With the temperatures set to soar over the weekend, it’s the perfect time to look ahead on what is happening in the capital.
From Trans+ Pride to the Someset House Summer Series, LondonWorld has you covered.
Here are our top five recommendations for events happening in London this weekend.
1. The Endz - The Multi-Story Orchestra
Bold Tendencies, 7th-10th Floors Multi-Storey Car Park, 95a Rye Ln, London SE15 4ST - Friday, July 8, from 7pm to 8pm. Tickets start at £6
The Endz is an original performance created by a group of young people in Peckham, alongside the world famous Multi-Story Orchestra.
A unique performance brings together rap, spoken word and songs that aim to shed light on how inequality impacts young people.
In their own words they share their stories, their words and their music - all inside a multi-storey car park.
The performance by The Endz will feature a choir of over 100 singers accompanied by a full symphony orchestra.
Tickets for the event can be purchased on their website.
2. London Film and Comic Con
Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London, W14 8UX - Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 10, from 9am to 7pm. Tickets start at £11
London Film and Comic Con is back with a whole host of film, television and comic celebrities.
With an intense finale to Stranger Things, fans of the show can meet Jim Hopper actor David Harbour.
Fans of cult classics like Back to the Future and Doctor Who can expect the likes of Christopher Lloyd, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy.
Activities include autographs, photo shoots and talks with some of the most iconic and influential people from the film, television and comic world.
Tickets can be purchased on the London Film and Comic Con eventbrite page.
3. London Trans+ Pride
Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner, London W1J 7JZ - Saturday, July 9 from 1pm. Free
London Trans+ Pride is back for 2022 with their biggest event yet.
The event will start at Wellington Arch, with the organisers encouraging participants to wear flowers, “to honour the long legacy of transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming and intersex people who came before us”.
After being established in a response to daily injustices, the event aims to be a space where all trans+ people can freely express themselves.
Pride is a visible protest and the march will serve as a protest against transphobic legislation, while advocating for changes to trans+ healthcare.
4. LIFT Festival
Various locations - until Sunday, July 10. Tickets from £15
This weekend is the last chance to visit the London International Festival of Theatre as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Back for the first time since 2018, LIFT aims to produce thought-provoking theatre and unforgettable performances.
The LIFT festival is home of the viral Sun and Sea performance, where a climate opera is performed on a beach.
There’s plenty to see but tickets are selling fast as the event comes to a close on Sunday, July 10.
Tickets can be purchased from the LIFT festival website.
5. Summer Series
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA - Thursday, July 7 to Sunday, July 17, from 9am to 8pm. Tickets start at £27.50
The 11-night festival at Somerset House is back for 2022, after two years away.
An exciting line-up for Summer Series includes John Legend, Arlo Parks and Carly Rae Jepsen.
The iconic venue brings an exciting festival back to the centre of London.
For more information and tickets, visit the Somerset House website.