The summer season in London always bring along an eclectic mix of festival based fun. Each year is accompanied with an unforgettable array of events which take place in the capital and can be attended freely. The summer festivals are one of the most exciting ways to experience this vibrant city and below are some events which you won’t want to miss out on:
Spitalfields Summer Music Festival
London serves as host to a number of music festivals during the summer, but none of them can be compared with Spitafields Summer Music Festival. If you are not comfortable with the crowds of Hyde Park’s mega-festivals, then this is the perfect alternative. There is various classical, folk as well as contemporary music performances across a variety of small east London venues as well as outdoor spaces. This biannual likewise offers a series of debates and talks, visits, walks as well as interactive workshops.
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
This nine day free festival is a must for those that want to spend the summer on a budget. The Co-Artist Director of the London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony, Bradley Hemmings, is the one organizing this occasion and also ensure music, dance as well as theatre performance are brought to the street of Greenwich. This packed programmed of creative installations and events from around the world which got you amazed.
Clapham Common Foodies Festival
Deck chairs adorn south London’s Clapham for this food-based festival, with celebrity chefs in attendance and cooking demonstrations galore. Sample signature dishes from some of London’s top restaurants and be filled with culinary inspiration during this three-day event would definitely encourage the modest chef to become more creative in the kitchen.
City of London Festival
This annual festival comprises of more than 100 free outdoor events and concerts in some of the capital’s most iconic buildings, including St. Paul’s Cathedral. This festival is aimed at entertaining and inspiring those that work and live in the City and the capital’s many summer visitors, the City of London Festival program is packed full of music, films, visual arts, walks as well as debates so that everyone would definitely have a take.
The Scoop at More London Free Festival
Another free festival, The Scoop amphitheatre at the South Bank’s More London offers a range of film screening, theatre performance as well as musical events throughout the course of the summer season. This festival is suitable for all ages and offer a stunning views over London’s Tower Bridge, and the perfect al fresco way to enjoy the art.
The best time for holding events is during summer, the days are longer and lovelier. Hyde Park and Regent Park’s open-air theatres are also a perfect place to hold a musical concert. London can give your event a universal exposure, because of its level of importance in the world.
The musical festivals take place all year round in London. The inhabitants of London as well as tourist live a very active life. They likewise love to be entertained and have diversified taste in arts. They welcome cultural festivals of other regions and countries, and enjoy them whole-heartedly. The street performances are famous for their vibrancy. These festivals would ensure tourists are well entertained in London.