In London this weekend: August 26-27-28-29

 

 

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. Join a free hip-hop dance and parkour workshop at the Southbank Centre on Friday

2. Don’t be a tourist – explore London. Rent a little boat, a canoe or go crazy and get yourself a flotaing tubRent a little boat, a canoe or go crazy and get yourself a floating tub. Yes, that’s a thing.

3. Join One New Change’s Silent Disco on Saturday and party on a rooftop!

4. The star of the weekend? The Notting Hill Carnival of course!

5. Mermaid yoga is a thing. Try it this Sunday on the Queen of Hoxton rooftop – glitter paint included, of course.

 

♥ Art and culture ♥

1. Start your weekend with a music concert around a campfire… How perfect is that?

2. Treat yourself to a travel through time with gladiators’ games at the Museum of London.

3. Have a look at the street art demos all weekend at the Southbank Centre

4. Get your heart racing at the Frightfest festival on Leicester Square – horror movies galore!

5. Jacqueline Ayer, a former Vogue Illustrator, present her magical vision of Thailand at the House of Illustration.

 

♥ Yum! ♥

1. The Greenwich market finds inspiration in exotic carnival flavours this Friday. Bonus: free rum punch, salsa lessons, Steel Pan Drum try outs, Carnival Headdress workshop, face painting for children. Then take a stroll and rediscover the area, so many gems there!

2. Aperol serves free Spritz cocktails on Southbank every day at 5 pm till Monday… Cheers!

3. London celebrated its National Burger Day this week and these creations definitely should be on your to-devour-list this weekend.

4. Crosstown’s new doughnut flavours are to die for: coconut-mandarin, yuzu-passionfruit, kiwi-apple, beetroot-lemon thyme…

5. Foodies alert! If you haven’t had a dirty ice-cream yet, rush to Mamasons in Camden and get yourself a fews scoops of black coconut, ube, matcha, calamansi ice-cream, preferably in a toasted milk bread…

 


♥ 5 ideas to make your little ones smile ♥

1. Lego launches its Lego Police meets Lego Ninjago missions for kids this weekend. Families can get a pack and briefing from the Mission Base (near the London Eye) and try to solve as many challenges as possible: the formidable Fire Wall, the wicked Water Fight, the all-mighty Power Up and the intense final mission, The Last Stand… It’s all free.

2. Broadgate has a (free) kid friendly art trail to discover the many, many fun sculptures in the are – you can download the map here.

3. Kids have their own silent disco at Selfridges this Saturday – complete with glitter and colourful feathers for a full carnival effect.

4. The Living Art Festival will have lots of family activities this Saturday: African Drumming and Storytelling, clay sculpting, weaving, book making…

5. Master cartoonist Gary Northfield (The Beano, The Dandy) introduces the hilarious world of Julius, a Roman Gladiator zebra at the Somerset House this Saturday.

 

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