1. Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
There are a lot of plays to watch in the Summer in London at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in their 1,250 seat outdoor auditorium. Check their website to see which shows and films they have on. The show goes ahead, whatever the weather and a lot of people take a picnic.
2. Notting Hill Carnival
August Bank Holiday weekend holds the very famous Notting Hill Carnival. It is an amazing show of vibrant colours, Caribbean flavours and dancing. It is London’s biggest annual street party.
3. Street Performers
Covent Garden is not just a shopping and restaurant destination it also has a lot of street entertainers. These are musicians, jugglers, acrobats and comedians who perform live.
4. Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square is now part pedestrianised and now holds free open-air events.
5. Rooftop Cinema
The Rooftop Film Club has venues in Peckham, Shoreditch, Stratford and Kensington and comes with comfy chairs, wireless headphones and blankets.
6. Jazz in the Park
There are a number of locations who have Jazz evenings including The Pavilion Café in Greenwich Park. It is located near the Royal Observatory. It has a licensed bar and also has things to entertain the children.
7. Gigs at Hyde Park
There are a lot of mini festivals throughout the Summer including artists and bands such as The Killers, Green Day and Justine Bieber to name a few.
8. Pick your own fruit in London!
Yes it’s true you can do this. If you travel to Cockfosters in Zone 5 you will find a rural retreat at Parkside Farm during the Summer months. They have 20 different fruits and vegetables to pick.
There is so much to do at Southbank you can take a riverside walk, browse market or just simply paddle in the fountains.
10. Horse Riding
You can go horse riding in London in both Richmond Park and Hyde Park. You don’t need to have experienced they cater for all for all skill levels.