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Things to do in London in July 2022

Take in the July warmth at London's outdoor attractions and open-air events, including the capital's biggest music and flower festivals.
Panorama of London with fields of grass and trees in sunshine.
Head to Primrose Hill in July, one of the hottest months to enjoy in London. Credits: Jan-Otto. Image courtesy of iStock.
  • July is one of the warmest months to visit London.                         

  • You have the chance to visit Buckingham Palace each July.

  • Annual July events include Wimbledon, BBC Proms and the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show.

  • Pride in London, a huge celebration of the LGBT+ community often falls in July.

July brings fabulous festivals to the city, and is one of the warmest months of the year in the capital! It's time to head to London's great outdoors: visit one of London's parks, enjoy an open-top bus tour, east alfresco and catch up with friends over drinks at a rooftop bar

With the warm weather and relaxing vibes around every corner, there are lots of iconic summer events to experience – check out our top picks below to make this month utterly unforgettable. 

What's on in London in July?  

Unmissable July events for your diary

Where are the must-see music festivals this July?

  • Many London music festivals usually take place in July. You can normally Take your pick from everything from Lovebox and American Express presents British Summer Time, to Somerset House's Summer Series and Kew the Music in Kew Gardens.
  • Or fill your calendars with classical concerts, as the BBC Proms returns with more than 40 days of concerts.

Which shows are opening in July?

Check back nearer the time for details of new shows opening in July 2022. In the meantime, check out London's top musicals and more London theatre.

What can I do outdoors in July?

What are the most iconic annual festivals in July in London?

  • You can usually celebrate the capital's LGBT+ community with the Pride in London festival in June or July, featuring the famous Pride in London Parade through central London, and free performances in Trafalgar Square.
  • Shop on a traffic-free Regent Street, tuck into foodie treats and enjoy free entertainment during Summer Streets, which usually happens in July
  • Sit back at one of London's iconic squares to enjoy a show of opera and ballet at BP Big Screens in London.

For more things to do in London in July, take a look at the events calendar and guide to what's on in London. And catch the best of the London stage with the London theatre guide. If you're in London, find out what's on this weekend and download the Visit London app for the latest information on coolest things happening in the capital. 

WEATHER: For average seasonal temperatures and rainfall, see the London Weather page.

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