London events calendar

Your month-by-month guide to the biggest and best new events in London

0

Comments

Add +

Welcome to our guide to the biggest and best new openings in London. Check out the months below to see our hand-picked selection of the best new events beginning this month, next month and even further ahead. From theatre, exhibition and film openings to gigs, festivals and comedy shows, if it's new, it's here - go on, dive in!

London's biggest events by month

July

Summer may be in full swing but July's set to get even hotter with the arrival of more scorching events, gigs and festivals

SEE WHAT'S ON IN JULY

August

Fill your diary with a shed-load of scorching events this month including Wilderness, Holi One and Notting Hill Carnival

SEE WHAT'S ON IN AUGUST

September

Say goodbye to summer in style – get out and get stuck into the last of the capital's festivals, pop-up and outdoor shindigs this month

SEE WHAT'S ON IN SEPTEMBER

October

The return of crisp days and cold evenings mean we're on the verge of winter, but that's no excuse to hibernate

SEE WHAT'S ON IN OCTOBER


Upcoming dates for your diary

Walthamstow Garden Party

Programmed by the Barbican and absolutely free, this is a two-day festival in E17 combining music and family fun

  1. Sat Jul 26 - Sun Jul 27

Camden Beach

'Camden Beach' returns this summer with 900 square metres of pseudo-shoreline consisting of 150 tonnes of sand

  1. Mon Jul 28 - Fri Aug 22

Holi One

An intensely colourful day of music, dance, performance art and getting gloriously messy at Wembley Park

  1. Sat Aug 2

Wilderness

Wilderness is a festival that champions all the arts, from outdoor theatre to talks, horse riding to gourmet banquets

  1. Thu Aug 7 - Sun Aug 10

RideLondon

This weekend-long feast of cycling sees an eight mile loop of roads around central London closed to regular traffic

  1. Sat Aug 9 - Sun Aug 10

Notting Hill Carnival

Attracting more revellers than ever, enjoy calypso floats, mas and pan bands as outdoor soundsystems at this year's carnival

  1. Sun Aug 24 - Mon Aug 25

More London Free Film Festival

These free September screenings at The Scoop are officially the last hurrah of the outdoor film season

  1. Wed Sep 3 - Fri Sep 26

Ceremony Festival

Expert party-starters Found bring a host of big electronic music names to Finsbury Park

  1. Sat Sep 13

Art Deco Fair

Discover gems from the 1920s, 30s and 40s at English Heritage’s popular weekend fair

  1. Sat Sep 13 - Sun Sep 14

Ming: 50 Years that Changed China

This Ming exhibition draws together some of the world's most beautiful objects

  1. Thu Sep 18 - Mon Jan 5

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

See this year's winning spacey vision at the Royal Observatory's free exhibition

  1. Thu Sep 18 - Sun Feb 1

Open House London

This capital-wide annual festival of architecture celebrates its twenty-second anniversary this year

  1. Sat Sep 20 - Sun Sep 21

Constable: The Making of a Master

A hugely influential name in the art world, John Constable is the subject of the V&A's autumn exhibition

  1. Sat Sep 20 - Sun Jan 11

Richmond Running Festival

This September festival allows participants to run either 10K or a half marathon through south London's most scenic spots

  1. Sun Sep 21

Lee Evans – Monsters

Frantic, rubber-faced comic Lee Evans brings his biggest tour to date, Monster, to the O2 and Wembley

  1. Thu Sep 25 - Sat Nov 22

The London Art Book Fair

The UK's biggest art book event returns to the Whitechapel Gallery for 2014

  1. Fri Sep 26 - Sun Sep 28

Last chance events in the capital

Fashion Rules Exhibition

  • Critics choice
  1. Kensington Palace The Broadwalk, Kensington Gardens, W8 4PX
  2. Tue Jul 22 - Sat Jul 4
More info
  1. Jewish Museum 129-131 Albert St, NW1 7NB
  2. Tue Jul 22 - Sun Aug 10
More info
  1. Tate Modern Bankside, SE1 9TG
  2. Tue Jul 22 - Sun Sep 7
More info

Users say

6 comments
slowdating
slowdating

We have plenty of Speed Dating events across London catering for all ages - To see them click here

chloe
chloe

Don't forget The Legends of Darts Masters at Indig02 a must see!

gift sithole
gift sithole

we have play like people to see in theatre evensts plz

Looking for more inspiration?

Hot events this week

Here are the best things to do, places eat and sights to see over the next seven days

Things to do today

Looking for some last-minute inspiration? Find great ways to spend your day in London

Things to do this weekend

Check out our pick of what's taking place in London over the weekend

More great things to do in London this week

The best of the rest in London

Watch the latest film releases

Catch new movies in the capital

Dine at top new restaurants

Gorge on the best grub London has to offer

See London's best theatre shows

Find fantastic shows in the West End

Catch the best gigs this week

Here's the hottest live music in town over the next seven days

Wander a great exhibition

Looking for some culture? Here's where to find it

Spotify

Subscribe to Time Out London on Spotify for daily playlists and recommendations from our Music team.

 

 

Spotify

Subscribe to Time Out London on Spotify for daily playlists and recommendations from our Music team.