Things to do in London this Bank Holiday weekend

Finally, we are allowed out of our homes and into the sunshine (with restrictions, of course!). As some of our favourite places are opening up, here are the top things to do in London this weekend:

Alexandra Palace Terrace – visit

Enjoy socially distanced alfresco drinks in the sunshine at Alexandra Palace on their beautiful terrace – but don’t forget to prebook!

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival visit

GDIF is the first UK festival set to be happening since Covid-19 started. Featuring free outdoor theatre and performances with installations, dance and street arts. Check out their website here:

Harry Potter Walking Tour  visit

Explore the wizarding world of Harry Potter right in the heart of London. Go for a socially-distanced walk around Diagon Alley, The Leaky Cauldron and the Ministry of Magic.

Costa del Tottenham visit

Missing your summer holiday this year? Look no further than Costa del Tottenham to give you outside beach bar vibes. Socially distanced food, drink and entertainment that you dont have to get on a plane for. Also check out their Miss Touche Drag Pageant at The Cause and their bottomless brunches.

The Yards, Covent Garden visit

Why not take a stroll through the bee themed art installation at the Yards in Covent Garden, designed to celebrate the urban bee. The trail features colourful sculptures, a 50ft tall mural, as well as wildflowers planted throughout in support of Bee Friendly Trust.

Ai Weiwei ‘History of Bombs’ visit

Ai Weiwei’s latest exhibition in collaboration with the Imperial War Museum, exploring the ‘History of Bombs’. The art take-over is set to represent international migration, human conflict and relationships between individual and the state.

Canopy Market visit 

Support local trades and explore what’s on offer at this Victorian historic market hall in the heart of Kings Cross. From artisan food to design crafts and live music there is always something exciting to discover at Canopy Market.

Staying home this weekend? Check out this Bank Holiday Weekend Playlist:


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