Upcoming events in London this summer

The Vaccines
A decent, radio-friendly band play the Kingston Hippodrome.
28th May. Sold out but have look on stubhub.tumblr_lzaer4cVMb1qaahf6o1_500
http://www.stubhub.co.uk/

Dylan Moran @ the Apollo
He is a sexy Irish comedic genius. I want his babies.
29th & 30th May. Tickets on Stubhub for about £50.
http://www.stubhub.co.uk/

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The absolute best theatre venue in London. The show looks pretty spectacular as well.
15th May – 14th June 2015. £22.50-48.50
https://openairtheatre.com/

Courtney Pine with support from Soweto Kinch @ the Jazz Cafe
Went to see Soweto Kinch at Ronnie Scott’s about a year ago. Incredible and dare I say ground breaking. Go see him.
5th June. £12 if you get the Time Out Voucher
https://uk-offers.timeout.com/deals

Congo Natty @ Koko
urlKoko is a world-class concert venue/club in an old theatre in Camden, with a giant disco ball and a large smoking area on the terrace. And Congo Natty is awesome. Nuff said.
13th June. £16 early bird on sale now.
http://www.koko.uk.com/

KaraUke

London really has it all, including karaoke to a live ukulele backing band!
18th June. Free.
http://karauke.co.uk/

Wimbledon Tennis Championships
A british institution, and a valid excuse to get tipsy on Pimms and stuff your face with strawberries and cream. If you’ve missed the ballot for tickets then queue up on the day for entry or watch the big screen on the hill outside.
29th June – 12th July. Varies in price.
http://www.wimbledon.com/

Scan by Rodney Todd-White & Son020 7734 9070Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
National Portrait Gallery delivers what I imagine will be a very popular exhibition.
2nd July – 18th October. £9.
http://www.npg.org.uk/

One Dance Festival
House/Garage/Old Skool/Drum & Bass with Ms Dynamite-ee-ee and Artful Dodger headlining. Free if your birthday is between 26th June – 27th July!
12th July. £20.
http://www.onedancefestival.com/

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Lovebox
A sweet line up with Rudimental, Mark Ronson, Groove Armada, Snoop Dog and Flight Facilities.
17th – 18th July. £93 for the weekend.
http://loveboxfestival.com/

Ally Pally Summer Fest
This is definitely one for the diary. With street food, a fun fair, an ice rink gala, live music, a silent disco and more.
25th July. Free entry.
http://summerfest.alexandrapalace.com/

BBC-Proms

Prom 27: Late Night With … BBC Radio 6 Music
Classical music meets electronica (and an excuse to dress all fancy).
5th August. Sold out but have look on stubhub.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/empxj5

Meltdown @ Southbank
David Byrne, of Talking Heads, curates a very special week of one-off performances at the Southbank Centre.
17th – 30th August. Check website for pricing.
http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/festivals-series/david-byrnes-meltdown

Outdoor cinema
Sit back and watch a classic film under the stars; the perfect way to spend a balmy summer evening. Some of Luna Cinema’s gorgeous venues include Kew Gardens, Kensington Palace, and Brockwell Lido.
1st July – 18th September. Check website for pricing.
http://www.thelunacinema.com/

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