Things To Do This Weekend

Updated Friday 15 July 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

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

The Queen’s official London residence opens its doors to the public from Saturday, for its annual summer opening. Visit Buckingham Palace’s magnificent State Rooms and discover some of the greatest treasures of the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rubens, Canaletto and Rembrandt. 23 Jul-2 Oct. Read more

 

London Anniversary Games

Catch some of the world’s greatest athletics talent as they perform at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Head to the Olympic Stadium on Saturday for the IAAF Diamond League meet and the IPC Grand Prix Final. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Usain Bolt before he heads to Rio for the Olympic Games. 22-23 Jul. Read more

What’s On this Sunday

The BFG Dream Jar Trail

Relive your childhood dreams with this magical trail in iconic locations across London in search of The BFG Dream Jars. Designed by celebrities such as Steven Spielberg, Buzz Aldrin and Naomi Campbell, each jar contains “splendiferous” sculptures based on their dreams. Follow the trail and share your photos using the hashtag #BFGDreamJars for a chance to win a prize. Make sure you check the latest information on each Dream Jar before you set off for some “buckswashling”. 9 Jul-31 Aug. Read more

The BFG Dream Jar Trail: Queen's Guard 

Summer Streets in Regent Street

Enjoy a traffic-free Regent Street as Summer Streets comes back to London for the fourth year. Enjoy an exciting programme of talks, pop-ups and events this Sunday, from indulging in life’s little pleasures by making your own personalised Magnum from a 16-station ice cream dipping bar, to taking a dance class on a double decker bus, or joining in with a fashion show. 3-24 Jul. Read more

This Week’s Offers

Deal of The Week: The Spirit of London with The View from The Shard

Enjoy a bus tour taking in some of London’s greatest landmarks, from Westminster Abbey to St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London, before savouring breathtaking 360-degree views from The View From The Shard. Book now

 

Thriller – Live

This weekend, save up to £36.50 on Stall and Dress Circle tickets for Thriller – Live, and see spectacular dance acts and performances inspired by Michael Jackson’s hits. Book now

Sunny Afternoon

See the music of The Kinks brought to life with Sunny Afternoon musical! Enjoy no booking fee on Saturday performances, or, if you decide to start your weekend early, save up to 50% on Monday to Friday performances. Book now