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Things To Do This Weekend in London

Friday 30 - Sunday 2 July 2017

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 on Friday 

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2017: Phil Collins

See music legend Phil Collins open this year’s Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2017. The former Genesis star takes to the stage on the first day of the festival with support from Starsailor, Blondie, and Mike and the Mechanics. Check out the weekend’s full programme, featuring superstar headliners such as Green Day and Justin Bieber. Read more

Masterpiece London at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Browse a variety of stunning works of art, design and antiques with Masterpiece London at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. The world-renowned art fair presents works from more than 150 galleries, spanning 7,000 years of history. Read more

Masterpiece London 2017

REVEAL Festival at Victoria and Albert Museum

Explore the V&A’s unique combination of heritage and modernity with REVEAL Festival, a series of events that bring the museum’s architecture to life. Come on the opening day for an exciting Friday Late, in partnership with Boiler Room, and enjoy an eclectic range of international DJs, musicians and artists. Read more

Things to do on Saturday

Art Night 2017

Follow an inspiring art trail across East London during the all-night festival Art Night, in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery. Discover extraordinary contemporary art in unusual locations on a free one-night programme of events, spanning music, architecture and performance. Read more

Canada Day at Trafalgar Square

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with music, food and drink as Canada Day arrives in Trafalgar Square. Sample typical food, including poutine and maple desserts, and watch spectacular shows by Canadian comedians, circus performers and musicians, plus a thrilling ball hockey tournament. Read more

Actually Rather Good Comedy Festival at Shoreditch Town Hall

Catch the UK’s best comedy talent, before it heads up to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with Actually Rather Good Comedy Festival at Shoreditch Town Hall. This year’s two-day extravaganza boasts plenty of big names, including Sofie Hagen, Sara Pascoe, Ellie Taylor, Joe Lycett and Ed Gamble. Read more

Things to do on Sunday

Eid Festival in Trafalgar Square

Take part in Eid celebrations and experience Muslim arts and culture in Trafalgar Square. Everyone is invited to mark the end of Ramadan in Central London with a day filled with colourful performances and delicious street food from Malaysia, Egypt, Turkey and more. Read more

Summer Streets on Regent Street

Take a stroll down a traffic-free Regent Street as Summer Streets returns with plenty of entertainment, food and fun activities. Join the street party and indulge in some shopping, while performers and pop-up workshops keep you entertained. Summer Streets also returns on 9, 16 and 23 July. Read more

Breathing Colour by Hella Jongerius at Design Museum

Delve into the eclectic nature of colour with the Design Museum’s new exhibition Breathing Colour by Hella Jongerius. Discover how light affects our perception of colour through newly commissioned art installations and intriguing displays that simulate different daylight conditions. Read more

This Week’s Offers

Hop-on hop-off bus tours

See London’s iconic landmarks from the comfort of a hop-on hop-off bus tour. You’ll also be given a free walking tour and a free point-to-point river Thames boat ride with most of the tours. Read more

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