I love London in the summer. Pubs, cafes and restaurants seem to spill out onto the hot London streets and Londoners slow down, relax a little and hang out with friends. Parks are full of sunbathers (yes, we get sun in the UK too you know!) and we enjoy festivals and events all across the city. We have our own student garden party on the 21st July (to attempt a world record!) but there are also reasons to be out and about.
Wimbledon, the world-famous tennis tournament reaches its climax this month and us Brits are obsessed. I think this is because we have (at last) a few decent British players, but it’s also because we love sitting in the sun, eating strawberries and cream and sipping on a glass of Pimms. (Pimms is a fruit cocktail, if you haven’t tried it… it’s delicious!) If you can’t afford / can’t be dealing with the queues for Wimbledon, there are plenty of places you can watch it on public outdoor screens. From Kings Cross to Liverpool Street, Paddington to St Paul’s, there are screens all over the city. See here for details.