London Summer Festivals You Can't Miss

Discover the best London summer festivals near DUKES hotel. Enjoy the city's summer energy with our handy guide to the must-visit events coming up.

London Summer Festivals You Can't Miss
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In the summer, London buzzes with a vibrant energy thanks to events taking place all across the city.

Here are some of the top London summer festivals you can’t miss, conveniently located 40 minutes or less from our luxury hotel:

BBC Proms | London Summer Festivals

The BBC Proms, held at the Royal Albert Hall, is a celebration of classical music that runs throughout the summer.

Just a 15-minute walk or a quick taxi ride from DUKES London, this festival offers 90 different concerts, appealing to both classical music aficionados and newcomers alike.

Enjoy the beautiful performances in one of London’s most prestigious venues between 19th July and 14th September 2024.

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival | London Summer Festivals

A spectacular event bringing together theatre, dance, and art, the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival is a highlight of London’s cultural calendar.

Easily reachable by taking the Jubilee Line from Green Park to North Greenwich, followed by a short bus ride, this festival offers a mix of performances set against the backdrop of Greenwich’s historic landmarks.

It’s about a 40-minute journey from DUKES London, making it a perfect day trip between 23rd August and 8th September 2024.

London Craft Beer Festival | London Summer Festivals

Held at Tobacco Dock, the London Craft Beer Festival is a paradise for beer enthusiasts.

With over 100 breweries showcasing their finest creations, this festival is just a 30-minute tube ride from DUKES London on 9th and 10th August 2024.

Take the District Line from Green Park to Tower Hill, followed by a short bus ride or walk, to indulge in a variety of craft beers while enjoying live music and delicious street food.

Notting Hill Carnival | London Summer Festivals

One of the most iconic London summer festivals, the Notting Hill Carnival is a dazzling celebration of Caribbean culture.

This festival takes place in the heart of Notting Hill, just a short 20-minute tube ride from DUKES London if you take the Piccadilly Line from Green Park to Notting Hill Gate.

Immerse yourself in vibrant parades, music, and mouth-watering street food on 25th and 26th August 2024.

Somerset House Summer Series | London Summer Festivals

For music lovers, the Somerset House Summer Series is a must. This festival features a range of artists performing in the stunning open-air courtyard of Somerset House.

Just a leisurely 25-minute walk from DUKES London, or a quick bus ride, you’ll find yourself at one of London’s most picturesque venues.

Enjoy an evening of fantastic live music under the stars between 11th and 21st July 2024.

Wireless Festival | London Summer Festivals

For fans of contemporary music, Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park features some of the biggest names in hip-hop, grime, and R&B.

This festival is about a 30-minute tube ride from DUKES London. Take the Victoria Line from Green Park to Finsbury Park and get ready to dance the day away between 12th and 14th July 2024.

Get Around from DUKES London

This summer, let DUKES London be your base as you explore the city’s vibrant festival scene.

The extensive public transport system makes it easy to navigate between these events and our luxury hotel; whether you prefer walking, taking the tube, bus, or a taxi, you’ll find convenient and accessible routes to each festival.

The staff at DUKES London are always on hand to assist with directions, travel tips, and any other information you might need to ensure you have a stress-free journey.

Plan your stay and make a reservation with us today. We look forward to welcoming you for the festival season in the big city this summer!

If you’d like to extend your visit to see more of the local sights, check out our guide to the best gardens in London.