Things To Do In London This Weekend: 3-4 November

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  • The Regent Street motor show parks up over 300 vintage, modern and futuristic cars on the busy shopping street from 10.30am-4pm (free).
  • Canary Wharf Ice Rink opens for seasonal skating from 9.45am (one hour session tickets £12.50 for adults, £8.50 children).
  • Introduce your little ones to art with a day of Tiny Tate activities at Tate Britain from 10am to 5pm (free).
  • Browse the Antiquarian Book Fair at Chelsea Old Town Hall and take a guided James Bond book tour between 11am and 5pm (register for a pair of free tickets)
  • Join Rainton’s Pageant and walk from Enfield Town to Forty Hall Estate (Nicholas Rainton was owner of Forty Hall when he was Lord Mayor of London in 1632) to enjoy a “festival of fire and light” between 5-8pm (free).
  • "London's cosiest literary night" Bookstock returns to the Green Man pub Great Portland Street and Christopher Fowler of the Bryant and May detective novels is among the writers discussing their work from 7.30pm (tickets £7).


  • We Make London wants you to start your Christmas shopping and support local makers and designers at Chelsea Town Hall from 11am to 5pm (entry £2).
  • Finish off half-term with the family barn dance at Cecil Sharp House from 3-5pm (adults £5, kids £3).
  • Portishead's Dummy is the subject of Classic Album Sunday at the Hanbury Arms, Islington from 5pm (£6 on the door).

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