August Events & Festivals
August in London - Weather and Events Guide
There are many annual events in August in London so find out about the best ones along with a weather guide, suggestions on what to wear at this time of year and public holidays.
Notting Hill Carnival
London's Notting Hill Carnival is Europe's largest street party. It takes place every year on the last weekend of August and is free to attend. The Notting Hill Carnival displays its Caribbean roots with an amazing parade of floats snaking through the streets of west London.
Annual Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace
Details of the Annual Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace. All the information you will need: how to get there, dates and opening times, ticket prices, visitor facilities, etc.
Open Air Theatre Regent's Park
The Open Air Theatre is the oldest fully professional, permanent outdoor theatre in Britain, with one of the largest theatre auditoriums in London.
Opera Holland Park
2006 is the 10th anniversary season at Opera Holland Park and they are offering an eclectic mix of the popular and the more curious with a return for two composers whose success at OHP in 2005 was phenomenal.
Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival is organized annually by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and held at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, London. You can sample beers, ales, ciders, and perries from around the world.
Fruitstock - The Innocent Festival 2006 - Guide Review
Fruitstock is a free festival organized by the people who make the delicious Innocent Fruit Smoothies. They provided music, a farmer's market, wine tasting, a kid's area, and much more. This is a review of the 2006 Fruitstock festival in Regent's Park, London.
The Scoop - Free Events From May to October
The Scoop is the sunken amphitheater on the south side of the Thames Path, next to City Hall, near Tower Bridge. It hosts free events from May to October including music, theater, film, dance, photography, and storytelling.