The Arcelormittal Orbit Slide Olympic park – Fri 24th June to 31st Dec We all recognise the iconic sculpture at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home of the 2012 London Olympics. Well get this… it has now become the world’s longest and tallest slide and opens this summer! Say what? Tickets are on sale now. Open Garden Squares Weekend – Sat 18th – Sun 19th June Fancy having a nosy around other people’s shrubbery? Well over 200 private gardens open up for one weekend this summer. Meander through gardens belonging to historic buildings, roof terraces and traditional squares. Sunset Safari at London Zoo – Fri 3rd June – Fri 15th July From 6-10pm London Zoo truly comes alive. Watch the sun set amidst some of the world’s most fascinating animals. Enjoy good food and learn about the science of animals then get your face painted, watch some animal themed acrobats, see comedy and listen to music. All under the blanket of fairy lights and animal lanterns. Get tickets now for early bird discounts. Harry Potter and the cursed child – Tues 7th June – 27th May 2017 Harry Potter fans rejoice. The biggest stage event of 2016 is opening this summer in London. The epic two part, eighth Harry Potter adventure follows middle-aged Harry and his son as he starts Hogwarts. Written by JK Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany. Notting Hill Carnival – Sun 28th – Mon 29th August Since 1964 this carnival has been livening up the Notting Hill area. Get your hands on tasty jerk chicken, dance along to the fantastic steel bands, dub and reggae and take in the views of the elaborate Soca floats. A real festival of Caribbean culture in London. Fire! Fire! Museum of London – Sat 23rd July – 17th April 2017 It is the 350 anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Find out about London before and after the event, how it raised up from the ashes and see 17th century artefacts.