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Canalway Cavalcade is a waterways boaters' gathering with boats and trade show stalls, held in Little Venice since 1983. As well as boating activities there's Morris dancing, food stalls, a real-ale bar, little shops selling the weird and the wonderful and many beautiful narrow boats. Free, just turn up, 10.30am-4.30pm
TASTES OF SOHO:
Take a half day walking food tour through the quirky laneways and hidden alleys of Soho, to visit secret eating spots that you probably wouldn't find on your own. Throughout the tour you'll sample 10 different dishes from around the area. £61, 10.30am
Southgate May Fair takes place on Southgate Green, raising money for North London Hospice. 11am-4pm
BOND IN MOTION:
Seen the James Bond exhibition at London Film Museum yet? The extra day of the weekend is your chance. It features original vehicles from the films including the Aston Martin DB5, the Lotus Esprit S1, motorcycles, boats and aircraft, plus concept art and storyboards from the production’s art department. £9.50-£14.50, from 11am
STAR WARS FAIR:
Star Wars meets a traditional May Fair with maypole dancing, food and drink, craft stalls and bouncy castles at Lloyd Park in Walthamstow. There's also a dog show, including prizes for best Star Wars outfits (adults, children and dogs). May the fourth be with you. Free, just turn up, 12pm-5pm
ART DECO BLOOMSBURY:
Join this guided walk and explore Bloomsbury’s rich Art Deco heritage, including Charles Holden’s iconic Senate House, the former Daimler Car Hire garage and a reconverted petrol station. £8/£7, prebook, 2pm
I WANT TO BE ELECTED:
Take part in a scavenger hunt with a political twist. Solve the cryptic clues to explore Westminster and follow in the footsteps of political leaders. There are prizes to be won, and everyone is rewarded with a drink at the end. £15-£60, 2pm
Londonist readers get 2-for-1 tickets to Grand Designs Live at ExCel. Whether you're house-proud or garden mad, find inspiration in the form of talks, displays, activities and... Kevin McCloud. Until 10 May
Private members’ club Library partners with Edible Stories for a four week theatrical inspired pop-up. The play is broken down throughout the meal and presented as various edible courses. The food, your interaction with it, the interaction with the people at the table with you, and your environment will allow you to pull together the clues and gradually uncover the story. £55, 7.30pm
ALICE IN WONDERLAND:
Explore the world of Wonderland, as experts come together to talk about the influence of Lewis Carroll's famous novel on design. Takes place at Waterloo Vaults. £25, 7.30pm
There's new material with Old Rope at the Phoenix on Cavendish Square, from guests Rhys James, Aisling Bea, Stuart Black and Chris Kent. £6.60, prebook, 8.30pm
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