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Things To Do This Weekend in London

Updated Friday 2 December 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

BBC Good Food Festive Fayre at Hampton Court Palace

Shop for a tempting range of Christmas treats and seasonal food and drink at the BBC Good Food Festive Fayre, set in magnificent Hampton Court Palace. Open this weekend for a one-off shopping experience, the fair showcases live cookery demonstrations, Christmas carols and more festive fun. Read more

Christmas Concert at Cutty Sark

Listen to classic Christmas tunes with this carol service from The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir under the world-famous tea clipper in Greenwich. Be amazed by Cutty Sark’s sparkling lights and decorations, and tuck into mince pies and mulled wine. Read more

The Spirit Show at Business Design Centre

This Friday and Saturday, enjoy a literal interpretation of the Christmas “spirit” with a two-day celebration of premium alcohol. Indulge in tasting sessions and masterclasses, and sample everything from vodka and micro-distillery gin to craft whisky. Read more

Things To Do This Sunday

The Red Shoes at Sadler's Wells

Catch beloved fairytale and film The Red Shoes as it is brought to the stage in a romantic ballet at Sadler’s Wells. See Australian dancer Ashley Shaw starring in the main role, after her performances in Nutcracker!, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty. Will Victoria Page be able to pursue her dream to become the world’s greatest dancer? Read more

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow at The Arts Theatre

Relive Charles Dickens’ heart-warming Christmas tale as it comes to the West End in a spellbinding adaptation by Tom Cairns. Starring celebrated actor Simon Callow, A Christmas Carol returns to London after sell-out runs in 2011 and 2012. Read more

Mathematics: The Winton Gallery at Science Museum

Be amazed by the newly opened Winton Gallery at the Science Museum and discover the power of numbers in shaping our world. Learn about the impact of famous mathematicians through more than 100 ingenious objects. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the gallery is conceived as a beautiful embodiment of mathematical principles. Read more

This Week’s Offers

Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre

Discover an irresistible comedy by the cast of The Play That Goes Wrong, and enjoy no booking fee on Sunday evening tickets when booking online. Book now

Thriller – Live at Lyric Theatre

See Michael Jackson’s hits performed on stage with spectacular effects and dance routines. Book now for the Sunday performances as the £79.75 seats are reduced to £48.95. Book now

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