Royal Ascot

16th June 2015 – 30th June 2015

Ascot is one of the world’s most well-known racecourses.
Royal Ascot is a 5-day horse racing event – each year the Queen attends on at least one of the days. Thursday is known as Ladies Day, and is famous for fashion.


Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

29th June 2015 – 12th July 2015

A world-famous tennis competition at Wimbledon.


Royal Henley Regatta

1st July 2015 – 4th July 2015

Traditional rowing races at Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire.


F1 British Grand Prix

3rd July 2015 – 5th July 2015

International Formula 1 motor race at Silverstone competition starts on Saturday; main race on Sunday).



Open Golf Championship

13th July 2015 – 19th July 2015



Notting Hill Carnival, London

28th August 2015 – 30th August 2015

A free colourful street festival in London. This is one of Europe’s largest carnivals, attended by up to a million people each year. Sunday is known as Children’s Day. This day is less crowded, so you may be able to get a better view of the procession and find it easier to leave afterwards if you go then. The main event is on Monday


Rugby World Cup

18th September 2015 – 31st October 2015