1. Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace
One fascination that is not to be missed is the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. It takes place outside Buckingham Palace, begins at 10:45 AM and lasts around 45 minutes (handover takes place at 11:00 AM). You can join the Change of the Guard walking tour to learn much more about this ceremony.
2. Queen’s Birthday
Although the Her Majesty The Queen celebrates her official birthday in June, her actual birthday is on 21 April. To mark the occasion the gun salutes are fired at Hyde Park and at the Tower of London.
3. London Marathon
April events include the world-famous London marathon. This 26-mile run begins just south of the Thames and ends in front of Buckingham Palace. You can be a spectator or a participant at this exciting event.
4. Feast of St. George in Trafalgar Square
Traditional English fairs and fetes where you can see first-hand medieval jousting, brass bands, and fun-day family games along with demonstrations from leading chefs.
Many shops and attractions in London put on special offers and exhibitions over the Easter weekend: from Easter egg hunts and special Easter events, to the best chocolate shops. Keep in mind, that many shops are not open on Easter Sunday, and the timetable schedules for public transport may be reduced over the Easter weekend.