What’s on in London for July 2017

This month see’s London in full holiday season. The British schools break for their Summer holidays at the end of the month, so the capitol will be full of family’s enjoying all the that London has to offer. Now as well as all the British holiday makers their will also be tourists from around the world all converging on the capitol all looking to have a great time. So beware London will be very busy.

To help you enjoy your visit, see below for our top ten on what’s on in London for this month. If you need transport to get you to any of the suggested events then phone Harmony Cars on 07976 374498 or email info@harmony-airport-transfers.com and let Harmony take you their in style.

No 1. 1st July 2017 “Barclaycard presents British Summer Time- Green Day” at Hyde Park 2017.

Punk rockers Green Day head up day two, following performances by Rancid, Gogol Bordello and The Hives. Tickets from £62.50 .

No 2. 2nd July 2017 “Barclaycard presents British Summer Time – Justin Bieber” at Hyde Park 2017

Pop sensation Justin Bieber plays on the first Sunday, after sets from Martin Garrix, Tove Lo and Anne-Marie. Tickets from £62.50 .

No. 3. 4th to 9th July 2017 “RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show”

Experience the world’s largest annual flower show in the setting of the historic palace at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Explore innovative show gardens and snap a picture of the stunning flower displays. Watch demonstrations by both celebrity gardeners and chefs around the showgrounds. Plus, get tips on gardening in a changing climate and shop for garden supplies to create your own little oasis at home. Ticket price: £25 to £39.

No.4. 5th July to 8th October 2017 “Frieze Sculpture 2017” in Regent’s Park.

Wander through a stunning outdoor exhibition featuring works by some of the world’s most famous sculptors with Frieze Sculpture 2017 in Regent’s Park’s English Gardens. Bringing together 25 sculptures by acclaimed 20th-century and contemporary artists, Frieze Sculpture is a great way to get a taste of Frieze Masters and Frieze London, before the renowned art fairs open their doors in October. Highlights of the sculpture trail include works by John Chamberlain, Urs Fischer, Gary Hume, Michael Craig-Martin, Eduardo Paolozzi and Ugo Rondinone.

You can also join a guided tour of the open-air display, or download the free Frieze Sculpture Audio Tour app, with descriptions of all the artworks on show.

No.5.  6th July 2017 “Barclaycard presents British Summer Time – Kings of Leon” at Hyde Park 2017

Watch Kings of Leon take to the stage on the Thursday, with support from Pixies and Nathanial Rateliff and the Night Sweats. Tickets from £62.50.

No.6.   8th July 2017 “Barclaycard presents British Summer Time – Killers” at Hyde Park 2017

The Killers headline indie day, alongside Elbow, Tears for Fears and White Lies.

Tickets from £62.50.

No.7.  8th July 2017 “Pride in London Parade Day”

You’ll be in for a treat with the biggest and best parade yet, including more than 300 groups marching and more floats taking to London’s streets than ever before.

The parade starts at 1pm, and takes a 1.4-mile (2.3km) route from just north of Oxford Circus on Regent Street, down Regent Street and through Piccadilly Circus. It then heads down Pall Mall towards Trafalgar Square, and finishes in Whitehall at around 4:30pm.

No. 8.   13th July till 7th October 2017 “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at Apollo Theatre

Be stunned by Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as the acclaimed Young Vic stages a new production at the Apollo Theatre.

Step onto a sizzling Mississippi cotton plantation and join in the family celebrations for Big Daddy’s birthday. The stifling summer heat only adds to the growing tension, as Brick and Maggie try to avoid revealing the secrets that could end their marriage.

Screen stars Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell lead the cast in this sultry production, which is directed by the highly regarded Benedict Andrews. Tickets: £35 to £95.

No.9. 14th July till 9th September 2017 “BBC Proms 2017” at the Royal Albert Hall

Hear a wide range of classical music in a season of informal concerts with the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall and in venues across London.

Each year, the BBC Proms host two months of concerts over the summer, aiming to bring the finest classical music to as many people as possible at affordable prices and in an informal atmosphere.

From classical favourites to contemporary world premieres and family concerts, the BBC Proms offer a stage for leading musicians, singers, orchestras and soloists from across the world with a broad programme of music. The eight weeks of concerts culminate in the famous Last Night performances including BBC Proms in the Park, full of chanting and quirky traditions.

Tickets from £7.50 .

No.10.   22nd July to 31st August “Buckingham Palace”

Book your visit to Buckingham Palace for a glimpse inside one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today.

During the summer, you can tour the 19 spectacular State Rooms. These magnificent rooms are decorated with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Canaletto.

Each year Buckingham Palace hosts a special exhibition as part of the summer opening. The exhibition changes each year, but always provides a fascinating glimpse into royal life.

Outside of the summer opening, you can still see the iconic exterior of the palace and watch the famous Changing the Guard. Tickets: £23 Adults , £13 Children .

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