From family-friendly theatre shows to cultural festivals, here’s our round-up of what’s hot and happening in London this weekend.
Roll up, roll up! Shopaholics should hotfoot it to the hip Newburgh Quarter for its one-day festival, where shoppers can expect live art installations, free workshops, free food and drinks, and spoken word. Around 31 shops and six restaurants are taking part in The Refinery event, where highlights include masterclasses at Levi's Vintage Store, piñata and clay workshops at Lazy Oaf, barbecue masterclasses at Kua ‘Aina and gin tastings at eyewear store Cubitts. 8 Aug
Bring Home the Bacon
Theatre-loving families will love The Three Little Pigs, an endearing musical which is full of catchy songs, jokes and japes for children aged three and up. Penned by the award-winning writers of the international smash hits Mary Poppins and Honk!, this "great big little West End show" promises to leave you squealing with glee and howling with laughter. 5 Aug-6 Sep. Book now.
Join revellers in Trafalgar Square for the UK's biggest Korean cultural party, where visitors will be treated to a mix of K-Pop bands, breakdancing competitions, street food and cooking demonstrations. The London Korean Festival will also offer cultural activities, such as fan making and Hangul calligraphy. 9 Aug
Hidden gem Chelsea Physic Garden is staging a Plant Portraits exhibition that brings together pretty paintings and drawings of plants and flowers grown in the garden. The works were created by talented botanical artists that are members of the Chelsea Physic Garden's Florilegium Society. 4-26 Aug
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