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Things To Do This Weekend in London

Friday 28 - Sunday 30 April 2017

Are you looking for ideas for what to do in London this bank holiday 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 Saturday

The Gluten Free Street Food Festival at Limehouse Basin

Taste some of the best gluten-free delicacies in London as The Gluten Free Street Food Festival comes to Limehouse Basin for a one-off free event, after four years at Camden Lock Market. Feast on all types of delicious treats, from free-from-gluten pizza to paella and cupcakes. Read more

Vaisakhi Festival in Trafalgar Square

Celebrate the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi as Trafalgar Square is filled with music and live performances. Try some traditional food from the stalls in the square and get involved in family activities and fun workshops, including turban-tying. Read more

London Never Dies by London Cabaret Club at Bloomsbury Ballroom

Unleash your inner superspy as London Never Dies makes its debut at iconic Bloomsbury Ballroom. Expect a fabulous cabaret show by the London Cabaret Club: celebrate the glamorous world of 007 with exciting variety acts, fine dining and, of course, a glass of James Bond’s favourite cocktail. Read more

Things to Do on Sunday

Underbelly Festival in South Bank

Head to the South Bank this weekend to celebrate the beginning of the Underbelly Festival. London Wonderground and Udderbelly Festival, two hugely popular London festivals, merge this year under a new season of exciting events, stretching throughout the summer. Expect cabaret, circus and theatre, plus street food and London’s biggest outdoor bar. Read more

War Paint: Brushes with Conflict at National Army Museum

Visit the newly opened National Army Museum’s exhibition War Paint: Brushes with Conflict, and be moved by paintings about war and resilience. See how artists and soldiers have contributed with their own personal perspectives, helping to record conflicts and the impact on people. Read more

RHS Flowers & Flea Weekend at Flat Iron Square 

Whether you have green fingers or not, you’ll love this weekend’s RHS Flowers & Flea Market at Flat Iron Square. Browse the stalls filled with plants and flowers, and grab a bite at Flat Iron’s street food stands. The regular flea traders are showcasing vintage plant pots, furniture and ceramics, while RHS judge James Alexander Sinclair and TV presenter Joe Swift entertain visitors with themed talks and performances. Read more

Bank Holiday Monday

Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths at British Library

Relive the events that shaped the Russian Revolution, 100 years on, with Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myth at the British Library. Discover rare items, such as a first edition of the Communist Manifesto, plus many examples of printed propaganda. Read more

Somerset House Terrace by Peroni Ambra

Be transported to a rural Italian orchard with the Somerset House Terrace by Peroni Ambra. See as Somerset House’s stunning riverside terrace is transformed into an immersive bar, and discover the typical Italian aperitivo Peroni Ambra, which combines refreshing Peroni Nastro Azzurro with the rare Italian citrus fruit of “chinotto”. Read more

The Radical Eye at Tate Modern

Grab the last chance to see one of the most important photography collections in the world with The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection at Tate Modern. Be amazed by rare prints from the 1920s to the 1950s, by epoch-making artists such as Man Ray, Edward Weston, Berenice Abbott and Alfred Stieglitz. Read more

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Hop On Hop Off Bus Packages

See London’s greatest landmarks, from Buckingham Palace to Tower Bridge, from the comfort of a hop on hop off bus tour – all packages include a free waking tour and free point-to-point River Thames boat ride. Book now

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For more events in London, find out what’s on, discover more things to do today or browse our London events calendar. And find more things to do during a weekend in London.