Don’t let the rain spoil your weekend; pack a brolly and get out there! Here’s our Skint favourites.
Bookworms of Britain rejoice; London Bookshop Crawl – a weekend long event – features a full programme chock-full of events for avid readers.
Watch out for special meet ups, book swaps and conversations with authors. Dozens of bookshops and literary centres across the city will be hosting events, talks, pop-ups and giveaways. Oh, and look out for guided book crawls on the tube too.
Fri Feb 9th – Sun 11th Feb: London Bookshop Crawl
Multiple events across London
Some events are FREE, some ticketed. (From £3)
To book tickets, a full programme and other info click here
Swing by a new FREE musical photo exhibition at Southwark Cathedral. The Rectory Cafe will be hosting the month long collection of photos taken from the acclaimed silent film, London Symphony.
The award winning movie is a celebration of London’s rich diversity of culture, architecture and religion so we’re betting the display will be a cracker!
Sat 10th Feb – 2nd March, Sat & Sun 9.30am – 5.30pm: London Symphony : A Poetic Journey Through the Life of a City – Photographic Exhibition
The Rectory, Montague Close, London SE1 9DA
FREE – just show up. For more info click here
Here’s a great weird one; be transported back in time and explore the Victorian Pet Cemetery in Hyde Park!
The guided tour will also include a snoop around the Metropolitan Police horse stables which are usually bolted shut to the public. Visitors will also have the chance to discover the fascinating fauna and flora of the royal park.
Sat 10th Feb, 10.30am – 12.00pm: Walking Tour: Animals in Hyde Park
18+ event. To book your ticket and for more info click here
One for you pooch lovers – get down to East London on Sunday where they’re putting on a special market for your and your four-legged friends in time for Valentine’s Day!
Fetch & Follow’s ‘Canine Cupid’ Market for Dogs & Dog Lovers at Netil House is FREE entry. Visitors can check out an array of fashion for your foxhound, toys for your terrier and snacks for your schnauzer. A slice of the stall hire fee will be donated to London rescue charity All Dogs Matter and kids are welcome.
Sun Feb 11th, 11am – 4pm: Fetch & Follow’s ‘Canine Cupid’ Market for Dogs & Dog Lovers
Netil Market, 13-23 Westgate Street, E8 3RL
FREE entry – just show up. For more info click here