Things To Do In London This Weekend: 20-21 October

The Weekend post is sponsored by The Moscow State Circus, coming to Clapham Common next week.

All weekend


  • Hanwell Carnegie Library hosts a whole day of wordy fun: the Lilac Fairy puts the Library to sleep before it closes for a refurb (free).
  • Plant trees in Ruskin Park Lambeth with a family friendly fun day from Trees for Cities 11am-3pm (free).
  • It’s the annual Home Movie Day at the Cinema Museum, Kennington with a film clinic to help with your old films, cake and a special screening of Hitchcock’s home moves from 1pm (free).
  • Oxjam Takeovers rock Chiswick, Croydon, Kilburn and Stokey (£5-10).
  • Those roller derby dames the London Rockin' Rollers get involved in a Swedish Meatbrawl taking on Stockholm Roller Derby at Newham Leisure Centre from 5pm (tickets £12.50).
  • For one night only ArtsDepot in Finchley welcomes a "creative collision of cabaret, live art and film" with I Love You But We Only Have 14 Minutes to Save The Earth from 8pm (tickets £14 which includes a drink).
  • Last chance to see the "magnificent unicorns of comedy", Max and Ivan at Soho Theatre at 9.30pm (tickets £12.50).


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Richmond Park stag photo by #AlexWitt via the Londonist Flickrpool.

The Moscow State Circus brings its latest and most spectacular show to date to the UK with this sensational extravaganza BABUSHKIN SEKRET.

A mammoth cast of Russia’s greatest and most talented circus artistes, many of which have never performed in Britain, transform the most famous circus in the world, combining contemporary and classical circus in way never before witnessed.

Book tickets online or call the on site box-office on 07721 565558 to receive a 2 for 1 discount please quote the promotional code JUGGLER.

The Moscow State Circus is on Clapham Common from 24 October - 4 November.