Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 27-29 May

By Lindsey Last edited 91 months ago
Things To Do In London At The Weekend: 27-29 May

All weekend

  • Try one of Walk London's 58 free, guided walks on different themes, all over town on Saturday and Sunday. And remember, there are ALWAYS hundreds of other guided walks available across London with independent guides.
  • The Foodies Festival is at Hampton Court Palace 28-30 May. Day tickets £15, weekend pass £25.
  • The London Swing Festival is in town with dance parties, London Jitterbug Championships and workshops at Bishopsgate Institute right through till Monday.
  • Ravenscourt Park presents a series of film screenings over the Bank Holiday, courtesy of Pop Up Screens. Anchorman (Fri), The Big Lebowski (Sat), Ghostbusters (Sun). Tickets £7.
  • Visit London Comic Con at Excel, for all things sci-fi/fantasy. Prices vary.


  • Have an al fresco boogie at the free Spitalfields Tea Dance, 1-3pm in Crispin Place.
  • Visit street artist Stik's new solo show at Kingly Court. Free.
  • We hear that tickets are still available for tonight's British Library talk on how to save the planet. 6.30pm, £7.50/£5.
  • It's Last Friday in South London again, which means lots of free late openings of galleries and special events. Check out the programme here.


'Bank Holiday' Sunday:

  • 19 Princelet Street is open to the public from noon till 5pm
  • Ladywell Fields in Lewisham celebrates a spruce up with free activities between 12-3pm. There's a new adventure playground for the kids, free tennis coaching, dipping in River Ravensbourne, walks and more.
  • Streetfest 2011 — the celebration of street culture — stars Ghostpoet, the Nextmen, Wrench 32 with interactive art, b-girls, short films, a street market, urban sports and more in Hearn Street Car Park, Shoreditch EC2A. 1-11pm. Tickets £10.
  • Spoonfed recommends Ketoloco's Daytime Terrace Party at the Light Bar saying "this will go off". Midday till 1am, £12.

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Last Updated 27 May 2011