Recognized as one of the most glamorous events in the international racing calendar since 1779, the Epsom Derby attracts up to 100, 000 people, including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Fine weather and a wide range of catering, from the seafood bar in the Queen's Stand to hog roasts on The Hill, guarantee a fabulous day out.
For four days the Capital’s most famed chefs will serve up their signature dishes and share their best kept kitchen secrets. Visitors can sample tasting menus from the very best, including Le Gavroche, Gordon Ramsay's Boxwood Cafe, L'Atelier du Joel Robuchon and Club Gascon.
Since the first Championships in 1877, Wimbledon has grown from its roots as a garden-party tournament to the most watched tennis event in the sporting calendar. This prestigious tournament takes place over two weeks in late June and early July, with the climax being the gentlemen's singles final, scheduled on the last Sunday.
The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum features a large cinema screen that shows a film about the science of tennis and a walk-through of the men’s dressing room as it was in the 1980s, with McEnroe. The grounds of Wimbledon resemble a global food court with the iconic strawberries and cream available alongside a range of international options.
Now known as the Summer Exhibition and held every year since 1769, the exhibition attracts around 10,000 works. This is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world, drawing together a wide range of new work by both established and unknown artists.