Events to Enjoy in 2016

With the New Year fast approaching, 2016 is already shaping up to be a memorable year. Whether it’s your first time in the country, or you have been here for a while, there is a long list of events and activities to look out for in the New Year. If you thought 2015 was eventful, 2016 looks to be even better.

We’ve just about got Christmas out of the way, our bellies are full and our alcohol has magically disappeared. The New Year is fast approaching, and whether you want to explore a new country, lose weight or just have fun, there are plenty of events in London in 2016.

Film Fans

For film fans, not only are there plenty of films to keep you occupied such as Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice or Deadpool. There are many film festivals to look forward to in the New Year, starting with The London Short Film Festival 2016. In its 13th year, it is recognised as the premier showcase for cutting edge U.K independent film. Running from 8th to 17th January.

For more information about the venues, visit their site

Chinese New Year

Fans of Asian culture will love to know that London hosts the biggest Chinese New Year celebration outside of Asia. Explore China Town in the heart of Leicester Square, which includes fine dining, parades, performances and fireworks. Celebrate the Chinese New Year and the year of the monkey on February 8th.

Valentine’s Day

Speaking of February, why not treat yourself and a loved one, to a day of luxury in London. Valentine’s Day falls on February 14th. Why not move away from the usual flowers and chocolates, and enjoy a day in the big city. From restaurants to romantic locations, London has a lot to offer for you and a loved one in 2016.


The renowned London Fashion Week returns in 2016 falling between the 25th and 28th of February. The London fashion week has all the latest on the trendy fashion items to look out for in 2016. Jump ahead of the trend and make a statement after keeping updated with the fashion shows.

For more information, visit their site


The London Marathon returns in 2016! For those of you looking for a new challenge in the New Year and want to burn of the added seasonal calories, why not sign up to the Virgin Money London Marathon 2016. Whether you are running, walking or just cheering from the side-lines, this is your chance to be part of one of the biggest sporting events of the New Year.

Be sure to check out more information about the mammoth marathon which takes place on the 24th April and runs 42.2 km through the streets of London. Are you up for the task?

There’s a reason why the big city is a hugely popular destination. There are plenty of fun events in 2016 that will be well worth your time.

We at Find an Internship hope you have a great New Year, and look forward to seeing you all in the New Year!