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Published July 24th 2014
The summer is at its peak and there are a lot of things to do in London. But July is almost over, so we need to look forward to August. What events can this wonderful month give us?

Festivals

Wilderness: 7-10 Aug

This festival is a mixture of all sorts of arts. You can enjoy great musicians, theatre plays, horse riding, wonderful cuisine, even some outdoor spa. There are activities for all ages.

The Wilderness Festival
www.theguardian.com


The musical side is quite interesting too. The main headliners are London Grammar, Burt Bacharach and Metronomy. But there will be more than 40 other artists dedicated to make you feel good with brilliant vibes.

Fore more information and prices visit the official website - www.wildernessfestival.com

In The Woods: 29-30 Aug

Brought to you by Laurel Collective. You are probably well informed about In The Woods, because this will be the ninth year in a row. There is no location. It's a secret and only people who have subscribed to the mailing list. The line-up is unknown as well, but judging from previous years it will be a

Visit the website for more information - www.inthewoodsfestival.co.uk/

The Big Festival: 29-31 Aug

The Big Festival 2014
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A unique combination of food and music. The Big Festival is organised by the top chef Jamie Oliver and Alex James from Blur. This is a really innovative way to combine two favourite things in one place - good food and quality music. And the festival is good for all ages. It's even free for children under 12. If food from pop-up restaurants is not enough maybe you'll enjoy the line-up. You can listen to Fatboy Slim, Kelis, Cuban Brothers, Guilty Pleasure, Jamie Cullum, Molotov Jukebox, De La Soul and many more.

Prices: Adult Weekend Ticket 119.25; Teen Weekend Ticket 64.00

For more prices and full list of all the chefs, musicians and family fun, visit the website - www.jamieoliver.com/thebigfeastival/buy-tickets

Movies

The Roof Top Society Welcomes Rooftop Film Club: 6th Aug 2014 to 31st Aug 2014

Location: 7th floor of Springbridge Car park, Ealing Broadway

Time: 19.00 - 23.30

Price: 13

The car park will be transformed to an outdoor movie theatre. You can watch Hollywood blockbusters pictures and some classic cults. Watch it like the Americans do it - from your car. You'll be able to have some premium beer, food deliveries on reasonable prices, so it won't be just movies.

Battersea Power Station and Everyman present: "The Power of Summer": 10th Jul 2014 to 30th Aug 2014

Location: Battersea Power Station

Event Website: www.everymancinema.com/venues/thepowerofsummer

A project to revive the Battersea Power Station. Now you have the opportunity to witness amazing movies on the big screen. Some of the titles: Hot Fuzz, Reservoir Dogs, When We Were Kings, Rocky, Fight Club, Evil Dead and many, many more. Hurry up, because some of the films are already sold out!

Events

Holi One: Aug 2 2014

Holi One
www.capetownmagazine.com/cape-town-holi-one


Location: Wembley Park

Price: from 29.99

Website: www.holione.com/en/events/london.html

The most colourful even of the year. It's almost similar to the Festival of Colours, but better. There will be music, dancing, paint and excitement. What you need? Bring white clothes, a camera to capture everything, your positive attitude and a smile. It's from 12:00 to 22:00, but there might be an after party.

Notting Hill Carnival: 24-25 Aug 2014

Official Website: www.thenottinghillcarnival.com

This is the biggest carnival of it's kind in Europe. It exists since 1966. It's colourful, fun, with fantastic music, fun for all ages. Visit the website to see the exact route.

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When: August 2014
Where: In and around London
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