Planning a Last Minute Trip to London? The Attractions, Shows and Art Exhibitions You Won’t Want to Miss This Month


Holidaymakers around the UK and the wider world looking for a fun and exciting destination this month don’t need to look any further than London. Britain’s largest city is home to all kinds of amazing attractions and events waiting to be discovered.

First things first, check out our luxury Park Grand Hotels London to ensure that you have somewhere comfortable to spend your time in the city. Then check out our list below of the very best places and upcoming events that will make your last-minute trip to the Paddington Hotel extra special.

A Christmas Carol

Old Viv Theatre, Lambeth, London

Dec, 2017 – Jan, 2018

Everyone’s favourite classical Christmas story will be brought to life in the West End this season with a performance that is sure to generate critical acclaim. Hosted at the famous Old Vic Theatre in Lambeth, the play will be showing across the festive season and into January which means you’ll have plenty of time to catch a rendition. This reimagined new version of the classic tale has been brought together by Jack Thorne who was responsible for penning scripts for Oliver and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Follow the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and bring the family along to the Paddington Hotel so they can learn the importance of sharing.

Conversation with Vadim Zakharov

Tate Modern, Bankside, London

22 Jan, 2018

Modern art lovers can start the New Year off with something different this January at the Tate Modern with a look inside the world of Russian art. Join the resident host, Peter Osborne as he sits down with renowned artist, Vadim Zakharov to discuss the history of Russian art and how the culture and industry have changed over the years and influenced the global art community. More than just a discussion of art, this talk will take an in-depth look at the philosophy of the modern art world and the politics that have shaped Russian creative industries throughout history.


O2 Arena, Greenwich, London


Head over to one of London’s biggest and most iconic venues this month and rock out to one of the biggest punk bands in the business. Paramore has seen success all over the world with albums selling out and topping charts everywhere. With the vocal power of frontwoman, Hayley Williams the rock quartet has performed to sell-out crowds in some of the biggest venues on the planet and this season they will be hitting the stage at the O2 for what promises to be one of the best events of the year.

Close-up at the Magic Circle

The Magic Circle, Kings Cross, London

26 Jan, 2018

Try something new this month and discover a world of amazement and mystery as you sit down at the historic Magic Circle to watch some of the best and fastest hands in the business bewilder you with incredible illusions and breathtaking tricks. The Magic Circle is the central hub of magic in the UK and has hosted some of the biggest names on the scene including Dynamo and Derren Brown. This rare performance is sure to amaze you and your friends so be sure to grab your tickets now.