No plans yet? Here are some more cool things to do this weekend in London. If you have tips we haven’t covered, don’t hesitate to leave us a comment below… Taking a Eurostar soon? 23 ideas to have fun around St Pancras this way.
♥ That’s London, baby ♥
1. How about a film special Silent Disco at the Royal Albert Hall this Friday?
2. Join a Stranger Things party on Saturday – Fake Blood cocktail and 80ies vibe included.
3. Make the most of the Museums at Night weekend : Georgian evening with gin tasting at the Fulham Palace, Dracula screening (with a shot of whisky on the Cutty Sark, a Victorian crime to be solved in the National Archives, a sleepover at the Dulwich Gallery…
4. Take a look at the African Market in Spitalfields on Saturday.
5. Watch Scary Movie for just £1 on Saturday. Come dressed up.
♥ Art and culture ♥
1. The National Gallery’s throwing their monthly Late Evening on the theme of Halloween this Friday: carve your own pumpkin to light up the Portico Terrace, celebrate the darker side of the Caraveggio’s exhibition, listen to macabre folk music with a modern twist, take a glimpse into your future through the art of divination and more.
2. The Museum of London put the Pearly Kings and Queens’ outfits on show.
3. Lazarus, the musical written by Bowie, starts in London this week. There are still seats available, go for it!
4. Did you know there are lots of cool design benches in Canary Wharf?
5. Classical music, boring? Not if we’re talking John William’s classics (ET, Star Wars, Indiana Jones…). They will be played this Saturday at the Royal Festival Hall.
♥ Yum! ♥
1. Get your Halloween treats from Balthazar: bat cookies, iced pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, apple and cinnamon doughnuts, large pumpkin tarts, pecan pies. The staff will be doing their Addams Family impressions during the weekend.
2. Delight in Spanish treats at the Eat Spain, Drink Spain festival at the Old Truman Brewery.
3. Stop by the Brunel Museum’s rooftop garden this Saturday to roast marshmallows on blue flames, drink Halloween potions surrounded by beautifully carved pumpkins and see their very spooky underground chamber.
4. The Queen of Hoxton have opened their Winter Rooftop, Viking themed this year – complete with campfire, long boat, drift wood, wigwam and themed cocktails.
5. Order the seasonal shake at The Diner – Oreo/pumpkin.
♥ 5 ideas to make your little ones smile ♥
1. Try the British Museum on Saturday – kids can learn to animate images of animals that were carved thousands of years ago by Ice Age people and make them run, play and swim.
2. The Horniman Museum is having a Halloween Party all week-end with interactive storytelling, a creepy creatures cave, a Halloween trail, face painting.
3. Show them science can be fun at the Royal Institute’s Family Fun Day this Sunday – they will learn about 3D printing, multi-sensory flavour perception, emotion robotic…
4. Kids can learn to code in a playful way on Saturday in Whitechapel – the session is free.
5. The Polka Theatre is playing the cutest show for 3-6 y.o. – How to hide a lion.
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