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Most popular outdoor events in London

Our guide to the most popular outdoor events being held in London over the coming few months.

Buckingham Palace

1st

to Buckingham Palace Did you know that you can combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the gardens as well?
Free event in London at Little Venice

2nd 

Little Venice Have a nice walk around Little Venice, past all the pretty houseboats, and stop for a cup of tea in one of the nice cafes.
 
Free event in London at Hampstead Observatory

3rd

to Hampstead Observatory Hampstead Observatory has a small six-inch refractor inside a rotating dome, and is very popular with amateur astronomers.
Highgate Cemetery

4th

Highgate Cemetery Have a guided tour around Highgate Cemetery, and enjoy one of the most atmospheric and historic cemeteries in London.
 
Childrens event in London at Serpentine

5th

to Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
Free event in London at Parliament Hill

6th

Parliament Hill Enjoy London's skyline from the top of Parliament Hill, which takes in the Gherkin, London Eye, St Paul's and Canary Wharf.
 
Free event in London at Spitalfields City Farm

7th

Spitalfields City Farm Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
Free event in London at Primrose Hill

8th 

Primrose Hill Primrose Hill is a lot higher than it looks, and boasts one of the finest views of the London skyline from anywhere in the city.
 
Guided tour in London at The City

9th

The City Explore some of the prettiest and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London, on this 2-hour walking tour.
Talk in London at Speakers’ Corner

10th 

Speakers’ Corner Listen to a speech at Speakers' Corner, where the public can discuss whatever they like -- all in the name of free speech.
 
Childrens event in London at Battersea Park

11th

Battersea Park Battersea Park always puts on one of the best fireworks display in London, attracting around 40,000 people every year.
Childrens event in London at Hackney Marshes

12th

Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
 
Childrens event in London at Alexandra Palace

13th 

to Alexandra Palace The fireworks at Alexandra Palace will include a children's funfair, ice rink, German beer festival, and Day of the Dead parade.
Cheap event in London at St. James’s Park

14th

to St. James’s Park Have a nice, relaxing sit-down and doing a bit of people-watching in one of London's Royal parks, by hiring out a deckchair.
Free event in London at Green Park

15th

Green Park The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute in Green Park to mark Prince Charles' 68th birthday (happy birthday Charlie!)
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

16th

to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

17th

to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Cheap event in London at Highgate Cemetery

18th

Highgate Cemetery Walk around Highgate's East Cemetery late in the evening, and enjoy the candles that have been lit for All Saints' Day.
 
Free event in London at Green Park

19th

Green Park The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute to welcome the Colombian President to London on his State Visit.
Free event in London at Hyde Park

20th

Hyde Park The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery will be firing a 41-gun salute to mark the 64th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

21st

to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Free event in London at Hyde Park

22nd

Hyde Park The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute for Prince Philip in Hyde Park, to mark the Duke of Edinburgh's 96th birthday.
 
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

23rd

to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
Childrens event in London at Royal Observatory

24th

to Royal Observatory Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.
 
 
 
 
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