We’re well into the middle of the year but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t still a lot to look forward to. In fact, the best is yet to come as we prepare for long summer days and pleasant evenings. So, what exactly is in store for the heated season of 2019?
Le Mans 24hr, France
Feeling adventurous? Take a trip to France to enjoy one of the biggest motorsport events of the year. Hear the engines roar as over 40 race cars hurtle around corners wheel-to-wheel in the hopes of taking home the cup. End your afternoon off with a traditional barbecue while the revs of engines add to the exhilarating atmosphere. A must for any race car enthusiast!
Date: 15th – 16th June 2019
2. Royal Ascot
Probably the most elite horse racing event of the year, the Royal Ascot has been around since the 19th century, Ascot is always the place to be in the UK if you want to rub shoulders with royalty and the famous. Apart from enjoying the thrill that comes with a bet, you will also be met with sophisticated fashion and a daily appearance made by Her Royal Highness herself – be prepared to doff your hat as the royal procession rolls on by.
Date: 12th – 23rd June 2019
If you have yet to pay a visit to the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, then perhaps its time you add Wimbledon 2019 to your bucket list! With copious amounts of food available and the chance to watch some of the world’s most professional sportsmen and women at work, the immaculate green court ensures that there is never a dull moment.
Date: 2nd – 15th July 2019
4. Notting Hill Carnival
If sport is simply not your thing, don’t fret, Britain has enough fun events coming up to cater to all tastes, like the Notting Hill Carnival, for instance. Averaging over 2 million attendees each year, this is one of the most celebrated carnivals in the world. From traditional carnival outfits and cultural music to the most amazing street food, the vibe and festive atmosphere of this parade is not to be missed.
Date: 24th – 26th August 2019
5. Henley Regatta
Set in the beautiful and touristy town of Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, the Henley Royal Regatta is another sporting event that attracts the masses come summer. Enjoy the fresh air and the feeling of anticipation as rowers from around the world compete at one of the most elegant and historic rowing championships. You’ll be met with nothing less than a unique ambience and stunning views.
Date: 3rd – 7th July 2019
Of course, the summer fun is not limited to these events. The UK is home to many cultural, sporting, and other very unique affairs. From the Chelsea Flower Show to the Royal Academy Art exhibition, you’ll have your calendar jam-packed in no time – yup, there’s never a dull moment!
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