Elec-SHUNNED: An alternative July events guide for the politically fatigued

While the upcoming general election is a significant event for democracy, not everyone is eagerly awaiting July 4. The Independent has explored the breadth of Britain to uncover a host of exciting events and releases set to captivate the public.

In the realm of sports, anticipation is mounting for the Euro quarter-finals, with England set to face Switzerland on Saturday, July 6, at 5pm.

For music enthusiasts, the BST Open House in Hyde Park is a must-visit. Starting July 1, this vibrant event features a delightful mix of free activities, including arts and crafts, street food, and live performances.

Watch our comprehensive round-up for a diverse array of activities happening near you.