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Best things to do this August in central London

Looking for the best things to do in central London this August? Look no further.

Looking for the best things to do in central London this August? Look no further than Regent Street and St James’s. Read on to find our top tips on what to do with friends, family or on a day in your own, wonderful company.

Catch a film

Rainy day? Head to the stylish Regent Street cinema, first opened in 1848. Settle into the art-deco surroundings and catch the very best independent film has to offer. What’s more, this August NHS workers can enjoy a screening for just £8 as a special thank you from the cinema to frontline heroes.

Picnic in-style

For when the sun has got its hat on, nothing beats an afternoon spent snacking on a picnic blanket in one of central London’s green spaces. Read our guide to all you need for the ultimate picnic here.

Ice cream calling

There are ice-cream options aplenty in central London. From Knickerbocker Glories to goat’s cheese ice cream and dairy free, make a day of it ice cream hopping your way around London with our handy ice cream guide.

Visit a gallery without walls

Channel your inner art critic and enjoy a series of colourful flags and crossings that have taken over Piccadilly and Piccadilly circus, find out what’s on here.


Torn between jetting off or staying put? We’ve made your decision easy with our guide to the best staycation spots from which to explore the capital. Book into a show at the Jermyn Street Theatre or Theatre Royal Haymarket followed by chic cocktails for an authentic London staycation. Read our top tips here.

Enjoy a roof-top brunch with a difference

With the summer comes rosé season and with rosé season comes the Trafalgar St James’s #MirabeauSessions; a sun-soaked roof-terrace brunch complete with bespoke blush cocktails, Mirabeau Rosé and a host of female DJs to keep you entertained as you tuck in. Book your spot here.

Still looking for inspiration? Plan the perfect getaway with our holiday essentials guide here. Or, stay closer to home and book an al fresco lunch and cocktails for the perfect day out.