Don’t let a bit of bad weather stop you enjoying the multitude of things happening in the city this weekend. Here is my list of cherry picked evens that you need to check out.
All Weekend – 5th – 7th October 2012
The Elephant and Castle’s Annual Creative Festival kicks off today and boy are you in for a treat! Check out the nightly Feast market tonight and tomorrow evening. Watch a bill of vintage musical movies, join in some alfresco art, check out the skate park, and visit the new Hotel Elephant open studio. Something for everyone.
The Real Bread Show comes to the Southbank Centre, with a weekend of talks and demonstrations showing you how to acquire the perfect loaf. Free, just turn up, 1-7.45pm.
The Scandinavia Show, Earls Court: Saturday 6 October 2012: 10am – 6pm & Sunday 7 October 2012: 10am – 5pm, this show will highlight the best of Scandinavian culture. Check out the latest in interior design, taste some delicious cuisine ranging from classic Swedish meatballs to Finnish liquorice, and plan your next Scandinavian getaway.
London Restaurant Festival: Its back again, with more restaurants taking part than ever, this weekend is the perfect time to eat your way around the city.
Bicycle Festival at The Barbican: “The upward trend of urban cycling across the globe is highlighted in a festival that captures all things cultural about two wheels, including the best in film, music and art”.
Saturday 6th October 2012
Need to get fit? A New women’s only run group is starting this Saturday at 11am in Battersea Park Millennium Arena its free and ideal for beginners.
Black History Month is Here! Check and get involved with events happening in your area.
Sunday 7th October 2012
Camden welcomes the London Orchard Festival at Camley Street Natural Park from 10.30am – 7pm. “A free celebration with live music, kids activities, traditional tales, local food and drink, apple juicing, apple identification, and other practical workshops. A brilliant day out for adults and young people in this 2 acre nature reserve with lovely buildings next to the canal and St Pancras station”.