Things To Do In London This Weekend: 3-4 August 2013

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Southbank Panorama by Anatoleya

All weekend

CAMDEN FRINGE: There are over 30 different shows you could watch at Camden Fringe this weekend. Check the website for full and up to date listings Tickets from £5, until 25 August.

CYCLING: Loads of roads in central London will be closed for RideLondon 2013 - the Prudential sponsored festival of cycling which includes a mass Freecycle and a GrandPrix in St James's Park on Saturday, then the professional riders competing in the London-Surrey 100 and Classic races starting at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and finishing on The Mall on Sunday - check the website for full details.

KENWOOD: Hampstead's beautiful Kenwood House has been under scaffolding for ages but reveals its exterior this weekend and hosts a 1920s Summer Garden Fete with horse and cart rides, a ragtime band, Charleston dancing, vintage stalls, dog show, arts and crafts. Free, just turn up, 11am-5pm

TIMEPIECE: The Roundhouse's summer installation is open for you to gaze upon. Conrad Shawcross has turned the Main Space into a clock of sorts, go have a look. Plus on Sunday afternoon, Wayne McGregor's Random Dance will be performing in the shadows. Pay what you like, just turn up, 10am-8pm

PHOENIX FRINGE: A corner of Cavendish Square will be rocking with laughter as the Phoenix Fringe gets underway with works in progress from Tiffany Stevenson, Alan Davies, Ben Target and Paul Sinha among others. Tickets from £8.

TRANSPORT NERDS: Discover Forgotten Metroland with London Transport Museum's special weekend at Quainton Road station in Bucks. Get in a postal carriage, a steam locomotive, a milk van, the Westminster newsagent kiosk and loads more. Tickets £12 adults, £9 kids - and they will love it. Check the website for full details, choo choooo!

LIVE ARTS LONDON BRIDGE: Watch out for young people performing in and around Hay's Galleria, Potters Fields Park and London City Pier. Free, just turn up, 12-4pm

SURREAL CEMETERY: Still tickets available (at time of writing) for Biped's Monitor in Nunhead Cemetery .£15 full price, read on.

MINI FESTIVAL: The Pit is a boutique mini festival supporting DJs, bands and street food. Find it just off London Fields at Warburton Road, E8 from Thursday to Sunday. Free entry, just turn up, 10am till late

PROMS: The Proms roll on with some interesting 'plus' events beside the big concerts. Here’s how to prom. Tickets from £5.

KEW: Spend a lazy afternoon at Kew, with a half price ticket and gates open till 7.30pm. £7 adults, under 16s free, just turn up from 3.30pm

Sunday 4 August

TOPSY-TURVY: Today is the last day you can play at being Spiderman at Barbican’s excellent Dalston House installation (pictured). Free, just turn up (you will have to queue), 10am-8pm

STREET ART: There's a new 20ft shipping container by Boxpark and it'll start to be covered with brand new street art today, while DJs and beatboxers entertain on the upper deck. This is #BOMBTHEBOX. Free, just turn up, from 10am

CYCLEMANIA: To tie in with the Ride London pro-races, Hampton Court hosts Cyclemania, including the return of Sir Bradley Wiggins' throne, stunt cyclists and a display of bikes through the ages. Get up early enough and the forecourt of the Palace is a great spot to watch the riders go by. Tickets special price of £10, children £5, open 10am-6pm

LATIN GROOVES: Horniman Museum's Latin festival continues with Lokandes playing latin grooves and Afro-Andean sounds in the bandstand. Enjoy the gardens and visit the amazing museum exhibitions while you're there. Free, just turn up, 3-5pm

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HoosierSands

The Kirkaldy Testing Museum in Southwark Street is open on Sunday the 4th, 10 am to 4. There are questions about the future of this quirky museum so I would urge anyone interested in Victorian engineering to get themselves there this weekend. Tickets are £5.

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Martina

Hmmm you forgot the 101 garage sales happening in Hackney this weekend!

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