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June Highlights

June is a downright joyful time to be in London. The sun is officially (hopefully) out, the Wimbledon Tennis Championships are in full force and the music festival season is kicking off, with plenty of great London festivals proudly repping the capital. But even if you’re not into festival leggings or tennis balls, there’s still loads going on…. Read more »

Trooping the Colour – Saturday June 17

The custom of Trooping the Colour dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th. Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle and were therefore trooped in front of the soldiers every day to make sure that every man could recognize those of his own… Read more »

Taste of London

Taste of London is the definitive showcase of the capital’s best restaurants, top chefs and leading food and drink brands. Taste of London occurs twice each year. The flagship event, in the stunning Regent’s Park will return from 14th-18th June 2017. With 55,000 food-loving visitors in attendance this is the highlight of the summer foodie calendar. London’s… Read more »

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF) is London’s leading festival of free outdoor performing arts (theatre, dance, and street arts), an annual 9/10-day celebration of extraordinary outdoor events that transform people’s lives.  GDIF has been growing every year and in 2016, the Festival featured over a hundred performances by dozens of national and international companies… Read more »

World Naked bike ride

This June, hundreds of naked cyclists will ride through city centers across the UK to promote environmentally and financially sustainable transport. Part of the sixth annual World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR), they’ll join thousands more internationally in this growing environmental protest and celebration of cycling and the human body. Public nudity at the event is… Read more »

Let`s go to “Byward Kitchen and Bar”

Byward Kitchen and Bar is a venue that offers homemade, traditional, British food in a relaxing setting, near one of the country’s favorite landmarks. Situated next to All Hallows by the Tower and a stones throw from The Tower of London, The restaurant offers a surprising oasis on the edge of one of the busiest… Read more »

Open Garden Squares

Around 200 gardens take part in Open Garden Squares Weekend each year. There is a real variety – from the traditional private squares to contemporary roof gardens, not to mention skips, barges, museums, schools and allotments. There is a mix of gardens that are private, those that are not normally open at weekends and some… Read more »

Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds

Open-air swimming is internationally famous on Hampstead Heath with the Bathing Ponds and the Parliament Hill Lido. The Ladies’ and Men’s Ponds are the UK’s only lifeguarded open water swimming facilities open to the public every day of the year. The Lido is a 60 x 27 meters uncovered, unheated swimming pool at Parliament Hill.  Beautiful settings… Read more »