What’s on in Kensington in July 2018
London truly is one of the most historic, cultural and welcoming cities in the world. Kensington, in the heart of London is one of the London’s most vibrant and bustling hubs, with July 2018 shaping up to be a very busy month, with some incredible events taking place all on the doorstep of the Park International Hotel.
What’s on in Kensington July 2018:
- Azzedine AlaÏa: The Couturier at Design Museum
- Yoga at the Natural History Museum
- Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up, V&A London
- British Summer Time, Hyde Park
Azzedine AlaÏa: The Couturier at Design Museum
South Kensington is the proud home to one of the worlds most renowned and finest museums dedicated to the art of Design – The Design Museum. The Couturier at Design Museum exhibition will focus on the late Azzedine AlaÏa, who passed away in November 2017. The exhibit runs from May to October and is highly rated as one of the top things to do in Kensington during your July visit.
Noted as one of the finest couture designers of all time in the world, AlaÏa’s legacy will be marked by the Design Museum, where the exhibition, which is the first displaying his work, will showcase his personal journey from being a sculptor, to being one of the most influential couture designers the world has ever seen.
The exhibition was created hand-in-hand with Azzedine, prior to his passing, making it an incredible opportunity to see his work, the way he wanted it to be seen.
The Design Museum conveniently located only a short walk from the well located Park International Hotel, can be reached in around 15 minutes walking, or 5 minutes by car.
Yoga at the Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum present an incredible opportunity to take part in a yoga class surrounded by some of the worlds’ most incredible artefacts including the unmistakeable fossils and mesmerising reconstructed animals.
Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up, V&A London
This July, the V&A dedicates an exhibition to one of the most influential and recognisable women in art, Frida Kahlo, whose art has an extreme importance in art history and modern culture alike.
This exhibition in an incredible chance for people of all ages to become familiar with one of the finest artists of recent times and see an inimitable collection of her personal items including clothing, portraits and a prosthetic leg- all of which have been locked away for fifty years since her death and have never been exhibited outside London.
Although this exhibition incurs a fee, the main museum is free to enter and therefore this would be the perfect day out, before unwinding in our comfortable hotel.
British Summer Time, Hyde Park
Located only a short distance from the Park International Hotel, British Summer Time brings some of the best acts in the world including Bruno Mars, Michael Bublé, Eric Clapton and The Cure to Hyde Park.
These events are ideal for people of all ages and would make the perfect family day out, especially in the great summer weather and is ranked high on some of the top things to di in Kensington in July.
Hyde Park is one of the largest and most recognisable parks in the United Kingdom, its scenic beauty is incredible, especially in the centre of such a hub as London- even if you are not attending a concert, this is well worth visiting.
London in the summer is incredible, and Kensington is home to some of the most recognisable and iconic sites making it the perfect time to visit. Make sure you book online now to avoid disappointment and feel free to reach out to us if you have any queries, no matter how small.