1.Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace
One fascination that is not to be missed is the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. It takes place outside Buckingham Palace, begins at 10:45 AM and lasts around 45 minutes (handover takes place at 11:00 AM). You can join the Change of the Guard walking tour to learn much more about this ceremony.
2. West End Live
This two-day musical theatre festival is for musical lovers and live-performance enthusiasts. Performers from best-selling and critically acclaimed musicals perform excerpts of their shows. The festival takes place in Trafalgar Square amid a sea of musical lovers, fans, and food vendors. If stage plays are the core of London's culture, so, too, is live musical theatre. For anyone wanting a glimpse into London's soul, West End Live is the event. One of the best aspects: it is free to attend.
3. Trooping of the Colour
A tradition since the 17th century, Trooping of the Colour is a military ceremony that illustrates how soldiers used their regimental colours to communicate. For instance, during the chaos of battle, a regiment's colours were one of the only ways to help people know where to rally, and soldiers re-enact this process for all to experience. In this famed ceremony take a part the royal family and honoured guests. It is, of course, open to the general public.
4. Taste of London
Taste of London is the food festival where world-class chefs become the norm. For food lovers, even among all the other London attractions, this food-focused festival cannot be beaten. From Malaysian and Portuguese cuisine to Argentinian cheese cakes to Thai Farang, every palate is represented. Restaurants and chefs from across the city make available their best menu items.
5. Pride in London
The Pride in London festival takes place in June and July. Thousands come to celebrate the LGBT+ community for a historic march followed by a host of free events. Join the colourful parade passing through the West End's streets and plenty of partying follows in Trafalgar Square. Everyone is welcome.
6. Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
The Open Air Theatre, located inside Regent's Park, hosts numerous performances throughout the month of June. Guests may be able to catch a comedy, a reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare's classic dramas, a musical, or an educational, family-oriented event in Great Britain's oldest professional amphitheatre.