The best budget things to do this weekend!
By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph)
Things seem to be hotting up and it’s beginning to feel as though summer is on the way In the spirit of that, we’ve taken things outside and found a variety of things to do at the weekend that won’t leave you cooped up inside (although there are a couple of things to do inside – we can’t rely on the British weather that much!) So plan ahead, get a few things in the planner and make the most of the cheap things to do in London. (Now let’s just hope the weather holds!)
#1 | Alchemy | Southbank | Free
A celebration of the cultural connections between the UK and South Asia. Experience contemporary dance, performance, music, literature and food from international and British artists.
When: Friday 26th – Monday 29th May 2017.
Where: Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX.
#2 | NorthMet Power Open Day | Wood Green | £6
Once the HQ of power from the North Met Electricity Company, this is a unique and one off opportunity to check out Art Deco detailing at it’s finest.
When: Saturday 27 May 2017 (3pm-4pm).
Where: Green Rooms Art Hotel, 13 Station Road, London, N22 6UW.
#3 | Feria de Londres | Tower Bridge | Free
A vibrant and lively celebration of Andalucia in the without having to leave the city. Experience traditional food, music and dancing.
When: Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 May 2017.
Where: Potters Field Park, London SE1 2AA.
#4 | @PaperBoyo Instagram Tutorial | Spitalfields | Free
Learn how to make quirky, unusual images out of paper cuttings, just like @paperboyo at this free workshop.
When: Sunday 28 May 2017 (9pm-3am).
Where: Commercial Street Entrance, Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square, London E1 6EW.
#5 | Japanese Culture | Highgate | Free
If an an afternoon of contemplative Japanese music, arts and flower arrangement sounds like your kind of thing, spend and afternoon in this stunning Highgate setting.
When: Sunday 28 May 2017 (2:30pm-5:30pm).
Where: Townsend Yard, Highgate High Street, London, N6 5JF.