What are you up to this weekend? Here's a round up of our recommendations and a smattering of suggestions to help you make the most of your 48 hours leisure time.
Gorge and splurge on cheese and wine at the Southbank Centre.
Frieze Art Fair
has shacked up in Regents Park
The Bicycle Film Festival is at Barbican
Chocolate Week finishes on Sunday
SUNDAY Art Fair also happens on Friday and Saturday at P3, Marylebone Road, free.
Take a thing no bigger than your head to Wellcome Collection
The London Restaurant Festival enters its final weekend
Play on at London Games Festival - the world's largest turntable is at St Pancras International today for a DJ Hero promo
Simon Schama's speaking at the NPG's Late Shift and inevitably it's sold out but you can hang out, listen to music, browse the collection and enjoy a free talk on the art of the portrait until 9pm, free.
Get funnies for a good cause with Stand Up For Depression
at Union Chapel, Islington N1
Go seed gathering in Greenwich Park between 11am-3pm or take an autumn bird walk in Richmond Park.
Home Movie Day
at the Cinema Museum, Kennington
Westminster guides do free local waterfront walks every hour, on the hour between 10am-4pm. No booking necessary.
Explore Black Heritage around the V&A with a free tour at 1pm
Annual dance festival Dance Umbrella goes nuts for Trisha Brown
tonight. If you haven't got tickets for the Purcell Room show, be at the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern for a free performance at 8.30pm.
Gussy up 80s style for Prom Night at the Lexington, Pentonville Road. 9pm-4am, £7 but a fiver if you're appropriately attired.
Chalk the paths with the park ranger as part of the Big Draw in Hillside Gardens, Brixton SW2. All ages, free, chalk provided: noon-3pm.
Lunchtime tickets to the first ever Fine Wine Fair in Chelsea
are only £20. If you're not short of a few quid, a pair of weekend VIP tickets are £108.
Party 40s style at Putting on the Blitz, a retro Oxjam night at the Distillers, West Smithfield from 6-11pm.
Other good stuff:
Don't forget to comb our specialist selections: all things literary in the Book Grocer, show openings and closings in Arts Ahead, gigs galore in Music Choice and things for when you're skint in London on the Cheap.
You can also browse all latest arts and events features and salivate over our latest food and drink content for gastronomic inspiration.
What are you doing? Let us know in the comments. And have a stonking time.
This post is sponsored by Stella Artois
STELLA ARTOIS WORLD DRAUGHT MASTERS
Can you master the 9 Step Pouring Ritual?
GLOBAL FINALS - OCTOBER 28TH, OLD BILLINGSGATE The Stella Artois 2010 World Draught Masters Global Finals will see the best British bartender grabbing their chalice and taking on the cream of the beer pulling crop from 32 countries from around the globe in the quest to land the coveted title of Stella Artois 2010 World Draught Master. The finalists will once again be judged by a panel of experts on their ability to honour the time-honoured Stella Artois 9 step pouring ritual as part of an electrifying night of theatre and entertainment at Old Billingsgate.
THE STELLA ARTOIS 9 STEP POURING RITUAL
Pouring the perfect Stella Artois is key to enjoying the perfect Stella Artois. That’s why we developed our time honoured 9 Step ritual to help ensure that consumers everywhere are served with the same care, consideration and craftsmanship Stella Artois has exhibited in centuries of brewing.
Click through the steps on the right of the box above to learn more about the Stella Artois time-honoured 9-Step Pouring Ritual.
She is a thing of beauty.
Please check out drinkaware.com for the facts.
Please drink responsibly. Over 18s only ©2010 InBev UK limited, all rights reserved