London Summer Festivals 2015

What to see and do in the UK capital this summer from music in the park to riverside theatre, tennis and a celebration of love. Read our recommendations for London Summer Festivals 2015 and enjoy!
More London

The Scoop at More London Free Festival

More London Free Festival June 3rd – September 24th
This festival celebrates live music, fringe theatre and is now in it’s thirteenth year. There is a line-up of events in The Scoop (an outdoor amphitheatre) on London’s South Bank. It also has a giant screen showing Wimbledon tennis for fans and all events are FREE!
Festival of Love

Festival of Love on London’s South Bank

Festival of Love June 6th – September 27th
This 2 month long festival on London’s South Bank of the river is a celebration of how great the world is, with art installations, music, activities and performances all on the theme of love. There are evening going to be weddings held on the riverside and it’s all free. What could be sweeter?
Wimbledon Tennis Championship  June 29th – July 12th
Not a festival, but a celebration of tennis never-the-less! Guaranteed to make it rain in London, Wimbledon takes place over a month in SW19 (the south west) at the famous grounds. Just as famous for Pimms and strawberries, if you can’t get a ticket don’t worry – there are screens all over the city to watch your favourite players for free.
Wireless Festival

Wireless Festival

Wireless Festival 28th June – 5th July
This cool hip hop and R&B festival takes place in Finsbury Park in July, with headliner act Drake. You can also catch Mary J Blige, Avicii, David Guetta and Nicki Minaj. Tickets still available.
Lovebox Festival July 17-18th
Two days of partying in Victoria Park in trendy East London with some of the best DJs and live bands in town. This year’s headline is Snoop Dog and Rudimental. There are also dance and performance art shows and always a load of ‘after parties’ for the cool kids.
Citadel Festival

Citadel Festival

This one day festival in Victoria Park is more about the arts than just music but has bands playing also, including Bombay Bicycle Club.

Visions Festival August 8th

Another East London music festival with trendy acts like Camera Obscura takes place in Hackney – along with markets, food stall and exhibitions.
Visions Festival

Visions Festival

South West Four August 29th-30th
This dance music festival takes place on Clapham Common in south London (SW4), showcasing the best performances in house, electro, techno and dance. Get your dancing shoes on!
Notting Hill Carnival 2014 Things to do in London 1

Notting Hill Carnival 2014 from Officially London

Notting Hill Carnival August 30th-31st
This free celebration of the caribbean community in west London’s Notting Hill is famous for outrageous colourful costumes, dancing in the streets and lots of reggae and dance music! It’s the UK’s biggest street party and takes place over 3 days and is free to attend, all you need to do is eat some jerk chicken and be ready to dance! There is a programme of different dance schools, DJs and live music performances – make sure you have a map and catch some of the floats passing by as the costumes are amazing!
Also within easy reach of London are Eastern Electrics dance music festival (Aug 1st) and Wilderness music festival in Oxford (Aug 6-9th).
Equity Point Hostel

Equity Point Hostel

If you’re heading to a festival in London this summer then stay at Equity Point hostel. It’s central location is near all the sights, including the famous Notting Hill Carnival. Book your bed here 

For a full listing of what is on in London this summer check out the official website Visit London

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