Summer, summer, summer time 🎶 is finally here! Despite the great British weather, or not so great. Summer is the official season to have FUN, go on holiday, show off that summer body that you've been preparing for all through winter/spring and just live life to the fullest.
We all know London can sometimes be super duper expensive and a drag with the pants weather and constant work schedule, so Luvli Lounge has created a Summer Luvin' Guide for things to do in London this summer, that'll guarantee you have fun all summer long!
F E S T I V A L S
Love music? Love dancing? Love alcohol? Then festivals are the place to be this summer! There's a number of festivals all from different price ranges and music genres. Here are our recommend top 3.
1. Wireless Location: Finsbury Park, NW4
8th - 10th July 2016
Wireless is always a good vibe for R&B, Hip Hop, Dance and Grime music lovers and for the third year running it's back! Although there's been mixed opinions on this years line up, we are sure it'll still be a fun day out and where else can you get to see a number of your fave artists for only £60?. The Friday headliner is Calvin Harris, while drum 'n' bass artists Chase & Status and Hip Hop musician J. Cole take on Saturday and Sunday is all about Grime with BBK (Boy Better Know) headlining.
Price: £59.50 for standard tickets - £220 for VIP tickets
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2. LOVEBOX Location: Victoria Park
15th - 16th July
This two day festival is jam packed with as much fun & music as possible. If you love to party this is the place to be this summer with a great line up of DJs and dance music, as well as artists like electro-dancehall headliners Major Lazer and other cool musicians such as, LCD Soundsystem, Stormzy, Katy B, The compozers and Kano it's highly unlikely your feet will stop moving.
Price: Day tickets start from £54.50
Weekend tickets from £84.50
VIP from £98.50
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3. SW4 Location: Clapham Common
27th - 28th August
What better way to end summer and the last bank holiday weekend than with Clapham Common's dance music festival. It's London's substitute to the vibes of Ibiza but on a much cheaper budget for those of us who can't fly out. With acts such as, Rudimental, MK and Dizzee Rascal SW4 is bound to be the ultimate end of summer festival.
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R O O F T O P S
London undoubtedly has one of the worlds most beautiful skylines, so why not be able to view it whilst having a drink or bite to eat whilst the sun sets? Here's some snazzy rooftop bars, restaurants and cinemas we've found!
1. Madison London Rooftop Terrace in St Pauls also includes a restaurant & cocktail bar. Reservations are a must in the evening as it does get busy.
Website: www.madisonlondon.net for more information
2. Radio Rooftop Bar in ME London Hotel
Open from midday till late most days, this rooftop bar offers panoramic city views, cocktails and tasty tapas dining.
3. Rooftop Film Club: Bussey Building
Located in Rye Lane, Peckham this outdoor elevated cinema space makes a change to the usual concept of going to the cinema to watch a film. With a great programme of films changing weekly, this fun experience costs £15 per person. Plus they have a happy hour between 6pm-7pm where selected drinks are half price! What's not to love?
Click here to visit the website
4. Sky Garden
Okay, we've cheated a little here as its not quite a rooftop as it is enclosed by glass. However, the views are tremendous and to die for, plus there's a bar for drinking (of course) and dining! I mean what more could you ask for?
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A C T I V I T I E S
Summer is the time to be spontaneous and find your adventurous side. Here we've got a list of fun & active things to do to ensure boredom never strikes!
1. Indoor SkyDiving: airkix
Closest location to London being Milton Keynes, this is an fun thrilled experience for kids as well as adults. Learn to fly and experience new tricks, whilst getting your picture taken for memorabilia.
There are different prices & packages ranging from £48.98 pp. They also currently have a buy one get one free offer at the moment! (Did somebody say bargain?👂)
2. Go Ape
An adventure activity park for groups, perfect for a friends day out. Located in Battersea Park and Trent Park London.
Visit Go Ape to book your fun day out online.
3. Aqua Zorbing
A fun water ball experience. It is basically like being inside of a washing machine to put it best (without the super fast spins), it's a once in a lifetime experience so why not give it a try?
The zorbing prices website provides you with the best prices from all the stores that offer Aqua Zorbing. They also provide prices for bungee jumping if you really want to find your inner dare devil!
4. O2 Experience London
Climb the O2 and see beautiful views of London whilst feeling like you've accomplished something. This is a perfect summer date *wink* climb the O2 and watch the sunset or do it in the night with the twilight climb, bound to impress your other half or friend(s).
Groupon have a great deal on for £28, here's the link (don't say we never treat you!) do not hesitate to buy as there is a limited availability!
There are so many more activities we could list here but we don't want to bore you to death of reading when there's serious fun to be had! Groupon (www.groupon.co.uk) is a fantastic website to find fun things to do at discounted prices, yes Luvli's DISCOUNTED PRICES. From theatre trips to car racing, horse riding, bowling, rock climbing, donutting and much, much more.
Also, download the Fever app. It's great for Londoners looking to do something fun at any time of the day and at different price ranges from cheap and cheerful to who cares what the price is. The app is completely free to download & suitable for iOS and android users.
Thank us later & enjoy your summer