In London this weekend: January 12-13-14

 

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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.

 

London off the beaten path

1. The Somerset House ice rink is closing its doors this weekend – make the most of it and join the disco on ice party on Friday evening.

2. Celebrate Wassail at the Midnight Apothecary: carols by the river, campfire in the garden with marshmallows to roast, hot cider punch to drunk, music in Brunel’s vast Underground Chamber…

3. The David Bowie Musical Walking Tour (Fridays and Sundays) will take you around the artist’s hometown: Brixton

4. Get a good dose of escapism at the London Boat Show where you get to discover the luxurious interior of incredible yachts.

5. looking for a fun pub? Try The Four Thieves in Battersea: Moonshine Racing, VR booths, mini-golf, retro arcade games… It has it all, even its own brewery.

 

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Culture and art in London

1. The London Mime Festival is back – as modern, moving, hypnotising as ever. Here are 7 shows you do not want to miss this way.

2. Discover the life of the famous Mitford Sisters at the Greenwich Theatre.

3. Street artist JR, famous for its giant outdoors photographic sculptures throughout the world, presents at Lazinc a unique series of studies on his GIANTS project, showing the process from start to finish. The artist also redecorated the facade of the gallery.

4. Take your tickets for the London Short Film Festival.

5. Admire Louise Dahl-Wolfe’s work at the Fashion and textile museum. This retrospective of one of the most important women fashion photographers of the first part of the 20th century features over 100 photographs, from the 1930s to the 1950s, covering the work of couture designers Chanel, Balenciaga and Dior.

 

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Foodie London

1. Order a coffee with your portrait printed in the milk foam at the Tea Terrace.

2. Bubblewrap launched savoury waffles: Avocado eggs or Winter flame (cheese and paprika)

3. Crosstown Doughnuts do have “Sea salt caramel banana” and a “passionfruit and yuzu” treats…

4. Try the best French toasts in London.

5. Trendy: bulletproof coffee, chicoryccino, rose and golden latte

 

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London for families

1. Join the V&A’s (free) family puppet and music theatrical performance, inspired by their Winnie the Pooh exhibition, this Saturday.

2. Always wanted to take the kids sliding down The Orbit? The ticket is half price in January.

3. For teenagers: join What will you broadcast?, a live radio show on how to discover yourself through music.

4. Children can create portraits out of felt and plasticine at the Royal Academy of Arts this Sunday (free)…

5. … or their own manga at the British Museum (free).

 

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