Spring / Summer Guide
NOTTING HILL MAYFEST
Annual arts festival with music, opera, theatre, dance, lectures, film ...and much more. 1st - 31 may 2016.
CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW
Held since 1913, with the Royal Family attending every opening day, this is the world’s leading horticultural event. 24 - 28 May 2016
TROOPING THE COLOUR
This ceremony, counting over 1400 officers and men are on parade, together with two hundred horses plus 400 musicians, celebrate the Queen’s official birthday. 11 june 2016.
A riot of strawberries, cream, Pimm's and very good tennis (with rain a possibility) in this leafy enclave of south west London. 27 june - 10 july 2016
NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
On the theme of the Antilles, the biggest street carnival of Europe seizes the western district of London. And everybody is welcome. 28 - 29 august 2016
THE PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL
With annual premieres of shorts, documentaries and animations, plus talks and workshops with top film directors, this is an exciting event. 28 august - 14 september 2016.
HOLLAND PARK OPERA
This is a magical evening’s experience to appreciate in one of London’s most ancient parks. 7 june - 2 august 2016.