In London this weekend: November 5-6-7

 

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 a comment below…

 

London off the beaten path

  1. Carnaby Street is decked with shimmering neon butterflies.
  2. Step into a David Bowie pop-up shop, complete with an immersive audio, video and photography experiences featuring the musical genius’ artistry.
  3. The Get Up, Stand Up!  musical retraces Bob Marley’s life story – drama and strife in,  assassination attempt and fatal illness included. Give it a go.
  4. Love a twist on sports? You can now play UV cricket in London.
  5. To celebrate Diwali this week, also known as the Festival of Light, Canary Wharf’s Jubilee Park fountains host a striking floating flower installation.

 

London tower Bridge

Culture and Art in London

  1.  Love the Horniman museum? Don’t miss their INFRINGE exhibition: a photography project capturing London’s unique and diverse hairstyles. Some are simply… extraordinary.
  2. The Museum of Homelessness has opened a mysterious Secret Museum to share the hidden stories of homelessness from London during the pandemic. To find it you need to sign up: you will then be posted instructions about where in central London to start the experience, before working your way through a trail of clues. 
  3. Check out Messy, the COP Ness Monster made of recycled denim.
  4. Have a look at Anne Roininen’s eerie car park graveyard at the Southbank Centre. Turned into light sculptures, they suddenly acquire a ghost quality…
  5. Explore the stories of past Black Londoners with the Museum of London’s digital trail.

 

Sky garden London

 

London foodie ideas

  1. The Riding House Café now serves lobster lasagna. Who’s in?
  2. Pie lovers, rejoyce. This list compiles the best places to devour them in London.
  3. Enjoy fine dining in a retired tube carriage.
  4. Another of our favourite dishes this week: the Smoked Roasted Cauliflower with smoked paprika, cauliflower purée, quinoa and toasted almonds at The Buttery in Belgravia.
  5. Arome Bakery now do a pistachio and chocolate escargot. Resistance is futile.

 

 

Greenwich cutty sark historic boat london

 

London for families

  1. Go to Electric GameBox for gameplay with projection mapping, touch screens, motion tracking, and surround sound fun. 
  2. Artist Yinka Ilori has joined forces with LEGO to reimagine a local laundrette made up entirely of colourful bricks. This indoor playground comes with a fascinating range of interactive elements and problem solving games for your little ones.
  3. Immerse the kids in a world of fairy tales at Discover Children’s story centre.

 

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