In London this weekend: November 12-13-14

 

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. Covent Garden already has already decked its beautiful arches with silver baubles and giant mistletoe decorations. There’s more!  Flurries of snow flakes will delight visitors – right by the Christmas tree, every hour between midday and 7pm. 
  2. And if you’re there on Saturday, look out for ice sculptures around the piazza – a celebration of Frozen, the musical, now playing at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane…
  3. Looking for Christmas presents already? Take a stroll through the Vintage Poster Market
  4. … or try this adorable Finnish Christmas market: reindeer stew, Scandinavian treat, Moomin toys and more.
  5. Give curling a try at this pop-up in Coal Drops Yard.

 

London tower Bridge

Culture and Art in London

  1. The British Museum brings Stonehenge into sharper focus, showing that rather than a shadowy age of mystery, the Britain and Ireland of four millennia ago were places of big ideas, commerce and travel.
  2. Get your neon dose of happiness at Canary Wharf.
  3. Compare Tracey Emin to Edvard Munch at the Royal Academy of Art.
  4. Lives at Sea, at the National Maritime Museum, depicts the life of 6 working seafarers at sea: intimate moments between crew members, magical happenings beneath the water’s surface, the harsh realities of months spent living in tough conditions… Very touching.
  5. Lose yourself in Poussin’s world of riotous dancers at the National Gallery.

 

Sky garden London

 

London foodie ideas

  1. Chilly autumn days really call for comforting bowls of ramen. Try Panton Yokocho, decked out like a downtown 1970s Tokyo bar with lanterns, posters, neon signs and a J-pop soundtrack. Order some hirata buns and melon soda floats too.
  2. Love rainbow bagels? Check out these blue and pink burgers in Camden.
  3. To celebrate the launch of their most rock’n’roll coffee,
  4. Dark Arts are hosting  a party at their HQ this Saturday. There will be free food from plant-based fast food Mercy Burgers as well as free drinks from Jack Daniel’s, Vedett and Duvell. 
  5. Best mezcal bars in town? Click here.
  6. Indulge in the Lanesborough’s Peggy Porschen Afternoon Tea, now adorned with the cutest Christmas toppings.

 

 

 

Greenwich cutty sark historic boat london

 

London for families

  1. Hampton Court ice rink is opening on Saturday. Get your skates on!
  2. UNIQLO Tate Play invites children to drop by the Tate Modern and bring their ideas to life through clay – just like Auguste Rodin.
  3. The cook, the captain, Nannie the figurehead: meet the Cutty Sark characters

 

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