My Top 5 things to do in London this Summer | August 2015

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August is looking HOT!

Holiday season is well upon us and if you have no plans to holiday abroad this year don’t fret, there are plenty of activities to do in the Capital. I’m lucky to have the city of London on my doorstep and there has been no better time to explore all the amazing things London has to offer. I’ve rounded up all the best things I want to experience this month and thought to share them with you guys 🙂 So start planning your weekends.

Hetty Feather- Showing at the Duke of York Theatre

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With only a limited amount of performances available in London, I am most excited to go watch Hetty Feather now showing at the Duke of York’s Theatre. From best-selling author Jacqueline Wilson, who was my childhood favourite author. The tale of Hetty Feather is brought to life on stage by award winning script writer Emma Reeves who also wrote CBBC’s Tracey Beaker and the Olivier Award Nominated director Sally Cookson. With original musical score by Benji Bower this prodcution boasts circus skills and a huge heart, Hetty Feather is set to take us all on a terrific adventure.

With Press reviews such as this….I couldn’t help but plan my visit to watch Hetty Feather.

The Times ****

‘It’s just the ticket!’

‘It has charm by the barrel-load’

‘Phoebe Thomas is a winning Hetty’

‘Sure to please Hetty’s legions of fans’

The Stage ****

‘Sparkingly fresh’

‘The strong cast…work beautifully together’

‘Phoebe Thomas is superb’

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Head to the Hetty Feather website to see tour dates and more info.

Notting Hill Carnival

The infamous Notting Hill street carnival returns for another year, you can expect loads of street food, live music, floats and the spectacular Caribbean dance parade. Notting Hill Carnival has been running in the heart of West London since the 1960’s.

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Sky Yoga at the Sky Garden

Want to experience Yoga with THE best views in town? then book your place for Sky Yoga at the famous large dome that is the Sky Garden. Bring some added Zen into your life with tickets only priced at £10 for a full hour of Sky Yoga. Be sure to bring your own Yoga mat and ready for a 6:30am start! I’m sure it’s worth waking up extra early for 😉

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London Riviera

I have visited Miami last year and now London has brought a little piece of Miami to the SouthBank! I am too excited to go and relax on a deck chair with a cocktail in my hand 😉 London Riviera has my name written all over it!

“Step into the summer oasis that is London Riviera, a pop-up bar and kitchen bringing the ridiculousness of Miami and the sophistication of the French Riviera to the SouthBank next to Tower Bridge all summer long!”

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Enjoy endless free entertainment, the finest coffee from CRU Kafe, fresh pressed juices, vibrant, delicious food from CERU Restaurant, craft beers, fantastic wines and unbelievable cocktails all through the day and night.

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Beach East

It doesn’t feel like your on holiday without a trip to the seaside, Beach East is the UK’s largest urban beach featuring a huge paddling pool, funfair rides plus much more! Get your ice-cream fix and relax on the sand this Summer!

“Spend the day with family and friends building sandcastles, having fun at the fair and enjoying seaside snacks at the Park’s urban beach”

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If you guys are also having a stay-cation like me this summer, then please share your pictures whilst visiting my recommendations, tweet me @MonaLisaAdli I would love to see all your pictures.