Summer in London

Make the most of your summer stay in London and discover all that our fascinating capital city has to offer. From summer events and royal attractions to an easy day's shopping and relaxing in our beautiful private garden - enjoy a summer city break like no other at The Goring.  

Summer in London 2022 

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the British Social season is in full swing. From spectating athletes in their dazzling whites playing Centre Court at Wimbledon, to heavenly voices at Glyndebourne, theatre extravaganzas in the West End and superb floral displays in the Royal Parks, there is a cultural pastime that will elevate your stay in glorious London town this summer.   

A list of The Goring’s favourites below, do get in touch with Big John at Concierge if you wish to book any of these wonderful outings.  

Wimbledon 

27 June - 10 July 2022 

Top seeds or wild cards – watch the drama unfurl on the famous courts of the All England Lawn Tennis Club in SW19. 

Ascot

14 - 18 June 2022 

Racing’s finest horses are just part of the story at Royal Ascot, the drama continues with exquisite fashion and the finery of the Royal Procession. 

Queens 

13 - 19 June 2022 

Queen's Club Championships is one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world and serves as a warm-up for the courts of Wimbledon.  

My Fair Lady

From May 7 onwards 

Eliza Doolittle, the charming Cockney, is back in the first major West End revival of Lerner & Loewe’s much-loved musical for 21 years.  

Moulin Rouge 

From May onwards  

Can you can-can? Lift your skirts and travel back to the decadent absinthe-filled days of the Parisian Belle Époque as Baz Luhrman's iconic film is brought to life on stage. 

Glyndebourne  

21 May - 28 August 2022 

Nestled in the sweet Sussex countryside, Glyndebourne is one of the finest and most celebrated opera houses in the world and synonymous with the summer season. 

Henley  

28 June - 3 July 2022 

Henley Royal Regatta is undoubtedly the best-known rowing regatta in the world and a highlight of both the summer sporting calendar and social season. 

Goodwood  

23 - 26 July 2022 

The world's greatest celebration of motorsports and car culture, Goodwood speeds around the beautiful West Sussex parkland surrounding Goodwood House. 

Superbloom at Tower of London 

1 June – 18 September 2022 

Over 20 million seeds have been sown to flood the Tower’s famous moat with flowers for the Platinum Jubilee creating a beautiful new landscape. 

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening 

22 July – 2 October 2022 

Step inside the Queen’s iconic residence to take a tour of its sublime state rooms and enjoy a special display celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. 

Life Through A Lens at Kensington Palace 

Until October 30 

Explore the imagery that documents one of the most photographed families in the world through iconic images and lesser known intimate family portraits. 

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition  

The world’s most joyful art experience is a celebration of contemporary art from leading names and emerging talent by way of an open art exhibition that anyone can enter. 

21 June – 21 August 2022 

BBC Proms 2022 at Royal Albert Hall 

This year’s eight-week celebration of classical music will feature over 80 concerts with the exciting return of international orchestras and performers. 

15 July – 10 September 2022 

Serpentine Pavillion 

Known for its architectural experimentation, the Serpentine Pavilion commission always sets a buzz. This year, Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates will continue his ongoing love of clay with Black Chapel creating a sanctuary-like setting within Kensington Gardens.