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West London Attractions

What Are the Best West London Attractions?

If you are visiting west London in summer to study English on a language course, there isn’t a better way to make the most of your time and learn English faster than immersing yourself in the local culture. West London is has lots to offer to visitors during the summer.


Things to do in west London in summer

There is so much happening in west London in the summer months! If you want to make the most of your summer, we have some ideas for you. Here is our pick of events and things to do in west London.



West London Carnivals and Festivals


Greenford Carnival

It takes place in July in Ravenor Park. With live music performances, dancing, tempting foods and special attractions for kids it makes a perfect family day out.


Acton Carnival

Also in July, Acton Park hosts the Acton Carnival. It with a carnival procession from Crown Street through the Acton main high street. With handmade costumes and live percussion music it’s a lively and colourful celebration of culture and community. One could perhaps call is a smaller version of the Notting Hill Carnival. Later in the park the main stage features music and dance with performances and DJs.

Group of young people taking a selfie in west London festival



Ealing Jazz Festival

Saturday 23 July – Sunday 24 July, 2016 | Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing

This two days of show-stopping music is a feast for jazz lovers. Held in Walpole Park every year in July, gathers local and international musicians play jazz, funk fusion, bebop, hard bop, funky Latin tunes as well as big band favourites and contemporary jazz.


Ealing Blues Festival

The Ealing Blues Festival takes place in Walpole Park in July and is the biggest blues event in Britain. You can enjoy a variety of blues styles from established and upcoming artists.


Ealing Beer Festival

In July the Walpole Park hosts the Ealing Beer Festival. The even has been running for 30 years and is the largest beer festival in London. It features not only over 500 ales but also ciders, perries and wines.


Ealing Comedy Festival

Like a good laugh? This might be for you. The Ealing Comedy Festival takes place over two weeks in July. This London’s oldest comedy festival features internationally renown comedy stars and upcoming stand-up comedians.

To check the current dates of events and to buy tickets, visit the Ealing Summer Festivals website:


Ealing Half Marathon

The end of summer highlight is the Ealing Half Marathon. The event started in 2011 and is now hosted in September. This annual gathering of runners and their supporters grows in popularity and attracts increasing number of funs each year.


Find out more about Ealing and west London:

– Short Ealing guide
– West London museums

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