20 Things To Do In July 2022

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Starting to make plans for the Summer? Here’s 20 things to do in July to get you started.

And just like that, summer is officially here! And London certainly delivers on family entertainment this July. Here is our top 20 pick of things to do in July 2022.

Head on a nature adventure with Unicorn Theatre’s Marvin’s Binoculars. Follow Marvin as he discovers wildlife and friendship in the most unlikely places. 

Blenheim Palace becomes home to Peter Rabbit this summer, as Beatrix Potter’s enchanting world is brought to life for the Peter Rabbit Garden Adventure.

Take part in an immersive retelling of Treasure Island with The Walking Theatre Company. A tale of pirates, seafaring, and treasure maps, you can be part of the ship’s crew as the classic story unfolds around you.

Set on the spectacular riverbank, the last day of the Henley Festival will be transformed into a family extravaganza, with activities, performances and concerts for Family Sunday.

Get your best rave gear on and throw some shapes on the dancefloor as the Horniman Museum Gardens are transformed into a Flower Power Family Rave. Enjoy the music and the atmosphere of a real club, with the added bonus of arts and crafts, foam, and even some face painting.

Enjoy the sunny weather in style with your very own Floating Picnic. With a tasty hamper provided, take to the water in your katakanu boat and enjoy a meander along the River Brent.

Journey through imagination and storytelling, exploring our relationship with grief, at the Rose Theatre’s new play The Ultimate Pickle by award-winning writer Laura Lindow.

Jump on board the broom with the witch and her cat in the stage adaptation of the best-selling Room on the Broom picture book.

Light up your senses as you enter the colourful world of Gustav Klimt at The Immersive Experience – a wonderland of moving paintings. 

Based on the classic story, this musical adaptation of 101 Dalmatians, featuring the infamous Cruella de Vil, is packed with puppetry and perfect for a summer’s day out. 

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the classic book Dear Zoo with a programme of activities at The Postal Museum. Find the animals along the trail while learning about their connections to the post office, or join in one of the arts and crafts sessions.

Alexandra Park’s Kaleidoscope features a mini family festival within the festival. Pop-up theatre, circus and magic workshops will keep the little ones busy while the grown ups enjoy the bands, comedy and DJs.

Watch four of Julia Donaldson’s bestselling books come to life on stage as Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales weaves the stories together with live music, puppets and lots of colourful characters. 

Dress up for the Family Pride festivities at the Royal Opera House and and celebrate the triumphs of the LGBTQ+ community with with lots of singing, dancing and making.

Journey through the jungle without leaving Kew Gardens with heartwarming show The Jungle Book, based on the Rudyard Kipling classic.

Discover the connections between football and the Army at the National Army Museum’s Football Family Festival, in a fun day full of football-themed activities.

Catch hilarious new play Midsummer Mechanicals at Shakespeare’s Globe, packed with silly props and costumes and lots of mayhem.

Catch hilarious new play Midsummer Mechanicals at Shakespeare’s Globe, packed with silly props and costumes and lots of mayhem.

Have a laugh with your little one at Bring Your Own Baby Comedy, where you can enjoy some grown up stand-up comedy without leaving your baby at home.

Escape the city and enjoy a summer of farming at Bocketts Farm Park, with farm activities aplenty as well as a bubble disco, crafts and water fun.

Have a special day out with Peppa, George and all their animal friends at Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever, when the touring show makes a July stop at the Hackney Empire.

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