In London this weekend: September 13-14-15

London view from the Sky garden

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 London Design Festival always is magical. Don’t miss the golden waves in Broadsgate, interactive pendulum at the V&A, irridescent chandelier at Fortnum & Mason…

2. Have fun at the Peckham Festival: visits artist studios, discover the UK’s first sake brewery, try the local mead, enjoy a few concerts…

3. Get your camera out! The Great River Race this Saturday will gather 2,500 boats on the Thames: gigs, skiffs, cutters, naval whalers, Chinese dragon boats, Hawaiian war canoes, shallops, skerries, wherries and more.

4. Stop by the Berdmonsey Street Festival this Saturday: contemporary art, street theatre, music, food stalls…

5. Regent Street is 200 year old and will be traffic free this Sunday. Think concerts, fashion and style workshops, upcycling and fitness activities, family fun…

London tower Bridge

Culture and art in London

1. Don’t miss the William Blake exhibition at the Tate Britain – the biggest in 20 years!

2. Make the most of the Soho Jazz week: some of the concerts this weekend are free.

3. Wander trough a giant rainbow maze in Clapham and enjoye some of the experimental musical workshops there…

4. This guided walk through Kensingto Gardens and Hyde Park will reveal how kings and queen have shaped London’s royal parks.

5. Head for the Charles Dickens Museum on Sunday and follow Dickens family’s housemaid, who invites you inside while her employers are away and spills some of their secrets.

Sky garden London

London foodie ideas

1. The Tower of London will have a food festival in its moats this weekend: demos by famous chefs, street food stalls, family fun and music.

2. Try Nutshell, Covent Garden’s new star restaurant and indulge in modern Iranian cuisine.

3. Turkey Gravy Caramel Ice-Cream. Yes, you read that right. And you can try it at the Chin Chin ice-cream parlour in Soho!

4 This former Pie and Mash shop, turned into a cocktail bar, has kept its original decor…

5. …while the Bloomsbury Club Bar will use a deck of tarot cards to decide which cocktail goes best with your mood.

Greenwich cutty sark historic boat london

London for families

1. Join the Hidden River Festival this Saturday: nature, live music, art, theatre, yummy food, creative workshops and events for the whole family. 

2. Kids will love the immersive The tiger who came to tea exhibition at the Discover Children’s Story Centre.

3. The British Museum makes history fun – add a little augmented reality and the statues of the Parthenon will be coming to life…

4.  The Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs are hosting vibrant tours of Dinosaur Islands this Sunday, with Palaeo planting and gardening sessions to bring ancient landscapes back to life around the sculptures, children’s storytime and craft workshops. 

5. Wright Brothers at Battersea will have an exciting pop-up children’s corner this Sunday – family brunch, anyone?

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