2023 is set to be another huge year for London, as major events take place seeing thousands travel to the capital. 

From historic events like the King's Coronation to the London Marathon returning to its traditional month of April and even some iconic performances from musicians like Bruce Springsteen.

Of course, London is home to some iconic venues like the O2 Arena and Wembley Stadium with plenty of events taking place across the year. 

If you've not got any plans for the year yet, you still have the chance to book your spot at some of the biggest events to take place in 2023.

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The biggest events taking place in London in 2023

King Charles III Coronation

Arguably the biggest event to take place this year, 2023 will see King Charles be crowned at his historic coronation. 

The coronation will take place on Saturday, May 6 at Westminster Abbey and will also be a bank holiday. 

Although not everyone is invited inside the Abbey to watch the coronation, people are invited to line the streets of London and celebrate the day. 

Throughout the year more details are expected to be announced. 

British Summer Time at Hyde Park

Bringing music to the centre of the capital for another year, British Summer Time (BST) will be returning to Hyde Park. 

Huge names in the music industry will grace the Great Oak stage including the likes of Billy Joel, P!nk, TakeThat and Bruce Springsteen. 

The month-long music festival will have weekends throughout June and July filled with music and more as thousands of music fans enjoy the music and host other activities in Hyde Park. 

London Marathon

The Capital's biggest athletic event returns to its traditional April date, Sunday 23, after Covid moved the marathon to October in recent years. 

But now as the Marathon returns to April, the streets of London will be filled with eager runners as they hope to beat their personal best and make it to the finish line. 

Lord Mayor's Show

The Lord Mayor's Show returns for another year, taking place on Saturday, November 11. 

The show will see central London streets taken over by decorated floats and gilded 'Stage Coach' that the Lord Mayor will travel in. 

Throughout the route, there will be plenty of opportunity to stand and watch the parade, more details are set to be announced throughout the year. 

England vs Ukraine

Taking place at Wembley Stadium, England's men's football team will take on Ukraine as they battle it out as part of the UEFA Euro 2024 Qualifying Group C. 

The match will take place on March 26 with a 5pm kick and tickets are still available via the Wembley website. 

Women's Finalissima 2023 

Women’s EURO winners England will face off against South American Champions Brazil in the first-ever Women’s Finalissima.

The historical match will take place at Wembley Stadium on Thursday, April 6 and tickets start at just £7.50 for children and £15 for adults. 

Peter Kay's 02 Arena Residency

For the next 12 months, iconic comedian Peter Kay will be performing every month, marking the arena's first residency. 

Although most tickets to the comedian's shows are sold out, it's worth keeping an eye on official ticket sites like Ticketmaster in case there are any resale options. 

Stromzy- This is What We Mean Day at All Points East

Vossi Bop rapper Stromzy will be returning to his hometown on August 18 as he takes over All Points East festival for one special day: 'This is What We Mean Day'. 

With a hoard of popular artists to be announced, the day has been curated by Stormzy and All Points East.