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Here comes the sun! Let’s be honest, we’ve been waiting for the sunshine to come out – for the rooftop bars to reopen, the parks to get packed with sunbathers, and to eat, drink and play outdoors late into the evening. Now that the clocks have gone forward and the days are getting longer and brighter, it’s a great time to get back outside. Whether youre looking for a night out or a casual way to spend your longer evenings in London, we have something you can do on a small budget.

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August is here and with it comes the height of summer, our favourite Bank Holiday weekend of the year and the Rio 2016 Olympics! With the kids off school for the summer holidays and a huge amount of events going on all over the capital, we’ve brought you our line-up of some of the best activities you can get involved with in London this August. 

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Beach East

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 2ST

23 July – 4 September

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How do you keep little ones entertained for an entire six weeks? Get them involved in sports sessions at an Olympic venue! The Fit for Sport Activity Camps are returning to Stratford’s Copper Box Arena this summer, so you no longer need to worry about how they’ll burn off that excess energy…

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Fit For Sport have been providing fun activity programmes to families for over twenty years, so certainly know a thing or two about keeping little minds entertained! Covering everything from sports and …

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London Line-up: July

Summer’s finally making a return (we hope!) after a drizzly couple of weeks in the capital, so we’ve tentatively put away our raincoats ready to enjoy all the events going on this month. We’ve got sport events, music events, festivals, comedy, and even a beach coming to town! Here are our top picks of how to spend your time in the city this July – get ready to put them straight into your diary.

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Wimbledon 2016
27 June – 10 July

The All England Lawn Tennis Club, …

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When you think of London’s waterways, quaint canals are probably not the first thing that spring to mind. But look beyond the River Thames and you’ll see that urban London is also home to some serene waterside spots. We reveal where they’re hiding, and more importantly, where you can get the best cups of canalside coffee!

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The Summerhouse
60 Blomfield Road, W9 2PA

Resting on the Union Canal is The Summerhouse café and restaurant. With an outdoor seating area that sits directly on the water, this hidden gem …

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