16 Reasons Why London Is A-Okay In August

Photo: Courtesy of Surfdrome; The Brink Gallery; Afternoon Tea Week; Scarpetta.
Summer in the city is a beautiful thing. Apart from the sweaty commutes and crummy air-con, London comes into its own during the sunshine months. The city’s cobbled streets and thronging neighbourhoods act as the perfect backdrop for festivities — and are made for lazy days and long, sultry nights.
All you need is the skinny on what to do and where to go. And, that's where we step in. We’ve scoured the capital to find the open-air happenings and cultural shindigs that make leaving the cool confines of one’s apartment a real pleasure. So, buckle up and come along for the ride.