To celebrate the Swedish Midsummer Festival in London, Scandinavian people (and all those who just love a really good party!) will gather in parks and restaurants all over the city during the last weekend in June. We have a full list on where it all happens.
Swedish Midsummer Celebrations 2017 with LondonSwedes
Midsummer is according to LondonSwedes the most epic day in the Swedish calendar. So to celebrate the Swedish community organisation in London invites everyone, Swedes, Swedophiles and everyone else who loves the sunshine, flowers and dancing to come celebrate, long into the early hours.
Time: Saturday 24 June 2017, from 12pm until 4am next day…
Place: Various of parks around London + warehouse party tbc.
Swedish Midsummer with Aquavit
Aquavit will be sure to incorporate all the traditions of the Swedish Midsummer’s festival, complete with a maypole in the St James’s Market, with a outside pop-up bar and food stand were authentic drinks and snacks will be available for purchase, with live music to add to the festivities. The Scandinavian restaurant will also have an exclusive midsummer menu with the classic “Midsommar tallriken” (Midsummer dish) with a selection of herrings, new potatos and Västerbotten tart as well as summer-inspired cocktails and a song booklet!
Time: Friday June 23 2017, from 5pm to 10pm.
Place: Aquavit, 1 Carlton Street St James’s Market, SW1Y4QQ
o find out more about this Scandinavian tradition and how to celebrate it, do have a look at our previous posts on perhaps the most magical night of the year; Scandinavian Midsummer Festival