The Cavendish Hotel is a proud member of The Regent Street Association which prides itself in the quality of events organised during the course of the year. All businesses are encouraged to get involved with in-store promotions, competitions, special menus, on street activity and more. The events encourage Regent Street Tourism and people who would not normally come to Regent Street, attract media interest and raise the profile of Regent street.
The Christmas Lights 'switch on' event is a memorable occasion and in the past has involved HRH the Prince of Wales, Sir Ian McKellan, Sir Anthony Hopkins, the former Prime Minister John Major, Will Young, Lee Ryan and many other celebrities.
Regent Street - A Taste of Spain is a traffic free event in late May/early June when the Spain Tourist Office and the Spanish regions showcase the very best of Spain in Regent Street. In 2009 the event attracted over 500,000 visitors and a huge amount of press coverage both in the UK and overseas. Find the best Regent Street Restaurants here.
The Regent Street Festival has been an annual one day traffic free September event since 2000. The 2009 festival attracted over half a million people from the UK and overseas.The display of London to Brighton Veteran Cars is another annual event held on the Saturday before the historical London to Brighton Veteran car run on the first Sunday in November. More than 100 cars are displayed in Regent Street. Again this event is hugely popular with the visitors and attracts great media interest.
VIP (Very Important Pedestrian Free Shopping Day) - Organised by the New West End Company, the VIP car free day is when Regent Street and Oxford Street are both closed to traffic. Regent Street entertainment, dance music and more, keep the Christmas shoppers entertained. Discover the best Regent Street shops in London as well as the top Regent Street health and beauty shops.