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Weekend

Looking for some weekend inspiration? Wondering what to do this weekend? We've searched what's happening in London and have picked the best things to do.

Pirate-Themed Family Days Out In London

Pirate-Themed Family Days Out In London

Great places to take budding pirates.
Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend: 27-29 August 2016

Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend: 27-29 August 2016

More than just Carnival.
Weekend Walks: Regent's Canal Towpath From Camden To Limehouse

Weekend Walks: Regent's Canal Towpath From Camden To Limehouse

Stretch your legs on this beautiful stroll.
How To Get Cheap Cinema Tickets In London

How To Get Cheap Cinema Tickets In London

Every day of the week.
Weekend Walks: Flask-To-Flask In Highgate And Hampstead

Weekend Walks: Flask-To-Flask In Highgate And Hampstead

Start and finish at a pub.
Find Out What It Takes To Run A Railway

Find Out What It Takes To Run A Railway

And ride on some locomotives.
Weekend Walks: The Pymmes Brook Trail

Weekend Walks: The Pymmes Brook Trail

From Hadley Wood to the River Lea.
7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

7 London Print Magazines You Need To Read

For sports fans, feminists, film buffs, bookworms, foodies and more.
9 Places To Visit On Disabled Access Day 2016

9 Places To Visit On Disabled Access Day 2016

BSL tours, taste tests and more.
5 Unique Experiences Londoners Are Loving Right Now

5 Unique Experiences Londoners Are Loving Right Now

From a tube treasure hunt to hula hoop.
Ticket Alert: Solve Clues To Find A Free Party In London

Ticket Alert: Solve Clues To Find A Free Party In London

All thanks to Boris Johnson.
A Gelato Festival Is Coming To London

A Gelato Festival Is Coming To London

Scoff your face full of this icy Italian treat.
SPAM Can Tour Arrives In London In Huge Can On Wheels

SPAM Can Tour Arrives In London In Huge Can On Wheels

Visit it for your free portion of SPAM fries.
Free And Cheap London Events: 9-15 May 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 9-15 May 2016

Boats, buskers and book launches.
Rooftop Parties Return To Soho

Rooftop Parties Return To Soho

Every Saturday throughout the summer.
Free And Cheap London Events: 23-29 May 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 23-29 May 2016

Things to do for under a fiver this week.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Is Turning Into Rio This Weekend

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Is Turning Into Rio This Weekend

Free family fun.
Space Hoppers, A Ball Pit And A Giant Slide Come To South Bank

Space Hoppers, A Ball Pit And A Giant Slide Come To South Bank

There's a giant slide. Wahey!
5 Reasons Why You Should Go To The Other Art Fair

5 Reasons Why You Should Go To The Other Art Fair

Here's one: Londonist readers go half price!
Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 April 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 11-17 April 2016

No money, don't worry.in
Meet Astronaut Helen Sharman At The Science Museum

Meet Astronaut Helen Sharman At The Science Museum

Event marks 25 years since her journey into space.
Have A Grand Day Out At Grand Designs Live

Have A Grand Day Out At Grand Designs Live

Plus 2 for 1 tickets will make you feel very grand indeed.
Get Your Hands On Russell Brand's Gold Jacket This Weekend

Get Your Hands On Russell Brand's Gold Jacket This Weekend

Celebrities sell their stuff for charity.
Where To Watch This Year's London Marathon

Where To Watch This Year's London Marathon

Not Tower Bridge. Just no.
Reader Offer: Cheaper Tickets To Spin - The Cycling Festival This May

Reader Offer: Cheaper Tickets To Spin - The Cycling Festival This May

Londonist readers get two tickets for £15.
Weaving, Baking And Wood Turning: Learn Skills From People With Decades Of Experience

Weaving, Baking And Wood Turning: Learn Skills From People With Decades Of Experience

With a tutor who has decades of experience.
Discounts, Free Food And Summer Fun At Covent Garden

Discounts, Free Food And Summer Fun At Covent Garden

Discounts, free food and table football.
See Art Masterpieces From Across The Globe At Art16

See Art Masterpieces From Across The Globe At Art16

Londonist readers get 2 for 1 on tickets.
Highgate's Getting A Sheep Show

Highgate's Getting A Sheep Show

We're not pulling the wool over your eyes.
London's Christmas Markets And Fairs 2014

London's Christmas Markets And Fairs 2014

Festive shopping, organised by compass points.
Guide To The Lord Mayor's Show

Guide To The Lord Mayor's Show

What to see - and why you're seeing it.
Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend: 24-26 August 2013

Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend: 24-26 August 2013

Carnival, scary film, festive antics, free theatre & Skepticamp.
Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend: 4-6 May

Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend: 4-6 May

Sci Fi London, Wandsworth Arts Fest, beer and cider, Cinco de Mayo and May Day fun.
Things To Do In London Over Twixtmas: 26-30 December 2013

Things To Do In London Over Twixtmas: 26-30 December 2013

That bit between Christmas and New Year.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 28-30 May 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 28-30 May 2016

Food, walks, parties and Comic Con.
There's A Giant Waterslide Coming To Alexandra Palace

There's A Giant Waterslide Coming To Alexandra Palace

Woohoo with a view.
The Beach Is Back

The Beach Is Back

150 tonnes of sand dumped at Camden Roundhouse.
Things To Do In London This Long Weekend: 25-27 May

Things To Do In London This Long Weekend: 25-27 May

Estuary, cars, walks, trains, plants, football, picnics, music and ales.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 14-15 May 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 14-15 May 2016

Fly a kite or head on a mammal hunt.
This Little Piggy Went To… The London Pignic

This Little Piggy Went To… The London Pignic

Micro Pig Pop-Up aims to educate pet owners.
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 21-22 May 2016

Things To Do In London This Weekend: 21-22 May 2016

'Ave a proper cockney knees-up.
Gluten-Free Food Festival In Camden This Weekend

Gluten-Free Food Festival In Camden This Weekend

Rejoice all ye coeliacs and wheat wary.
Free Entertainment In Covent Garden This Weekend

Free Entertainment In Covent Garden This Weekend

Solar-powered cinema and emergency poetry.
Enjoy A Weekend Of Free Walks With Walk London

Enjoy A Weekend Of Free Walks With Walk London

Time to dust off your trainers.
Where To Mark VE Day In London

Where To Mark VE Day In London

70 years since the end of World War Two in Europe.
Build Everything And Anything At London’s Lego Show

Build Everything And Anything At London’s Lego Show

Where the skilled go to build...
TfL Urges Londoners To Give Walking A Go

TfL Urges Londoners To Give Walking A Go

....for one weekend only.
Behind The Scenes At London Bus Garages

Behind The Scenes At London Bus Garages

Transport geekery in its purest form.
Celebrate 60 Years Of The Routemaster This Weekend

Celebrate 60 Years Of The Routemaster This Weekend

Routemaster groupies head to Finsbury Park for the nichest of birthday parties.
Free And Cheap London Events: 28 March-3 April 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 28 March-3 April 2016

Spent all your cash on chocolate? Don't stay in, there's loads of cheap stuff going on.