Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 20-22 May

By Lindsey Last edited 107 months ago
Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 20-22 May

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All weekend


  • This afternoon, there are free bee-keeping and beehive building workshops with Create a Buzz at Mint Street Adventure SE1 between 1-6pm.
  • Start the weekend discovering art round Canary Wharf with a free discovery walk between 6-8pm, starting at Canary Wharf Jubilee Line Station (West exit, Reuters Plaza).
  • What is the first rule of Fight Club again? Find out with the Nomad Cinema at York Hall, Bethnal Green. Doors open 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50.
  • Spoonfed recommend the last ever Cosmic Slop at The Drop, Stoke Newington High Street N16 for electro, dance and disco in a basement. 10pm-4am, £4.


  • Brent Friends of the Earth Green Fair will be outside Willesden Green Library from 10am-5pm with stalls, activities, bike fixing, veggie scran, talks, demos and more.
  • There are a lot of keyboards in the Royal Festival Hall this weekend. At 12.45 hear 6 pianists play a hellish conga and more, free in the Clore Ballroom.
  • Discover the architecture of Canary Wharf with another free discovery walk between 11am-1pm, meet at Jubilee Line Station as before.
  • Part of Bishopsgate Institute London in Peril season, take a walk round the new ruins of London from 2pm. Book tickets, £8.
  • It's the Chap of the Year event at The Grand Hall, Euston Road, WC1H from 8pm. Dress appropriately. Tickets £20.
  • Cut A Shine Spring Hoe-down sounds awfully quaint but traditional barn dancers beware, there'll be a hole lot of moonshine and madness as music comes from the Foghorn Stringband from Portland Oregon, USA, playing “Ass Kickin' Redneck Stringband" tunes plus the awesome gypsy/punk/folk/rock stylings of Victor Menace. St John at Hackney on Lower Clapton Road is the venue. Buy £10 tickets. Doors 8-midnight.
  • DJ Format spins tunes at Bloomsbury Bowling Funk and Bowl. £5 adv, £8 on the door. 7pm-3am.


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Last Updated 20 May 2011