Things To Do In London This July
The temperatures are rising and hopefully the rain will cease as we head into the month of July! But what’s going on in this splendid summer month around London? Well, read on to find out what we’re recommending, it’s a scorcher!
The hugely popular Museum of Happiness folks are setting up home for the day on the Queen of Hoxton’s rooftop! The Museum of Happiness is a non-profit organisation that focuses on wellbeing and happiness through experimental adventures and activities such as laughter yoga, meditation, origami, silent disco and loads more! The event is free but you can donate what you like to help them spread their happiness further! Register at museumofhappiness.org to receive the ticket registration link.
Lovebox – 15th & 16th July
One of our favourite festivals is back to show Victoria Park exactly how the East End does it! Let your inner party monster out and shake your rump to the sounds of Major Lazer, LCD Soundsystem, Jungle and Diplo, to name just a few!
Alongside the music, there’ll be a fashion and beauty boutique, roller disco and plenty of delicious cocktails and street food to keep you going until the early hours of Sunday morning.
For more info about London’s brilliant festivals this year, head on over to our Top 7 London Festivals blog!
Hyper Japan – 15th – 17th July
Hyper Japan are back again for their first outing of the year, bringing all aspect of Japanese culture to London! A truly unique expo, Hyper Japan offers up massive selections of food and drink, fashion, manga and special guests, including Azumi Inoue, singer of most Studio Ghibli film soundtracks and J-pop/punk band Broken Doll. Participate in workshops and demos of traditional cultural activities such as origami, calligraphy and tea ceremony alongside experiencing the modern era trends of kawaii fashion and cosplay.
Beach East – Opens 23rd July
Seeing as London doesn’t really have its fair share of sun, sea and sand, the team at Beach East bring it to you instead! With over 2200 square metres of sand, prepare to get your bare feet out to celebrate the great British seaside in London! There will be plenty of sandcastle competitions to keep you occupied alongside a massive paddling pool, funfair rides, beach bars and a big screen to watch the Olympic Games come August!
Binge Watching at The Macbeth – 17th, 24th & 31st July
Sit down, relax and join in the Sunday binge-watching fun at The Macbeth this summer! Each show has their own special competitions, quizzes and themes, the first being Sex and The City! Grab your best mates in your comfiest clothes and indulge in wine and ice cream to the sounds and sights of Carrie and her gal pals working their way through love and life in the Big Apple. Next up, The X-Files… join Mulder and Scully as they delve into the unknown, and help find the truth with a special X-Files quiz! Last but soooo not least, is Pokémon! Ya wanna be the very best? Then get down on the 31st to relive your childhood with Ash, Misty, Brock and Pikachu. Not only will they be screening episodes, there will also be a tournament to really see who is the very best, with Pokémon Stadium set up on the N64!