August in London hits the tourist spot. If you haven’t headed out of town, or you are visiting this great city I’ve got you covered. Check out what’s on offer with my curated Super Seven in this months August Super Seven guide.


National Gallery Summer on the Square | Trafalgar Square 1-28 August. Taking inspiration from what I consider to be one of the best exhibitions of 2023 ‘After Impressionism’. This outdoor festival has daily activities taking place to inspire young minds with their Inside Out programme for the whole month. Free drop in. 11-1pm / 2-4pm daily.


Afternoon Tea Week 2023 7-13 August | The perfect time to indulge in Afternoon Tea usually with a little extra thrown in. It takes a lot to try them all out, but trust me there are some excellent new afternoon teas for 2023 that are really worth booking.


Regents Park Open Air Theatre until 16 September | La Cage aux Folles. One of London’s best kept secrets for a brilliant night out, with outstanding productions in the open air. Not ideal if it rains, but the atmosphere will always prevail and provide a fabulous night out. La Cage aux Folles is a stunning production and those tunes will ring loud in your head as you head home.


Greenwich & Docklands International Festival 31 August – 10 September. Every year this amazing and extraordinary arts festival delivers. It is always something different and mind blowing. This year expect illuminated swans, tightrope walking and crowd dancing as part of their incredible 2023 programme. Free.

Bridgerton Late at The Painted Hall 25 August | A Bridgerton evening of talk, dance, music and workshops. All taking place where the Netflix show is filmed in London. Immerse yourself in an evening of Regency high society and walk away with a unique experience to remember.


Ice Cream Festival Covent Garden 20 August – 4 September | Who knew we needed an ice cream festival in this weather. Somehow we do.. so brave whatever is thrown at you and indulge in getting those flavours and chills in and around Covent Garden with stalls galore.

The Sheraton on Park Lane also have World Cup winning gelato to try.  The Mercante ice cream cart is there Thursday – Sunday, 3pm-5pm until the 31st August.


Battersea Park in Concert 26-28 August | First time that Battersea Park is transforming itself for a three day musical concert. Jazz, soul to West End musicals, a little something for everyone. Battersea also has an incredible Games Park for the summer. Paddle tennis, table tennis, climbing wall, they have even created a running track. It’s fun and all located just outside Battersea Power Station.


Festival of Fairytales 2023 at The Garden Museum 13 August 10-4pm| Aimed at children 4-10yrs old as they enter a world of circus, storytelling and magic in one of London’s exquisite little museums. Booking required


Christies London are showcasing the largest collection of Modern and Contemporary art of the Arab World until 23 August. A must visit with works from every medium of art to enjoy and savour.


Open air cinema screening with Everyman. The Grove in Herts, offers something a little different, It is a luxury out of London experience in their secret cinema garden. Some films include fireworks and gospel choirs. I’d definitely add supper to complete your fabulous night out. Alternatively head to King’s Cross for the outdoor experience on the canal, and eat before at one of the many great restaurants at Coal Drops Yard.

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival 26-28 August | Hampton Court. Feast away at one of my favourite food festivals of the year at this historic palace, once home to Henry VIII. Jousting over 2-6 Aug. Needlework your thing? The Royal School of Needlework have produced work from five coronations, and have a display on until 16th November. Check out the curator talks that I think will be really interesting.