What's on in London in July 2014
Event of the Month |TOUR DE FRANCE 2014
(7, 24, 25, 26 & 27 JULY 2014)
See the world’s top cyclists pass through London as part of the Grand Depart for the Tour De France or watch live coverage from a dedicated fan park.
Watch cyclists, including Mark Cavendish and Chris Froome, as they pass through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park before going alongside the River Thames. The route through London will see them pass iconic landmarks such as the Tower of London, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, before finishing on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. Fans are expected to line the streets in celebration of the passing cyclists.
Come together with other supporters in the free fan parks around London. Featuring giant screens you can watch the Grand Depart and Tour De France live. Watch the Grand Depart live Trafalgar Square’s big screens followed by the Tour De France live screenings at Canary Wharf. Not only will there by live coverage at Canary Wharf but also plenty of French themed food, prize give aways and special celebrity appearances too!
The Tour De France is the world biggest cycling event, experience the excitement, atmosphere and dedication as the world’s top cyclists go head to head for the title.
HYPER JAPAN (25 – 27 JULY)
Hyper Japan is the biggest Japanese culture celebration in the UK. Discover the world of anime, taste cuisine from the best sushi chefs in the UK, experience Japanese fashion shows and shop for unique hand-made gifts. There’s also a chance to join the COSParade and be in for a chance of winning a prize for best costume.
Location: Earls Court, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Warwick Road, London, SW5 9TA
ROOFTOP FILM CLUB (Throughout July)
A unique experience for film lovers - The Rooftop Film Club brings the stars of the big screen under the stars in the sky. During July there will be classics including Flash Dance and Top Gun screened from Queen of Hoxton’s rooftop. Book early to avoid disappointment as screenings are extremely popular.
Location: Queen of Hoxton, 1-5 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3JX
ROOFTOP FILM CLUB (Throughout July)
A ten day “extravaganza” packed full of music, dance and comedy. From Tom Jones to Jake Bugg, Tim Minchin to Diversity – each day is filled with a variety of acts for every taste. Experience high quality festival food for a change with specially selected restaurateurs, artisan traders and produces available in Hyde Park.
Location: Hyde Park
BUCKINGHAM PALACE SUMMER OPENING (26 JULY – 28 SEPTEMBER)
The annual summer opening of Buckingham Palace begins in 26 July. As one of the world’s last remaining working royal palaces, Buckingham Palace is an iconic London attraction where during summer you can visit the luxurious state rooms, full of royal treasures.
Location: Buckingham Palace
ZOO LATES AT ZSL LONDON ZOO (6 JUNE – 25 JULY)
Following a sell out last year, after hours zoo nights have returned. Unleash your wild side with comedy, cabaret and a silent disco all held within London’s very own urban jungle. Don’t miss out on this event held most Friday nights throughout July.
Location: ZSL London Zoo, Outer Circle, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4RY
BASTILLE FESTIVAL (13 JULY)
Bastille Festival is now in its 7th year, celebrating all things French including food, arts, theatres and film. You can experience wine tastings, creative workshops and many more activities all in Borough Market. There’s also an open air party to round up the day.
LATE NIGHT SILENT DISCO IN THE SHARD (5 JULY & 26 JULY)
One of London’s most spectacular venues, featuring panoramic views over London, is hosting a silent disco. Three DJs will travel to Level 69 to spin the decks and entertain those looking to party. Combining stunning views and excellent music The Shard’s Late Night Silent Disco is a truly unique experience.
Location: The Shard
MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) (1 - 20 JULY)
In their first live performance since 1980, The Pythons reunites for a hugely popular comeback show. Featuring the all-star cast including John Cleese, Terry Jones and Eric Idle, Monthy Python will be the talk of London’s comedy scene in 2014.
Location: The O2