London Calling With a Summer of Special Events!

London is calling! There’s a ton to do in the city on the Thames in the sunnier summer months, and our gorgeous two-bedroom Palace View Penthouse is the perfect base for your London explorations. Here are just a few, courtesy of VisitLondon.com!

Wimbledon 2017
Wimbledon Tennis Championship final on July 16.
http://www.wimbledon.com/index.html

Summer of Love at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/summer-of-love
As you like it: an enchanting line-up of Shakespeare’s greatest romantic plays, comedies and tragedies!

Sensational Butterflies at the Natural History Museum
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/exhibitions/sensational-butterflies.html
A tropical butterfly house filled with butterflies, caterpillars and chrysalises from around the world.

Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition 2017
https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/summer-exhibition-2017
Fresh and exciting works from an illustrious range of artists at Royal Academy of Arts’ Summer Exhibition. Entrants include Isaac Julien, Jim Dine, Marina Abramović, Wolfgang Tillmans and Yinka Shonibare.

Regent Street Summer Street festival, every Sunday, July 3-24
http://www.regentstreetonline.com/campaigns/summerstreets
On Sundays the street is closed to traffic and filled with games, talks, pop-ups, shows and offers from shops, restaurants and bars.

The World Para-Athletic Championships at the Olympic Stadium, Jul14-23
http://www.paraathleticschampionships.com/
The Stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park plays host to this amazing athletic competition

Londinium Festival, July 28 – October 28
http://www.visitlondon.com/romans
Travel back to Roman London through a spectacular variety of themed events and activities, as the City celebrates its Roman heritage during the Londinium festival.

London Design Festival September 16 -24
http://www.londondesignfestival.com/
Annual festival celebrating London’s vibrant design scene with hundreds of large-scale installations, exhibitions and events popping up all over the city.

Underbelly Festival, through September 30
http://www.underbellyfestival.com/
Affordable circus, theatre, cabaret, comedy, music and children’s shows on the south bank of the Thames with street food and one of London’s largest outdoor bars.

Totally Thames festival, September 1-30
http://totallythames.org/
Art, exhibitions, live performances, below river-level concerts, an archaeological tour and all things celebrating the river.

Summer of Love at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, all summer long
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/summer-of-love
As you like it: an enchanting line-up of Shakespeare’s greatest romantic plays, comedies and tragedies!

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