10 Things to Do in London in June (2023)
Summer is in full swing in the city and there’s plenty going on. From an entertainment festival to live music and delicious food sampling, London won’t disappoint! Here’s our pick of the best things to do in London in June 2023!
When? Early May – late July
Where? Various locations across the city
Want to laugh until your sides hurt this summer? Then get yourself down to the Underbelly Festival at Southbank. Find the big purple cow and discover comedy, live circus, cabaret and general merriment right in the heart of London. Also on site is one of London’s largest outdoor bars and plenty of street food vendors to keep those bellies full and happy.
When? 10th-11th of June
Where? Various gardens across London
In association with the National Trust, hundreds of gorgeous London gardens will open their gates to the public as part of this weekend-long event. In 27 boroughs across the city you can find all sorts of green spaces – from roof terraces and allotments to classical gardens and everything in between. One ticket gives you access to all venues – so take advantage and make a weekend of it!
When ? 14th-18th June
Where? Regent’s Park
Taste of London is an annual food festival that brings together some of the city’s top chefs, restaurants, and food producers. It will include live cooking demonstrations, masterclasses, and tasting events. Get ready to sample delicious food!
When? From June 8th
Where? Hampton Court Palace
The Hampton Court Palace Festival is an annual music event held in London, in beautiful outdoor gardens. The festival takes place at the historic Hampton Court Palace, home to the former kings and queens of England. Each summer, the grounds of the palace are filled with music and dancing. There are often special performances from renowned artists and new talents to discover. This year, the line up includes: Grace Jones, Kaiser Chiefs, Björn Again and Rick Astley.
When? 3rd-4th of June
Where? Brockwell Park
Mighty Hoopla is an annual music festival held in Brockwell Park in London each June. The festival celebrates LGBTQI+ culture and music with a lineup of the best in pop, indie, dance, and urban music. It is known for its friendly and vibrant atmosphere. The festival also has an emphasis on inclusion and diversity, with no dress code. This makes it an ideal event for all, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. The festival also boasts a wide range of LGBTQI+ performers, many of whom are local to the area. Mighty Hoopla is a truly unique festival for Londoners to come together, enjoy music, and celebrate diversity.
When? 25th of June – 8th of July
Where? Hyde Park
British Summer Time Hyde Park is a world-famous music festival that takes place in London’s Hyde Park. The festival is usually held over several weekends in June-July and features some of the biggest names in music. The festival has something for everyone, from classic rock to pop, hip-hop, and electronic music. This year’ line up includes: Bruce Springsteen, Pink and Take That.
When? June 17th
Where? Barking Park
Festival People is a new unpretentious event that celebrates the youth culture of today. Line up includes Kurupt FM and Bugzy Malone, and Ms Banks. So if you plan to be in London that weekend, come and join the fun!
8. Harry Styles in Wembley
When? 14th-15th of June
Where? Wembley Stadium
After winning an award at the 2023 Grammys for best album of the year, Harry Styles is bringing Love on Tour to Wembley Stadium. Don’t miss Harry’s signature dance moves and best songs including As It Was and Satellite. The show is sure to be an unforgettable experience!
When? Until June 25th
Where? The V&A Museum
This exhibition is a celebration of the South Korean culture from ancient and futurist fashion, to Gangnam style. Perfect if you’re already in love with the country or wish to (re)discover it.
When? 2nd-3rd of June
Where? Throughout the city
London Gallery Weekend is the world’s biggest celebration of its kind. The event happens over a period of three days with each day focused on a different area of London. Everyone is welcome to attend for free, and you’ll get a chance to explore London’s superior art galleries and to recognize the city’s assorted creative and cultural communities.
Here you have it, our list of the tops things to do in June in London this year!
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