New Year’s Day Parade in London

New Years day Parade is an annual event held every 1st day of January in London. Numerous musicians and dancers in colorful clothing participate in this lively event. 10,000 performers participating, hundreds of thousands of live street audience, and even more people watching the parade from their TV sets – the New years day parade is remarkably one of the world’s largest street events. All of London’s Boroughs, including City of Westminster, have taken part in the event through any act or float to represent the Borough they are from. And whosoever wins, gets the prize that has now reached an exponential sum of  GBP 40,000.

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    Started in 1987 as  'Lord Mayor of Westminster's Big Parade,' the event was renamed in 1994 as London Parade. In the year 2000, the event was named as 'The Millennium Parade' and then in 2001, another renaming took place and 'The New Year's Day Parade" name was assigned to it.

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    There are parades from one place to the other, in which many people participate by representing different Boroughs through their floats and otherwise.

    There will also be different concerts  taking place to enthrall the audience.

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    Important dates

    The first day of every January.

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    The duration of the event spans the whole day starting from 11:45 am till 5:00 pm.

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    How to Take Part in the Event

    If you are interested in taking part in the fun-filled event, click here.

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    How to Contact

    The event administration can be contacted at their address mentioned below.

    You may submit your query by clicking here.

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    150 Piccadilly, London W1J 9BR, United Kingdom (The Ritz London).

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    How to Get To New year's Day Parade

    By Tube

    From the nearby tube station 'Green Park underground station', move Northeast on Piccaddilly towards Berkley street and the starting point will be at the turn of Berkley street opposite Ritz Arcade. View Map

    By Bus

    The nearest bus stop is Green Park (Stop J)‎. Buses numbering 9, 14, 19, 22, 38, 710, N9, N19, N22, N38, N52 and N97 reach this stop. From the bus stop, move a few steps towards Northeast to reach the starting point of the race.

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