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Things To Do This Weekend in London

Friday 31 - Sunday 2 April 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 Saturday

London Games Festival

Celebrate the world of video games and virtual reality as the London Games Festival returns to the capital, with almost 40 events in 30 different venues. Try out the latest releases and meet game creators with EGX Rezzed at Tobacco Dock, or attend the LGF Games Character Parade to spot mascots of your favourite gaming characters. Read more

Painted Hall Ceiling Tours at Old Royal Naval College

Be one of the first to see the largest painted ceiling in London, following its restoration, during one of the Painted Hall Ceiling Tours at Old Royal Naval College. Be amazed by the details of the Baroque masterpiece from a 60-foot-high (18-metre) vantage point, and learn more about artist Sir James Thornhill’s outstanding work. Read more

Cocktails in the City at One Marylebone

Discover the hottest bar trends with Cocktails in the City, the biggest cocktail festival in the UK. Find 25 pop-ups, representing London’s coolest bars, all under one roof at One Marylebone, a Grade I-listed former church. Blend your own spirits, and take part in tasting tables and masterclasses. Read more

Things to Do on Sunday

The Cancer Research UK Boat Races

Cheer on the rowers as Cambridge and Oxford universities’ crews battle it out on the river during The Cancer Research UK Boat Race and The Cancer Research UK Women's Boat Race. Find a good spot along the Thames to watch this historic sporting event: you’ll get great views from either Putney Bridge or Chiswick Bridge, or from Hammersmith and Barnes’ riverbanks. Read more

CRUK Boat Races

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic at SSE Arena, Wembley

Relive the magic of your favourite animated films with Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic at SSE Arena, Wembley. Watch a cast of more than 50 Disney characters sliding on the ice to the sound of beloved cartoon songs such as You’ve Got a Friend in Me, and Hakuna Matata. Sing along and learn the Mouse Bounce Dance during the Fit to Dance pre-show. Read more

Forbidden Forest at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

Venture into the Forbidden Forest, an enthralling new installation at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. Wander around the twisting roots of 19 giant trees, and come face-to-face with mystical creatures such as Aragog the Acromantula and Buckbeak the Hippogriff. Read more

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Top 12 Musicals

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