People always say to me that they don’t know what to do with their weekend, well this weekend you have no excuse, there is so much going on in London that it would be a CRIME to stay inside. So here is lanky girls handpicked not to miss events this weekend! I also post new things to do in London daily so make sure you are following me on twitter and facebook.
Thursday 20th September, 2012
Designersblock 2012, 20th- 23rd Sept 2012, 10am-7pm , Southbank Centre. Launches tonight! Expect to see various international designers including graduates from Kingston, Goldsmiths and Central Saint Martins showcasing their work in the great Royal Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall on the Southbank. You’ll see many types of modern design including constructed paper lighting, lace etched mirrors, macs that measure rainfall and much more. Entry is free with pre-registration.
Starting today and until Monday 23rd September, Vodafone London Fashion Weekend is the consumer event that follows directly on from London Fashion Week, using the same exhibition and catwalk venue. Vodafone London Fashion Weekend is essentially a designer shopping event, where members of the public can shop from designers of London Fashion Week calibre, from the high-profile to the emerging, at reduced prices.
Friday 21st September 2012
The East Ender Festival, @ Village Underground & Holywell Carpark, Shoreditch
The East Ender Festival is kicking off on Friday 21st September and runs until Sunday 23rd September, gates open at 1pm until 4am, except on Sunday when the gates close at 1am. The line-up is a stonker! Including JJ Doom (Featuring Mf Doom), Doc Daneeka, Mad Professor & Ariwa Posse, Prince Fatty, Norman Jay, Arp 101/Darling Farah and Cooly G!
Westfield Stratford City 1st Birthday celebrations kick off today and will be on all weekend! Freebies Galore! There will be Circus entertainers including jugglers, magicians, mime artists and more, Candy floss & popcorn machines, Cake pops, Photo booths, and shop discounts. Take the kids a long for a bit of fun. #sponsored by Westfield
London Design Festival, 14-23 September 2012. Looking for inspiration? With hundreds of events taking place across London over the weekend you will be spoilt for choice. The festival, running in its 10th year will be a vast array of creative events, exhibitions, and installations taking place across the city.
Saturday & Sunday 21st -22nd September 2012
Pop Up Screens is entering it’s final weekend… the season of Pop Up love ends with the brilliant ‘Toy Story 3’ on Saturday evening and the almighty ‘Dark Knight‘ on Sunday.
Both films will be screened in South Park, near Parsons Green. Doors open at 7pm and the films will start at 8.30pm. Tickets cost 8 pounds in advance.
Open House London is back! Hundreds of London’s most beautiful and interesting buildings will be throwing open their doors to the public for free. The vast majority of buildings are on a turn-up-on-the day basis. However, due to limited capacity or the nature of the site, certain buildings require pre-booking. Free copies of the programme will be available from libraries in participating London boroughs. Look through the directory here.
Bowl Of Chalk do guided walks in London, and best of all … you can ‘pay what you want’. Whether you’ve just stepped off the plane, or lived in London your whole life, a Bowl Of Chalk ‘pay what you want’ walking tour is a great way to discover, uncover, unlock and experience London.
The British are embracing baking like never before, it’s become one of our biggest growing trends and to celebrate this, the UK’s first baking exhibition, The Cake and Bake Show launches at Earls Court on the 22nd -23rd September 2012. The Cake and Bake Show offers something for everyone with an array of features that will appeal to home bakers and professionals alike.
The Merge Festival runs from now until 21 Oct. Music, art & 6 drawing robots! Head to London’s Bankside.
Saturday 21st September 2012
The Bermondsey Street Festival is an annual event, now in its 6th year. It’s a traditional village fete, but with a heavy dose of contemporary Bermondsey thrown in. This year it will have maypole dancing, fashion and dog shows plus an outdoor cinema at from 11am till late.
Stockwell Festival is in Larkhall Park with live music, comedy and cabaret plus market stalls, art activities, an inflatable village, fun fair, food and more from 11.45am-6pm .
Sunday, 22nd September 2012
WHO loves them some scallops! check out Scallop Sunday this weekend! Scallop Sunday is a Hackney feast presented by Maltby Street’s Cornish Grill and Burnt Enz featuring 1.5k hand-dived scallops, all to be caught that morning in Dorset, then whisked to you in the quickest sea-to-plate time “the capital has ever seen”. http://me.lt/3Fvic
VERY exciting! To launch Borderlands Game you can have a free bungee jump from a Brick Lane Crane this Sunday?