The annual Lord Mayor's Show begins with a river pageant and takes over the streets of London as a parade of over 6,000 people, military marching bands and floats surround a gilded State Coach carrying the newly elected Lord Mayor.It's a spectacle and celebration that goes back 800 years and a wonderful day of pomp and pageantry.
Regarded as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters and played with symbolism to add meaning to his portraits.
It's a great day out for vintage car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond and it's also a bit of a spectacle.
The day before the run, on Saturday, more than 100 of these beautiful old cars can be seen on Regent Street as part of The Regent Street Motor Show.
A place where people engage with design in the most important aspects of their lives, homes are rapidly developing thanks to economic and technological forces.
Unaffordable prices, the spread of connected devices and the sharing economy are further developing the concept of a home and this exhibition asks what is the future of our living spaces.