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London June 2014

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What's on in London in June 2014

Event of the month | City of London Festival
(14 – 19 May)

London

Every summer the City of London Festival reveals the City's unique buildings and outdoor spaces with a wide-ranging artistic programme of film, music, visual arts, walks and talks. The festival celebrates some of the Square Mile’s best kept secrets as the City reveals its unrivalled collections, buildings and heritage like never before.

The City of London Festival has established itself as one of the UK's leading public events and best of all most of it is free to the public! The three week festival will entertain and excite all those that live, work and visit this extraordinary City of London, with exclusive events and world-class artists performing in stunning surroundings.

The City of London Festival will be offering over 100 free events across a wide range of art forms set to truly celebrate the City of London and demonstrate to everyone that it’s not just the London West End that has all the fun!

Location: Various Locations across City of London, EC2V 6BN

Website: Find out more.

Trooping the Colour - Queen's Birthday Parade (14 June)

oin in with the Queen's birthday celebrations and observer the impressive display of pageantry. Dating back to the 17th Century during the time of Charles II, the custom of Trooping the Colour is carried out to celebrate the Sovereign's birthday by her personal troops and the Household Division. Get ready to see the Queen herself and witness that iconic wave.

Location: Horse Guards Parade, St James, London SW1A 1DH

Website: Find out more.  

Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Albert Hall (11 - 22 June)

The English Ballet returns to the Royal Albert Hall with the ambitious production of Romeo & Juliet. This performance is entangled with passion, love and tragedy as the glorious staging is brought to life with over 120 dancers, actors and swordfighters. Following on from the success of Swan Lake, this production has been universally acclaimed by critics and audiences alike.

Location: Royal Albert Hall, London, SW7 2AP

Website: Find out more.  

Wimbledon Tennis 2014 (23 June - 6 July)

The world's most famous and celebrated lawn tennis event returns to Wimbledon once again. Wimbledon is famous for its green grass and white clothing, making the heritage of Wimbledon almost as alluring as the game itself. All eyes will be on British contender Any Murray to see if he can repeat his achievement for the second year running.

Location: The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London, SW19 5AE

Website: Find out more.

Udderbelly (until 13th July)

The large upside-down purple cow returns to London's Southbank centre for its 6th incredible year. Featuring a program crammed with the greatest circus, comedy, family shows and performances Udderbelly is the pop up festival to check out this summer.

Location: Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX

Website: Find our more.

Gun Salute at the Tower of London (10 June)

To celebrate The Duke of Edinburgh's birthday a gun salute by the Honourable Artillery Company will take place where 62 rounds will be fired to mark the Royal anniversary. The unique commemorative firings will take place at the Tower of London, on the Gun Park located on the Wharf. The good news is you do not need a Tower ticket to watch them as they can be viewed on Tower Hill.

Location: Tower of London, London EC3N 4AB

Website: Find out more.

Cirque Du Soleil's "Dralion" (4 - 8 June)

The world renowned circus troop Cirque du Soleil is back at the O2 with "Dralion". The astounding performance will be a mix of choreographed dance with aerial stunts and death-defying acrobatics. Drawing inspiration from the 3,000 year old tradition of Chinese acrobat arts, each of the elements (water, air, fire and earth) will be represented, bringing man and nature together as one.

Location: The O2, London SE10 0DX

Website: Find out more.

Greenwich & Docklands International Festival (20 - 28 June)

The Greenwich & Docklands International Festival returns this summer with some of best acts from all over the UK and the rest of the world will bring astonishing sights and sounds to Greenwich and East London. Expect the unexpected this year with the festival showcasing breath-taking night-time exhibitions, spectacular theatre productions and captivating dance performances.

Location: : Greenwich, London SE10 8RE

Website: Find out more.

The London Wonderground (Until 28 Sep)

Roll up, roll up - The London Wonderground returns to the Southbank Centre, setting London's summer activities for the city. Featuring the epic circus show LIMBO as well as performances from cabaret and circus shows that are set to enchant and amaze. Set alongside bars, sideshows and outdoor performances The London Wonderground is helps puts London on the map this summer.

Location: Jubilee Gardens, SE1 8XX

Website: Find our more.


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