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