The best budget things to do this weekend!
By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph)
With everything from a pottery festival to talks to fashion events, we’ve picked out the best, cheap things to do this weekend in London. So whether you want to be a budget culture vulture, trade in for some new style or even get your hands on some brand new, artisan ceramics, we’ve got you covered. Stay tuned for the best, inexpensive ways to spend your time in London this weekend.
#1 | Turning Earth Festival | Lea Bridge | Free
Get your hands on some ceramics and meet some of the local makers creating bespoke designs.
When: Saturday 11th-Sunday 12th March 2017 (12pm-6pm).
Where: 11 Argall Avenue, London E10 7QE.
#2 | The London Artisan | Shoreditch | Free
A fair that supports local makers in a range of crafts, everything from textiles and homeware to Illustration & Print to Ceramics & Glassware and Jewellery & Accessories.
When: Saturday 11th-Sunday 12th March 2017 (10am-5pm).
Where: 91 Brick Ln, London E1 6QR.
#3 | Bakhtiyar Ali in London | Hampstead | £5
An evening celebrating the work of Bakhtiyar Ali, the foremost Kurdish novelist whose epic I Stared at the Night of the City, the first major work of contemporary Kurdish literature to be translated into English, was published in the autumn.
When: Sunday 12th March 2017 (6:30pm-8:30pm).
Where: Burgh House & Hampstead Museum, Burgh House, New End Square, London, NW3 1LT.
#4 | Myths Retold at the British Museum | Bloomsbury | Free
Sally Pomme Clayton snips and clips stories of the Queen of Sheba from Sumerian, Hebrew, Christian and Islamic traditions.
When: Sunday 12th March 2017 (From 2:3opm).
Where: Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG.
#5 | Swish and Style | Islington | Free
Want to get a whole new look? Take your clothes to this swap and swish fair and come out with a whole new wardrobe!
When: Sunday 12th March (From 12:30pm-3pm).
Where: Johnston Hall, St Marys, Upper Street, Islington, N1 2TX ,