Fun Filled Summer Day out at Two Temple Place
Looking for ways to keep the little ones busy this month? Look no further than the free Family Day at Two Temple Place! Explore the magnificent neo-gothic Victorian mansion to discover the intriguing stories hidden around the building by following the Green Man and Little Red Hood on their exciting interactive family trails. Artist Cecily Jervoise will be running a creative workshop making Green Men and Gargoyles using clay between 11am – 1pm, booking for the workshop is essential and can be done via the Two Temple Place website.
2 Temple Pl WC2R 3BD
Vertical Dance on Façade of St Paul’s Cathedral
Looking up at St Paul’s Cathedral is impressive enough but it’s getting taken a step further this month with the addition of vertical dancing. Performed on the side of this world renown icon, the dancers will impress us with their performance known as Resurgam. No need to book, just be sure to turn up at 6:15pm on August 31.
St. Paul’s Churchyard EC4M 8AD
Red Rope at the Southbank Centre
This exhibition of light and performance is filled with art, music, dance and poetry by artists with autism, Down’s Syndrome and other learning disabilities. Developed by IMPACT Theatre, it aims at giving a way for the performers to express their emotion about looking after the modern, natural world. On from the 12-13 at noon this is one that you won’t have seen before.
Southbank Centre SE1 8XX
Counterpoint at Sommerset House
Sommerset House has a real treat for you this month. Taking place from the 19-20 they will be hosting the Counterpoint dance performance inspired by their neo-classical courtyard and fountains. Accompanied by a thrilling score by Cassiel, this 22-woman strong performance is guaranteed to blow you away.
Strand WC2R 1LA
As You Like It at the Globe
Celebrate art and theatre this month with ‘As You Like It’ at the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on the 18. Enjoy the performance in a setting like no other as you watch this comedy that was first published 400 years ago. With tickets as low as £5 and £10 be sure to book ahead to get the best prices.
21 New Globe Walk SE1 9DT
Shamiyaana: Food for Thought, Thought for Change
The Tate Modern is the place to be this month to try a unique and curious art installation, where food and art combine. Running from the 12-27 there is no price to attending but be sure to book your place soon as tickets are going fast.
Bankside SE1 9TG
We Will Rock You the musical
If you’re anything like me than you’ll not want to miss this phenomenal performance at the London Coliseum. The world renown musical hit ‘We Will Rock You By Queen and Ben Elton’ has returned after 21 years away. Filled with all the classics you know and love, it’s guaranteed to get you singing along and acting like a little child.
London Coliseum WC2N 4ES
Meet and Bleat at the Spitalfields City Farm
Looking to take the little ones for a fun but informative day out this month. The Spitalfields City Farm is always running great workshops for young people to enjoy but, the Meet and Bleat definitely caught our attention. Get the chance to meet some of the farm residence and learn more about them, no need to book, just rock up on 16 from 2-3pm.
Buxton St E1 5AR
Try your hand at some dim sum
Taking place in the heart of Broadgate at Yauatcha City on a monthly basis this summer, the masterclass will see intimate groups of 16 guests taught the authentic cooking methods behind Yauatcha’s acclaimed dim sum. The chefs will then guide guests in an interactive class where they will share their techniques and folding methods used in the restaurant daily. Classes will be led by Andrew Yeo, Global Executive Chef of Yauatcha. Priced at £158pp, the masterclass will include six types of dim sum, the crispy duck salad, dessert and a bottle of wine, split between two, as chosen by the Yauatcha team.
Tarquin’s Cornish Gin summer pop-up
British Coastal chic comes to Searcys at the Gherkin as it unveils its summer pop-up in partnership with the award-winning Tarquin’s Cornish Gin.
For all the Gin enthusiasts this event will undoubtedly impress you with a great choice of drinks and bites. You will sip limited-edition G&T which are also available as a tasting trio and served on a bespoke surf-board platter. Tipples include Rhubarb and raspberry, Cornish sunshine blood orange and Strawberry and lime.
This event takes place on level 40 of the Gherkin.
Running until September, if you’re keen to try this fabulous event it will set you back £79 per person.
The Gherkin EC3A 8BF