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Things to do this weekend in London

Friday 23 March-Sunday 25 March 2018
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.

Facade of Natural History Museum

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 Friday

DinoSnores for Grown-ups at Natural History Museum

Have you ever wondered what happens when the doors close at the Natural History Museum? Pack your sleeping bag and see for yourself, with the DinoSnores for Grown-ups sleepover. Start the night with a three-course dinner, then explore the museum to discover live music, curious activities, a science show and an all-nighter monster movie marathon. Read more

The Great British Seaside at National Maritime Museum

Photograph of two pigeons eating chips on a beach

Discover how some of Britain’s most acclaimed photographers have captured the essence of seaside experiences with The Great British Seaside at National Maritime Museum. The exhibition’s highlights include 20 new works from Martin Parr, alongside photographs from Tony Ray-Jones, David Hurn and Simon Roberts. Read more

Things to do on Saturday

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre

Discover the incredible story of a music icon with TINA – The Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre. Featuring the pop singer’s greatest hits, the musical tells the story of how she grew from a young girl in Tennessee to become a global superstar. Read more

The Cancer Research UK Boat Races

Rowers in rowing boat exulting after victory

Cheer on the rowers as Cambridge and Oxford universities’ crews battle it out on the river during The Cancer Research UK Women’s Boat Race and The Cancer Research UK Men'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

Rockaoke meets Club de Fromage at Stanley Halls

Party like it’s 1999 at this exhilarating fundraising night for the Crystal Palace Festival. Dress up as your favourite rock star and jump on the stage: with Rockaoke, you’ll have the chance to be the lead singer of a real band! Club de Fromage also puts on fun dance routines, games and sing-alongs. Read more

Things to do on Sunday 

Spring in London

Fountain and facade of Syon House and Gardens

The clocks go forward by one hour overnight on Saturday night and Sunday morning: so spring has officially started! The weather might not change from one day to the next, but you can start celebrating the change of season with some spring activities in London. Spend the day in a city farm, or admire the spring blossoms in one of the capital’s beautiful gardens. It’s also time to stock up on delicious seasonal produce at London’s best food markets.

London Hat Walk

Put on your most extravagant hat, and join hundreds of fellow hat-lovers on the London Hat Walk. Meet outside Tate Modern, and follow a scenic route along the Thames, passing Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and Southwark Cathedral, and finishing at The Scoop, near Tower Bridge. Read more

London Landmarks Half Marathon

Map of the London Landmarks Half Marathon

Cheer on the runners of the London Landmarks Half Marathon as they tackle a spectacular route passing through Westminster and the City of London. You can also enjoy other special events in the area, from gladiator fighting to swing dance performances and free history guided tours. Read more

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Afternoon tea in London

Experience a quintessentially British tradition with one of these top afternoon teas in London. Feast on buttery scones, finger sandwiches and indulgent cakes. Book now

London family attractions

Keep the kids entertained with an array of family-friendly attractions and activities in the capital. From the ZSL London Zoo to the London Dungeon, there are plenty of exciting things to do with children in London. Book now