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Things To Do This Weekend in London

Updated Friday 23 September 2016

Are you looking for ideas for what to do in London this weekend? Check out our pick of the best things to do in London this weekend. Whether you want to see a hot new show, catch the latest exhibition or spend a fun family day out in the capital, discover what’s on in London this weekend with our guide.

Things To do This Saturday

Champagne Life at Saatchi Gallery

Discover interesting works by up-and-coming female artists from all around the world with this new exhibition at Saatchi Gallery. Learn about the contradictions of being an artist, and see how women artists succeed in breaking into this difficult industry. Read more

NFL on Regent Street

Head down to a traffic-free Regent Street for a day of exciting games and shows on the eve of the 2016 NFL International Series games. Expect cheerleading performances, live music, fun activities and appearances by players and coaches. Read more

Turner Prize at Tate Britain

Discover the best of British artistic talent with the Turner Prize’s renowned exhibition of shortlisted artists. With works ranging from immersive installations to sculpture and collage, this year’s finalists promise to amaze. Read more

Things To Do This Sunday

Film Scores Live at Southbank Centre

Relive some of the best soundtracks in the history of cinema live with these special screenings at the Southbank Centre. The season kicks off with 2001: A Space Odyssey this weekend, accompanied by a live orchestra. Read more

Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery at Victoria and Albert Museum

See wonderful examples of rare medieval embroidery as a brand new exhibition opens at The V&A. This is the first time these precious objects, once owned by important figures such as Thomas Becket and Edward I, are exhibited together in the UK. Read more

London Restaurant Festival

Enjoy the best of London’s vibrant food scene at this tempting month-long festival. A celebration of the capital’s eclectic gastronomic offering, the London Restaurant Festival is a great opportunity to try special tasting menus from the city’s best restaurants. Tuck into famous chefs’ delicious creations, and take part in expert-led talks and cooking workshops. Read more

Oysters at London Restaurant Festival

This Week’s Offers

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening – Last Weekend

This is the last chance to visit the Queen’s magnificent London residence before it closes to the public for the winter. Make the most of it: book your ticket by 1 October for admission until Sunday. Book now

Coca-Cola London Eye 

See London’s iconic landmarks during a panoramic 30-minute ride on the famous observation wheel, and save £2.45 per ticket when booking online in advance. Book now

Top Musicals in the West End

A visit to London isn’t complete without seeing one of the West End’s amazing musicals. Book your ticket to a top London musical now, from the magical Aladdin to the epic The Phantom of The Opera – tickets start from £20.21. Book now

For more events in London, take a look at our guide to what’s on or browse our London events calendar. Or find more things to do in London.