Things To Do In London This Weekend: 18-20 May

All weekend



  • The Photographers Gallery opens its new building to the public at 10am (free entry).
  • Join a Capital Clean Up session at Scrubs Nature Reserve, Shepherds Bush, Bishops Park, Fulham or Wimbledon and Putney commons (free, volunteer!)
  • Visit beautiful Nunhead Cemetery on their Open Day between 11am-5pm for special tours, stalls, kids activities and visits to the chapel and crypt (free).
  • And it's Surrey Docks Farm Spring Fayre with baby animals, donkey rides, cake and fun for kids between 11am-5pm (free, but donations very welcome).
  • The Big Dance 2012 kicks off at Greenwich Dance with the Big Family Cabaret, including contemporary dance, hula hooping and local acts with afternoon tea from 4pm (tickets £10/£7.50 but you can haggle if you want.)
  • And talking about dance, the Actionettes jump out of a cake at the Prince Albert in Brixton tonight from 9pm (free).


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And if the above great ideas aren't enough, can we suggest doing a treasure hunt - we've got 7 different treasure hunts set up all over London. They can be done any day at any time. And you'll discover parts of London you haven't ever noticed before