerising show will transport you to a world of unbelievable theatrics featuring daring acrobatics and clever contortion.

What to do with children

Imagine Children’s Festival, Southbank

8th – 18th February 2023

Young girl at Southbank Imagine Children's Festival

Imagine Children's Festival

Returning for its twenty-first year, the Imagine Children’s Festival is the perfect event for families visiting London this February. Over 100 events and activities are on offer, including a modern retelling of ‘Rapunzel’ by BalletLORENT, as well as an eclectic mix of children’s theatre, comedy, music, and dance.

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Matilda the Musical

Matilda The Muscial

Performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Matilda The Musical is a crowd-pleaser for the entire family. Inspired by Roald Dahl’s original book by the same name, this beloved story is told through a mirage of dancing, song, and exceptional theatrics.

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Commemorate 260 years of the London Underground at the London Transport Museum

11th – 19th February

London Transport Museum

Let your children’s imaginations run wild at the London Transport Museum this February where, as its half-term, children go free. Alongside celebrating the milestone date, partake in a range of games and activities including a giant Connect 4 with a transport twist, a gallery trail, and much more.

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