This weekend like many others in London, is packed with fun-filled activities to keep you entertained. With only 9 weeks to Christmas (I know …gulp!) It’s time to get out there and make the most of the great city we live in. Here are a list of handpicked things to do in London this weekend.
Bloomsbury Festival, 19th – 21st October 2012, Various Venues
This weekend the Bloomsbury Festival kicks off with a very special outdoor performance of The Collectors in Russell Square today (Friday 19th) a spectacular performance of sound, light, dance and puppetry (in the dark) which will see magical dancing fireflies and other wonderful and whimsical beasts transform the park from 6pm. The Bloomsbury festival aims to give a taster of the amazing cultural life of this beautiful area of central London. Take a look at the festival timetable to see all the great events going on.
For more information visit: http://www.bloomsburyfestival.org.uk
Portobello AND Golbourne Road Markets English Apple Festival 20th – 21st October 2012
This weekend to celebrate the humble English Apple, Portobello and Golborne Road Markets are holding a festival. Over the weekend visitors will be able to be treated to free sample tastings at selected fruit and veg stalls and take part in a cookery demonstration stall outside the Salvation Army in Portobello Road. Also in Golborne Road, on Saturday there will be a Multicultural Kitchen. Celebrity chef Rowley Leigh will be judging a recipe competition so get scribbling! The festival will run from 10am to 4pm on both days, and is free to attend.
For more information visit http://www.rbkc.gov.uk/subsites/visitkensingtonandchelsea/shopping/portobello/ourmarkets.aspx
Read for RNIB Day Wonderland, 19th – 21st October 2012
Today is Read for RNIB day and to celebrate they are holding a unique free Wonderland pop-up event, from Friday 19th October to Saturday 20 October near Southwark Cathedral in London to highlight the importance of reading and to celebrate Read for RNIB Day.
For more information visit : http://www.facebook.com/readforrnibday
The Nigerian Carnival this Sat 20th @ Kennington Park, London SE11.12pm CANCELLED!
London is home to over 154,000 Nigerians, notable British Nigerians you may know are John Fashnu, Dame Shirley Bassey, Brian Belo, Lemar Obika, Kele Okereke of Bloc Party, Tinie Tempah, and your very own Lanky Girl! This event will aim to showcase the culture and commercial vibrancy of the country. Taste some great Nigerian dishes, listen to some traditional Music, and dance the afternoon away to the sounds of High life.
For more information visit: http://www.nigeriancarnival.com/
Join @ypldn this SATURDAY for his FREE Holland Park/Kyoto Garden tour! Meet outside Holland Park tube station at 2pm
Artisan Swedish Food at Partridges Food Market, Saturday 20th October
“On 20th October over 15 Swedish producers will be selling their artisan delicacies to local shoppers and the products will be on sale in Partridges store until stocks last”.
PARTRIDGES OF SLOANE SQUARE
2-5 Duke of York Square
London, SW3 4LY
Dorothy Flash Mob at the V&A, Sunday 10-11 am
Fancy yourself as Dorothy? Then head down to the V&A on Sunday to be part of a flash mob. The first 50 Dorothys to arrive will receive an exclusive V&A Hollywood stars tote bag and exhibition ticket.
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/282288991881224/