The best budget things to do this weekend!
By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph)
It’s the Easter weekend in the city of London but don’t worry it doesn’t have to be all Easter eggs and bunny rabbits. If you still want to make the most of this long weekend but don’t want to get too religious about it, don’t worry about it. We’ve put together a list of the best, budget things to do in London. (And if you do feel like getting into the spirit of things, we’ve added one Easter egg hunt for good measure.) Happy exploring!
#1 | Easter Egg Hunt | Enfield | £1
Take the kids out to Forty Hall and Gardens with the kids for lots of great Easter activities, winning chocolate treats along a picture trail.
When: Friday 14th-Monday 17th April 2017 (From 11am).
Where: Forty Hall, Forty Hill, Enfield EN2 9HA.
#2 | Map London | Southbank | Free
For one day only, the London Metropolitan Archives will be digging out some of their most interesting maps, whilst also giving you the opportunity learn the art of cartography in their studio.
When: Saturday 15th April 2017 (1pm-3pm).
Where: Archive Studio, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX.
#3 | Crow Cafe | Poplar | From £5.90
Learn about one of London’s most recognisable wild animals, the crow. Meet the birds up close, learn all about them and indulge in some crow-themed snacks. Plus, all profits will go to Folley Wildlife Rescue.
When: Sunday 16th April 2017 (12pm-3pm).
Where: Off Quay, 8th Floor, Capstan House, 1 Clove Crescent, London E14 2BA.
Cost: From £5.90
#4 | Buttoned Down Disco | Hoxton | Free before 9:30pm (£10 after)
Dance to the best indie, pop and electro tunes at this one-off dance party. Taking a night off from it’s usual venue in Camden, the party is moving to Hoxton for one night only.
When: Sunday 16th April 2017 (9pm-2am).
Where: 70 Hoxton St, London N1 6LP.
Cost: Free before 9:30pm, £10 after.
#5 | Christathon | Borough | Free (small donation required)
Do something a little different this Easter weekend and join this Jesus-themed charity crawl. This is the tenth anniversary of the Christathon so expect big things!
When: Sunday 16th April 2017.
Where: Crawl starts at The Trinity, 202-206 Borough High St, London SE1 1JX.
Cost: Free (small donation required).