- London events
- > London events in July
Summer in London means eating strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, drinking plastic pints of beer at the music festivals, and getting some gardening inspiration at the Hampton Court Flower Show. It’s also time for the RA’s Summer Exhibition and the beginning of the Proms Concert season at the Royal Albert Hall.
Music, comedy & film
See all music, comedy Some of the best concerts and comedy gigs to attend this month
• Eventim Apollo Scottish rockers Del Amitri are touring the UK for the first time in four years, and playing one night at the Eventim Apollo in July. to • Cadogan Hall American satirist David Sedaris, the star of Radio 4's 'Meet David Sedaris', is coming to London in July for two nights at Cadogan Hall.
See all theatre shows How about a night at the theatre watching a West End musical?
to • Globe Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in the Globe Theatre's three-month production of one of Shakespeare's most tragic plays: Othello. • Globe Theatre The Globe will be putting on a special midnight matinee performance of William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale' -- for one night only!
Family & Kid’s events
See all family, kids Here are some family day’s out in July if you’re coming to London on holiday
to • Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle. to • Medieval Banquet Come and enjoy a medieval banquet and be entertained by English knights, singing minstrels and the King Henry VIII himself.
Art & Museums
See all art, museums Here are some interesting exhibitions if you’re coming to London on holiday
to • National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery will be exploring Michael Jackson's influence on contemporary art in an exhibition called 'On The Wall'. to • National Gallery The National Gallery will be exhibiting works by American landscape painter Thomas Cole, alongside works by Turner and Constable.
Royal & Religious
See all royal, religious For tourists interested in visiting London’s palaces, churches and cathedrals
to • Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well? to • Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
Political & Military
See all political, military Daily parades and political events taking place during July
to • Tate Britain Tate Britain's 'Aftermath' exhibition will explore how British, German and French artists responded at the end of World War I. to • City Hall The London Assembly will be grilling Sadiq Khan at Mayor's Question Time, in their monthly meeting at City Hall.
See all guided tours If you’re visiting London in July then try one of these sightseeing tours
to • Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock. to • BrakeAway Bike Tours Forget the sightseeing buses and jump on your bike... and see the major sights and landmarks of London from your saddle.
See all classical music All of the classical music, operas and ballets in London during July
to • Holland Park Opera Opera Holland Park will be putting on a production of Richard Strauss' farcical comic opera 'Ariadne auf Naxos'. to • Holland Park Opera Opera Holland Park will be putting on a production of Pietro Mascagni's Isabeau, which is based on the legendary tale of Lady Godiva.
See all free events Visit London on the cheap in July, by trying these great free events
to • National Gallery Ed Ruscha's 'Course of Empire' is his take on American civilisation, inspired by Thomas Cole's 19th-century series of the same name. to • Tower Bridge Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge, so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo.
Other London events
See all other events Here are some more great events that are worth trying during July
• Lord’s Watch some T20 cricket at Lord's Cricket Ground, when Middlesex take on Hampshire in a NatWest T20 Blast game. to • Lord’s Enjoy a few innings of cricket when Middlesex take on Warwickshire in a County Championship game at Lord's. • Lord’s Watch some T20 cricket at Lord's Cricket Ground, when Middlesex take on Somerset in a NatWest T20 Blast game.