It’s a new year, a new year! Here’s the best on what’s on this January to start of 2020 with a bang!
1st January – New Year’s Day Parade – Bring in the New Year in style with this festive parade. there will be dancers, performers, cheerleaders and more bringing in the new year. The parade runs Piccadilly to Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square and Parliament Street. Free, Various locations.
4th January – The Potion Room – Make your own drinkable and edible potions at this secretive afternoon tea. Great way to spend anything afternoon for any witch or wizard in the making. Tickets from £39, Cutter and Squidge, W1F 0HL
18th January – Paint Snowy London – Get out of the cold and spend this evening trying your hand at something new! Paint a beautiful snowy scene of London led by an artist. No previous painting experience needed! Tickets £29.99 including all art supplies. Castle Farringdon, EC1M 6DB
25th January – Chinese New Year in London – 2020 welcomes the year of the Rat. Join the festivities in China Town and Trafalgar Square with parades, performances and delicious food! Free, Various Locations.
31st January – European AstroFest 2020 – A weekend of astronomy talks and exhibitions. Tickets from £27, Kensington Conference Events Space, W8 7NX
1st January – GLAS Presents New Years Day – Shake off those NYE party cobwebs with another party! A huge selection of Bass and House DJs. Tickets from £27, LAB11, B5 5NR.
4th January – Bowie Night – An evening of live music, glitter and visuals in memory of one of the greatest musicians ever. Tickets from £8, The Night Owl, B9 4AG
25th January – One Me Festival – A festival of wellbeing and fitness in the heart of Birmingham. Reset yourself by immersing yourself in a set of activities such as yoga, meditation, art and spa treatments.
4th January – Live Entertainment at The Lowry Lounge – Sit back and enjoy a lineup of different musicians on this chilly January Saturday. The Lowry Lounge will be putting on a great selection of talented musicians. Free Entry, The Lowry Hotel, M3 5LH
16th January – The East Pointers – Check out this talented band playing new, original roots music. Tickets from £17, The Band in the Wall, M4 5JZ
30th January – 1st February – The Creative Craft Shows – The ultimate day out for any craft enthusiast. The day will provide inspiration, tools, designs and more. Tickets from £10, Eventcity, M41 7TB
11th January – Belgrave Feast – A collection of the best food, drink and music in Leeds. Cross Belgrave Street, LS2 8JP
24th January – Night of the Living Dead – Remix – Celebrate this horror classic with 7 Strangers on stage trying to recreate the film live. Tickets from £14, Leeds Playhouse, LS2 7UP
25th January – Paint Monet – Get out of the cold into this wintery paint night and enjoy painting just like Monet. No previous paint experience needed. £29 including art supplies, Brasserie Blanc, LS1 4BJ