In London this weekend: Jan 06-07-08

 

 

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.

 

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♥ That’s London, baby ♥

1. The Geffrye Museum says farewell to Christmas this Friday evening: carol singing, mulled wine, stories about Epiphany, Twelfth Night cake, ritualistic burning of the holly and the ivy.

2. Tropicana in Covent Garden will be hosting a George Michael tribute night this Friday and Saturday for those who know the singer’s hits by heart. Another good news, should you want to party: Fabric reopens its doors this Friday.

3. On Friday, go ice skating at the Somerset House. Their Dimensions evening (with electronic music) is sure to put you in the mood.

4. Will you dare go on the tube with no trousers on this Saturday?

5. On Sunday, join the twelfth night celebrations on Southbank – you will get to meet the Holly Man from the Thames, King Bean and Queen Pea…

 

♥ Art and culture ♥

1. Proud Chelsea pays its tribute to Bowie with a photo exhibition. If you’re a fan, why not join the David Bowie tour of Brixton this Sunday?

2. Join the Tower of London’s Twilight tour this Saturday – you know, for extra shivering.

3. The magic of London’s gas lamps… Quite a few around still – here is where to find them.

4. Did you know the story of the London islets, and not just the Thames ones?

5. Fab ideas to explore Baker Street (without mentioning Sherlock Holmes) here.

 

♥ Yum! ♥

1. Where to find the best cheese in London – sure to put a smile on your face.

2. Let’s warm up with a cup of eggnog – 4 addresses to try here.

3. Wow. Forget pub crawls, after a look at this list, you will want a dessert crawl!

4. Fancy trying a whole Sunday roast in a burger?

5. If you have a crown in your drawers, take it along to Brasserie Zedel this Sunday and you will get a free meal.

 

♥ 5 ideas to make your little ones smile ♥

1. On Saturday, the Somerset House host a Big Wig family workshop where kids can enjoy a photoshoot and fun selfies. The idea? Show how hairstyles can shape surprising character traits.

2. Or go to the British Museum to play digital games, solve challenges and explore trails that will lead you to unexpected places..

3. Introduce your little one to classics – The Prince Charles Cinema will screen The Wizard of Oz on Saturday.

4. On Sunday, create a carnival of colour at the Royal Academy of Art.

5. Or find inspiration in clouds at the National Gallery’s drawing sessions for kids.

 

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