Lonely Planet review for Kenwood House
Attending an outdoor concert in the grounds of Hampstead’s Kenwood House has been a highlight of any good summer in London for years. These days the so-called Picnic Concerts sponsored by English Heritage focus as much on jazz (Ray Davies, Gypsy Kings, Jools Holland) and pop (Simply Red) as they do classical music and opera.
Concerts take place on Friday and Saturday evenings from late June to late August; bring your picnic and bubbles to make it a brilliant night. The last concert concludes with a massive fireworks display.