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. For more than 800 years, the newly elected Lord Mayor of London has been visiting Westminster to swear loyalty to the Crown and begin his or her year in office. The procession is so festive it’s now called a show, which you can admire this Saturday, anywhere between Bank, St Paul and the Royal Courts around 11 am. This will be followed by a funfair, an archive film show and a splendid variety of art installations and street theatre around Paternoster Square.
2. The Tower of London commemorates the 1918 armistice with thousands of little flames. This touching sight can be admired every evening until November 11th – it’s free to join.
3. Try More Yoga’s latest idea: balancing the usual sports session with Hip-Hop vibes.
4. Syon Park is once more transforming its gardens into an enchanted woodland…
Culture and art in London
2. 12 contemporary artists have explored the refugee crisis through drawings and paintings, which you can see at the House of Illustration. A different kind of journalism.
3. Learn all about Tsar Nicholas II and his family at the Science Museum.
5. Explore the lives of the city’s street vendors through prints and photographs at the Museum of London.
London foodie ideas
2. Let the Molton Brown afternoon tea, served at the Trafalgar Saint James, enchant you: each treat is inspired by fragrances from the brand’s collection.
3. The Espresso Martini Society is back with super festive version of our favourite cocktail.
4. Click here to discover the most decadent cocktails in Shoreditch.
5. The winter rooftop season is officially open.
London for families
1. Looking for fun ideas for your little one? The Museum of Childhood has play sessions for under 5s this Saturday and the Jewish Museum this Sunday.
2. Have a look at Quentin Blake’s mural at the Science Museum.
3. Children will love The wind in the willows play at the Polka Theatre.
4. Join this Great Fire of London family walk on Sunday.
5. House of Vans will screen Who framed Roger Rabbit? this Sunday. Even better – it’s free.
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