Canary Wharf Jazz Festival
Fri – Sun
Are you a jazz enthusiast? Or jazz novice? London’s largest free jazz festival featuring established and rising stars returns to Canary Wharf. Whether you are looking for jazz-funk, folk, latin, soul, instrumental, jazz… you name it, it’s there! Do not miss this chance to hear world-class artists, for free!
Red Bull Air Race World Championships
Sat – Sun
Escape to the enchanting countryside of Ascot, this weekend, for the Red Bull Air Race World Championships. Showing off their speed, precision and skills to finish in the fastest possible time, the world’s best pilots return to the prestigious Ascot Racecourse to show off their need for speed!
Spotlight Festival is taking over the streets in Seven Dials with free music, comedy and arts. With no traffic, pop-up lawn and deck chairs galore will fill the street for you to enjoy the live performances by the dial or the delicious eats along Earlham Street. Do not miss the Pimm’s Garden or the Photobooth Airstream to complete your day. Did we mention… it’s free!
Until 29 August
Don’t try these tricks at home; leave it to the professionals! This weekend, watch the impossible happen as the world’s greatest illusionists take to the stage in the most dangerous show London has seen! With death-defying stunts, grand stage illusions, and more, you will be mesmerised by this fast-paced magical artistry.
Until March 2016
Worried about the rain taking over your weekend? Why not visit Vintage Salt! On the rooftop of Selfridges, this is the perfect place to relax between the extensive shopping trips along Oxford Street or to watch the sun set in this unique British seaside experience in the heart of London. Why are we recommending this rooftop restaurant and bar? There is a retractable roof to protect you and your drinks from sudden downpours!
Alice in Cartoonland
Until Nov 1
Celebrating the misadventures of little Alice, a variety of cartoonists, caricaturists, satirists, animators and graphic artists create a new insight into this treasured story. The well-loved, curious creatures of Wonderland have entertained the world for over 150 years; Alice in Cartoonland will see political points and social comments… but it will also make you laugh.
Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition
Until 5 September
Fuel your travel needs with a trip to the Pavilion Gallery to view the best of the best in Travel Photographers. With a variety of images seen by thousands, sometimes millions, of people, you will be wandering the gallery in awe. Whether you want to feed your wanderlust or reignite the memories of the places you have visited, the annual Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition must not be missed.