Outdoor events in London

The two most beautiful parks in London are St. James’s Park and Regent’s Park. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are two huge expanses of green with a lake, and you can see some of the best botanical gardens at Kew and RHS Wisley. The best views are from Primrose Hill, Greenwich Hill and Hampstead Heath

Outdoor events in May

Here’s our guide to the best outdoor events taking place in London this May

Craig recommends… Kew, Wisley and Regent’s Park are the best for flowers. The most beautiful graveyard is Highgate. The best views of the skyline are from Primrose Hill and Greenwich Hill

Albert Memorial

Get a closer look at the Albert Memorial

Go inside the Albert Memorials railings and see one of Londons finest looking monuments from up close
Speakers Corner Hyde Park at Speakers’ Corner
free

Listen to a speech at Speakers Corner

Visit Speakers Corner on a Sunday lunchtime and hear orators discussing whatever they like in the name of free speech
Hackney Marshes
free

Sunday football on Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams
London Zoo

Be a zoo keeper for a day at London Zoo

Sign-up to be a zoo-keeper at London Zoo for a day and get close to the animals and help to feed them and muck them out
Spitalfields City Farm
free

Volunteer to help out at 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?
St. James’s Park

Hire a deckchair in one of Londons parks

1 Mar to Hire out a deck-chair in one of Londons Royal parks and have a nice relaxing sit-down and do a bit of people-watching
Serpentine

Hire a pedal boat on the Serpentine lake

1 Apr to Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle
Royal Hospital

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

21 to The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the gardening equivalent of Ascot and is held in the grounds of Christopher Wrens Royal Hospital

Outdoor events in June

Get a bit of fresh air this June with one of these outdoor events in London

Green Park
free

41-gun salute to mark the Queens Coronation

3 Jun 2019 The Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery will be firing a 41-gun salute to mark the 66th anniversary of the Queens Coronation
Hyde Park
free

41-gun salute to mark Prince Philips birthday

10 Jun 2019 The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute for Prince Philip in Hyde Park to mark the Duke of Edinburghs 98th birthday

Outdoor events in July

Enjoy a bit of London sunshine with one of these outdoor events in July

Hampton Court Palace

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

2 to The annual RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show takes place in the grounds of Henry VIIIs Tudor Palace
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace and Garden Highlights

22 Jul to Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queens gardens as well?

Outdoor cinema: Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump

31 Jul 2019 Luna Cinema will be showing Forrest Gump on a big outdoor cinema screen in Victoria Embankment Gardens

Outdoor events in August

Here are some August events takimg place in London’s parks and gardens

The Devil Wears Prada at Victoria Embankment Gardens

Outdoor cinema: The Devil Wears Prada

6 Aug 2019 Luna Cinema will be showing The Devil Wears Prada on a big outdoor cinema screen in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Labyrinth at Victoria Embankment Gardens

Watch Labyrinth at an outdoor cinema

7 Aug 2019 Luna Cinema will be showing David Bowies Labyrinth on a big outdoor cinema screen in Victoria Embankment Gardens

Outdoor events in September

Get yourself outdoors this September and attend one of these London events

Bohemian Rhapsody at Battersea Park

Outdoor cinema - Bohemian Rhapsody

4 Sep 2019 Battersea Parks open-air cinema will be showing the story of Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man at Battersea Park

First Man - Outdoor cinema at Battersea Park

5 Sep 2019 Battersea Parks open-air cinema will be showing the story of how NASA landed Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon

More Outdoor events in 2019/20

Here are some interesting events in the future, for people who like to plan ahead

Green Park
free

Gun salute to celebrate Prince Charles birthday

14 Nov 2019 The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute in Green Park to mark Prince Charles 71st birthday - happy birthday Charlie!
 
Top 10 Best London parks Our pick of the most beautiful parks in London from the formal gardens at Kew and Hampton Court to the wild lands of Hampstead Heath and Richmond.
Outdoor cinema: The Devil Wears Prada Luna Cinema will be showing The Devil Wears Prada on a big outdoor cinema screen in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sunday football on Hackney Marshes Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Gun salute to celebrate Prince Charles birthday The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute in Green Park to mark Prince Charles' 71st birthday - happy birthday Charlie!
Review Garden Museum I'm not really into gardening. I'm more into concrete, so my big interest in this museum is the church it's housed inside. The original one was Edward the Confessor-era, and sat alongside th…
Review Kensington Gardens What is it with birds and their mating dances? I couldn't be faffed with all of that baloney, doing a dance every time I wanted a date. But there's not a lot to do in Kensington Gardens apar…
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