Top 10 things to do in London in August 2019

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Your summers in London could go “Kaboom” if you have the perfect to-do list.

The London city draws a lot of attention in summers (June – October) as it hosts the full swing entertainment perfect for family and friends vacation.

So, if you are in London this August, then make sure you don’t miss out the things London is famous for during summers.

Fret not; we have got you a list of top 10 things to do in London this August.

1. How about merry-ing at Britain’s biggest street party, the Notting Hill carnival?

If you are in London during the August Bank holiday weekend, then you cannot miss the Notting Hill carnival. The festive kicks-off on Saturday evening (26thAugust) with the open-air performance and ends with Monday’s parade on 28thAugust, which is basically the biggest event of the festival.

2. How about relishing the performance at the Southbank Centre’s Summertime Festival?

Enjoy the classic Romeo and Juliet performance and feast on Swedish crayfish held across six weekends in London over the summer holidays. This Southbank center’s summertime festival lures in a huge crowd and doesn’t miss it out to regret later.

3. How about a treasure hunt in Sculpture In The city?

The Sculpture in the City is an amazing annual outdoor exhibit that organizes a treasure hunt for the art –lovers to explore the city London and find the sculptures placed around The SquareMile. So, if you are here in London this summer, make sure to have this event on your list.

4. How about admiring the beauty of Buckingham Palace?

To most of your luck, every summer, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to let the visitors and tourists tour around and admire the inner beauty of the Buckingham Palace. There’s a lot inside Buckingham Palace you can get lucky to adore like the 3-acre lake, tennis court and many more.

5. How about booking your seats for BBC Prom Shows?

Well, the summers in London are also known as the “BBC Prom season.” The event is prominent for hosting orchestral music concerts in Royal Albert Hall.  The BBC Proms performances this year will feature a variety of genres like Jazz, swing, and music from India and Pakistan.

6. How about attending the exhibition on Francis Bacon’s artwork?

This summer in London, you have something you don’t have to spend on but cherish the fascinating exhibition on the artwork of Francis Bacon hosted by Gagosian Gallery in Mayfair which remains on view through to August 3.  The visitors will get a chance to check out various worked by the famous Artist.

7. How about a movie in great outdoors for Somerset House’s Film4 Summer screen?

Watching a movie outdoors on a giant screen on a warm summer evening, what else could make your holiday any ecstatic? The Somerset house hosts a popular Film4 Summer Screen event for only 14 nights every year, and this year probably the event falls in the duration 10thAugust to 23rd August. You got some interesting and exciting showings like Moonlight, Cruel Intentions, In Bruges, etc., so, how could you miss them?

8. How about reminiscing the Roman history and watching a Londinium Gladiator Game?

If everything or anything related to the Roman history fascinates you then call yourself lucky to be in London during summers, as the city hosts a few Roman-related events to celebrate the London’s Roman History and on the bank holiday weekend, be sure to head to the Guildhall Yard to watch the realistic Gladiator game.

9. How about enjoying a classic Shakespearean performance?

A visit to the world’s famous open-air theater in London should be a must on your list, and this summer in London get yourself the standing-only tickets at the little cost of £5 and set yourself up to watch King Lear while sun beating down on your face.

10. How about an evening at Regent’s Park to watch a classic Dickensian performance?

The Regent’s Park Open theatre is a must go to London if you are keen about enjoying the theatre performances in London’s great outdoors. Get your tickets booked now in advance or else you will miss out.

Take Away

Planning out the sequence of your activities? Then you must be worried about the distance you got to travel, well if you stay at the Montcalm hotels London then things are going to be smooth going…thank me later!

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