What to do in London in July?

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July in London is rich in cultural activities! On the program: outdoor festivals and concerts, and a flower show. Sport is also in the spotlight with the famous Wimbledon tennis tournament. Finally, during the summer, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public, the opportunity to discover the Queen's apartments!



 

An exhibition dedicated to ABBA at the O2 Arena


An exhibition dedicated to ABBA presents personal objects, photographs and an immersion in the life stories of each member of the group.

For the first time, emblematic objects such as a limited edition replica of the “Star Guitar” played at Eurovision 74, the school book of member Bjorn Ulvaeus as well as photos, gold records and clothing are on display.

The ABBA Super Troupers exhibition immerses visitors through its music, lyrics, creative process and influence on the musical landscape of the 70s and 80s.


Information and reservations on the Lastminute website

When? Until August 31, 2020

Or ? 02 Arena

Price: £ 20 instead of £ 27 when booking through Last minute.


Metro bus North Greenwich 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472, 486

 



Exposition Body Worlds

Conceived by the German professor Gunther von Hagens, the Body Worlds exhibition aims to explain the mysteries and the transformations of the organism by relying on real human bodies.
This traveling exhibition presents a total of 200 bodies and organs kept intact thanks to plastination, a technique for preserving human bodies invented by Gunther von Hagens.

With over 45 million visitors, Body Worlds Vital is one of the most visited health exhibitions in the world. Often described as a "life changing experience", Body Worlds will give you a better understanding of the complexity of the human body.


Information and reservations at the British Tourist Office 

When? Until October 1, 2020
Or ?  London Pavilion at Piccadilly Circus
Price : 27 €


Metro bus Piccadilly Circus3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 38, 88, 94, 139, 453

 


Movies on the River

Five nights a week, watch a movie on the top deck of a boat after a Thames cruise!
On the program for this edition, classic films such as "Grease", "Dirty Dancing" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's" "Top Gun, and recent hits like" A Star Is Born "," Bohemian Rhapsody "and" The Greatest Showman " »And many others.

Boarding at 20 p.m. at Tower Pier and returning to the same location once the film is over. Food and drinks from the Tower of London.

Complete program and information on the Time Out website.

When? 2020 dates not confirmed
Or ? Departure from Tower Pier
Price: From £ 29

 

Wimbledon tennis tournament

Le Wimbledon tournament is one of the most emblematic competitions of the Grand Slam which is held a few weeks after Roland Garros. Getting tickets is not easy because it takes anticipation and time.

However, thanks to site Ticketmaster, you can buy your tickets the day before each match on Center Court and Court No.3.

When? 29 June - 12 July 2020
Or ? Wimbledon
Price: From £ 15

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

The castle of Hampton Court annually hosts the largest flower show in the world. During this fair, visitors will be able to benefit from advice on gardening and discover 50 gardens including water gardens.

Information and reservation on the Ticket Factory website

Good plan ! Decreasing price from 15:00 p.m.
When? 7 - 12 July 2020
Or ? Hampton court palace
Price : From £29

National rail bus Hampton Court11, 216, 411, 641, R68

 

British Summer Time Hyde Park

British Summer Time is a music festival held every summer in Hyde Park. On this occasion famous artists perform outdoor concerts. For the 2020 edition, Pearl Jam, Little Mix, Taylor Swift will be there!

 

Reservation on the website of Ticketmaster.

 

When? 4 - 11 July 2020
Or ? Hyde Park
Price: £80


 

Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Greenwich + Docklands is a festival that celebrates the art of the outdoor stage. During 10 days, more than 200 shows are given in different places in East London such as Old Royal Naval College, Canary Wharf, Bethnal Green Gardens or Royal Artillery Barracks.

This event attracts more than 80 people each year.

 

When? Until July 4, 2020
Or ? East of London
Price: Free

 

BBC Proms: July's biggest classical music festival

Around a hundred classical music concerts are given for nearly two months at the Royal Albert Hall, in Hyde Park and broadcast live on the BBC.

Festival program

When? July 17 - September 12, 2020
Or ? Royal Albert Hall

 

Metro bus Knightsbridge 9, 10, 52, 70, 360, 452, N9, N52

 

Citadel a festival in the middle of Victoria Park

Citadel is an open-air festival offering an impressive musical, artistic, cultural and sports program.

Among other things, the festival will host the masters of modern electronic music.

Many entertainments are also offered: dancing, drawing, workshops for children, fashion stands, steet food ...

Tickets on sale Ticketmaster.

When?  July 12, 2020
Or ?Gunnersbury Park
Price: £55

Metro Kew Gardens

 

 

Buckingham Palace open to the public in July

Each year, Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public who can discover the apartments, the royal reception hall or the Throne Room.

Limited places. Reservations recommended on the websiteGreat Britain tourist office.

When?  18 July - 27 September 2020
Or ? Buckingham Palace
Price: € 30.50

Metro bus Green Park, Hyde Park Corner, Victoria11, 211, 239, C1, C10

 

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