How to Celebrate Valentine's Day in London


It's that time of year again, when couples will be looking for something unique to do on February 14. Since Valentine's Day falls on a Thursday this year, it seems like as good an excuse as any to make a long weekend of the holiday…and to find some romantic spots all over London. Here are just a few, courtesy of VisitLondon.

Valentine's Tea Dance at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf

Step back in time at the Valentine's Tea Dance at the East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf. Learn how to dance the Charleston, Waltz and the Foxtrot to vintage tunes, with romantic and upbeat golden oldies. 

Valentine Late at The Museum of London

For more retro merriment, The Museum of London’s annual Valentine Late is back with a 20s twist. Go back in time to 1920s London, complete with live music, cabaret, dancing and curator’s talks about 1920s fashion and style. 

“Love in the Natural World” at the Natural History Museum

Take a walk on the wild side with the National History Museum’s special Valentine’s event, Love in the Natural World, where visitors can learn all about the weird and wonderful courtship rituals of the world’s creatures, and how love in the natural world can be often nasty and lethal. 

Evening with the Stars: Valentine’s Day Special at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

For some educational fun, then an Evening with the Stars: Valentine’s Day Special at the Royal Observatory Greenwich is perfect for a romantic evening. The themed Planetarium show will give couples a chance to gaze at the stars through a gigantic telescope plus a glass of bubbly for all ticketholders and a red rose for each couple. 

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