Best events in London August 2017

Best events in London in August

Our guide to the best events in London during August 2017.

Music concert in London: Brian Wilson at Eventim Apollo

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Eventim Apollo Legendary Beach Boy Brian Wilson will be playing their classic album 'Pete Sounds' in its entirety at the Eventim Apollo.
Clarence House

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to Clarence House Have a tour around Clarence House, home to Prince Charles and Camilla, which used to be home to the Queen Mother.
 
Clarence House

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to Clarence House Enjoy a guided tour around Prince Charles and Camilla's Clarence House, and be treated to a glass of champagne at the end.
Sport in London at Olympic Stadium

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to Olympic Stadium The Olympic Stadium will be playing host to the IAAF World Athletics Championships for two weeks in the summer.
 
Theatre show in London: King Lear at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'King Lear' -- one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies.
Music concert in London: Bros at O2 Arena

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O2 Arena BROS are getting back together and playing a reunion gig at The O2, thirty years after their big hit 'When Will I Be Famous'.
 
Free event in London at Notting Hill

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to Notting Hill The Notting Hill Carnival is the biggest street festival in Europe, and is always held over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

That’s all of our top picks, but there are plenty more London events in August, including:

The Drag Ball — at the Eventim ApolloAugust 2017The Drag Ball is the UK’s largest RuGirl concert, featuring Charlie Hides, Katya, Jinkx Monsoon, Sharon Needles and BenDeLaCreme.

Miranda Lambert — Highway Vagabond TourAugust 2017Miranda Lambert’s ‘Highway Vagabond Tour’ is coming to London in August to plug her album ‘The Weight Of These Wings’.

A new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire — AgainstAugust 2017‘Against’ is a new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire who plans to change the world, and only violence stands in his way.

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt — at Cadogan HallAugust 2017The popular children’s book ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ will be brought vividly (and noisily) to life at Cadogan Hall.

The Comedy About A Bank RobberyAugust 2017The writers behind ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ are back with ‘The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’ at the Criterion Theatre.

“The Play That Goes Wrong”, at the DuchessAugust 2017The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?

Hire a deckchair in one of London’s parksAugust 2017Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London’s Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.

NatWest T20 Blast — Middlesex v SussexAugust 2017Watch some T20 cricket at Lord’s Cricket Ground, when Middlesex take on Sussex in a NatWest T20 Blast game.

4 O’Clock Parade, or Dismounting CeremonyAugust 2017The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O’Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.

 
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