London is a lively city and there is no lack of fun events and activities to enjoy in the capital of the United Kingdom and largest city in Europe. If you are relocating to London in 2013, there is a long list of new events planned that are entertaining as well as provide the chance for new comers to taste of British lifestyles and meet new friends with similar interests.

Browse over this menu of some of the events scheduled for the first half of 2013 and see which ones are close to your choice of London apartments for rent.

March 16 – Nov 30

Once – Although a low budget production, this fun play caught the attention of the Oscar board. The tale follows a weeklong romance between a Czech single mother and an Irish entertainer. Location: Phoenix Theater

March 22 – June 29

Kaffe Fassett – A Life in Color – This exhibition contains over 100 works by one of the top names in the venue of contemporary textile and knitwear. Kaffe Fassett’s last London exhibition was back in 1988 and experienced record-breaking attendance. Location: Fashion and Textile Museum

March 28 – September 29

Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum – This interesting show and display explores the history behind the AD79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius which buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The event was so intense and happened so rapidly that most people didn’t get away and were buried in ash that has preserved their bodies and property intact for nearly 2,000 years. Artifacts from the event are on display. Location: British Museum

April 2 – April 20

A Doll’s House – This 2012 smash hit play is an adaptation by Simon Stephen of an 1879 Henrik Ibsen flaming critique of the real issues underlying polite society. Location: Young Vic

April 8 – April 21

Huguenots of Spitalfields Festival – A cultural event that celebrates what the French Protestant Huguenots contributed to the Spitalfields area after their mass migration to the area in the latter part of the seventeenth century. Attend Bishopsgate and Row Synagogue tours, weaving workshops, historic walks, and more. Location: Various places in the borough of Tower Hamlets.

April 19

Milton Jones – On the Road – Comedy is the name of the game with Milton’s bizarre sense of humor delivered in hysterical one-liner fashion. Location: Hammersmith Apollo

May 3 – May 6

Camden Crawl – You won’t want to miss this exciting indie-style event that showcases the newest and best presenters of music, visual art, spoken word and comedy. Location: Various places throughout Camden

May 4 – May 6

This annual gathering of colorful and eye-catching boats makes for a wonderful weekend away from London flats and London apartments. The event, organized by the IWA (Inland Waterways Association) is free to attend and has plenty of British culture, activities for children, Morris dancers, and fine ale. Location: Little Venice

May 18 – November 30

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – This is the musical version of classic story of a boy who wins entrance to Willy Wonka’s magical chocolate factory. Location: Theater Royal Drury Lane

May 25 – May 26

Muse – Two night concert appearance of the diversified orchestra-style with a dubstep layer of rock band Muse who has recently released their sixth album entitled “The 2nd Law”. Location: Emirates Stadium

This represents only a partial listing of 2013 events which occur earliest in the year. Once your move to London is complete, you can find out information on upcoming events.

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