Spend summer days on the Southbank
Where: Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
When: Friday 6th April – Sunday 30th September
Did you hear? It’s Underbelly Festival’s 10th birthday! To celebrate, this pop-up festival will be setting up colourful tents on the Southbank, home to an awesome line-up of cabaret, circus, comedy and children’s theatre. Plus, you can set up camp in one of the capital’s largest outdoor bars and fill your belly with international street food. Nice!
Do a day-long festival instead
Where: Greenwich Peninsula, 1 Green Place, SE10 0PE
When: Sunday 20th May
Got #commitmentissues with a weekend-long festival? No worries – simply head to the epic music and arts event, Urban Village Fete! Lasting for just one day, it’s all the fun with no strings attached, and will be home to a range of unique pop-ups, entertainment, street food vendors and much more.
Be scared silly
Where: London Dungeon
You don’t need to wait for Halloween to get a positively good spooking. Thanks to our 2 for 1 offer to the London Dungeon, you and a friend can be whisked away to the capital’s most perilous past. With 19 live shows, 2 rides and a whole cast of terrifying characters, there’s no knowing who could be lurking around the corner…
Ok, so the weather outside sucks… but why not plan ahead for sunnier times and a trip to Regents Park Open Air Theatre? This cultural hub, set in a beautiful Royal Park, has been wowing audiences since 1932! – – #londonproperty #city #builtenvironment #building #urban #thisislondon #london #architecture #londonarchitecture #uk #construction #building #buildings #londoner #londoncity #property #architect
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
Where: Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
When: Thursday 17th May – Friday 15th June
London’s theatre scene goes far beyond the city’s West End, and if you want to be wowed by alfresco performances, a visit to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre won’t go amiss. This summer, you can take the whole family to see a spellbinding and puppet-packed reinvention of Peter Pan. Since you’re going to be outside, we recommend you dress for all kinds of weather.
Admire London at night
Where: Museum of London, Smithfield
When: Wednesday 16th – Saturday 19th May
It’s no secret that London lights up after dark and now, you can celebrate all things nocturnal in the London Nights photography exhibition. From the city’s twinkling lights and buzzing nightlife, to Londoners at work, rest and play after dark, there’ll be over 200 photos for you to see in this immersive, atmospheric space.
Tickets are on sale now for #ogsw2018 ! Over 200 magical London green spaces – many usually closed to the public – open their gates from 9-10 June. Buy online at early bird prices (including NUS and youth concessions – under 12s go free). Stay tuned for info, ballots, bookable events and promotions! Ticket link in our bio! #london #londonevents #londongardens #citygardens #urbangardens #greenspaces (Photographers tagged with thanks)
Explore gorgeous gardens
Where: Various private gardens across London
When: Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June
The capital is brimming with green spaces and for one weekend only, you can take a peek behind the gates of London’s private gardens during the Open Squares Weekend. Whether you want to enjoy panoramic views on the rooftop gardens, or enter the gardens of the rich and famous, it’s ideal for families with guided walks and plenty of food and drinks stalls too.
Our seasonal Steak and Stilton Pie goes perfectly with a Meantime Pale Ale. This is our pie and pint pick next Wednesday for Pie Week. The lovely team from Meantime will be here serving you lots of free beer and giving away some amazing prizes. #windmillpieweek #pie #pint #britishpieweek #london #mayfair #meantime
Take Dad for pub grub this Father’s Day
Where: The Windmill Mayfair, 6-8 Mill Street, London, W1S 2AZ
When: Sunday 18th June (Father’s Day – but the pub’s open all year round!)
This June, have a Father’s Day fit for a king and take your loved ones to The Windmill Mayfair. This laidback boozer is famed for its seasonal pies and delicious cask ales – it’s only gone and won three national awards for them! And, if warmer weather arrives, the pub also has a rooftop terrace so you can soak up the sunshine.
#funfact – Did you know that the #londoneye has 32 capsules, one for each London borough! You can find out more fun facts about London on our sightseeing Cruises with live commentary! #citycruises #citycruiseslondon #citycruisesthames #london #city #sunshine #riverthames #cruise #sightseeing #beautiful #instagood #picoftheday
Snap up the sights
Where: Westminster Pier, London, SW1A 2JH
Perfect for the arrival of summer, with our 2 for 1 offer on City Cruises, you can soak up some of London’s most iconic landmarks as you bob along the River Thames. The route is ideal for a spot of Insta photography and you could snap up Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich – to name just a few.
Go on a Walking London Pub Tour
Where: Starting at St Paul’s Underground (Exit 2), outside Caffe Nero on Panyer Alley
When: Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday (2pm – 5pm)
The capital is home to some of the UK’s finest watering holes, so why not visit them on a Walking London Pub Tour? As you meander through London’s ancient streets, you can lap up its fine views and quirky history. Pop into the Old Bank of England and you can nurse a pint while listening to the gruesome tales of Sweeney Todd.
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Sing along to your favourite show tunes
Where: Trafalgar Square
When: Saturday 16 June – Sunday 17 June
Theatre lovers – prepare yourselves. This June, you can sing along to some of your favourite West End musicals at the 14th annual West End LIVE. At this free event in Trafalgar Square, the casts of London’s hottest shows perform live, with previous shows including The Lion King, Wicked, and Motown the Musical. This year’s acts are yet to be confirmed, but we advise you arrive early to bag the best spot in the crowd.
Applications for the Pride in London 2018 Parade are now OPEN! Anyone can take part in the Parade – last year we saw over 26,000 people from 330 organisations take part, representing all parts of the LGBT+ community. Hundreds of thousands of people line the Parade route to watch the Parade each year and millions are reached globally with images and stories coming out of the Parade. Any organisation that support Pride’s mission and agree to our code of conduct can apply to be in the Parade – don’t miss out, apply now! Link in bio. #prideinlondon #prideparade #pride #lgbt
Celebrate Gay Pride
Where: Trafalgar Square
When: Saturday 7th July
Rainbow flags, music, and more fun than you thought was humanly possible – it’s Gay Pride! There’s events going on all throughout June and early July, but if we had to pinpoint just one to add to your calendar, it would have to be the Pride Parade. Expect to see flamboyant floats, big name acts and even a few celebs too!
Spend summer evenings on the rooftop
Where: 1 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 3RL
Easily one of East London’s coolest spaces is Netil360, a rooftop bar and beer garden where the drinks keep pouring and pizza is aplenty (#goals). It’s achingly hip and is the ideal venue to chill out with your mates during a summer’s evening. Oh and, did we mention, entry is always FREE. Ideal!
Be part of London’s spectacular skyline
Where: The London Eye, Westminster Bridge Road
A trip to the capital isn’t complete without a trip on the Coca-Cola London Eye and thanks to our 2 for 1 offer, you can get a bird’s eye view of London’s spectacular skyline for less. Did you know? On a clear day you can even see 40km out of the city to Windsor Castle!
Party in the park
Where: Gunnersbury Park, South Ealing
When: Friday 13th – Saturday 14th July
Next up on the capital’s summer festival circuit is Lovebox Festival. With a stellar line-up including the likes of: Annie Mac, N.E.R.D, Childish Gambino and Skepta, you can expect two days of cutting edge music. Whether you like feel-good pop or slow indie jams, Lovebox has something for everyone.
See Wimbledon elsewhere
Where: Various locations across London
When: Monday 2nd – Sunday 15th July
Didn’t get tickets to Wimbledon? No worries! You can still enjoy fresh strawberries and Pimms from the comfort of a deckchair at outdoor screenings all across the capital. Details of these are yet to be released, but to give you a flavour, previous locations have included the Roof Deck on Selfridges Oxford Street, Duke of York Square in Chelsea, and One New Change by St Paul’s Cathedral.