Summer events

The Summer Series at Somerset House

On now until 21 August

Somerset House WC2

Eleven nights of open air shows at London’s Somerset House. See Sons of Kemet with guests Sampa the Great and Double E + DJ Noss, Jacob Banks + special guest Ray BLK, The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Cut Copy + Brandt Brauer Frick, Soulection feat Xavier Omar, Sango + more and Gossip + Big Joanie.

Somerset House

Summer Film Nights at the Southbank Centre

24 July – 21 August (every Wednesday)

The Southbank Centre SE1

Chicago, Moulin Rouge, Rocky Horror, Little Shop of Horrors. Enjoy free outdoor summer film screenings presented by Electric Pedals. Jump on one of the bikes to pedal power the screen or grab some popcorn and take a seat in front of the silver screen as the sun sets over the Thames. From musical drama to horror parody, there is something for everyone.

Southbank

Where is Peter Rabbit

20 July to 1 September

Theatre Royal, Haymarket WC2

Hop into the magical world of Beatrix Potter and prick up your ears to the delectable voiceovers from Mylene Klass and Griff Rhys Jones, when Where is Peter Rabbit? returns to the West End this summer. Based on her original Tales, the critically acclaimed musical for all the family features enchanting music and exciting moments with your favourite bunny and other beloved characters like Jemima Puddle-Duck and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle.

Peter Rabbit

The Ashes: Australia in England

1 to 5 August – Edgbaston

14 – 18 August – Lords

22 – 26 August – Headingley

4 – 8 September – Old Trafford

12 – 16 September – The Oval

England and Australia will renew hostilities this summer in the Test match arena, with the first Ashes series on British soil in four years. The two sides will face off in five

Ashes