Sigur Ros
Sigur Ros are bringing Liminal to Hyde Park (Picture: Andrew Benge/Redferns)

Sigur Rós are set to brighten up any uber-cool music lovers summer, as they have announced a free performance in London.

The Icelandic band will be taking their incredible live ambient performance, Liminal, to Londons Hyde Park on 9 July as part of British Summer Time.

Liminal is Sigur Róss ambient music arm, and is hoping to create the biggest sound bath event to date to inspire revellers to slow and down and focus on their senses.

The performance will draw from the entire Sigur Rós catalogue, from albums, film scores and solo work, as well as airing new material.

Sigur Rós producer and artist Alex Somers said: Music heals. Sound heals. Hopefully these shows can move people and they leave in an altered state.

Open House Hyde Park
A host of free activities are available (Picture: Rory James)

Music can offer us these profound experiences in an instant, and so often when you least expect it.



The event on the Great Oak Stage as part of BSTs Open House is free, but you can book entry here.

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Open House runs from Monday 8 July to Thursday 11 July, with plenty of free activities on offer from 12pm to 10pm.

Theres a free outdoor cinema every day at 5.30pm and 8.30pm, with films including Mamma Mia!, Grease, The Greatest Showman, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Back To The Future, Dirty Dancing, Spice World and Bohemian Rhapsody being shown.

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Meanwhile, theres also yoga lessons, drag shows, and plenty of street food and pop-up bars on offer.

Open House is sandwiches by a string of huge gigs – unfortunately not free – in Hyde Park.

On 5 July, Celine Dion is headlining, followed by Stevie Wonder on 6 July and Barbra Streisand on 7 July.

The following weekend, Florence + The Machine are playing 13 July and Robbie Williams headlines on 14 July.

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