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The best budget things to do this weekend!
By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph)
February can be an expensive month, what with the expenses of Valentine’s Day looming. And with more cold weather to set in, we completely understand if you don’t want to leave your bed. However, there’s loads of interesting things to see and do this weekend in London if you are out of ideas. From exhibitions to tours to foodie events, there are loads of things to do and they all cost less than a tenner. Enjoy!
#1 | Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail | Museum of London Docklands | Free
An exhibition of all of the exciting archaeological finds uncovered in the Crossrail works across London. Put on display at the Museum of London Docklands.
When: Saturday 10th-Sunday 11th February (10am-6pm).
Where: Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL.
#2 | Behind the Scenes: The Southbank Centre | £8.50
Follow the footsteps of some of the world’s most famous artists in this exclusive behind the scenes look at the Southbank Centre, where you’ll hear stories and history behind the iconic building.
When: Saturday 11th February 2017 (from 6pm).
Where: Belvedere Road, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX.
Cost: £8.50/£7.50 (free for members).
#3 | House of MinaLima | Soho | Free
Due to popular demand, this exhibition into the artwork and graphics of Harry Potter is staying open, even though it was supposed to close last weekend! Get down there now if you haven’t already checked it out.
When: Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th February 2017 (12pm-7pm).
Where: 26 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 5DE.
#4 | Valentine’s Fine Food Market | Chelsea | Free
Embark on a gourmet adventure this Valentine’s Weekends Fair, showcasing the tastiest, romantic foods (and some aphrodisiacs!) for you to either take home or eat there.
When: Saturday 11th February 2017 (10am-4pm).
Where: Duke of York Square, Chelsea, London SW3 4LY.
#5 | Rock ‘n Roll Barbie | Shoreditch | £3
Shun the cold weather with good live music, booze and a good old fashioned American BBQ from Red’s True Barbecue.
When: Sunday 12th February 2017 (6pm-10pm)
Where: 54-56 Great Eastern St, Shoreditch EC2A 3QR.