In London this weekend: December 4-5-6


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. David Shrigley’s new show in Mayfair features a gallery filled with fresh new tennis balls that you can come and swap an old ball of yours for.
  2. Check out the beautiful light trail around Kenwood House.
  3.  Step inside King’s Cross Christmas tree, an installation covered in angled lights and mirrors with a giant kaleidoscope at its heart.
  4. Annabel’s has transformed into a giant gingerbread house.
  5. The most christmassy pub in London has switched on its lights.
London tower Bridge

    Culture and Art in London

    1. Step into the future to see what our houses could look like in the year 2050 at the ‘Tomorrow’s Home’ exhibition.
    2. Visit the Ever After Garden,  an installation of over 25,000 illuminated roses in Grosvenor Square, where everyone can buy and plant a bloom in memory of a loved one lost to the pandemic.
    3. Learn about the history of Peru at the British Museum.
    4. Discover Isamu Noguchi (pivotal modernist sculptor and designer)’s experiments with material and light at the Barbican.
    5. Rediscover the power and presence of architectural wonders by Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid RA and others through Hélène Binet’s photographic lens.
    Sky garden London

    London foodie ideas

    1. Try Yard Sale Christmas pizza, topped with pigs in blankets, Brussels sprouts, crispy sage & cranberry & chilli jam.
    2. Snackbar’s Christmas sandwich is quite extraordinary too: brioche filled with Neal’s Yard Ogleshield, black treacle-glazed gammon, cranberry sauce & honey mustard mayo, then dipped in egg batter, fried and dusted with icing sugar.
    3. The St John x 40ft Brewery party is back this Saturday – think amazing food paired with pint of amazing Eccles Stout.
    4. Drink mead in a Christmas forest.
    5. Crosstown does a mulled wine and Cointreau donut. Need we say more?he Shard’s lights have switched to their Christmas theme.
    Greenwich cutty sark historic boat london

    London for families

    1. The London Transport Museum will be kicking off its annual festive programme. There is much to be enjoyed including taking a selfie with Santa, an interactive sleigh exhibit, a festive trail with a weekly prize draw and a whole series of after-dark late events for adults. 
    2. Admire an entire miniature city made of gingerbread.
    3. Listen to Father Christmas and his merry head elf Crumpet tell stories at the Royal Albert Hall.

    Click on the map to see where the events are!



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