Things to Do in London in June 2016

The month of June is a perfect time to visit London, as lovely weather and a wealth of events wait for you. It’s the best time of year to make the most of the capital’s outdoors.

1. Wimbledon

The world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament will be in focus from the 27th of June to the 10 of July. Get ready for two weeks of great rivalry and excitement, strawberries and cream. Address: Church Rd Wimbledon London SW19 5AE

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2. Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour is an annual celebration of the Queen’s official birthday, and this year will mark her milestone – 90th – birthday. This is a chance for magnificent marching manouvres and royalty spotting. That day is on the 11th of June. Address: Horse Guards Road Whitehall London SW1A 2AX

3. Taste of London festival

If you are into food, make sure you visit the greatest restaurant festival in the world which begins on the 15th of June and lasts for five days. Pick up some cooking tricks from top London’s chefs and taste superb food in the picturesque setting of Regent’s Park. Address: Regents Park, London NW1 4NR

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4. Opening of the new Tate Modern

On the 17th of June, the Herzog & de Meuron extension of Tate Modern, known as The Switch House, will be unveiled. The new building features new gallery spaces, a viewing level at the top floor, and a restaurant. Don’t miss out on this great art story! Address: Bankside London SE1 9TG

5. Open Garden Squares Weekend

Discover over 200 beautiful gardens in this two-day event that takes place on the 18th and 19th of June across 25 London boroughs. “Unlock your allotment garden experience”. Address: London

6. Sunset Safari

One of the most interesting ways to begin this month is to visit London’s Zoo Sunset Safari. Enjoy the world of animals in a different manner – with music, food and drink stalls, live animal talks and feeds, etc., every Friday evening from the 3rd of June to the 15th of July. Address: Outer Circle Regent’s Park London NW1 4RY

7. West End Live

Get ready for the West End weekend and numerous brilliant performances in Trafalgar Square on the 18th and the 19th of June. Watch out for West End megastars such as Beverley Knight, Kerry Ellis, Michael Xavier, Tom Chambers, Matt Cardle, Samantha Barks, Pixie Lott. Address: London WC2 5DS

8. King’s Cross Pond

King’s Cross Pond is a perfect idea for hot summer days. Located in the swiftly changing part of London, the pond is not only a swimming pool but also an art installation. You can have a special swimming experience in the unique surroundings. Address: King’s Cross Pond Club 20 Canal Reach (entrance on Tapper walk) London N1C 4BE

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9. Pride in London Parade

Celebrate London’s diversity and LGBT communities by joining the festival for a series of activities from the 10th of June to the 26th of June, and the actual Pride in London Parade taking place in Trafalgar Square on the 25th of June. Address: London WC2N 5DN Limos4 London can help you get to your desired event(s) easily and in style.
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