Best events in London August 2017

Best events in London in August

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

Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Theatre show in London: Gangsta Granny at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
 
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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to 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.

Mick Ferry, performing at the Comedy StoreAugust 2017Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store.

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.

Committee — musical based on a Parliamentary enquiryAugust 2017‘Committee’ is a new musical based on the transcript for a Parliamentary enquiry into the collapse of Kid’s Company.

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black PowerAugust 2017The Tate Modern’s ‘Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power’ exhibition will showcase American during the 1960s-80s.

Guided tour around Lord’s Cricket GroundAugust 2017Cricket fans will love having a look around the home of cricket, with this tour of Lord’s Cricket Ground and the MCC Museum.

Great view of St. Paul’s at One New ChangeAugust 2017One New Change is a shopping centre close to St. Paul’s Cathedral, which offers some great views from their roof terrace.

 
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