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Things to do this weekend in London

View of London including the Thames and Big Ben from the London Eye with a capsule in the foreground.
View from the Coca-Cola London Eye. Copyright: Reid.
Find fun things to do this weekend in London with our guide.

Fill your London weekend with cool things to do, including seeing the best shows and top attractions

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See a West End show

Head to the bright lights of the West End and watch a dazzling musical or play. The weekend is a great time to check out a matinee performance – travel to the Land of Oz on a Saturday afternoon with Wicked, or see the Serengeti Plains on a Sunday with The Lion King.

Take a tour

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Explore famous landmarks and lesser-known areas with insider knowledge on a sightseeing tour. Try a bus tour for comfort as you see the city, including tours served with afternoon tea, or dining and sightseeing riverboat cruises.

Watch Changing the Guard

See a display of British pageantry on Sunday mornings outside Buckingham Palace with the Changing the Guard ceremony. Watch the New Guard replace the Old Guard, dressed in iconic red jackets and bearskin hats, at this free event.

Visit a top attraction

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Many of London's top attractions and museums are open over the weekend. Take in incredible views of the capital on the Coca-Cola London Eye, soak up hundreds of years of history at the Tower of London, see incredible art at the National Gallery and go on a behind-the-scenes tour at the SEA LIFE London aquarium.

For more weekend inspiration, check out the best things to do this month and our guides to the perfect Saturday and Sunday in London.

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