Whether it’s soaking up the sun at the Foodies Festival or cooling down at the Royal Albert Hall for BBC Proms, the summer has much to offer London! Sizzling with an incredible line-up, discover the Divas’ hand-picked diary dates for the hottest events around town this July.
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, 7 Jul – 9 Jul
Hampton Court Palace
Taking place in the majestic grounds of Hampton Court Palace, the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show has blossomed into a highlight of London’s summer calendar. Featuring world-class gardens, marquees and green-fingered activities for the kids,, there’s plenty to enjoy at the world’s biggest annual flower show.
Foodies Festival, 7 – 9 Jul
Foodies of London, there’s a festival calling your name! The Foodies Festival comes to Blackheath again this summer for three days of outrageously delicious fun. From mouth-watering street food stalls to champagne masterclasses, give your tastebuds a treat at this food lover’s paradise.
Kew the Music, 11 Jul – 16 Jul
Nothing says summer quite like a jug of Pimm’s and an open-air concert. With a series of live music events set against the elegant backdrop of Temperate House at Kew Gardens, Kew the Music is back for its seventh year with a magical line-up. Watch as legends from jazz, rock and pop take the stage for a truly glorious week of music.
Wine Tasting, 19th Jul
The Hampstead Butcher
Winding roads and cypress trees, travel to the beautiful Tuscan countryside without leaving NW3 at none other than Hampstead Butcher’s wine tasting event. This mini Italian road trip will give guests a taste of Italy’s iconic wine growing regions, with a spread fine Italian cheeses and charcuterie to complement those reds and whites. What’s not to love?
Summer Streets, 9th, 16th, & 23rd Jul
The picturesque Regent Street is set to halt traffic every Sunday this month for the popular Summer Streets series. Combining culture, wellness, food and drink, enjoy everything from live Brazilian Samba music to family-friendly pop-ups and workshops at this wholesome summer event. A Sunday well spent brings a week of content!
Buckingham Palace Summer Opening, 22 Jul – 1 Oct
It’s that time of the year again — inquisitive visitors get the chance to glimpse inside the beautiful state rooms and regal interiors of Buckingham Palace, as the royal residence opens its doors to the public for the summer season. Paintings by Rembrandt and some of the finest furniture in the world, the palace’s lavish decor is sure to leave a dazzling impression.
The BBC Proms 2017, Jul – Sept
Royal Albert Hall
Music lovers, rejoice! The BBC Proms is back for another season of classical music at the Royal Albert Hall. Featuring more than 90 concerts spanning over eight weeks, expect a wonderful range of productions from international soloists to chamber ensembles. With huge audiences each year, an electrifying atmosphere is guaranteed.
Behind Closed Doors: A Biography of Romney’s House, Jul – 15 Oct
Burgh House & Hampstead Museum
Burgh House’s summer exhibition will tell the tale of the iconic Romney’s House on Holly Bush Hill – home to some of the most creative minds of the last three centuries, including acclaimed 18th-century portrait painter George Romney. Step inside and discover the house’s colourful history through artwork, objects and installation.