Fun London events you won’t want to miss this weekend

Ditch your cosy weekend at home for two days filled with champagne afternoon teas, riveting musicals and so much more.

We can all appreciate a nice, chilled weekend at home – but when there are themed bar nights, new musicals and cocktail masterclasses going on, you have no choice but to get yourself out there and be one of the many Londoners lighting up the capital with fervour and a pep in your step.

For those looking to fill up their weekend diaries, we’ve listed a number of events to attend that will leave your colleagues envious over your fabulous weekend plans.

Have afternoon tea at The Stage Champagne Bar

The Stage Champagne Afternoon Tea

The Stage Champagne Bar at Leicester Square’s new hotel, The Londoner, is launching a new Champagne Afternoon Tea on October 23 which is sure to be a hit. 

The Champagne afternoon tea in the West End will feature handcrafted patisserie artworks and delicious sandwiches, served with fine loose-leaf tea from The East India Company and will make for the perfect Sunday afternoon treat.

Location: 38 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7DX

Do some vintage shopping at Westfield White City

For vintage-lovers, the we.are vintage sale in Westfield White City is a must-visit. Taking place 23 October, you can shop for a variety of vintage clothes across menswear and womenswear across all sizes.

Location: Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, London, W12 7GD

Go ice skating in Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf Ice Skating

Get your skates on and embrace the Christmas spirit, as Canary Wharf’s ice rink returns for another winter season this Saturday.

Located in Canada Square Park, you can skate beneath the stunning skyline of the city as it’s transformed with a traditional alpine theme, and covered with twinkling fairy lights.

Location: Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf, London, E14

Check out the Bob Marley Musical 

The Bob Marley Musical

This musical honouring the reggae superstar is a riveting dama reflecting on Bob Marley’s life and music. Complete with an amazing cast and brilliant soundtrack including hits like “No Woman, No Cry” and “Get Up, Stand Up,” The Bob Marley Musical is definitely worth seeing.

Location: 29 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7ES

Visit the We Are History exhibition 

We Are History exhibition

Showcasing works from eleven artists with personal connections to countries in the Caribbean, South America and Africa, We Are History explores the connections between today’s climate crisis and legacies of colonialism and is definitely worth checking out.

Location: Somerset House

16 October – 6 February 2022

Celebrate Diwali at Trafalgar Square

Londoners will be able to celebrate Diwali on 23 October, as Trafalgar Square will be transformed into a beacon of colour. 

The festival of lights, which is celebrated by Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities, will see lots of music and dancing on the big screen, tasty vegetarian food, Ramayana storytelling and more.

Images: Canary Wharf; Bob Marley Musical; AfternoonTea.co.uk

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