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What’s on in July 2024

Written by Chloe Penn

July is here and the summer holidays aren’t far,
Start planning days out now with the whole family in the car!
From summer celebrations to the start of festival season,
Make this summer a wild one, you don’t need a reason!

There’s lots of great things going on during July. Find an event near you and make some family memories!


Bluey & Bingo at Dudley Zoo

📆7th July 2024, 📍Dudley

Save up to 20% off tickets!

BLUEY & BINGO ARE COMING TO DUDLEY ZOO AND CASTLE! Visit the zoo on Sunday 7th July and keep your eyes peeled for the lovable sisters as they make appearances at intervals throughout the day for meet & greets and photos! Book here.

Camp Bestival Dorset

📆25th-28th July 2024, 📍Lulworth Castle

Book here!

Camp Bestival Dorset is back and there’s so much to look forward to this year including: Live music from Paloma Faither, McFly, James Arthur & more, shows and live entertainment, fireworks displays, arts & crafts, workshops, sensory playgrounds, children’s entertainers, carnival rides, and so much more! Book here.

Kew the Music at Kew Gardens

📆8th-14th July, 📍London

Kew the Music is back for 2024 with veen more incredible headliners and unbeatable summer vibes in the sun. See Mika, JLS, Passenger, Ronan Keating and more at this glorious week-long outdoor concert series within the stunning grounds of Kew Gardens. Book here.

Dinoroar at Longleat

📆20th July-1st September 2024, 📍Warminster

Exclusive 10% off tickets!

Get ready for  Jurassic summer at Longleat with this roar-some event! Come face-to-face with earth’s mightiest predators with animatronics, embark on a virtual reality adventure, meet dinosaur favourites, or lose yourself in a trail around the park, before going wild on the brand-new giant inflatable. Slip, slide and scramble your way through the ultimate jungle play zone! Book here.


Summer Festival at Chessington World of Adventures

📆20th July-1st September 2024, 📍London

Family of 4 from £120!

Chessington Summer Festival is the ultimate family adventure this summer! The theme park will be transformed into a giant summer party with live music, foam parties, silent discos and a DJ battle, plus a jam-packed schedule of special events, shows & entertainment alongside all the usual fiun of the theme park and zoo. Book here.

📆Selected dates from 19th July-1st September 2024, 📍London

Kew Gardens is gearing up for an explosive summer of three incredible outdoor theatre productions to be enjoyed by all the family. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Wind in the Willow, and The Dream Fairies – Adventure to Bubble Land are the choices this year and each bring its own magical twist on classic and beloved tales. Book here.

📆20th July-1st September 2024, 📍Staffordshire

Family of 4 from £116!

Don’t miss this ultra-colourful event  this summer at Alton Towers… celebrate 10 years of CBeebies Land with a whole host of special guests and activities! Bluey & family, Hey Duggee, Bing & Flop, CBeebies presenters, live entertainment, exclusive activities, rides & attractions, and so more fun in the sun that little ones will love! Book here.

📆5th July 2024-23rd February 2025, 📍London

This highly anticipated event will explore the evolution of the world’s most famous doll for her 65th anniversary! With iconic objects from the very first edition Barbie doll to the Barbie Dreamhouse! Discover how she became a global icon with some of her most famous looks. Tickets on sale now! Book here.

📆25th July-1st September 2024, 📍Somerset

Exclusive 5% off!

Spark some curiosty and imagination this summer and travel back in time to the Stone Age at Cheddar Gorge! Enjoy being immersed in live demonstrations, informative talks, dress-up opportunities, a fun quiz and an interactive skeleton trail on this interactive family adventure, all included in your day ticket! Book here.

📆26th July-1st September 2024, 📍London

Family of 4 from £55!

Ever wondered if you and your family have what it takes to rule Far Far Away? Well Prince Charming is no closer to becoming King and it’s time to crown somebody else! The competing heroes can test their strength and try and remove the sword from the stone, if successful you will be crowned the next Monarch of Far Far Away! Book here.

📆19th July 📍London

Family of 4 from £65!

Madame Tussuads London have announced the long awaited arrival of Millie Bobby Brown’s Enola Holmes wax figure! Mystery-solving whizz Enola Holmes of the hit Netflix franchise is next to join the attraction’s line-up, so get your thinking caps on, the game is afoot! Book here.

Doctor Who at Madame Tussauds London

📆19th July 📍London

Family of 4 from £65!

This summer, Ncuti Gatwa’s Fifthteenth Doctor is coming to Madame Tussauds London along with a specially created Whoniverse themed set! Keep an eye out for his waxwork debut as part of Madame Tussuads’ brand new film and TV zone which opens on the 19th July Book here.

📆13th, 14th, 20th & 21st July 📍London

Free £5 Picniq voucher with your booking

Witness a real life joust at Hampton Court Palace on selected weekends this July! Be dazzled by daredevil tricks, pick your favourite knight to cheer on and enjoy a day at the home of Henry VIII, look closely and you may even see the King himself taking part. Plus, enjoy breathtaking falconry displays throughout the day. Book here.

📆Opens 11th July 2024📍Liverpool

Exclusive 36% off tickets

A BRAND NEW exhibition is opening at The Beatles Story to celebrate 60 years on their iconic album A Hard Day’s Night! Step on set and become immersed in recreations of key scenes from the movie, walk onto the platform at Marylebone Station, and relive iconic clips from the film! Discover the incredible story of the fab 4 at the largest permanent Beatles exhibition in the world! Book here.


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