Things To Do This Weekend in London

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.

Top Theatre Deals

War Horse

Save 21% on tickets to see this award-winning epic, based on the Michael Morpurgo novel. Tickets reduced from £62.50 to £49.50. Book now

Close to You

Pay just £35 to see this celebration of Burt Bacharach's songbook Close To You. Valid for all performances until 30 November. Book now

The Snowman

Save up to 43% on tickets to see the dance version of Raymond Briggs' classic tale, where a boy and his magical snowman embark on an adventure to the North Pole, where they encounter dancing penguins, reindeer, Jack Frost and Father Christmas. Now in its 18th year at the Peacock Theatre, this family-favourite show is a must-see for the winter season. Tickets from £20 on selected dates. Book now

High Life

The View from The Shard is being transformed into a magical winter wonderland for the Height of Winter Experience. Wrap up warm for this sensory adventure, which features glittering grottos, giant ice crystals and frost 800 feet above the city. Sip on Snow White hot chocolate or mulled champagne, while munching Christmas candy floss. Yum! 23 Nov-31 Jan. Book now

Christmas Cheer

Soak up some festive fun at the month-long festival, Winter at Southbank Centre, where you'll find a market, twinkling lights and a raft of seasonal events. Escape the cold with a warming mulled cider at Scandinavian-style winter pop-up, Rekorderlig Cider Lodge. With comfy Swedish furniture, wood pannelling and fire pits, the cosy two-storey venue offers authentic Swedish fare and bottled Rekorderlig cider. Until 3 Jan. Read more

Ice Ice Baby

Skate under the stars at one of London's magical open-air ice rinks, which are now open for the festive season. Top ice rinks can be found in Somerset House’s neoclassical courtyard; in the shadow of the Coca-Cola London Eye; and beside the majestic Natural History Museum. Most rinks have adjoining cosy cafes, serving up mulled wine, hot chocolate and other seasonal treats. Read more

Eastern Pride

For a Tokyo-style shopping experience, enjoy a rummage at the Hyper Japan Christmas Market. Browse stalls for quirky gifts, including bonsai trees, kimonos, traditional crafts and pop-culture goodies. Refuel in the Eat-Japan area, which offers street food, sushi, confectionery and sake, as well as festive cooking demonstrations. 27-29 Nov. Read more

Deal of the Week: 39% Off a Three-course Meal at Kaspar's Seafood Bar and Grill

Loosen your belt for a delicious three-course a la carte meal with champagne at this upmarket seafood restaurant, set within the Savoy Hotel. Enjoy a whopping 39% off the dining experience, which has been reduced from £80.50 to £49.50. Starters include pan-roasted scallops and lobster bisque, while mains include grilled halibut and braised pork belly. Top off your meal with a scrumptious dessert, such as dark chocolate fondant or peach melba. Book now

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