We want the City to be your home - a chance for you to live like a local. With our carefully curated knowledge of what to see, eat and do, you won't just tick off the usual tourist spots.

Hyde Park

It remained a private hunting ground until James I came to the throne and permitted limited access. The King appointed a ranger, or keeper, to take charge of the park. It was Charles I who changed the nature of the park completely. He had the Ring (north of the present Serpentine boathouses) created and in… Read more »

Caravan

Caravan city is a multi-terraced all-day dining restaurant, coffee and cocktail bar with a flexible working & events space. the menus combine signature favourites with new creations, showcasing flavours from around the world, inspired by a lifetime of travel. open from 7am on weekdays and 10am on the weekends, food is served from three menus- breakfast… Read more »

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

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 »

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 »

West End Festival

Musical theatre fans, get ready for outdoor dancing and sing-a-longs with some of the West End’s biggest stars: West End Live is back on Saturday 16th-Sunday 17th June, 2018. It’s the initiative that turns some of the most expensive forms of entertainment in London into the cheapest fun going. Each year, casts of some of… 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 »

Independent Ceramics Market

Get your hands on unique and original ceramics from over 60 innovative ceramicists, and DIY potters at the Independent Ceramics Market. Exhibitors include current students, up-and-coming graduates, and established ceramicists from various London studios and workshops. Once your bags are full of quirky finds, grab a spot of lunch at the on-site café. Wednesday June 14 – Sunday June… 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 »