Summer is shaping up to make a major comeback, with so many events missed, cancelled and postponed last year, we are so excited to see our favourite city full of life with some of the best events of the season taking place. At Cheval, our residences are perfectly located to provide you with easy access to hop around the city and be everywhere you need to be.
Van Gogh Alive: June 4th -Sept 26th
Immerse yourself in the worlds most visited multi-sensory experience. Having dazzled over 7 million visitors across 65 cities worldwide, Van Gogh Alive is finally coming to London. Hosted within a stunning, 25,000ft2 purpose-built venue in Kensington Gardens (opposite the Royal Albert Hall), this Covid-safe and family-friendly experience is anticipated to become London’s biggest visitor attraction this summer. Prepare to transcend time and space as you accompany Van Gogh on a journey through the Netherlands, Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, where he created many of his timeless masterpieces. Set to an evocative classical score, a thrilling display of over 3,000 inspirational images transforms every surface that surrounds you.
5 min walk from Cheval Hyde Park Gate, 7 min walk from Cheval Thorney Court
Photo Credit: Van Gogh Alive
Wimbledon: 28th June – 11th July
Its official – Wimbledon 2021 is officially going ahead and we couldn’t be more excited. Although parts of the tournament may look different due to Covid restrictions, spectators are finally welcome! The iconic event is a staple of British Summer time events, and we are fortunate enough to be located near all of the action. If you manage to bag yourself a must-have ticket, let us take care of the rest for you whilst you spectate the worlds best tennis players stepping foot on the court once again.
36 min drive from Cheval Gloucester Park, 38 min drive from Cheval Phoenix House
Photo Credit: Wimbledon
RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival : 6th -11th July
The RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival is returning this year, bringing spectacular blooms and innovative garden design to the height of summer 2021. With a magical mix of gardens, plants, flowers, shopping, live music and delicious food, a day out in the gorgeous grounds of Hampton Court Palace simply cannot be missed. Hear from celebrities and experts on all things gardening, floristry, design, food and wellbeing. Discover the joys and benefits of growing-your-own and visit the sweet-smelling Festival of Roses where you can indulge in tea and cake surrounded by 2021’s Rose of the Year winner.
1 hour drive from Cheval Gloucester Park
Photo Credit: Group Leisure & Travel Magazine
UEFA Euro 2020: 11th June -11th July
Football fans – you have waited long enough. The UEFA Euro’s 2020 has been confirmed to take place this summer 2021, and England will be playing its part by hosting 12 fixtures at Wembley Stadium. If you’ve bagged yourself a sought after ticket, book yourself into any of our Cheval Residences for the perfect place to relax after a busy day.
33 minute drive from Cheval Gloucester Park
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Taste of London: 7th July -18th July
Each summer, Regent’s Park is transformed into a foodie wonderland, gathering some of London’s best restaurants to show off their hottest dishes and creative menus, and this year is no different. Visit the fire pit for flame-filled cooking demonstrations or sip on a cocktail or two and catch a line-up of live entertainment during the festival. Just when you think you have seen it all, you can also take part in interactive masterclasses spanning street food to growing your own food, giving you plenty of opportunities to join in and sharpen your own culinary skills.
23 min drive from Cheval Hyde Park Gate, 26 min drive from Cheval Gloucester Park, 35 min drive from Cheval Three Quays
Photo Credit: Luxury London
Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, V&A: 22nd May
The tale of Alice’s trip to Wonderland has been reinterpreted, restaged and reimagined countless times since Lewis Caroll first published it in 1865. Coming this summer to the V&A, experience an immersive trip through 156 years of retellings: see original illustrations used in the 1951 Disney animation and costumes from the Royal Ballet production. This theatrical show is a brilliant showcase of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon loved by all ages.
5 min walk from Cheval Harrington Court
Photo Credit: V&A
Pub in the Park, Higginson Park, Marlow: 16th – 19th Sept
The foodie heaven festival is touring all over the UK, if you’re visiting London, why not secure yourself a ticket to the Marlow festival just 40 minutes from London. The festival, organised by chef Tom Kerridge, will celebrate everything there is to love about the glorious British pub; delicious food, award-winning chefs, chart-topping music, great drinks but above all else a fantastic time with friends and family.
Award-winning pubs and restaurants will ‘pop-up’ around each park serving £6 tasting dishes for you to get stuck into – expect your local favourites as well national heroes you may never have been able to visit.
40 min drive from Cheval Gloucester Park, 52 min drive from Cheval Hyde Park Gate
Photo Credit: Pub In The Park