Swim in east London’s West Reservoir

When:All year

Who can swim at the West Reservoir? The good news is that you don’t need to be a member to swim at the West Reservoir. You do, however, need to like cold water and be an experienced open water swimmer! A favourite with Hackney hipsters and a lifesaver for swimming enthusiasts during lockdown, most would […]

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

When:2-7 July 2024

Visit the spectacular annual flower show in the grounds of the historic Hampton Court Palace from 2-7 July 2024.  The Garden Festival is undoubtedly one of the high points of the UK gardening calendar. But you don’t need to be a diehard plant lover to enjoy a day at Hampton Court. Actually, we think it’s […]

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Wimbledon tennis tournament

When:1-14 July 2024

You don’t need to be a tennis fan to enjoy Wimbledon (1-14 July 2024), a quintessentially British experience of sipping chilled Pimms, nibbling on strawberries and watching the world’s top tennis players battle it out on Centre Court. Getting tickets Ticketmaster is the official agent for Wimbledon sales. Tickets start at around £30 for entry […]

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Enjoy a BBC Proms concert

When:14 July - 9 September 2024

July traditionally sees the start of the BBC Proms, an 8-week season of classical concerts, talks, workshops and family events. If you enjoy music, this is a must for anyone visiting London at this time.  Musicians, singers, orchestras and soloists from across the world participate in this magnificent series of informal concerts through the summer.  […]

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

When:18 June - 18 August 2024

Held every year since 1769, the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open submission art show. The 2024 show runs from 18 June to 18 August 2024. The Exhibition is a great chance to view work by emerging and contemporary leading artists, as well as Royal Academicians and household names. And the good […]

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