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Ten things to do in London this month.

Summer is here and there are plenty of exciting things to do in London! Here we give you 10 activities that you can attend this month in London to enjoy your summer even more! 

World Illustration Awards, Host Family Stay
World Illustration Awards

With over 200 short listed entries this year you can explore wonderful illustrations! Attending this year's World Illustration Awards in Somerset House is a free experience so what are you waiting for? 

Where: Strand, London WC2R 1LA

When: Thursday 11th of July - Sunday 28th of July

Tickets: Free!

Greenwich Music Time, Host Family Stay
Greenwich Music Time

Something magical will happen in Greenwich this Summer! Between two Old Royal Naval College buildings Greenwich Music Time will be held. This festival is outdoors and guests can enjoy live music whilst capturing the beautiful view from Greenwich that is overlooking the River Thames.

Where: Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9NN

When: Monday 1st of July - Sunday 7th of July

Order tickets here! 

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, Host Family Stay
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

The world famous tennis championships in Wimbledon must not be missed! Didn’t get a chance to book tickets? Watch Wimbledon on one of the big screens in central London! 

Where: Church Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AG

When: Monday 1st of July - Sunday 14th of July

Ticket information here! 

Zip Now London, Host Family Stay
Zip Now London

Want to experience the world’s biggest and fastest zipline? If you're an adrenaline junkie you’ll absolutely love this! 

Where: Archbishop’s Park, LONDON, SE1 7LE

When: Until Sunday 15th of September

NG Traveller Food Festival, Host Family Stay
National Geographic Traveller Food Festival

This two day food adventure will "offer a unique range of culinary experiences from across the globe...". The main stage at this event, attendees will get insights in current food trends. Raymond Blanc, Andi Oliver, Romy Gill and Árpád Győrffy are just some of the chefs that will demonstrate, surprise and talk about with different, innovative and traditional dishes from all around the world! What are you waiting for? 

Where: 52 Upper St, The Angel, London N1 0QH

When: Saturday 20th of July - Sunday 21st of July

Tickets can be bought here!

Great British Food Festival, Host Family Stay
Great British Food Festival

Whether you're a fan or a complete newbie to British food, this food festival will not only give you a 'taste of Britain' but also an idea of what the Brits love from abroad - did anyone say curry? Food challenges, cake-offs and much more will be going on! This is perfect for a family day out or a great time with friends. 

Where: Chiswick House and Gardens, Burlington Lane, London, W4 2RP

When: Friday 12th of July - Sunday 14th of July

Book tickets here!*

*All 2020 events cancelled - book for events starting from April 2021

Cartoon Museum - London, Host Family Stay
Cartoon Museum

Over 6,000 original artworks and over 8,000 books and comics. These exhibitions aren't boring, we promise you! Whilst the cartoons make it an entertaining and interesting way of immersing in art, the Cartoon Museum welcomes people of all ages. Plus the cheap admission fee makes it more than worth it! 

Where: 63 Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A 3AE

When: From 1st July

Tickets: Adults enter for £8 (Students enter for only £3!) NOTE: Cannot be booked online. For further information click here!

4th of July - Independence Day, Host Family Stay
Independence Day

4th of July is celebrated in different locations around London. American restaurants, bars and pubs - you name it! Covent Garden, Haymarket and Shoreditch are just some of the locations of where events, food and drinks can be enjoyed whilst celebrating! 

Where: Various locations. 

When: Thursday 4th of July

HYPER Japan Festival, Host Family Stay
HYPER Japan Festival

Organised by Cross Media, this is the largest exhibition that celebrates Japanese culture in the United Kingdom! 

Where: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX

When: Friday 12th of July - Sunday 14th of July

Get your tickets here!*

*This festival is currently postponed due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

London Film & Comic Con, Host Family Stay
London Film & Comic Con

Get ready for this years Film and Comic Con in London! The three day event will take place in Olympia and the following are just some of the stars that will be attending: Charlie Sheen from Two and a Half Men, Jason Isaacs and Tom Felton from Harry Potter, William Zabka from Cobra Kai, Joe Thomas and Blake Harrison from The Inbetweeners! Ian Somerhalder from The Vampire Diaries, and last but not least, Alfie Allen, Daniel Portman, Ian Whyte and Gemma Whelan from Game of Thrones!

Where: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX

When: Friday 26th of July - Sunday 28th of July

Tickets can be booked here!

We hope you liked this months ' Ten things to do...'  please get in touch with us if you have any questions about London or our Homestay accommodations! 

Published on 30th June 2020

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