When thinking about your summer plans this year, you should probably consider London as well? Why? Well surely not for the beach but there are lots of things to do in London this summer! London is one of the busiest cities in the world so activities are something regular in such a city! Plan your summer trip in London this year and keep reading to find out what to do in London this summer!
Cinema and theatre under the stars! Once summer hits into the city, London roofs blossom! You can enjoy a movie under the stars by watching Jaws in a lido to Dunkirk in Greenwich Park, and all manner or classics and new releases on the rooftops. Also if you’re more a theatre person the season at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre runs from May-September. And this year it stars with family favorite Peter Pan, followed by The Turn of The Screw, As You Like It, Little Shop of Horrors and Dinosaur World Live. And in case it rains, you will enjoy the whole British experience!
And the summer events continue until September with Totally Thames. Totally Thames is an annual celebration of the River Thames with a creative and diverse program that inspires, connects and enthralls and also through exhibitions, art installations, talks, walks, quizzes and more.
Are you into sports? Then London Triathlon is the best event for you to attend! You can mix up to three different sports and take part in the London Triathlon. The swimming takes place in the docks at ExCel, followed by a run to Canning Town, and then a cycle to Westminster. And if you are not quite the participant, then you can cheer participants on along the route.
During July in London you can join the Wireless Festival! Wireless is the prime grime, hip-hop and everything in between festival in the UK. It’s heartening to see one of London’s own, Stormzy, headlining Saturday night, and the whole weekend is littered with local talent. The festival takes place from July 6th to July 8th. We highly recommend participating as it is one of the most unique events taking place in London!
But the list is not finished! Continue reading to find out what to do in London this summer! A really unique experience is the Soho Waiters’ Race! The waiters sprint around Soho with a tray of drinks and their aim is to cross the finish line first without spilling any of the drinks on the tray. The Soho Waiter’s Race is considered as one of London’s wackier events that has to be seen to be believed! The event takes place July 1st so make sure to save the date!
This year, there will be the first National Park City Week taking place in the last week of July! London’s first ever National Park City Week encourages Londoners to get outside and enjoy green spaces and waterways and tourists as well, everybody in the city! This event should definitely be on your top list of the things to do in London this summer!
If you haven’t found your summer 2018 destination yet, now is the time to book your ticket and spend this summer in London and join the endless activities and events that will take place in London!