5 Things to Do in London this August

July 31, 2017

#LondonIsOpen for summer and now is the best time to come experience the city!

This August, London is offering plenty of activities, events, and attractions for you to make the most of your visit, including hosting the 2017 IAAF World Championships and Europe’s biggest street party, Notting Hill Carnival. Here are some of our recommended reasons for you to be in London this August!



See the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace


Now that the Queen is away on summer holidays, this is the time to take a summer tour of the palace to see the stunning State Rooms. Don’t miss the Royal Gifts exhibition, now showing at Buckingham Palace, which showcases the many official and some quite interesting gifts the queen has received during her reign.

When: Now – October 1, 2017

Details Here: Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour


Dance to Silent Sounds: On the Thames


Take in the sights along the Thames while you dance the London night away at a silent disco aboard the Dutch Master.

When: August 12, 2017

Where: The Dutch Master, Tower Millennium Pier, Opposite Tower of London. Click for details.


Relive London 2012 at the 2017 IAAF World Championships


London is once again center stage for the World’s best athletes as the City hosts the 2017 IAAF World Championships at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. If you missed being in London for the 2012 Olympics, here’s your chance to be in the city and be part of the sporting atmosphere.

When: August 4 – 13, 2017

Where: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Click for details.



Get into the Carnival Mood - London Notting Hill Carnival

 Europe’s biggest street party with its Caribbean flavour and vibrant colours returns to Notting Hill 27-28, August 2017.  Click for details.



See a Play or a Musical on the West End

Here are some of our West End favourites!

  • Evita – The Phoenix Theatre, Opening 4, Aug. 2017

  • 13 The Musical – Ambassadors Theatre, 16 – 23 Aug. 2017

  • An American in Paris – Dominion Theatre, Currently Showing

  • Kinky Boots – Adelphi Theatre, Currently Showing

  • Annie – Piccadilly Theatre, Currently Showing

  • Harry Potter and The Cursed Child – Palace Theatre, Currently Showing




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