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June Highlights

June in the capital offers a mixed bag of events. First, there’s the flesh-flashing World Naked Bike Ride, where nudity is positively encouraged, then there’s the Wimbledon Tennis Championships and Sunset Safari where nudity is definitely frowned upon. Either way, clothes on or off, there’s a shedload of fun to be had in the city this month. Check… Read more »

Featured Event: Trooping the Colour – The Queen’s Birthday Parade

Although Trooping the Colour is also known as the Queen’s Birthday Parade, this prime piece of pageantry doesn’t take place on Her Maj’s actual birthday (that’s on April 21) but on her official birthday, a Saturday in June being more likely to provide decent weather for the proceedings. Carried out on Horse Guards by fully… Read more »

Open Garden Squares Weekend

In 2016 more than 200 gardens will unlock their gates for a weekend to take part in this annual event, held in association with the National Trust. Spanning 27 boroughs, the gardens take in all sorts of spaces, from traditional squares to roof terraces and allotments, as well as gardens belonging to historic buildings, schools,… Read more »

Sunset Safari

Delve into after hours zoo-life and get the chance to see animal having dinner or bedding down for the night. A self-guided Safari Trail will lead you through a packed schedule of feeds and wild talks, performances in the Theatre of Life will reveal fascinating insights into unusual animal behaviours and once darkness has fallen you… Read more »

Fork to Fork Food Festival

Fork to Fork returns to London with over 35 food stalls serving small plates and signature dishes from top establishments. This year’s restaurants include: Hoppers, Quo Vadis, Lyle’s, The Ledbury, Kitty Fisher’s, Granger & Co, Polpo, The River Café, The Modern Pantry, Wahaca and Caravan. The family-friendly charity event is the brainchild of Thomasina Miers (Wahaca) and Laura Harper-Hinton (Caravan) and aims to raise funds for… Read more »

World Naked Bike Ride

FREE EVENT! A protest against oil dependency and the way the cult of the car dominates contemporary life, World Naked Bike Ride Day is also an unfettered celebration of individuality of the human body. Many people opt to bike in the buff, though full nudity is optional; but do remember – no one should get… Read more »

Wimbledon Championships

Getting into the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club requires forethought. Seats on Centre and Number One courts are distributed by ballot the preceding year, although enthusiasts who queue on the day may gain entry to the outer courts. Around 500 tickets are available daily for Centre (except for the last four… Read more »