Guide for July: Top things to do in and around London
Get ready for the hottest month of the year. 4 weeks of sport, music, culture and most importantly, sun! 🌞
Watch Wimbledon on the big screen! 🎾👀
Ends 16 July – Various locations
The final is on the 16th of July and there are plenty of spots you can follow the action on the big screen: Time Out have put together a list of places you can watch: More Information
The Ashes 🏏
Ends July 31
The historic match-ups between England and Australia return for 2023, with the first two tests taking place in late June and early July. The final three date ranges are July 6-10, 19-23, and 27-31.
Get moving at the Body Movements Festival 2023 👯
29 July – Hackney Wick
East London's first queer electronic music festival returns with dozens of queer collectives.
Zoo Nights 🦍🌚
End 28 July - London Zoo, Regent's Park
Late night zoo trip for adults only? More Information
Outdoor swimming and lidos 🏊🌊
It’s definitely hot enough to cool off at one of the outdoor pools in and around London. Visit London has put together a list of spots you can go and take a dip. More Information
Festival season is in full swing 🎤🎉
Various dates / locations
One that’s very close to home for us (Finsbury Park) is Wireless (7-9 July), if you fancy seeing the likes of Playboy Carti, Travis Scott, Headie One, Metro Boomin, 50 cent and so many more, this is your chance. Whilst you’re in the area, you can get in touch to book a viewing 😉
El Dorado is on at the same weekend, we know it’s not in London BUT As well as consistently delivering a diverse and eclectic programme of established and emerging live and electronic artists, EI Dorado also offers a wide range of activities and entertainment to indulge in throughout the weekend, including: immersive stages and production featuring hundreds of performers and actors, a host of delicious, world class street food and restaurants, a hair salon and pamper stations, secret stages, cabaret, wellness and hot tubs, talks and comedy.
Wes Anderson — Asteroid City 👫
Ends 8 July 2023 - 180 Strand
Delve into the incredible creative world of Wes Anderson with this immersive 180 exhibition that transports you into the realm of the director’s new film, Asteroid City.
Ends 2024 - V&A South Kensington
DIVA celebrates the power and creativity of iconic performers, exploring and redefining the role of 'diva' and how this has been subverted or embraced over time across opera, stage, popular music, and film.
The Other Art Fair 🎨
June 29 – July 2, West Handyside Canopy, Kings Cross
Experience a combination of original yet affordable works from independent artists with immersive installations, performances, DJs – and a fully stocked bar.
Genesis: Immersive light show 🔦🚨
Opens July 28 – at the Swiss Church, London
The entire ceiling and all the structures of the church were previously measured, calculated and sized so that the projections would fit perfectly with the proportions of the building. The gorgeous space immerses you in the sound and images in a way that is utterly breath-taking. Art, technology and spirituality come together in an experience that unleashes a new kind of beauty and creativity.
Bermondsey Antiques Market 🏛️
Whole of July - Bermondsey
One of the oldest antique markets in the UK, you can browse here for antiques, collectables, vintage and more. It’s a great place to pick up some unusual jewellery, gifts or little characterful bits and pieces for your home without splashing out too much cash.
National Geographic Traveller (UK) Food Festival 🥙🥐
15-16 July – London’s Business Design Centre
Whether you want to taste your way around the world or meet some of the biggest names in food, the National Geographic Traveller (UK) Food Festival has it all. On the 15 & 16 July, we'll bring together famous chefs, authors and experts to celebrate food and travel at London's Business Design Centre.