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19 – 27 June 2021

What to expect

Join the free events throughout the Music Escapes Festival weekend.

The Festival of Hope takes place until 5 November 2021 and is a pioneering festival with a varied programme of events where the past and present collide. A true celebration of life, with a nationwide art and photography contest, competitions for all the family including an amateur ‘bake-off’, community activations and giant inflatables taking over London’s skyline.

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How to get there

Getting into London is easy. Trains run to London Paddington from across the South West and Wales.

Things to see and do in London

With so much to do in London, why not make a weekend of it. The city is constantly changing, meaning there’s almost always something new to see or do, with pop-up galleries and exhibitions springing up all the time. Make sure you don't miss the historical attractions and UNESCO World Heritage Sites too, like the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Palace of Westminster, and Maritime Greenwich.

If nightlife or shopping are more your thing, London won’t disappoint. London's music scene and heritage is truly spectacular. There are hundreds of live music venues, covering almost every genre imaginable. Equally, In London you can truly shop till you drop. From the high street of Oxford Street to the street markets of Camden, Portabello Road and Brick Lane there’s something for everyone.

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