There aren’t many areas in London with as much historic and cultural significance as the Embankment area. Located along the edge of the famous River Thames, the iconic road and river-walk stretches alongside the north side of the waterway, from Blackfriars Bridge to the Palace of Westminster.
From quaint pathways and idyllic scenery to grand historic buildings and fun-filled attractions, the Embankment area is packed full of things to see. To get you off to a good start when you arrive at our 5 Star city hotels London we’ve highlighted a few of the area’s best upcoming events this month.
Southbank Centre, 13 – 14 Sep
The iconic Irish folk singer with one of the most beautiful voices of our generation will be performing for two nights, at the famous Southbank Centre. Spend the night listening to some of his classic songs as you sing along and dance to the night away. Tickets for the event range in price depending on seating but they are sure to go fast so don’t wait around, book now while you’re choosing your London City Suites by Montcalm.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
BFI IMAX, Waterloo, 22 Sep
The biggest screen in the UK will be showing one of the most anticipated film releases of the year this September. From the 22nd you can watch the second instalment of the modern British spy series in stunning IMAX quality. Kingsman: The Golden Circle will see the return of our favourite bad boy turned super spy as he tries once more to save the world. The epic BFI cinema complex sits just a short walk from the River Thames and offers one of the best movie experiences in the world. Book your seats early and make sure you don’t miss out on an action-packed night.
Bloomsbury Art and Design
Somerset House, 18 Feb – 21 Sep
Art lovers will not want to miss out on this amazing exhibit, which promises to showcase some of the most prestigious works from members of the renowned Bloomsbury Group. The organisation is made up of talented artists such as Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell. A selection of their work will be on display until the 21st of September, so be sure to make the most of your time at our London City Suites by Montcalm by checking out this rare exhibit.
National Theatre, September
Throughout September one of London’s most historic venues will be hosting Mosquitoe, a stage performance written by renowned writer Lucy Kirkwood. The play revolves around two sisters, one a scientist in Geneva and the other a social media addict in Luton. After a strange series of events the sisters paths intertwine in a storyline that will keep you on the edge of your seat all night. The performance will be shown on multiple dates throughout September but the tickets are selling out quick so be sure to get yours while you still can.