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- Wireless rocks Hyde Park today until Sunday, culminating in Pulp headlining. They should be good after their wee warm up gig at Worthy Farm.
- For a more peaceful visit to Hyde Park, head for the new Serpentine Pavilion
- The brilliant, free Watch This Space festival starts today bringing outdoor entertainment to Theatre Square outside the National Theatre on the Southbank until September.
- London Street Photography Festival is on with exhibitions and events across the Kings Cross area.
- Jamie Oliver mixes pop up kitchens, live music and comedy for The Big Feastival on Clapham Common today until Sunday. Tickets from £35, kids go free.
- The City of London Festival continues with its eclectic mix of Australasian themed music events.
- Visit Folly for a Flyover where the theme for the weekend is structures, with films, workshops, kids activities and the cafe to visit. And it looks cool.
- Happy Canada Day! Go and hang out in Trafalgar Square till late for maple leaf themed activities.
- The Floating Cinema launches tonight on the River Lea at Clapton.
- Pride London takes over the centre of town with the big parade from Broadcasting House to Trafalgar Square starting at 1pm and a programme of live entertainment in the square and in Soho for the rest of the day.
- It’s the final day of Bishopsgate Institute’s ‘relaunch’ week with free taster courses in art appreciation, ballroom dancing, creative writing and more, plus a free London in Peril talk.
- Celebrating Fulham puts on a fair on the green at Parsons Green. There’ll be 2 stages of live entertainment and lots for the kids to do. Free to attend, between noon and 5pm.
- Greenwich and Docklands International Festival (GIDF) transforms Canary Wharf with Dancing City – an afternoon or free dance performances in unexpected places – between 1-5pm
- Greenford Carnival livens up Ravenor Park between 12-7pm, £2 adults, kids free.
- A ‘garden party’ takes place in St Martin’s Courtyard, Covent Garden from noon with music, fashion, shopping and goodie bags for the first 100 to show up.
- Watch the towering crimson giraffes move through Woolwich from 9pm as GDIF closes.
- Greenwich World Cultural Festival is at Eltham Palace with free dance, music, theatre and circus between 12.30-4.30pm.
- Explore east London at night with the 12 hour stroll led by poet, Inua Ellams and dropping in at several venues and other Create 11 events. 6pm-6am, free but you must book.
There’s lots more good stuff listed here:
- Lit and spoken word from the Book Grocer
- Sci/tech/nerd stuff in Week in Geek
- Shows and exhibitions opening and closing in Arts Ahead
- Things to do in London on the Cheap
- What’s on at Museums and Galleries
- Where to find the zingiest cabaret
- What’s funny in stand up and sketch comedy
- New music gigs in Music Choice
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