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What’s On London Summer 2017

What’s On In London Summer 2017

16 June 2017


Summer has finally arrived!  The sun is out, the skies are clear (mostly) and it’s the perfect time for a trip to the Capital to enjoy all it has to offer.

If you’re looking for something to do, you won’t struggle. However, the choice can be overwhelming!  That’s why we’ve put together some of the highlights over the coming months in London this summer, there’s definitely something for everyone to enjoy!


London Festivals 2017

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:


Chorus Festival

Location: Southbank Centre 

Category: Music Festival   

Dates:  1st July – 2nd July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange St. Paul’s Hotel

A festival that celebrates all things singing and voice, Southbank’s Chorus Festival will feature a range of choirs and workshops for visitors to join. Find out more


Lovebox Festival

Location: Victoria Park  

Category: MusicFestival  

Dates:  14th July – 15th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel

Lovebox festival is the place to be this summer if you’re a fan of British and International music. With talented guests including Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac, Jess Glynne, Frank Ocean, Solange Knowles, Chase & Status, Jamie XX and so many more, it’s simply unmissable! Find out more


Citadel Festival

Location: Victoria Park  

Category: MusicFestival  

Dates:  Sunday July 16th

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel

Citadel is a new London music festival running since 2015. This year, Foals are headlining amongst other musical talents such as Bonobo and Wild Beasts. As well as great music, you’ll find delicious food, fun workshops, talks, debates and family fun! Find out more


Sunfall Festival

Location: Brockwell Park   

Category: Festival  

Dates:  Saturday 12th August

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Rochester Hotel

Another new music festival for London, Sunfall Festival is now into its second 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. Find out more


Totally Thames Festival

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! Find out more


London Design Festival

Location: Multiple London Venues  

Category: Festival 

Dates:   16th September – 24th September

Nearest Grange Hotel: All central hotels

London Design Festival has been running for 15 years and doesn’t intend to stop anytime soon. Hosted around a multitude of venues and institutions across London, it aims to allow the people of London to experience modern design more freely. Perfect for art lovers! Find out more


London Concerts 2017

British Summer Time Hyde Park

Location: Hyde Park

Category: Concert  

Dates:  30th June – 9th 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 Justin Bieber, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Green Day, Phil Collins and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers it’s a must-attend for popular music lovers.

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


BBC Proms in the Park

Location: Hyde Park

Category: Concert 

Dates:  9th September

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

The BBC Proms is the unmissable music festival for classical music fans across the UK and beyond. An evening of live concerts and recognisable presenters, it promises a great night of entertainment not to be missed. Find out more


London Sporting Events 2017

Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Location: Wimbledon

Category: Sporting Event    

Dates:  3rd July – 16th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

The much awaited Wimbledon Championships are back this July! Expect strawberries and cream, edge-of-your-seat moments and grunts galore. If you’re going to Wimbledon this year, why not extend your visit and stay with us? Our Grange Strathmore Hotel is around 30 minutes by car and 40 minutes by train. Find out more


Prudential Ride London

Location: Various – Central London  

Category: Festival/Sporting Event

Dates:  28th July – 30th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: All central hotels

Prudential Ride London – the 2017 three day cycling festival is the 5th of its kind, hosting a selection of cycling events for all bike enthusiasts to enjoy! Find out more


London Entertainment 2017


Kids Week 2017 – (Kids Go Free)

Location: Various - London

Category: Entertainment   

Dates:  1st August – 31st August

Nearest Grange Hotel – All central hotels

Bringing the kids to London? Keep the whole family entertained for less than you might expect this August! Kids Week, despite its name, spans a whole month, and allows children of a variety of ages to attend theatre shows and activities for FREE! Visit their website to find out what shows and activities are involved in the event. Find out more


Film 4 Summer Screening (Outdoor Cinema)

Location: Somerset House

Category: Entertainment     

Dates:  10th – 23rd August

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange St. Paul’s Hotel

Looking for something different to do in London? Why not experience outdoor cinema! Film 4’s Summer Screenings host a variety of contemporary, cult, classic and premiere films with scenic surroundings, great music and great food.

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


London Markets 2017

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! 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. Find out more


London Exhibitions/Shows 2017

Masterpiece London

Location: Chelsea

Category: Exhibition  

Dates: 29th June – 5th July  

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

The Masterpiece London exhibition is a chance for art fans and collectors to view and buy a selection of fine art. Combining contemporary with heritage, this glamorous occasion is the summer art event to attend. Find out more


Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Location: East Molesey

Category: Exhibition

Dates:  2nd July – 9th July

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Bracknell Hotel

Hampton Court Palace’s Flower Show is a fantastic day out for all the family. Enjoy the beautifully crafted gardens whilst the kids take part in a range of activities, including a tropical butterfly dome, entertainment, a bug hunt trail and interactive play area! Find out more


London Parades/Carnivals


London Pride Parade

Location: Various - London

Category: Parade

Dates:  8th 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 8th of July! Find out more


Notting Hill Carnival 

Location: Notting Hill

Category: Carnival/Parade

Dates:  26th August – 28th August

Nearest Grange Hotel: Grange Strathmore Hotel

London’s Notting Hill Carnival is back for 2017 celebrating Caribbean culture and diversity with parades, live performances and rhythmical steel bands. Expect an explosion of colour and music! Find out more


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!