It is well known, and this year proved, that July is the warmest month in London. If you want to take advantage of the summer weather, choose to spend as much time as possible outdoors.
You can head to a rooftop bar for indulging in fresh drinks, you can visit a beautiful park or you can eat in the open air, alfresco.
London has to offer experiences for all the tastes, reason why we thought would be helpful a little guide for the week 16-22 July 2018. Always remember, anywhere you need to go, London Transfer Minicabs can offer you the best minicab services at reasonable prices!
1. Summer Festival at the V&A Museum of Childhood
Sunday, 22 July, surprise the kids and bring them to the V&A Museum of Childhood for the annual Summer Festival. Despite the weather, the organizers prepared live entertainment, music and dance, henna, games, face painting, various stalls and many other activities. There are snacks, tea, and coffee available on site in case you need refreshments.
2. Zoo nights at ZSL London Zoo
Friday, 20 July is your last chance to enjoy an amazing evening out. You can now have a unique experience, visiting the animals at dawn at London Zoo. It is an adult only event, featuring international food stalls, face painting, animal inspired yoga and other displays. There will be live comedy and you can learn about the sexual life of the animal world by joining the Birds and The Bees guided tour.
3. Zip Now London
For this one you don’t have to rush that much, will be around until September 9. The longest and the fastest urban zip line in the world is located in Lambeth. It has 225 meters and begins at 35 meters above the ground. The adrenaline will top up the levels and will satisfy you until the next year.
4. Kaleidoscope Festival
Saturday, July 21, Alexandra Park and Palace will host the Kaleidoscope Festival. It is all about art and music, theater performances, comedy, concerts and various parties. With the likes of Beth Orton, Xylaroo and Dat Brass, the festival sounds quite promising. Gather your group of friends together and go to enjoy good food at the festival stalls, accompanied by good music.
5. Monet and Architecture
Until July 29, if you are an art lover, you must make it to The National Gallery, in Trafalgar Square. The theme of the exhibition is Monet and Architecture and is all about greys, blues, and greens. The display is the first ever in the world looking at Claude Monet’s progress through the structures he painted in London, Paris, Rouen, and Normandy. It is a rare, if not unique occasion to see over 75 paintings by Moet under the same roof.
6. The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18.
You can admire the temporary floating sculpture by Christo and Jeanne-Claude in Hyde Park until September 23. Mastaba, the floating sculpture is formed out of 7506 horizontally stacked barrels on a drifting stand. It is 20m high, 30m wide and 40m long. An interesting fact is that Christo is not using public money for his projects and he doesn’t accept sponsorship.
London at this time of the year is thrilling, with so many events for all tastes and budgets! Enjoy the Summer while it lasts and if you ever need a cab, give us a call!