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…
London off the beaten path
1. The Victoria and Albert Museum’s late evening this Friday is all about games: challenges, escape room, riddles to solve, newly commissioned video games, opportunities to design your own… and it’s all free.
2. Upgrade your stroll through Chinatown with a little Augmented Reality fun.
3. Canary Wharf Lights festival always is stunning.
4. T’is the season for winter wellness at Coal Drops Yard: brain boosting, body balancing run, breath work, reconnecting with the season…
5. Keep on the zen side of January with Bombay Bustle’s cool yoga + brunch event this Saturday.
Culture and art in London
1. The London A Capella Festival is back… and is sure to take your breathe away.
2. If winter feels a little too grey, stop by the Tate Modern: Pierre Bonnard’s colourful paintings are sure to cheer you up.
3. Fascinated by Wildlife Photographers? Listen to Paddy Scott talk about his work at the Natural History Museum this Saturday – the conference is free.
4. Admire Kevin Killen’s neon artwork in Broadgate.
5. In 1938-39 the British government allowed 10,000 Jewish and other ‘non-Aryan’ children from occupied Europe to come to Britain. The Jewish Museum presents the stories of six of the Kinder (child refugees) in their own words.
London foodie ideas
1. Brrr – the temperatures have really dropped >> why not indulge in a restaurant with an open fire to warm up?
2. Click here to decide where to celebrate Burns Night this weekend.
5. Or try the new Churros Bar in South Kensington.
London for families
1. The Phoenix Cinema will screen The Grinch for just £3 this Saturday – with a free activity for kids beforehand.
2. Enjoy KX Play, free daily play activity for kids in King’s Cross.
3. Love classical musical? You little ones will really enjoy the Royal Albert Hall’s Fantastic flutes session on Saturday.
4. If your children are learning to code, join the Code Green challenge on Saturday: an interactive light installation to turn the world green by making environmental decisions in a collaborative coding game. Every level welcome. Free – perfect after the Winter Lights Festival nearby.
5. The Unicorn Theatre presents Icarus on stage.
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