August in London: A Guide to Summer Fun

August in London: A Guide to Summer Fun

August in London: A Guide to Summer Fun at Mercure London Hyde Park

August in London is a time of vibrant festivities and endless activities. As the city basks in the warmth of summer, visitors at Mercure London Hyde Park are perfectly placed to dive into the best events and experiences that London has to offer. Here's your ultimate guide to enjoying London in August 2024.

Celebrate Culture at the Notting Hill Carnival

The streets of west London come alive during the Notting Hill Carnival (26-29 Aug), Europe's largest street festival. Revel in the colourful parades, the sound of steel drums, and the taste of authentic Caribbean food.

Feel the Music at BBC Proms

Experience the grandeur of classical music at the BBC Proms, held at the Royal Albert Hall. This annual celebration is a must for music lovers and is in full swing throughout August.

Explore London's Lush Gardens

Take a break from the urban rush and visit the Chelsea Physic Garden, London's oldest botanical garden, for a peaceful stroll or an engaging workshop.

Discover Art and Performance

The Greenwich+Docklands International Festival offers a plethora of artsy performances in south-east London. Immerse yourself in theatre, dance, and more.

Indulge in Culinary Delights

Foodies will adore the Hampton Court Palace Food Festival, where you can sample a variety of street food and sip on summer coolers.

Cheers to Craft Beer

Join the celebration of brewing at the London Craft Beer Festival in Tobacco Dock (9-10 Aug). With over 100 producers, it's a beer enthusiast's paradise.

Family Fun at The National Gallery

The Summer on the Square festival at The National Gallery promises creative fun for all ages with workshops, talks, and family-friendly activities.

Outdoor Cinemas and Music Festivals

Grab a blanket and enjoy an evening at one of London's best outdoor cinemas, or dance under the stars at the city's annual music festivals.

Theatre Under the Stars

Don't miss the chance to see top theatre shows like The Lion King or Matilda The Musical in the open air at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.


August at Mercure London Hyde Park is your gateway to a summer filled with excitement, culture, and relaxation. Whether you're looking to party at a carnival, unwind in a garden, or be moved by music and theatre, London in August offers a treasure trove of experiences. Book your stay and be part of the summer magic in one of the world's most dynamic cities.

From the lively Notting Hill Carnival to the serene Chelsea Physic Garden, London in August is a mosaic of experiences waiting to be discovered. At Mercure London Hyde Park, we provide the perfect starting point for your summer adventures. Experience the best of London with us this August!

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