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July Highlights

Ready for a scorcher? We mean the amazing line-up of July events, rather than the unreliable British summer, obviously. As well as the Wimbledon tennis finals, July also means we’re deep in music festival season Summer also means loads of new pop-ups, alfresco dining and hours spent lounging around London’s best rooftop bars. If you can drag… Read more »

Pride in London Parade – Saturday 7 July

The Pride in London Parade provides a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues and campaign for the freedoms that will allow us to live our lives on a genuinely equal footing. It gives us a chance to be visible and speak loudly to the rest of the… Read more »

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

Soak up the buzzing atmosphere at one of the biggest sporting events of the year in Wimbledon, one of four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world. Experience two weeks of first-class tennis, strawberries and cream, and good-natured queuing, at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in… Read more »

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

This high-summer flower show is back in the spectacular grounds of Hampton Court Palace.  See world-class gardens, explore marquees showcasing work by some of the country’s leading designers and nurseries, and pig out on tasty food and drink and get your mitts on all sorts of plants (especially at the final-day sale on Sunday), fresh produce and gardening… Read more »


Boulestin has been open since September 2013, but those of you with long memories and a love of fine food will know that this is not the first restaurant with the Boulestin name. The original restaurant was opened in 1927 by French connoisseur and bon viveur, X. Marcel Boulestin.  It was located in Covent Garden, and it… Read more »

Movies on the River

Can you imagine watching a movie under the stars on the top deck of a boat, after a cruise along the Thames? Time Out will make that dream a reality in the summer of 2018 with the return of Movies on the River – London’s first ever cinema on the Thames. For five nights a week from mid-June to early… Read more »

Buckingham Palace Tour: Summer 2018

Explore the lavish interiors of the Queen’s official London residence, and one of the world’s few remaining working royal palaces, at Buckingham Palace this summer. Visit the official London residence of the Queen, as Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public every summer. In 2018, Buckingham Palace is open to visitors from 21 July until… Read more »