Five things to do in London this September

London has something for everyone this month, so choose what blows your hair back and get out and make the most of these last days of summer.

Here’s a round-up of what we consider the most fun things to do in London in the coming weeks:

1. Vodafone London Fashion Week

Where: Somerset House, The Strand

When: 19 to 22 September 2013

London Fashion Week is the eminent date to diarise for any fashionista.  Over and above eye-popping catwalk shows, this exclusive annual fashion experience also features pop-up shops, expert panels and a host of other delights to lovers of all things couture.

 2. iTunes Music Festival

Where: Roundhouse

When: 1 to 30 September 2013

Music lovers are in for a treat at the iTunes Festival, taking place all month long at the Roundhouse. If you’ve missed the first week, don’t worry, there’s plenty more coming up. Acts include Kings of Leon, Jimmy Eat World, Robin Thicke, The Pixies, John Legend, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and many, many more.

3. BBC Proms in the Park

Where: Hyde Park

When: Saturday 7 September 2013

Bryan Ferry heads this year’s Proms in the Park, with performances by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blue, tenor Joseph Calleja and Dame Edna Everage.

4. Mayor’s Thames Festival

Where: Various venues

When: 6 to 15 September 2013

The Mayor’s Thames Festival is a massive 10-day festival of free events on an around the Thames, including a night-time river opera, a floating art fair, the Barge Race and the popular Great River Race on Saturday 7 September – to name just a few events.

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 5. London Design Festival

Where: Various venues

When: 6 to 15 September 2013

Enjoy hundreds of events across London at the 11th London Design Festival. The festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with a wide range of exciting, thought-provoking exhibitions, projects, trade fairs, talks and workshops. Find out more at