There is always something happening in London. It has amazing open-air events, music shows and outdoor screenings of sports or movies.
1. Movies on the River
(Date: held till Aug 2019)
Are you a movie buff? This place gives you a chance to watch movies on the boat deck in the night. This summer, you can see the third season of this event. The event was the first one to display a movie on the Thames. You can book it for five nights starting from June till August. Drinks and food are also available here. After the sunset, you can see some of the most beautiful sights of the Tower of London.
Don’t miss the event if you are a movie and nature lover.
2. Summer by the River
You should fix the date for the event at London Bridge City. Here you will find riverside bars, puppet-making activities, screening of “Aquaman”, live music and Shakespeare play at the open-air theatre. This event continues until 28 August.
3. Greenwich Fair
The Greenwich and Docklands International Festival is a free two-day event that showcases dance, games, and theatre plays. This year, it will be held on 22-23 June 2019 showcasing outdoor art, living painting, and interactive games. Brace yourself for this amazing event.
4. West End Live
(June 22-23, 2019)
Do you like musical theatre? This event gives you the chance to enjoy dancing outdoors and singing along with West End’s starts. Every year, cast from London’s West End musicals comes to the open-air in Trafalgar.
5. Seafood Festival
Do you enjoy seafood feats? If yes, then do visit this amazing seafood feast held at Battersea Power Station. You can find tasty dishes and masterclasses here. If you want to cook these dishes at home then chefs like Asma Khan, Francesco Mazzei, José Pizzaro are ready to give you some tips. There are no entry fees but special events have to be booked prior and they may vary in rates.
6. The Big Velofete
You must visit the cycling extravaganza that has tasty food, local bands, Volcano coffee, and Canopy crafted beer. This event is held at Herne Hill Velodrome on June 15-16, 2019. Not only this, but you will also see an exhibition of “Black-British Cyclists in History.
7. Festival of Football
This charity festival motivates non-binary people and ladies to join and play football. It is conducted at The Book Club, Shoreditch and organized by Goal Digger FC. Not just that, you can also enjoy panel discussions, comedy nights and film showings. And the biggest perk, you can see Fifa Women’s World Cup screening.
8. Spanish Festival
This is the biggest festival of Spanish culture with traditional Spanish music, flamenco dancing, craft workshops, and face-painting arts. This is held at Portobello Road, Westbourne on June 23, 2019.
This is one of the biggest urban festivals in the UK. This three-day event is conducted at Finsbury Park, Brownswood Park from 5th-7th July 2019. You will find people with a lot of enthusiasm and superstars coming from either side of the Atlantic. Some of this year’s picks are Cardi B, Travis Scott, Migos, Steffan Don.
10. British Summer Time
The event will be hosted by Hyde Park, Kensington on July 5th-14th, 2019. You will find the festival vibe, comedy, theatre, drinks, food, and VIP area here. Some of the known people coming here this year are Florence, Robbie Williams, Celine Dion. Lionel Richie, the Machine and others. Don’t miss this event. You can book chauffeur service to this event for creating an impact in this elite event.
Want to visit the finest festival? Lovebox held at Gunnersbury Park, South Eagling is for party monsters and the coolest kids. You can have all the fun in just two days of the events, starting from July 12-13, 2019. The line of celebrity this year is Loyle Craner, Solange, Lizzo, Cypress Hill, Slowthai, Action Bronson, Cupcake, Giggs.
12. Secret Rivers
Do you know many rivers flow underneath the streets of London? You need to attend the exhibition which shows dredged items taken from waterways. You can also see contemporary art from the rivers.
13. Changing the Guard
Want to see the British pageantry? You can go outside Buckingham Palace to see the ceremony of changing the guard. This is a recurring event where you can see the new guard taking over.
14. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
You can watch the interesting matches and teams fighting for the biggest prize in cricket. These matches are held from 30th May to 14th July 2019. So, book your tickets and cheer for your favorite team.
15. London Tech Week
You can be a part of the technology world for a week in this annual celebration. This is London’s largest crowd attracting festival with almost 55,000 visors every year. You can find everything like outdoor screenings, live gigs, and drinks.
16. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
This exhibition traces impact from 1947 to the present of the most influential couturiers. It will showcase the influence of fashion house starting from 2nd Feb to 14th July at Victoria and Albert Museum Cromwell Road. This event takes place in Knightsbridge, a residential district to buy a property.
Hope our list of things to do in London has helped you mark dates on your calendar.
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