What’s on in London for April 2011

What a special month this is going to be, with Mothers day in a couple of weeks, Easter later in the month and of course The Royal Wedding. If you are visiting London this month you are in for a real treat. Listed below are our top 10 things to do and see this month. I am sure you will find something of interest just for you.

No. 1.   April 6th Chelsea play Manchester United at there Stanford bridge ground. This game is the 1st leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

Both teams will be keen to make a good start and score at least one goal, so that they go into the 2nd leg with a lead. The prize for winning this game of the tournament is that you are just three games away from a final at Wembley.

For tickets check out the Chelsea FC web site.

No 2.     April 7th  Kylie Minogue “Les Folies 2011” show comes to London. This is the first time Kylie has performed in London since 2008. She will be performing every night till the 12th April at the 02 Centre. Expect a show full of razzle-dazzle and some fun music.

For tickets book on line at the 02 box office.

No 3.  April 17th.  Arsenal play Liverpool at Highbury. This is a Premiership game, with Arsenal still trying to win the league, and Liverpool coming back from a terrible start. Both clubs have all to play for and both will want to win this exciting fixture.

No. 4.   April 17th  The Virgin Marathon. Held at 09.00 a.m. at BlackheathPark/Greenwich Common. The route runs 26.2 miles with thousands of competitors and over half a million people lining the route this is a real fun day out, whether competing or just watching come and enjoy the festival atmosphere.

No.5.  April 20th. If you love your soccer then don’t miss what is considered London’s only real derby game. Tottenham Hotspurs play Arsenal at Whitehart Lane. With the clubs grounds only 5 miles apart these two clubs have years of rivalry between them. In the past Arsenal has always held the upper hand, but now Tottenham seem to be catching up with them. Tottenham are still in the Champions League and Arsenal have just been knocked out. Maybe this is the time Tottenham can get the upper hand in this important league match. For tickets contact Tottenham’s Hotspurs box office.

No. 6.   April 23rd . St George’s day. The mayor puts on a free family celebration concert in the middle of Trafalgar Square. The event is free and everyone is welcome

No.7.   April 23rd.  St George’s Day Rugby. London Wasps play Bath at Twickenham Kick off is at 5.30 p.m.

No.8  April 29th. The Royal Wedding. Prince William is marrying Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey. This day has been declared a national Bank holiday. London will not have seen an event like this since Williams mother Diana married Prince Charles. The whole country will have wedding fever. Come and line the streets and see the couple arrive at the Abbey to become man and wife and witness a piece of Royal British History.

N0. 9.   April 30th till 8th May. “Grand Designs Live 2011” at the Excell centre. This show is aimed at anyone wanting to make home improvements or even build there own property. There will be 100’s of exhibitors attending each trying to help you achieve your very own grand design. Shows hours are 10.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m.

No.10.   April 30th  Tottenham Hotspur play Chelsea at Whitehart Lane.

This is a 5.30 pm. Kick off. Both clubs are doing well at the moment, but both need the points to guarantee qualification for next seasons Champions League This should be a very exciting competitive game. With both clubs needing to win it is anyone game. For tickets contact the Tottenham Hotspurs box office.

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