Xanadu celebrates the flower power movement at its height.It’s midsummer 1973 in Hyde Park and the hippies, hipsters, rock stars, musicians, wild women and global nomads gather to play, sing,dance, protest and perform.
There will also be hosting a pop-up rustic restaurant, Circus Sauce, serving a three-course menu which changes depending on the seasonal produce of the area.
Chiswick House and Gardens
June 27 – July 8
Le Cordon Bleu London Summer Festival, Bloomsbury
For the first time ever, Le Cordon Bleu London will throw open its doors for a Summer Food & Drink Festival. The world famous cookery school will host a fabulous array of chefs and during the day, you’ll be invited to immerse yourself in all things food and drink.
15 Bloomsbury Square
Turtle Bay Summer Sound Clash Festival
Caribbean restaurant, Turtle Bay, has announced a four-day Summer Sound Clash Festival that will take place across seven of its restaurants on selected dates throughout July and August.
The free event will bring authentic reggae vibes to life, with live DJ sessions from a variety of prominent artists that include Laid Black, Tita Lau, Real Roots, DJ Bungy and Wanita Anderson.
Turtle Bay, Brixton
The Courtyard Collection
Adam Riches is an Edinburgh Comedy Award conquering character comic and brings you a night of comedy based deep within the volcanic lair of a super-villain on the eve of the countdown to his missile launch
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill
Get Active Wandsworth Festival Roadshow
A Get Active Wandsworth Festival Zone is taking place in Shillington Gardens with local clubs providing activities for all the family. Visit the Get Active Wandsworth stand to find out more about getting active in your local area. This is a fun day out to be had by all, packed with stalls from the local community with Battersea Fire Brigade also in attendance. Free Entry
Shillington Gardens, London SW11 2TT
Following her five-star solo show, White, Koko Brown now brings the world premiere of Grey, the second instalment of her Colour Trilogy, to Ovalhouse this summer. This autobiographical new show candidly explores depression and challenges the taboos which so often obscure black women’s mental health.
June 27 – July 13
The Funny Side of Earlsfield featuring Matthew Osborn
Hosted at Tara Theatre in Earlsfield, the very best in comedy this Saturday featuring stand-up from Alex Kealy, Sarah Iles, Michael Legge and Matthew Osborn. A mix of casually unknowing self-deprecation and genuinely funny surrealism with sharp and cutting edge comedy. whilst being cheeky, lively and charming.
Tara Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield
The Great Exhibition Road Festival
The festival will celebrate curiosity, discovery and exploration on and around Exhibition Road in South Kensington. From our world to new worlds, from drones to design, and from symphony orchestras to brass bands, this is a festival that brings together science and the arts. To attend the festival, please make sure to register for free.
Exhibition Road, South Kensington
June 28 – 30
Meet Florence Nightingale
Meet Miss Nightingale and hear all about how she became known as the ‘Lady with the Lamp’. Find out how she became a nurse against her parents’ wishes, why she went to the Crimea War and how she improved the conditions for the soldiers and nurses. You can also see the actual Lamp she carried and meet her pet owl!
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road
Summer Science Exhibition Lates
Discover a future vision of wooden skyscrapers, four-legged robots and cosmic civilisations at the Summer Science Exhibition 2019. With 22 exhibits exploring the very latest advances in science and a packed programme of thought-provoking talks, jaw-dropping demonstrations and entertaining performances alongside the exhibits, there’s something for everyone.
6 – 9 Carlton House Terrace