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. Bloomsbury Bowling Lane has a retro 80s vs 90s party this Saturday.
3. To celebrate her two shows at the Royal Festival Hall, Kylie Minogue will open a pop-up store there, just Friday and Saturday.
5. Don’t miss London’s most festive pub, the number of Christmas trees is simply amazing!
♥ Art and culture ♥
1. Join the Cutty Sark this Saturday for a festive Christmas concert with The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir. Remember – they beat Justin Bieber’s last year with A Bridge Over You! There will also be mulled wine and mince pies.
2. Have a look at Ken Russel’s black and white pictures of England in the 50ies at Proud Chelsea.
3. Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid was not only an exceptional architect: take the time to discover her paintings and drawings at the Serpentine Gallery.
4. You have marvelled at the most famous impressionist art. Now add a twist with the National Gallery’s new exhibition: Australia’s Impressionists.
5. Create London celebrates the life and times of British fashion designer and tailor Hardy Amies, the world famous couturier and dressmaker to HM Queen Elizabeth II.
♥ Yum! ♥
1. You simply have to try Ben’s Canteen Christmas burger: sage and shallot, buttermilk turkey breast, squashed stuffing ball, slow roasted honey and mustard ham hock, brie, cranberry sauce, buttered Brussel sprout and garlic mayo. Yes, all in one!
2. Vegetables in cocktails? Hell, yes, bring it on. The Aubergine Sour sounds insanely good.
3. The Tower of London has a rather cool… ice bar, Eis Haus.
4. A new foodie heaven, Spa Terminus, has opened in Bermondsey, my favourite London neighbourhood.
5. Smith & Sinclair reinvent candies for adults at the Sanderson Hotel. Think whisky pastilles, sweet fragrances to be sprayed on cocktails or desserts…
♥ 5 ideas to make your little ones smile ♥
1. House of Vans will screen Paddington for free this Saturday – enjoy!
2. Go Gonks hunting at the Southbank Centre – mythological creatures from Scandinavian folklore, typically associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season.
3. The Royal Albert Hall has Christmas tours for children: led by a Victorian doorkeeper they come with puzzles, secrets, clues and the opportunity, of course, to meet Santa.
5. The Horniman Museum will have a cool hands on session on Sunday – kids can touch, see, smell and hear real things from African masks, spice jars, pueblo drums to sharks jaws.
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