There is no better time to visit London, than the sunny August! There are a plethora of activities to keep the kids entertained during the summer holiday. Enjoy Europe’s biggest street party, and much more going on. Here’s your guide with a selection for all!
1.Notting Hill Carnival
25-27 August 2018
Since 1966, every year, the streets of Notting Hill are hosting Europe’s biggest street party. During the last weekend of August, including the summer bank holiday( Monday), the streets of W10, in West London are fulfilled with a celebration of the Caribbean community. Full of taste, music, and colors, last year, the attendance was of approximately 2 million people
2.Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final at Wembley Stadium
25 August 2018
A great event for groups, the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final brings to Wembley Stadium the top teams of the Rugby League. The day is not only about sport. It also features live music and street performances, therefore you can start calling your friends.
3.Zee London Mela
18-19 August 2018
Even this year, Southall Park, in south-West London will host the South Asian celebration. The festival honors the multiculturalism, with British, Asian an international artists. A great event for families or groups, Zee London Mela provides a great value, with free entry.
Until 31 August 2018
The most popular West End shows, child-friendly, offer discounts and free tickets during the Kids Week. With every adult ticket purchase, you can get a free child ticket. Enjoy performances like Aladdin, Kinky Boots, The Lion Kin, and Wicked.
5.Buckingham Palace Tour
21 July- 3 September 2018
Every summer, the official residence of The Queen opens its gates to the general public. Admire the paintings by Rubens, Rembrandt, Claude and others and tour the State Rooms. This year, the exposition celebrates the 70th birthday oh Charles, Prince of Wales, hence special displays will be on place.
6.The Monster at Alexandra Palace
24-27 August 2018
The world’s biggest obstacle course is coming to Alexandra Palace over the bank holiday weekend. Rediscover your inner child and set free your joy, as you explore the 42 obstacles on the 300m-long (984ft) inflatable course.
7.Underbelly Festival in South Bank
Until 30 September 2018
For the 10th year, Underbelly Festival comes to the Southbank, bringing again the intense live entertainment. You can savor international street food and have alfresco drinks in one of the world’s largest outdoor bars. Enjoy a real festival atmosphere on the banks of the Thames. Live circus, cabaret and comedy are in line. In 2017 Underbelly sold over 1.3 million tickets to their various events.
The vibrant capital has something for all in August! Wherever you decide to spend your valuable time, remember that London Transfer Minicabs can take you there at convenient prices.