THINGS TO DO

London Event Calendar: The Best Things to Do This Month

London Event Calendar: The Best Things to Do This Month

The ultimate calendar of live experiences in London today, this weekend, and beyond. These events and adventures have been hand-picked to cover all of London's major happenings, plus some hidden gems you may have missed. From unmissable gigs to classes, food festivals, and everything in between, we've got your plans covered.

July 22 - 28

Girls Just Wanna Have Funds Conference 2019

July 22, 10am-8pm

The NatWest Bishopsgate Conference Centre

This conference looks at the funding gap for female founders of companies, with leading figures from the investment industry. It’s broken up into three parts, with roundtables and a presentation.

£39-£106.13

ASC and Disability Family Fun Day

July 24, 11am-2:30pm

Tooting Leisure Centre

This full-day of fun, indoor activities has been developed with ASC and disability specialists, including a bouncy castle, crafts, lego-based therapy, and a sensory tent.

£0-£7.59

Raze Up: Performance Showcase

July 25, 7:30pm-9pm

Ovalhouse

Raze Collective has commissioned up-and-coming queer performers from across the country for this showcase where you’ll see three short pieces, involving risk-taking, celebration and innovation.

£10

Fiesta Bombarda Brixton Carnival

July 26, 9pm-3am

Hootananny Brixton

Take a journey into this carnival jungle – headlined by Future Dub Orchestra – cranking out the best dub, reggae, funk, afrobeat and more. Plus sets from local legends Mutant Vinyl and One Ground.

£3-£5

Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios

July 26-28

Hackney Wick

Over 20 creative spaces in Hackney Wick and Fish Island – dubbed "London's creative square mile" – will throw open their doors to showcase the best of art, dance and photography in the area.

Free

LONDON Film and Comic Con

July 26-28

Olympia London

This weekend extravaganza will host fun activities from panels to photoshoots to autograph sessions – all with top names from TV, film and comics, like Charlie Sheen, Gina Torres and John Barrowman.

£10-£270

National Park City Festival

July 19-28

Various locations in London

The Mayor of London is throwing hundreds of free events as part of a celebration of the city’s outdoor spaces, including fitness sessions, film screenings, and a disability sailing day.

Free

Wanderlust 108

July 27, 7am-6pm

Battersea Park

Wanderlust 108 – billed as the “world’s only mindful triathlon” – returns with more than 4,000 yogis moving and breathing together. It’s made up of a 5K run, yoga and meditation. Ingenious!

£15.75 – £95.12

Wimbledon Preloved Vintage Kilo

July 27, 10am-5pm

Everyday Church

Get kitted out at this ginormous sale of retro and vintage clothing, with six tonnes of garments up for grabs at £15 per kilo – and the stock is topped up throughout the day to keep things fresh.

£1.50-£14.75