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If you made it to Lovebox this year then you’re probably already planning to return to the festival in 2017. And if you missed it, then this time you need to make sure you’re fully prepared for what is now one of London’s most-loved music festivals.
What do you need to know?
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The date is yet to be announced, but it will likely take place in July 2017.
Tickets aren’t yet available, but you can join Festicket’s waiting list, meaning you’ll be the first to hear when they’re being released.
What can you expect?
Lovebox has become well-known for its diverse lineups, with artists and acts ranging from indie through to house and techno. It’s a hugely popular event among East Londoners, who flock to the biggest park in this area of the city to enjoy the two-day festival.
Not only can you expect international artists, which in the past have included the likes of Major Lazer, Snoop Dogg and LCD Soundsystem, but there’s also a large amount of underground talent.
If this isn’t enough, you can also enjoy a whole host of other activities, such as a Bump Roller Disco, a vintage fair and even body painting.
Of course, if you’re travelling from outside of London for Lovebox festival, or even from the other side of the city, then you’ll need to make sure you have your accommodation booked well in advance.
Instead of slumming it in a hostel, why not book a luxury hotel and make your trip to London even better?
M by Montcalm London Shoreditch Tech City
M by Montcalm London Shoreditch Tech City hotel is in the perfect location for Lovebox festival, as it’s just a short bus ride away. You’ll find yourself in awe of this modernistic delight, which stands out as strikingly original and supremely stylish.
Not only is it perfectly placed for Lovebox, but you’re within easy reach of the centre of the city. From the nearby Old Street tube station on the Northern line, you can head south a few stops to London Bridge, where you can explore the delights of Borough Market, or change at Bank and make your way to Oxford Circus.
You’ll find everything you can dream of at the M by Montcalm hotel, and probably more. If you find yourself constantly attached to your smartphone, then you’ll be right at home. Every room includes a tablet so that you can create your own environment, from mood-matching lighting to touchscreen-controlled underfloor heating in your bathroom. You can even use it to dim the lights, close the curtains and order room service.
The decor matches the atmosphere of the hotel, with large rooms boasting distinctive diagonal windows and floor-to-ceiling views, as well as luxuriously comfortable beds, powerful rain showers and plush bathrobes, so you can really relax in ultimate comfort.
The Montcalm At The Brewery London City
If you’d prefer to stay somewhere more central, then The Montcalm At The Brewery London City is just a short ride away by bus or on the London Overground.
This hotel is perfect if you’re looking for traditional, understated luxury. With a rich history, it truly is an awe-inspiring venue.
The building dates back to 1750, when it was the former site of Whitbread & Co, Britain’s first purpose-built mass production brewery. Today, as well as the hotel itself, you can find the renowned gastropub The Jugged Hare, where you can enjoy traditional British dishes, and the Chiswell Street Dining Rooms, which is renowned for its stunning afternoon tea.
The rooms are brimming with historic charm, while still offering all the modern amenities you could need during your stay.
In addition, being based in the heart of the city means you’re within easy reach of all of London’s top attractions.
When you’re visiting London, you’re sure to want to explore the city, and being based at either of these hotels means that you can easily head to all of London’s top attractions.
If you want to check out one of the city’s markets, then why not head to Borough Market near London Bridge, or Camden Market in the north of the city?
Alternatively, if you fancy seeing the most well-known sights, you can easily reach the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and London Zoo.
And if you plan to stay in East London, then don’t miss out on the delights of Brick Lane and Old Spitalfields Market.