What's Hot This Summer

Summer is in full swing in London and we’ve put together some of the best events taking place during this glorious time of year. Why not make a stay of it and book a room at the VSC?


british summer time Hyde Park

Friday 6th - Sunday 15th July

Hyde Park is located within minutes of the VSC so what better place to enjoy some live music. This year the likes of The Cure, Michael Buble, Bruno Mars and Eric Clapton will be playing in the scenic setting of Hyde Park.

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Lambeth country show

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July

The 44th Lambeth Country Show will return to Brockwell Park on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July 2018, boasting a unique line-up that celebrates the very best of the city and countryside. With over 150,000 people attending throughout the weekend in 2017, the show is one of the biggest free family festivals in the UK.

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Buckingham palace summer opening

Saturday 21st July - Sunday 30th September

Every Summer the Queen opens the doors to her official London residence. You’ll have the chance to explore the lavishly furnished State Rooms of one of the world’s fewest remaining working royal palaces and look out for some of the Royal Collection’s most prized possessions. Booking in advance is highly recommended.

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notting hill carnival

Saturday 25th - Monday 27th August

Just a short ride on the Central Line takes you to Notting Hill where you can experience the colourful and vibrant Notting Hill Carnival. The Carnival takes place annually on the August bank holiday weekend and brings hundreds of people to the streets of Notting Hill.

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BBC Proms

Friday 13th July - Wednesday 8th September

The BBC Proms take place annually at the Royal Albert Hall and other venues across London. From classical favourites to contemporary world premieres and family concerts, the BBC Proms offer a stage for leading musicians, singers, orchestras and soloists from across the world with a broad programme of music.

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Zip Now London

Open until Thursday 9th September

Zip Wire Across London high above the trees. Zip Now London has installed a 225-metre long zip wire in central London. Not for the faint-hearted but a great place to take the kids for an adrenalin rush.

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*Please note, the information above is subject to change. Please visit the websites or contact the businesses prior to visiting for accurate information.

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