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What’s On In London Summer 2018

  • What's On -10-Jul-2018

As London enjoys a spell of amazing summer sunshine, there is no better time for a trip to the Capital to enjoy everything it has to offer.

If you’re looking for something to do, you won’t struggle. However, the choice can be overwhelming!  So we’ve put together a list of some of the best summer events coming up this summer in London. Take a look, there’s definitely something for everyone to enjoy!

If you’re a festival fan, today’s your lucky day! London has a number of festivals taking place over the summer, including music and design festivals. Take a look:

 

Lovebox Festival

Location: Victoria Park  

Category: MusicFestival  

Dates:  13th July – 14th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel

This year's Lovebox lineup includes Childish Gambino, Skepta, N.E.R.D, Sza, the Wu-Tang Clan and much more! With sets from some of the world's hottest DJs, as well as live music all weekend long from an eclectic range of artists, Lovebox promises to be one of London's top festivals this year.

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Citadel Festival

Location: Victoria Park  

Category: MusicFestival  

Dates:  Sunday July 15th

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel

Citadel  Festival, "the Ultimate Summer Sunday" returns to London, with headliners Tame Impala and CHVRCHES in tow. But that's not all! As well as a host of great music and DJ sets from the best artists, you can enjoy great food and drink and even a screening of the World Cup Final!

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Sunfall Festival

Location: Brockwell Park   

Category: Festival

Dates:  TBA

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Rochester Hotel

Another new music festival for London, Sunfall Festival is now into its third year, with a diverse line up to reflect the sounds of the city including jazz, electronica, house, hip hop, dubstep, techno, soul, drum and bass and disco.

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Totally Thames 2018

Location: Throughout River Thames  

Category: Festival

Dates:  1st – 30th September

Nearest Grange Hotel: All central hotels

Totally Thames festival is made up of a variety of events surrounding the Thames happening throughout September. Expect exhibitions, installations, riverfront celebrations, rallies, talks, walks and much more!

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South West Four

Location: Multiple London Venues  

Category: Festival 

Dates: 25th – 26th August

Nearest Grange Hotel: All central hotels

For a weekend of the biggest DJs and performers, head down to Clapham Common and check out South West Four. Headliners include Marshmello, Dizzee Rascal and Chase & Status, along with the usual mix of DJ sets, tents and special guests.

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British Summer Time Hyde Park

Location: Hyde Park

Category: Concert  

Dates:  6th July – 15th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Langham Hotel, Grange Fitzrovia Hotel, Grange White Hall Hotel

With some of the biggest names performing at Hyde Park, Barclaycard’s British Summer Time concerts are a huge London highlight this summer! With performances from crooning heart-throb Michael Buble, Bruno Mars, Bananarama, Van Morrison and much more, it’s a must-attend for music lovers of all ages.

Luckily, Grange Hotels have three nearby locations to Hyde Park under 30 minutes walk away, so book today to make sure you don’t miss your favourite singer or band!

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BBC Proms in the Park

Location: Hyde Park

Category: Concert 

Dates:  8th September

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Langham Hotel, Grange Fitzrovia Hotel, Grange White Hall Hotel

Join in the Last Night of the Proms celebrations in Hyde Park. This year, the celebrations will be hosted by the great Michael Ball. The open-air concert features a host of musical stars. In a new addition for this year, the traditional Last Night anthems will be performed live on the Hyde Park stage by Proms in the Park favourites, the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Richard Balcombe. So this year you can join in the sing along live!

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Location: Wimbledon

Category: Sporting Event    

Dates: 25rd June – 15th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

Just because Andy Murray won't be there, it doesn't mean you have to miss out! Wimbledon 2018 will be packed with action from some of the greatest names in Tennis. If you’re going to Wimbledon this year, why not extend your visit and stay with us? Our Grange Strathmore Hotel is just 30 minutes by car and 40 minutes by train.

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2018 World Cup Final

Location: Russia

Category: Sporting Event    

Dates: 15th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

As the battle for football prominence rages, England may be in with a chance to take home the trophy. Whether #ItsComingHome or not, the World Cup Final is a great chance to enjoy world-class football. With pubs, restaurants and events hosting screenings all over the city, you'll be sure to find the perfect venue to catch all the aciton.

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Prudential Ride London

Location: Various – Central London  

Category: Festival/Sporting Event

Dates:  28th July – 29th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: All central hotels

Prudential Ride London – the 2018 cycling festival is hosting a selection of cycling events for all bike enthusiasts to enjoy! New for 2018 The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 19 is a new 19-mile event taking place on Sunday 29 July. In addition, you can enjoy the free cycle, Brompton WC and more cycling events across the weekend.

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Official London Theatre Kids Week 2018

Location: Various - London

Category: Entertainment   

Dates:  1st August – 31st August

Nearest Grange Hotel – All central hotels

If you're planning on taking the kids to London, August is the month to do it. All month long, children under 16 can get FREE theatre tickets to some of the capital's biggest shows and performances. This is the perfect chance to treat your children to an experience they will never forget.

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Film 4 Summer Screening (Outdoor Cinema)

Location: Somerset House

Category: Entertainment     

Dates:  9th – 22nd August

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange St. Paul’s Hotel

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House returns for two weeks this August, bringing you a film lover’s dream season at London’s ultimate outdoor film destination. This year's selection of films are shown on London’s largest outdoor screen, presented in full surround sound and accompanied by DJ sets, exclusive onstage introductions from directors, cast and surprise special guests. Laugh, cry, jump out of your skin and cheer along with 2,000 other film fans under the stars at the original and best outdoor screen in London.

Luckily Grange St. Paul’s Hotel is only a 10 minute train ride away or a 20 minute stroll from Somerset House, very convenient.

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Othello

Location: The Globe Theatre

Category: Entertainment     

Dates:  20th July – 11th Oct

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange St. Paul’s Hotel

Mark Rylance and André Holland star in the great tragedy of race and jealousy. This summer revel in the extraordinary, magical atmosphere of the Globe at night with our special midnight matinee performances. The Midnight Matinee performance of Othello will take place on Friday 14 September at 11.59pm.

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The Food Market Chiswick

Location: Chiswick

Category: Market

Dates: Now – 17th September 2017 (Sundays 10.00am-14.00pm)

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

Producers from around the country come to The Food Market Chiswick to sell their delicious goods! Every week, rain or shine, more than 20 top producers from around the country come and sell their produce to hungry Londoners. If you’re looking for authentic food and tastes direct from the people that made them, this food market is the place you’ve been searching for.

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Royal Academy 250th Summer Exhibition

Location: Piccadilly

Category: Exhibition  

Dates: 12th June – 19th August  

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

Celebrating its 250th year, the Royal Academy of Arts is hosting the biggest and brightest Summer Exhibition ever. Come along with a sketchbook on a quiet Monday morning, have a drink with your friends in the galleries on a Friday night, bring the family to our free weekend festival or join our biggest ever RA Late in full fancy dress.

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Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Location: Multiple London Venues  

Category: Festival 

Dates:  15th September – 23th September

Nearest Grange Hotel: All central hotels

In 2017, the London Design Festival welcomed a record-breaking 450,000 individual visitors from over 75 countries. These visitors contributed to an overall 991,000 visits to London Design Festival events with 150,000 people passing through Broadgate each day having the opportunity to see Landmark Project Villa Walala. 2018's festival hopes to meet and exceed these numbers with another exciting showcase of London's design prowess.

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London Pride Parade 2018

Location: Various - London

Category: Parade

Dates:  7th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: All central hotels

The London Pride Parade is the UK’s largest LGBT+ parade, with thousands of people attending, celebrating love and acceptance of the community. Raise your rainbow flags and join in on the 7th of July!

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Notting Hill Carnival 2018

Location: Notting Hill

Category: Carnival/Parade

Dates:  26th August – 27th August

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

2 million people attended the Carnival last year. With even more expected this year, Notting Hill Carnival 2018 deserves its accolade as Europe's biggest street festival. Notting Hill Carnival  is a vivid and thrilling spectacle that celebrates and showcases London's rich, varied and magnificent multicultural past and present. And for any party lover's, the Carnival weekend is not to be missed.

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Ready to visit? Plan your London Stay Today!

Grange Hotels have an extensive range of central London 4-star and 5-star hotels close to a huge number of tourist attractions and London events. This summer, we’ll help make sure you have a trip to remember –  book your stay today!  

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