An art fair with a spectacular sense of creativity, it has all the collections from contemporary to conventional art forms. Be here to appreciate world’s most impressive contemporary art. Several travellers from all around the world will be coming here to make best deals of their life at this art fair.
Event Name: Frieze Art Fair
Event Venue: Regent’s Park
Event Dates: 11th October until 14th October 2012
Entry Timings: Thursday to Saturday 12pm-7pm, Sunday 12pm-6pm
Entry Ticket: £20 (for one day), £40 (for four days)
Nearest Tube Station: Oxford Circus Tube Station
About Frieze Art Fair 2012
The collection of this art fair is comical, stunning, beautiful and shocking. Its 173 pieces of art represent most respected art galleries of the world. Come to appreciate a contemporary skill and artwork. Visitors can expect specific projects, incredible art on display, short films, talk programmes, educational schedule coming from the excellence of 1,000 contemporary artists. Show your acute interest in art, by being at Regent’s Park for 4 days in the month of October, 2012.
Find the veterans and emerging artists from all around the world, coming to address the people on this international podium. It is a dream coming true for art lovers, as they get to share their views with people holding a high stature of this field.
While staying at one of the hotels in Oxford Circus, you can opt to walk down the street and reach the venue of this splendid show. You can also choose to stop at the Hix Oyster Bar & Restaurant for a memorable meal, or be at one of the popular cafes around, during the evening.
Accommodations for Frieze Art Fair 2012
Travellers can opt to book a stay with hotels near Oxford Circus, for the upcoming four-day art celebration in London. With enough options around, visitors will find a rich choice. Leave yourself open to the newfound world of art at Regent’s Park.
Event: Canada Day London 2012
Date: 1st July 2012
Venue: Trafalgar Square, London
Canada Day in London is back for 7th successive year as a main fixture in city’s summer event calendar. As an initiative of Canadian community in the UK, this London festival will celebrate 145 years of Canada’s formation. Travellers visiting London this summer have an exciting opportunity to participate in all Canadian music, dance, street sport party, food, drink, sport, art, and other cultural activities.
In 2011, over 80,000 visitors attended this festival, making it biggest Canadian Day celebrations outside the native country. Visitors planning to be a part of this year’s festivities and events can book an accommodation in Central London as per their requirements. Choosing an area such as Oxford Circus will keep you updated with the activities taking place at Trafalgar Square. Whether it is a cheap or luxury Oxford Circus hotel, travellers will get outstanding facilities for this London event 2012.
Happy Birthday Canada
Starting from 10.30 am on 1st July 2012, you can kick off celebrations for Canada’s birthday at Trafalgar Square. You can participate in a wide range of programmes of live music and performances. A free live concert will invite people of all ages and nationalities to enjoy Canada Day celebrations in London. A variety of music bands and solo acts are sure to woo the crowds.
Street Hockey Tournament
The coveted James R. Wright Cup street hockey tournament is back to add more excitement to this event. Around 8 teams will compete in the arena for the title. Tourists will get a great opportunity to see this sport up and close on the streets of Central London.
Fun Activities at Trafalgar Square
On 1st July 2012, get opportunities to click photos with Canadian Mounties or see guest appearances from Olympic Athletes. Trafalgar Square in London will come to action with number of activities including tattooing, face painting, cooking demonstrations, and Happy Birthday Canada card.
Taste of Canada
Taste some unique Canadian cuisine at this annual London event. With a wide selection of delicious food and drinks, Canada Day in London 2012 will have something for everyone. Sample few authentic Canadian dishes including traditional Quebec with French fries, cheese curds, poutine, and many more.
So, this summer in London grab a Canadian flavour for your celebrations. Book Oxford Circus hotels and enjoy a grand street party event in the capital.
Are you a theatre lover on Oxford Street? You are going to love your options in this area. Take a short walk from your hotels in Oxford Circus, and walk down to these amazing theatrical shows accessible on a short walk from your stay.
Book your tickets for these theatrical shows, close to Oxford Circus in London:
The Wizard Of OZ:
The popular theatrical show, Wizard of Oz performance is still going on. Come and join the search of Dorothy’s way back to home. Join the mysterious journey of the girl with a dog, lion, scarecrow and the tin man. The musical journey takes you hoping and dancing through dangers to the Emerald City. With the popularity of a T.V serial, this play will only run until 28th of October 2012. Be among the spectators of this one of the most appreciated theatrical shows of London.
Theatre: London Palladium
Show Timings: Tue 7pm, Wed-Sat 7.30pm and 2.30pm, Sun 3pm
Show Tickets: £25-£62.50
Jersey Boys at Prince Edward Theatre is about the four blue-collar boys, from the wrong side of the tracks. Composed with a harmony of music and perfect acting, and witty dialogues, it is an impossible to dislike theatrical show playing right next to your accommodation in Oxford Circus hotels. It has the most amazing effect on audience. Try this theatrical performance for a complete entertainment in London. Running since 28th of February 2008, its shows will be played till 24th of July in 2012. If you are lucky enough to plan your vacation before its summing up, you will be able to view a much-acclaimed theatrical performance.
Theatre: Prince Edward Theatre
Show Timings: Tue-Sat 7.30pm, Tue, Sat & Sun 3pm
Show Tickets: £20-£60
Travellers can take a short walk from Oxford Circus hotels to these closely located theatrical houses. Register in advance for these shows, to assure availability.
Do you have a passion for London and its history? Then exploring Central London museums will be a great idea. During your leisure trip to the city, you will come across plenty of free museums in London where you can spend time discovering the British past. These sites are full of ancient artefacts and displays telling you a story of London’s turbulent and captivating development.
If you settle down around Oxford Circus tube station, you will find great historical sites offering a journey into the capital’s unexplored times of yore. You can stay in any cheap, luxury, or secret hotel in Oxford Circus and enjoy a special holiday in the capital.
Here are some of the top museums to explore near hotels in Oxford Circus:
Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum is situated at 25 Brook Street and is an ancient home of flamboyant writer, George Frideric Handel. While residing at this Georgian town house in West End, Handel composed seminal works like Fireworks Music, Zadok the Priest, and the Messiah. This site has wonderfully restored interiors giving an insight into the golden age of classical music. Family travellers can drop in every Saturday to attend a variety of free events like craft activities and try on Georgian costumes.
British Museum in Central London is one of the greatest sites of human history and culture. It is located on Great Russell Street and has more than 7 million objects from all around the world on display. Some of the notable items include the Portland Vase, the Rosetta stone, the Parthenon Sculptures, and Mildenhall treasures. You can see the ancient Egyptian, ancient India, and The Michael Cohen galleries too.
The Cartoon Museum
The Cartoon Museum in Little Russell Street combines art with humour. You will see the finest displays of British comic art, caricatures, and cartoons from the 18th century until present day. While staying at Oxford Circus hotels, you can drop in its library of more than 5,000 books and 4,000 comics. Do not forget to see coloured mural cartoon paintings by cartoonist like Steve Bill.
So, travel back to British history by stepping into these fantastic free museums in London.
People in London enjoy eating out regularly. The city’s diversity and multiculturalism means you get to try different cuisine everyday. From Russian to Brazilian to Thai and Turkish, there is no end of choices available for the visitors. You will find number of fast food joints in the city adding a punch to your taste. A budget traveller in London is sure to enjoy a good meal without spending much from his pocket.
Although the city is expensive, you will find some cheap accommodations and quality takeaway food in Central London. The area around Oxford Circus tube station invites travellers to a plenty of unfamiliar fast food joints. Stay at any of luxury or cheap hotels in Oxford Circus and relish your favourite delights in the capital.
Take a glance at top 3 unusual fast food joints in the area:
Those craving for classic Indian curry will love this spicy Indian restaurant on Glentworth Street, Marylebone. It is economical takeaway, offering signature snacks including chicken chilli masala, garlic chicken in a creamy curry sauce, king prawns, and high-flavoured lamb moslini. You can also try some nicely cooked tandoori grills at this restaurant.
Wok to Walk
Wok to Walk on Brewer Street, Soho is all about serving fresh, tasty, and nutritious food cooked in front of your eyes. The 3-step menu at this restaurant gives you a chance to create the exact combination you like the most. Choose your base with noodles, rice or mixed vegetables. Add some of your favourite ingredients and enjoy the meal with savoury sauces.
Stone baked pizza made with dough, sauces, and finest cheese is what you can expect at Dino’s. This Italian takeaway in Grafton Way is easy to access from many hotels in Oxford Circus. It offers some specialty pizzas, combo deals, low carb thin crust pizzas, and Buffalo wings.
So, enjoy a delicious range of fast food at these takeaways in London. Stay at Oxford Circus hotels and explore the city full of culinary prowess.
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