Fun 10-day Thames Festival takes place between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge (mainly between Lambeth Bridge and St. Katharine Docks). Enjoy a weekend of free events along the River Thames — regattas, river races, live music, street entertainers, art festivals… and more!
The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival of its kind in Europe. Held annually in Notting Hill, London (during August Bank Holiday), the fun summer event draws thousands of spectators. See magnificent floats and colorful costumes. Feast on delicious Caribbean food and enjoy live music featuring everything from Reggae to R&B. Free open air evening on Saturday; Children Parade on Sunday; Parade Grand Finale on Monday.
The Great British Beer Festival (also known as the Biggest Pub in the World) is Britain’s biggest beer festival, drawing over 50,000 people. This beer drinker’s paradise features more than 900 different British real ales, ciders and foreign beers. Enjoy a variety of international foods and live entertainment. Visit website for more info on festival opening times and tickets.
Barnes Fair takes place on the second Saturday of July in Barnes, London. The popular annual event features arts & crafts, a Grand Parade, live music and special performances, festival food, ales and beverages, fun children’s entertainment and carnival rides. 9:30am-5:30pm
Wimbledon is the premier tennis tournament in the world. This fun summer event takes place annually at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. If you can’t be there in person, enjoy watching the matches live. Check local TV listings in your city.
Summer fun begins! This Summer Season is packed with Street Fairs, Free Outdoor Concerts, Art, Wine & Music Festivals, County Fairs… the list goes on. Find Fun Things To Do in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond (including New York City and London) in our Love to Eat and Travel June Calendar of Events. Be sure to check our Blog, Twitter and Facebook pages each month for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!
London’s annual BAFTA Awards (EE British Academy Film Awards) take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London. It’s a fun prelude to the Oscars in the U.S. Check local TV listings in the U.S. and on BBC in London.