London hosts Europe’s biggest street party in August, and family-friendly attractions keep children entertained during the school summer holidays.
August is one of the warmest months of the year in London. Enjoy the capital’s many outdoor and open-air activities to make the most of the warm summer days.
London’s main football season kicks off in August. Experience one of London’s great sporting passions during your visit by getting your hands on good-value tickets and soaking up the atmosphere at one of the capital’s football clubs
Top London festivals
- Experience the best of south Asian culture with ZEE London Mela in Southhall Park. 18-19 Aug
- Head to the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms classical music festival. Until 8 Sep
- Make your way to the south bank of the river Thames for the Underbelly Festival. Until 30 Sep
- Check out another one of London’s top music festivals this August.