If you’re an EU citizen looking to head to London for the summer, to enjoy the various events across Camden, Shoreditch, Wimbledon and the heart of the capital itself, then make sure that you have your UK EHIC with you at all times in order to ensure that you are safe at all times throughout your travel. Here, we’ve put a list together of the best events that you can enjoy in London this summer.


This annual event is looked forward to around the world, and is one of the biggest yearly sports events for many people to enjoy. Played in the heart of London, there are a number of ways that you can get tickets to see some of the sport’s superstars like Roger Federer and Andy Murray. This event really is a spectacle, and you can combine this with strawberries and champagne, and enjoy the epitome of summer.

Pride Parade

If you’re looking for something colourful, awe-inspiring and fun, then Pride Parade is the perfect choice for you. 2017 will see Pride Parade’s biggest ever event, which will shut off the streets to celebrate the pride of the LGBT community and of their acceptance in the capital. Full of fun and excitement, Pride Parade is the perfect place to let your hair down in London.


This is without a doubt one of the best events London has to offer, perfect for those who love to party. Lovebox mixes DJs and bands, and this year will see the elusive Frank Ocean being the main headliner of the event. There’s plenty of music and food to enjoy at this thrilling festival, and Lovebox really does provide the perfect summer atmosphere for those looking for a party.

Hyper Japan

A hint of Tokyo is heading to London this summer, with Hyper Japan making its name in East London. If you’re a fan of anime, cosplay and Wasabi, then Hyper Japan at Tobacco Dock is the perfect choice for you. Here, you will enjoy sushi-making competitions and even a sake experience, with a huge number of opportunities for street food junkies to enjoy.

Festival Of Love

If you’re heading to the Southbank Centre this August then make sure to catch the infamous Festival Of Love. The Festival Of Love will feature a huge range of summery installations, plenty of performances, activities and more, all aimed at celebrating the most overwhelming emotion that humankind can experience. There’s nothing more thrilling in London to experience than the Festival Of Love, and you can be sure that the incredible pop ups and displays that you can enjoy throughout the event will make up the perfect summer activity for you and the family.