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Kenwood Lakeside Concerts

London, England
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Ruined the tradition and cosy atmosphere of music and picnic with commercialism and greed

For years Kenwood concerts were informal family picnic and music event. This year the new... read more

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Anon721
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London, United Kingdom
Kenwood House - Alfie Boe concert

A lot of the information provided on websites in advance of the concert was inaccurate/misleading... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Suzanne C
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Set on the picturesque and extensive grounds of historic Kenwood House, this is a highly genteel and elegant way to enjoy classical music during pleasant summer evenings.
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“Ruined the tradition and cosy atmosphere of music and picnic with commercialism and greed”
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“Kenwood House - Alfie Boe concert”
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Reviewed yesterday

For years Kenwood concerts were informal family picnic and music event. This year the new organisers decided to provide the food and drinks which were well below average and not allow families to bring their own. They also relied on the small prints to notify...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of the information provided on websites in advance of the concert was inaccurate/misleading. The free shuttle bus service was shambolic, deck chairs were not widely available as advertised, the selection of food was not great and having queued up for a hot drink...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Badly sign posted to get there. Treated like cattle queing to get in! No picnics allowed - as stated. However, we finally got in and we saw huge trolleys of food being allowed in! Then the bar £30 a bottle of wine!!!?? The toilets were...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Take a picnic, listen to the music, enjoy the weather... But check the forecast before you leave home! If you pick the right day, this is a blissful experience. Kenwood House is also worth a close look.

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Reviewed March 29, 2012

Getting the right day is more important than the right music in my opinion. If it is a sunny and warm day then it is a pleasure to go. If it is colder and/or wet it is a misery. Take a picnic and some wine...More

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cycletourist2010
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Anon721 | Reviewed this property |
NO, which is a great shame. Also the food on sale is not great. I ended having a picnic outside the enclosed area before the event, though I did see plenty of people throwing the food and drinks they brought in the bins at... More
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janicelakey
June 10, 2018|
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According to their website, you can take a folding chair as long as it's not in a large bag. You can also hire a chair on site.
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