Giles Guide: Things to do in London this July

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Fill your trip to London with great things to do this summer. With so many incredible options available to you during your visit to London, we have made a list of a few activities to do this July, off the beaten track. Which will take your fancy?


Let your Wild Western side loose at the immersive ‘moonshine saloon’ experience. Become part of the storyline as you bring your own character into this unique bar. Try some delicious cocktails while you try your hand at the games. Successfully smuggle in your own alcohol to be in with a chance of receiving an up-close experience in the distillery. Find out more and choose your character at


Visit the unique exhibition where Lego meets the creators of the ‘Van Gogh Immersive Experience’ and the ‘Bubbles Experience’. See the world famous T-rex dinosaur skeleton built completely out of Lego as well as so many more famous artworks recreated out of thousands of colourful bricks. Embrace your creativity and find out more at


Delight your taste buds with delicious Italian cuisine at the ‘Taste of Eataly Festival’. The ultimate festival for foodies is waiting to welcome you with the authentic scents and flavours of the stunning country. Feast on pasta, pizza, meats, cheeses, wines and of course creamy gelato. Get your tickets for the best party for your tastebuds this summer at


Join like-minded music fans at this exhibition celebrating 500 years of Black British Music. Be transported throughout the years of this incredible musical genre. Experience immersive soundscapes, artworks and films as well as taking in the sights of the incredible costumes and interactive displays held at the British Library. Find out everything you need to know about this unmissable event at


Back for the first time since 2019, the official ballooning event in the City of London. The event launched for the first time from Battersea Park in 2019 with 46 hot air balloons filling the sky. Having been unable to return due to the global pandemic and adverse weather conditions in the following years, this event is back for the second time ever. So don’t miss this incredible event, check for updates at


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