When the sun shines on London, locals take to the capital’s delightful gardens and green spaces for a season of spectacular outdoor events. If you’re visiting London this year, don’t miss these opportunities to soak up the city’s captivating open-air culture.
The Luna Cinema
This summer, The Luna Cinema is erecting its screens in some of London’s most elegant locations. For a cinematic experience under the stars, you can see Notting Hill at Westminster Abbey, The Greatest Showman at Kensington Palace or Romeo and Juliet at One New Change.
Opera Holland Park
Throughout June and July, West London’s leafy Holland Park turns into an outdoor auditorium as Opera Holland Park showcases a medley of iconic classics and innovative productions. This summer, catch Mozart’s Così fan tutte and the prestigious Royal Ballet School’s al fresco performances.
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
An unmissable highlight of London’s summer calendar, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is a cultural spectacle featuring celebrated plays, from Shakespeare’s As You Like It to the rip-roaring Little Shop of Horrors. Unpack your hamper and enjoy dinner on the picnic lawn before the performance begins.
Live at Chelsea
Held in the elegant grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Live at Chelsea is an open-air concert series with a genteel and relaxed ambience. Performing this season is rock hero, Jeff Beck, James Blunt, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra playing a selection of Andrew Lloyd Webber favourites.
National Theatre’s River Stage
Set on South Bank, the National Theatre’s annual River Stage hosts incredible free festivals. Each weekend, a different theatre company takes over, displaying their acts and artists. Expect electric performances from Sadler’s Wells and Home Manchester, along with family workshops, live music and plenty of fun in the sun.
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Kensington Palace The Greatest Showman © Luna Cinema
RBSupperschoolshow2016_01361 © The Royal Ballet School/Johan Persson
Regents Park Open Air Theatre © David Jensen