A mixed bag for the weekend, as mixed as the weather (especially when you think of the snow involved in skiing...)
Starting tonight, there's Light It! Festival of Light in Myatt's Fields Park in Camberwell This outdoor event has video installations, circus art, sculptural artworks, music and sound, candles and lanterns and is first in a series of planned annual events for this Victorian south London park. Go along to see leading artists' interpretations of light, and how the event cross-references the major festivals of Diwali, Halloween, Eid Al Fitr, Fireworks Night, Day of the Dead and Channukah. Developed by production company home and arts organisation motiroti, the gang responsible for Priceless: The Treasures of Exhibition Road event, it's a bright and dazzling way to end the week. Light It! Festival of Light, Friday 20 October, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Myatt's Fields Park in Camberwell, free. For directions to the parka nd more information, go to the website here.
I Remember Architecture - Turntable Cafe at Purcell Roomon South Bank is the second Turntable Cafe event. The first was sold out, and this second big night for St Etienne, the South Bank Centre Artists in Residence continues the format of focusing on a special film screening, followed by DJ sets in the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Tonight's screening is Patrick Keiller's film The Dilapidated Dwelling in with a post-show talk, before the action shifts to The Front Room in the Queen Elizabeth Hall - DJ sets from Mahssa, and Gareth Goddard aka Cherrystones can be expected. I Remember Architecture, Friday 20 October, 8.00pm, Purcell Room, £7.50. For more information and for tickets, go to the website here.
For those who are looking forward to winter and all the snowy sports that come with it, the Metro Ski and Snowboard Show is at the Kensington Olympia until Sunday - there's a teaching slope, a world ski resorts village, snowboarding and skiing fashion, lots of shopping opportunities and an ice climbing wall. It's made out of real ice and ski show visitors can climb it for free. Metro Ski and Snowboard Show, until Sunday 22 October, Kensington Olympia, £14.00. For more information and for tickets, go to the website here.