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Things to do on Spring Bank Holiday Weekend in London from home

Check out Among the Trees exhibition from the comfort of your home. Credits: Linda Nylind. Image courtesy of the Hayward Gallery.
Discover events, activities and outdoor spots, all from home, with our top tips on things do to over the bank holiday weekend. Read More


Make use of the extra day over the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend in London to learn something new, cook up a storm, explore gardens or help the kids with activities from Saturday through to Spring Bank Holiday Monday.

Tick-off top London attractions

Enjoy more virtual tours of London.

Enjoy London shows from your sofa

  • Tune in for the latest monologue by Philip Ridley, as part of 14 The Beast Will Rise works released each Saturday. 23 May at 7pm
  • Help the world tackle climate change during theatre game experience The House Never Wins. Until 23 May
  • Watch David Ireland’s hard-hitting black comedy Cyprus Avenue at the Royal Court Theatre, for free. Until 31 May
  • Take to Sadler’s Wells’ Digital Stage this weekend with Wilkie Branson’s dance installation TOM – it premieres at 7.30pm on Friday but is free to watch for a week afterwards. 22-29 May
  • Get even more theatre immersion on Official London Theatre's YouTube channel with behind-the-scenes videos and interviews. 

Discover more London shows to enjoy from home

Tune in to music performances

  • Join the Steve Reich Quartet and Sextet for a concert, as part of the London Symphony Orchestra’s Always Playing series. 24 May at 7pm
  • Don’t miss the London Philharmonic Orchestra's Sunday concert with LPOnline – check back for the confirmed line-up nearer the time. 24 May
  • Catch the National Youth Theatre's latest live performance from its young musicians during Sunday Sessions. 24 May

Listen to more music from top London performers.

Bring outdoors, indoors

  • Explore Kew Gardens in bloom or venture from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to The O2 along Greenwich’s art walkway, The Line, all from the comfort of your home.
  • Be transported to the banks of the Thames, as you navigate around Illuminated River art installations on four London bridges.
  • Get inspiration for your garden, window ledge or houseplants with tips from Covent Garden's head gardener and horticulture expert Kenny Raybould.
  • If you’re currently in London, walk or cycle with members of your household to your local park – but remember to follow social distancing rules. Discover your nearest London park.

Family activities in London from home

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Virtual recipes and cooking classes

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Ideas for bank holiday Monday in London

Discover more weekend activities and events, or take a look at our round-up of the best things to do in London from home in our Virtually London guide.

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