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What's On In London | June 2016
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What's On In London | June 2016

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Updated: 15 November 2016
With June just around the corner, the official beginning of summer is coming and the capital will be booming with events! Highlights vary from the annual Wimbledon Tournament to the Queen’s official birthday celebrations, as well as a great variety of outdoor activities including summer festivals and markets. London also has a wide range of exhibitions and performances on offer for those who don’t want to risk getting sunburnt.

 

 


WEDNESDAY 1st – SUNDAY 5th JUNE


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BALLET   |   English National Ballet Timelessly Presents Swan Lake

Wed 1 – Sun 12 June

We all know good always prevails over bad; but will love win against evil? This production of Swan Lake is an unstoppable force, suitable for both ballet fanatics and first-timers.

 

COMEDY   |   Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel

Wed 1 June – Fri 15 July

Lose your Sense and Sensibility as you roll around laughing at this Jane Austen inspired improvised comedy play.

 

THEATRE   |   Absolution and Bill Clinton Hercules In A Double Bill

Wed 1 – Sat 11 June

This thought-provoking and moving theatrical double bill presents Absolution and Bill Clinton Hercules, focusing on hard-hitting subjects that will leave you mesmerised.

 

FOOD   |   Pizza Lovers Can Not Miss This Delicious Festival

Sun 5 June

What would you say to an afternoon spent eating some of the most delicious pizza the city has on offer? We certainly love this idea!

 

 

 


MONDAY 6th – SUNDAY 12th JUNE


 

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ART   |   Mary Heilmann Presents ‘Looking At Pictures’

Wed 8 June – Sun 21 August

Head over to Mary Heilmann’s first UK survey at Whitechapel Art Gallery to experience some of her inspiring artwork featuring canvases, photographs and haikus.

 

PERFORMANCE   |   The Donkey Show Presents A Midsummer Night’s Disco

Thurs 9 June – Sun 21 August

Don’t miss this sexy, cheeky, disco-spinning reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s iconic stories, marking the 400th anniversary of the bard’s death.

 

OTHER   |   Trooping The Colour: The Queen’s Birthday Parade

Sat 11 June

Witness the trooping of the colour for the Queen’s official birthday and watch the Household Division and royalty salute their country with pride.

 

FESTIVAL   |   Hone In On Your Village Mentality With Field Day

Sat 11 – Sun 12 June

Relive your childhood with classic games with a twist at Field Day; set to leave you dancing to the live music and feeling very full after the eating competition.

 

 


MONDAY 13th – SUNDAY 19th JUNE


 

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© Hayes Davidson and Herzog & de Meuron | Courtesy of Taste of London | © Diana Jarvis | © Heymann Brothers Films

 

FOOD   |   Delight In The Taste Of London At Regent’s Park

Wed 15 – Sun 19 June

Try your hand at cooking with the stars and taste the delectable dishes from top restaurants at Taste of London.

 

ART   |   A New Era Of Contemporary And Modern Art At The Tate Modern

Fri 17 June

Head over to Bankside, when the ever popular Tate Modern opens its doors to the public after an extension and celebrates its new era with music, performances, installations and more.

 

OTHER   |   Open Garden Squares Invites You To London’s Green Spots

Sat 18 – Sun 19 June

Do you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city? Join Open Garden Squares to enjoy a relaxing weekend in London’s beautiful green spaces.

 

FILM   |   SERET Offers Exclusive Insights in Israel’s Film World

Sun 19 – Mon 27 June

Would you ever connect Israel with movies and TV shows? SERET International gives you an insight on the dynamic and passionate results of Israel’s film industry.

 

 

 


MONDAY 20th – SUNDAY 26th JUNE


 

© Darren Bell | © Lauren Anderson | © Las Palmas | © Paul Cézanne

 

COMEDY   |   A Comedy About A Bank Robbery Will Not Go Wrong, Right?

Mon 20 June – Sun 23 April

If you are in need of a good laugh this new comedy by the team behind The Play That Goes Wrong saga does not disappoint. But be warned: you will be in stitches all night long!

 

ART   |   Explore A Unique Perspective At Painters’ Paintings

Thurs 23 June – Sun 4 Sept

Head over to The National Gallery’s latest exhibition Painters’ Paintings for your chance to get a unique perspective on the paintings collected from great artists.

 

FESTIVAL   |   Experience The Best Of Street Art At GDIF

Fri 24 June – Sun 2 July

Head over to GDIF in East London for your ultimate 9-day festival experience, featuring incredible outdoor performances.

 

CELEBRATION   |   Celebrate the LGBT+ Community with Pride In London

Sat 25 – Sun 26 June

Dance and rejoice with Pride in London as the Parade makes it’s way to Trafalgar Square to witness the live music and moving speeches.

 

 

 


MONDAY 27th – THURSDAY 30th JUNE


© Bob Martin | Courtesy of Masterpiece London | Courtesy of Welsh National Opera | Courtesy of Sean Ebsworth Barnes

 

SPORTS   |   Join London’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Mon 27 June – Sun 10 July

Ready to see some toned tennis players aiming for another trophy? Head over to London’s most exciting sports event, the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

 

OPERA   |   Opera In Parenthesis Offers Hope In A Place Of Horror

Wed 29 June  – Fri 1 July

What better way to celebrate the Welsh National Opera than with the premiere of a major new opera? Head over to the ROH for this living must-see production.

 

THEATRE   |   Indulge In Breakfast At Tiffany’s With Pixie Lott

Thurs 30 June – Sat 17 Sep

Journey back to the 40s with the sophisticated Breakfast At Tiffany’s, with Pixie Lott playing Holly Golightly.

 

EXHIBITION   |   Masterpiece London Invites Art And Design Fanatics

Thurs 30 June – Wed 6 July

Are you interested in paintings, decorative art, rare books or jewellery? In that case, Masterpiece London is a special treat and a must-attend event for you!

 

 

 


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