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Happy Easter to all of our readers! For ideas of what to do with the rest of your long weekend, click here.
BLOOD: Today’s opportunities to donate blood are at the YMCA Hall in Barbican, The Ecology Pavilion in Mile End and Bourne Hall in Ewell. See site for terms and conditions
CYCLING TOURS: If you’re feeling particularly energised this weekend, Discovery Richmond offer various cycling and walking tours around Richmond Park. Prices start from £10, and some tours include entry into local points of interest. Prebook here.
FOODIE HEAVEN: The World Street Food Festival and Real Food Market both pitch up at Southbank Centre for the weekend. Buy food fresh from those who produce it, and absorb the mouth-watering smells of street food being cooked. Free, just turn up, until Monday
LAST CHANCE: Time is running out to see Van Gogh’s Sunflowers side by side at The National Gallery. Free, just turn up (although there may be a wait in busy periods, so early arrival is recommended), until 27 April
CITYREAD: As part of Cityread London, the Gallery at Foyles in Charing Cross Road will transform into an interactive First World War hospital ward. Free, just turn up, 11am-4pm
LIVE MUSIC: If you fancy relaxing with a drink or two this Good Friday, The Windmill in Brixton hosts a day festival, with bands such as Firestations, Witching Waves, and The Graphite Set. £6.60, prebook, from 3pm
SKATING: Join in the London Friday Night Skate, open to roller skaters and bladers, weather permitting and starting at Wellington Arch. Free, just turn up, 7pm
DANCE: Head to Drink Shop Do for old-school classics and hip hop played downstairs, or head upstairs for more modern chart tune. The perfect way to kick off the bank holiday. Free before 11pm, £3 after
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Good Cause of the Day
On Monday The Human Appeal hosts a charity concert, Save A Life 2014, at the Lyric Theatre. Headliners are renowned Islamic trio Native Deen, supported by Saif Adam and Kareem Salama. The charity works against poverty, social injustice and natural disasters around the world. Tickets are £10 and can be bought here.
London Connection Puzzle
Your full set of clues are DUCKETT, LAUSANNE, WARHAM and MATTISON. What’s the London connection? No need to email in with an answer, as we already have a winner. The solution will be revealed on Tuesday (we’re taking Monday off for Bank Holiday).
From the Archive
Last year, London was puzzled by this pair of legs which had landed next to Victoria Station. The artwork is known as Alien, by artist David Breuer-Weil.
Name Those Stairs!
Today’s mystery staircase is a tricky one. Can anyone work out where in London you might find this spiral?
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