Upcoming London Events and Special Hotel Rates

As though anyone needs more reasons to visit London, here are just a few of the summer activities visitors can look forward to this year: 

*    The annual Open Air Theatre event in Regent's Park May 24-September 11. Includes classic plays such as The Crucible, Macbeth and Comedy of Errors.
*    The Chelsea Flower Show. Stroll through 11 acres of flower gardens May 25-29 in Chelsea's Royal Hospital Gardens.
*    Taste of London. Sample dishes from over 40 of London's best restaurants at the event in Regent's Park June 17-20.
*    The Wimbledon Tennis Championship, the most watched Grand Slam tennis event. June 21-July 4 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
*    BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery. View the 56 portraits that have been entered by young artists for the coveted award June 24-September 19.
*    The Clothes Show London. Journey to the Earl's Court June 25-27 for the largest fashion and beauty event in the world.
*    Summer Opening Tour of Buckingham Palace. Admire the interior of the palace, including a walk through the Royal Mews, August 1-September 28.

While in the UK, check out Radisson Edwardian's 12 hotels in London and Manchester. The company is offering an Advance Purchase promotion that offers up to 20 percent off the best available rate through Septermber 30. Advance Purchase promotion rates start from $150* per room, per night, based on double occupancy and includes two-for-one dining at each hotel restaurant, cutting the cost of the meal up to 50 percent.

(*Offer is for up to 20 percent off the best available rate for stays through December 31.)