The sun is officially (hopefully) out, June in London is a magical time of year. Summer’s nearly here, the sun’s out (fingers crossed) and London’s parks are filled with flowers. The music festival season is kicking off, with plenty of great London festivals proudly repping the capital. There’s enough to make you wish you had more than just 30 precious days to take it all in. Check out our June event highlights below and we’ll see you out there.
Trooping the Colour, The Queen’s birthday parade – Over 1000 officers and men are on parade, together with two hundred horses; over two hundred musicians from six bands and corps of drums march and play as one. Some 113 words of command are given by the Officer in Command of the Parade. The parade route extends from Buckingham Palace along The Mall to Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall and back again. Saturday June 8th 2019.
World Naked bike ride – Musical theatre fans, get ready for outdoor dancing and sing-a-longs with some of the West End’s biggest stars. Each year, casts of some of London’s best West End musicals emerge blinking into the open-air for a weekend of free alfresco performances in Trafalgar Square, accompanied by fun photo ops, merch stalls, and bags of showbiz atmosphere. Saturday 8th of June 2019.
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? That dream is a reality in the summer of 2019 with the return for a third annual season of Movies on the River – London’s first ever cinema on the Thames.
For five nights a week from early June to August, our movie boat will offer a food and drink-fuelled sunset cruise from the Tower of London. Tuesday June 4th – Saturday June 29th 2019.
Open Garden Squares Weekend– Feed your curiosity and explore over 230 private, secret and little-known gardens across 27 London boroughs over one very special weekend. Gardens range from the historic and traditional to the new and experimental, and include private gardens, roof gardens, community allotments, gardens belonging to historic buildings, institutions, cafés, schools and shops. Saturday June 8th – Sunday June 9th 2019.
The British Museum – Visit the British Museum, in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire Atlantic.
Let`s go to “Byward kitchen and Bar” – Enjoy Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea or even a cold glass of Wine or Beer in their fully licensed Cafe. Choose from an extensive menu including local favorites such as Full English Breakfast, Shepherds Pie, Fish and Chips, Liver and Bacon as well as many lighter dishes or a Traditional Cream Tea. They cater for Vegetarian or Vegan customers, as well as visitors with certain dietary requirements. – Tower Hill.