Top things to do this August in London
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Top things to do this August in London

  • 6 Aug 2018

We’ve handpicked some of our favourite things to do in London in August, from lounging in lidos to watching films under the stars, see our top 5 below.

Skylight, Tobacco Dock

Skylight, Tobacco Dock

What better way to enjoy the hot weather then a good old rooftop bar? Skylight is home to three floors of bars, street food, croquet and pétanque with some unparalleled panoramas of the city skyline.  Book tables, pre-order drinks or book court games.

Location: Skylight is located at Tobacco Dock –Pennington Street Entrance
Pennington St. Car Park Entrance
Wapping
London E1W 2S

Brockwell Lido

Enjoy a hot summers day swimming and lounging at Brockwell’s 50-metre pool. Its surrounded by art deco Grade II-listed buildings which house the Lido Café, where you can grab a selection of snacks, full meals and drinks.

Location: 
Brockwell Park
Dulwich Rd
London SE24 0PA 

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

To mark the 70th birthday of The Prince of Wales this year, the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace (21 July – 30 September 2018) will include a special display of over 100 works of art personally selected by His Royal Highness. The Palace has 775 rooms, but only 19 of them, the State Rooms, are open to the public. These are the grand spaces, where the Queen hosts receptions and entertains guests. the palace opens for ten weeks only, when the Queen is away – but you will get to wander around the Throne Room and ogle the Ballroom’s glittery chandeliers.

Location:  
Buckingham Palace Rd 
London 
SW1A 1AA 

Open Air Theatre, Regents Park

The award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is a London landmark – a firm fixture of summer in the city, providing a cultural hub in the beautiful surroundings of a Royal Park.  The wonderfully unpredictable nature of outdoor theatre makes each visit here extraordinary and thrilling, there’s plenty on offer this summer.

Location: Just a 10-minute walk from Baker Street underground station. Plan your journey by visiting tfl.gov.uk using postcode “NW1 4NU” as your destination.

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House

Bring a picnic and settle down for a movie on London’s largest outdoor screen set against the spectacular Somerset House until 22nd August this summer.

Location: 
The Strand
London
WC2R 1LA

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