London Beach Rugby

London Beach Rugby:

Five a side rugby played on sand, demanding skill, tactics and ferocious speed. Less strenuously, it’s free for spectators and the sponsor – Doom Bar – hauls up copious supplies of their ale from the brewery in Cornwall.

Tube:Tower Hill, Borough or Bank


When:4 + 5 August 2017

Devine Movies

Divine movies:

The grounds of Westminster Abbey are hosting outdoor summer screenings for the first time, including Casablanca, Romeo & Juliet, and Notting Hill.

Tube: Westminster


When:15-17 August 2017


A feast of Matisse:

The Royal Academy is exhibiting an array of Matisse’s paintings, sculpture and drawings, with some of the materials that inspired them alongside – from Buddhist statuary to North African textiles. For a double-dose of culture, the Summer Exhibition is also in full swing until 20 August.

Tube: Piccadilly


When:5 August-12 November 2017