The weekend post is sponsored by Walk London
- Free swimming at Brockwell Lido to celebrate their summer opening
- Visit the Mile End Art Pavilion for Tower Hamlets Spring Open, an exhibition of local artists on until 9 April. Spoonfed tell us that on Sunday, it's lunch for 200 with an 'eat with art' event. You must bring a dish reflecting your cultural background. Book your place at the bloody great table, £7.
- Taking its cue from the infamous 1 April pasta hoax Spaghetti Tree is 2 days of very cool new music courtesy of Upset The Rhythm at the Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST. Tickets £12/14 or £22 for both days. No joke.
- Are you lucky enough to have tickets for Richard III at Tower of London?
- Transtango takes over Kings Place with samba and tango across London, Rio and Buenos Aires.
- If textiles turn you on the London Antique Rug and Textile Art Fair is at the LARTA showroom, 63 Penfold St, London NW8 8PQ and entry is free.
- Chelsea Physic Garden opens today!
- The ICA pay tribute to Leigh Bowery on what would have been his 50th birthday with Sunshine Night Time with live performances from Scottee, Ryan Styles, Fancy Chance, Johnny Woo, Feral AKA MC Kinky, choreographer Les Child, Richard Torry from Minty plus 80s club superstars The Trindies. 9pm in the theatre, £15.
- Play Croquet in Victoria Park with Croquet East's season launch
- It's a Family Fun Day all about Food at the Royal Institution between 11am-5pm. £10 adults, £5 for kids.
- Jumble for Japan at City Arts and Music Project, Old Street EC1 11am-6pm.
- Club de Fromage is the Official club of Official National Fancy Dress Day. Which is actually on Sunday. But party in your best dress up in Islington tonight from 10.30pm. Tickets £6.50.
- Get up early and take part (with your Mum) in the Great Kingston Charity Bike Ride: You, a bike, a map and a 15 mile challenge! Starts at 8.30am. £10 entry for adults, raising money for the Mayor's charity.
- Visit Chatsworth Road Market, E5. Currently a fortnightly affair, they're pushing for it to become a weekly market so they need your (and your Mum's) shopping patronage. Open 11am-5pm. They're also looking for new volunteer committee members from the local community.
- Do you (and your Mum) grow your own? It's rhubarb day at the Garden Museum, Lambeth.
- Witness the first 3D ballet (with your Mum) with a screening of Giselle at Piccadilly Apollo at 2.30pm. Tickets £18.50 plus a quid for the glasses.
- The original and the best 'Strictly' for you (and your Mum) Nomad Cinema screens Strictly Ballroom at Zippo's Circus, Finsbury Park. Doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50.
Other good stuff:
- Need some zing? Look at all this cabaret
- Rock out with Music Choice
- Like it wordy? Consult the Book Grocer
- Need a laugh: here's our new comedy listing
- Skint? Worry not, read London on the Cheap
Thinking ahead: Do you or any of your acquaintance look like David Hasselhoff? The Bavarian Beerhouse at Tower Hill is looking for lookalikes or those who embody the spirit of the Hoff (looking for freedom?) for next weekend's Hassle the Hoff parties, taking place on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 April from 8pm. Admission is free.
The Weekend Post is brought to you by Walk London, championing seven amazing walking routes around London. For ideas and inspiration on exploring the capital on foot, visit the Walk London website or visit them on Facebook.