Things To Do This Weekend

Updated Friday 24 June 2016

There are so many things to see and do in London every day. Here is our pick of the best things to do in London this weekend, including hot new shows, exhibitions and family events.

What’s on This Saturday

Big Dance

The nine-day Big Dance Festival is set to open in dramatic fashion on 2 July with a major dance commission in Trafalgar Square. A total of 1,000 Londoners will be taking part in the group dance, created by leading choreographer, Akram Khan. 2 Jul. Read more

Art Night 2016

Follow a trail from Admiralty Arch to Temple for the all-night arts festival Art Night. Art projects will be popping up in 10 unusual and tucked-away venues for one night only. Highlights will include Koo Jeong’s multi-sensory installation at Charing Cross Underground station and videos by Cecelia Bengolea projected onto Covent Garden’s East Piazza after dark. The event begins at 6pm. 2 Jul. Read more


What’s on This Sunday

David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life at the Royal Academy of Arts

Hot exhibition alert! One of London’s most anticipated art shows of the year is set to open this weekend at the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts. See some of the most recent works created by one of Britain’s greatest painters, David Hockney. The artist has painted a series of portraits of friends, family and acquaintances, including office staff, fellow artists, curators and gallerists. Each work shows the sitter in the same chair and against the same striking blue background, but the differing personalities of the subjects leap off the canvas. 2 Jul-2 OctRead more

British Summer Time in Hyde Park

Don’t miss this 10-day summer extravaganza in Hyde Park featuring big-name bands, including Take That, Mumford & Sons, Massive Attack, Stevie Wonder and Florence + The Machine. In between concerts, the park will play host to a string of free activities, including open-air cinema, Wimbledon screenings, food stalls, badminton and ping pong. Feeling brave? Soak up sky-high views over Hyde Park and the city skyline from a platform raised 100ft (30m) above the ground. 1-10 Jul. Book now


This Week's Offers

Deal of the Week: Total London Experience

Book a one-day whistle stop tour of London’s famous monuments, including a ride on the Coca-Cola London Eye. Tickets from £109. Book now

Free Lunch When Booking a Day Trip From London

Enjoy a free lunch when you book a day trip from London with us. Day trips on offer include Bath, Stonehenge and Salisbury, and Blenheim Palace and The Cotswolds. To save time and money, you will be treated to a tasty free lunch, which will include a sandwich, a packet of crisps, a cookie and a bottle of water. Book now

The Railway Children

Save up to 34% on tickets to see this charming family show, featuring a 60-tonne steam locomotive. Book now 

Sunny Afternoon

Pay from just £15 for tickets to see this brilliant musical about Ray Davies and The Kinks. Book now