The Upcoming Events in London

Are you thinking of planning a summer vacation and confused where to go? Then visit London, the capital of England situated on the River Thames where you will find the famous ‘Big Ben’ clock tower, the iconic red double-decker buses, the Houses of Parliament, and the popular Westminster Abbey. London offers exciting upcoming events in the summer months.



Abbreviated as ‘WAF’, this three year old music festival has made a great name for itself among the newer generation of dance music festivals. This year WAF is going to take place from the 28th till the 29th of May 2016 in Essex, a county in London and will feature champion DJs, local underground bands and rising talents like DJ Fresh, DJ Snake, Sigma, Fatboy Slim and Craig David. All types of music are played here ranging from techno and house to garage and bass. Discover line-up here. With the amazing ambience and the thousands of party animals, you will be partying into the wee hours.

South West Four

Also known as the ‘SW4’, this dance music festival has the tendency to attract famous DJs from all over the world. If you cannot afford to go to Ibiza, then head out to SW4 which is to take place from the 27th till the 28th of August 2016 in London. If you are a trance freak, you will surely love the range of genres SW4 has to offer; from house and EDM to electro and techno. SW4 will be attended by some big shot DJs like ‘The Chemical Brothers’.


Raw Power

Love psychedelic stuff? The popular Raw Power music festival is scheduled to be held from the 27th till the 29th of May 2016 in Tufnell Park. Expect to see acts such as ‘Teeth of the Sea’, ‘Melt-Banana’, and the ‘Sly & The Family Drone’.


A food event as well as a music festival is to be held in Brockwell Park on the 29th of May and many chefs, bars, restaurants, and breweries are going to make their way here to serve the goodies along with live acts and DJs to help you dance to your heart’s content. There will be some traditional games and fun too.


British Summer Time

It is a concert held in Hyde Park where some famous bands will be playing from the 1st till the 10th of July 2016. Expect to see ‘Massive Attack’, ‘Florence+The Machine’, ‘Carole King’, ‘Mumford & Sons’, ‘Take That’ and ‘Stevie Wonder’.

The Queen’s Birthday Parade

The Queen’s actual birthday is on the 21st of April but her official birthday is celebrated on a Saturday in June and this time the date is set to be the 11th of June 2016. The parade is carried out by horse guards and foot guards who perform an outstanding display of marching maneuvers. You can observe the parade for free from the edge of St James’s Park or the Mall or you can purchase tickets to an exclusive grandstand.


If you are planning to visit London in the summer and are looking forward to attend these exciting events, you can reach them through the many different transport services available in the city such as taxis and minicabs. London is expensive when it comes to taxis so it is cheaper and more efficient for a tourist to use in London an online minicabs service like ‘Minicabit’. This service compares the rates of more than 700 licensed taxis and minicabs, and offers you a competitive price.