Things to do this weekend in London – 12th – 14th July 2013

12 Jul

Not only is this weekend going to be an absolute scorcher! It’s also jam-packed with things to do in London. I was rubbing my hands in glee when I discovered all the potential activities I could get up to in the sunshine (well only if I have a body double). Anyway here is the low down. No excuses to stay in this weekend guys! 

Malibutique at Westfield 

Everyone loves a good FREEBIE! Enjoy styling from ASOS, manicures by Nails inc, hairstyling by TONI&GUY and delicious Malibu cocktails at Malibutique pop-up at Westfield Stratford City from 12th-14th July.

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Hampton Court Flower Show 

If you are the green fingered sort then this is just  the event for you. Finishing on the 14th July visitors can discover a mix of glorious show gardens with a wealth of opportunities to see planting and country crafts close up; fine dining with dazzling floral displays and all things ‘grow-your-own'; live music with fabulous shopping, fashion and food.

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St Martin’s Courtyard Food and Flowers Festival – Saturday 13 July

“St Martin’s Courtyard will pay tribute to the heritage and future of Covent Garden this summer with a festival celebrating food and flowers. On Saturday 13 July between 12 noon and 5pm, all six international restaurants will serve unique, exclusively created dishes and drinks with a floral theme, al fresco in the courtyard”.

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Bastille Festival 

Calling all Francophiles,  the Bastille Festival is London’s largest free celebration of France’s national day. This year’s festival features educational workshops, cultural presentations, promenading tours, waiters’ races, bi-lingual storytelling, face painting, loto and snail racing. Plus an artisan craft market and the finest French food from Borough Market’s traders and Bankside’s famous restaurants. The celebrations will continue into the night at the Bal Populaire, a traditional open air party with live music, theatrical spectacles, DJs, outdoor eating, drinking, dancing and singing.

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Mex Fest 

Mexican fiesta takes over London! A packed weekend of exciting contemporary Mexican cinema, music, and food!

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BST Hyde Park

A music extravaganza in Hyde Park, Join me and hundreds of others bopping our heads to the sounds of Lionel Richie, Jlo and Eliza Dolittle.

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Coronation Festival 

Party at The Queen’s everybody! The Coronation Festival, taking place over four days in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace, will celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation. This exciting and unique event, hosted by the Royal Warrant Holders Association brings together over 200 companies who hold Royal Warrants of Appointment.

Contiki Challenge 

Contiki Holidays will be holding their Great Contiki Challenge which is a large scale London scavenger hunt designed to take participants on a day’s fun discovering or re-discovering London’s most loved, quirky and secretive sights. There will be a great after party which will be held in a secret South London venue to be revealed on the day! Prizes on the day include Contiki trips to Europe and entry is FREE!

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Other events to go and visit:

Enjoy your weekend Everyone!

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2 Responses to “Things to do this weekend in London – 12th – 14th July 2013”

  1. The Lost Londoner July 13, 2013 at 8:36 pm #

    The contiki challenge was a blast!

    • lanky Girl July 15, 2013 at 9:00 am #

      didn’t get to go myself but glad to hear it was good fun!

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