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. Try House of Van’s Girls Skate Night this Friday: skate and yoga lesson and free cocktails.
2. Try a Diana themed day in London.
3. Madness or genius? Crazy Coffins specialise in bespoke shapes – guitar, plane, mobile phone, ballerina shoe even (some pics here)! You can see some of their funky creations at the Southbank Centre.
4. Forget squirrels – parakeets are in. The ones in Kensington Gardens will even land on your hand.
5. Join the #March4Women this Saturday near Tower Bridge. Sadiq Khan, Bianca Jagger, Mel C… will be there too.
♥ Art and culture ♥
2. See Eduardo Paolozzi’s work at the Whitechapel Gallery. You may not be familiar with his work but you have seen his mosaics in the Tottenham Court Road tube station.
3. Get a glimpse of the 1950ies London with Roger Mayne’s exhibition at The Photographer’s Gallery.
4. In 1930, the US were changing. Artists responded to rapid social change and economic anxiety with some of the 20th century’s most powerful art: the Royal Academy chose 45 iconic pieces to showcase that period.
5. Brasserie Zedel brings you French Fest & Feast, starting this Sunday – a feast of music, opera, theatre and comedy with shows in French, English or both.
♥ Yum! ♥
2. The Camden Town Brewery has created a rhubarb IPA.
3. London foodies have a new craze: Native’s luxurious pigeon kebab.
4. Make a detour via The Flavour Rooms in Carnaby to try their Tanqueray Experimental Garnish Bar. Think alcoholic pastille pick ‘n’ mix, cocktail sherbet dip dabs, cocktail-infused edible vapours, edible bubbles and more.
5. The Junkyard Golf Club with its funky decor (think UFC bear cages, scrapyard slides and treehouses) is back at the Old Truman Brewery. Bonus: 4 bars serving cocktails, nachos, hotdogs and popcorn.
♥ 5 ideas to make your little ones smile ♥
1. The Art of the Brick, this amazing exhibition featuring sculptures entirely made of Lego, has reopened on Southbank. The theme, this time, will be DC Superheroes.
2. Celebrate World Book Day with at the Discover Centre – they have a Cat in the Hat photobooth.
3. If your kids are little adventurers, take them to Clip’n’Climb in Chelsea: a fun and colourful softplay for little climbers with 20 individual and multi climber wall challenges of varying design and difficulty.
4. Did you know the Royal Albert Hall has musical sessions for toddlers?
5. This weekend, kids can meet James Robson, Cutty Sark’s cook, to sing songs, learn sailor skills and find out what was for dinner on-board.
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