Visit London Blog » festivals http://blog.visitlondon.com Enjoy the very best of London Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:51:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Things To Do in London This Weekend http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/07/things-to-do-in-london-this-weekend-2/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/07/things-to-do-in-london-this-weekend-2/#comments Fri, 30 Jul 2010 14:45:36 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=12717 A weekend of championships, world record attempts, free cocktails and arty events. Hooray!

  • V&A Summer Camp: A Bombay Sapphire cardboard bar and the chance to create your own sound effects are among the highlights of tonight’s Lates event. 30-31 Jul
  • Barclays Live: See live auditions for the country’s hottest new dance acts in Leicester Square. Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole is on the celebrity judging panel. 31 Jul
  • Pop-Up Tattoo Parlour: Temporary tattoos and free cocktails (for the first 2,000 visitors) courtesy of Hornitos Tequila. Dray Walk Gallery, 12-6pm. 1 Aug
  • Cult Cinema: A special screening of David Lynch’s Blue Velvet at The Troxy in tribute to the late Dennis Hopper. Dress up as your favourite Dennis Hopper character and bring a flower. 31 Jul
  • Rebel Bingo World Championships: Take a shot at becoming 2010′s world champion in a secret London location. 31 Jul
  • Carnaval del Pueblo: Be part of a Guiness World Record attempt for the largest salsa dance. Register at 10:30am in Burgess Park followed by practice workshops. 1 Aug
  • Hackney WickED: Showcasing Hackney’s arty side with three days of galleries, open studios, cabaret, live music and more. 30 Jul-1 Aug
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Visit London Asks: Which Gigs Are You Looking Forward To This Summer? http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/06/visit-london-asks-which-gigs-are-you-looking-forward-to-this-summer/ http://blog.visitlondon.com/2010/06/visit-london-asks-which-gigs-are-you-looking-forward-to-this-summer/#comments Mon, 07 Jun 2010 09:36:03 +0000 http://blog.visitlondon.com/?p=9944 We’re more than a little excited that Bon Jovi are kicking off their summer residency at The O2 tonight (they’re even performing a few classics on top of The O2 this afternoon to celebrate).

And after the warm weekend, our thoughts can’t help but turn to summer festivals and gigs.

Which London gig are you headed to this summer? Will you be watching Dizzee Rascal at Lovebox or Florence and The Machine at Somerset House? Were you lucky enough to get tickets to see Kings of Leon in Hyde Park?

Let us know…

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