July in London means long summer nights just made for festivals, rooftop bars, open-air cinema, music and exhibitions celebrating the culture, creativity and diversity of the city, so get out there and get involved!

Hyper Japan Festival

Curious about Japanese culture? Head to Hyper Japan, the UK’s biggest J-culture event. There’s shopping, entertainment, fashion, cosplay and plenty of food from the land of the rising sun.

Watch Wimbledon Outdoors

Check out our guide to finding your own local Henman Hill, complete with cheering tennis fans, bougie picnics and rain delays.

LatinoLife in the Park

Featuring five stages with the hottest new talent from the Latin urban music scene and a huge range of Latin street food and drinks, this is the UK’s largest Latin music festival.

Wing Fest London

We’re very happy to see Wing Fest is back; over 40 restaurants, street food traders and BBQ experts will be seriously winging it (sorry!).

Kaleidoscope Festival

All you could want from a laid-back summer festival, and you don’t even need a tent. Ally Pally’s one-day festival is back for 2024 with their usual mix of live music, DJs and comedy.

Soho Village Fete

Wonderful urban village fete including a dog show, spaghetti-eating contest, a tug-of-war between the Soho police and fire brigade, a human fruit machine and the famous Soho Waiters’ Race. Don’t miss this one.

Summer by the River

Enjoy a vibrant mix of music, film, theatre and pop-up events all summer long at the Scoop, or head to a pop-up bar for street food and drinks with a view.

Somerset House Summer Series 2024

It must be summer; it’s the return of the Summer Series, eleven nights of gigs in the iconic courtyard of Somerset House.

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BIO: Freelance writer, flâneuse and former blogger at London Girl About Town, Amanda is dedicated to sharing the latest on London's restaurants, bars, hidden quirks and general wonderfulness.
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