What's On In London At The Weekend? 18-20 February

By Lindsey Last edited 95 months ago
What's On In London At The Weekend? 18-20 February

Fashion, Oscar worthy films, camellias, mid-winter revels, family fun and a birthday party for Rihanna.

All weekend

  • London Fashion Week brings the world's most stylish to Somerset House and surrounds.
  • Yarnfest spins tales across Shoreditch.
  • Innovative scores and new renderings of music make up the ICA Live Weekend
  • Oscar season starts at the Tricycle Cinema, Kilburn with a week celebrating their picks of the best submissions for the Foreign Language Film Academy Award®
  • Chiswick House's first Camellia Festival begins on Saturday in their newly restored conservatory.



  • Barbican's Family Film Club shows the Sound of Music with a handy interval midway. Art activities from 10am, film at 10.30am, £5/3.
  • Still at Barbican, the LSO Discovery Family Concert takes you into the woods with Peter and the Wolf, "Hedwig's Theme" from Harry Potter and more. 2.30pm, tickets £4 7-12 year olds, adults £8.
  • St John's Church, Waterloo Road SE1 (next to IMAX) invites you to a heritage event exploring local history with free soup and face painting and the opportunity to poke around their crypt from 11am to 1pm.
  • The Betsey Trotwood 'awayday' takes over Holborn's Conway Hall with Winterlude: a folk and ale fuelled mid-winter revel!. First act 3.30pm, tickets £17.50. A pub priced bar will serve sausages and mead to accompany some excellent music.
  • Spoonfed recommends Wiggle at Paramount — that club up top of Centre Point — for "acid house... energy and bounce". Tickets £15 advance, 11pm-8am.


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What did we miss? Let us know in the comments. And have a stonking time.

Photo of seasonal snowdrops at Kew Gardens, where you can also visit the Tropical Extravaganza, by Laura Nolte via the Londonist Flickrpool

Last Updated 18 February 2011