It’s going to be a balmy one this weekend so grab that lighter jacket, think happy spring thoughts (we can all pretend, right?) and get out and about.
Grab the kids and head for a FREE weekend of music, dressing up, story telling and fun at Myths and legends family festival at Museum of London Docklands.
Highlights at the two-day festival include a traditional clay making workshop, an introduction to printing, mask making, Chinese music sessions and shadow puppetry. In short – there’s loads going on.
Sat 16th & Sun 17th Feb, 12pm – 4pm: Myths and legends family festival
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, E14 4AL
FREE – For a full programme list click here
Head north for a day sifting through wondrous antiques, trinkets, gifts and spoils at the Pop-Up Vintage Fair at Alexandra Palace.
Sunday’s event brings together hundreds of top dealers from across the land. Watch out for vintage clothing, jewellery, artwork, ceramics and more. You’ll be sure to rifle out a bargain.
Sun 17th Feb, 9.30am – 4.30pm: Pop Up Vintage at Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Way, N22 7AY
Entry £6. To book your ticket and for all other info click here
Need a wardrobe spruce up on a budget? Then head to Waltham Forest to trade in and exchange your unwanted clobber.
Swish And Style swapshop will also feature a workshop on how to make do and mend some of your favourite pieces plus all other upcycling tips. Just make sure clothes you’re exchanging are clean and in generally good nick. Happy swapping!
Sat 16th Feb, 2pm – 5pm: Swish and Style
Gnome House, 7 Blackhorse Lane, E17 6DS
FREE entry – for more info click here
Hit up Islington for a chilled afternoon of music, tea and cake.
Daylight Music at 10 – Mystery Edition will feature live jazz, classical and folk on stage as well as home-made quiche and baked sweets. Everyone welcome from babies up. All money raised goes on the expenses of bringing bands over plus running costs for the beautiful Gothic music hall.
Sat 16th Feb, 12pm – 2pm: Daylight Music at 10 – Mystery Edition
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 2UN
Pay-What-You-Want on the door (£5 recommended donation) – For more info click here
Need more inspiration?
A new LEGO exhibition will keep little (and big kids) entertained
Pick up some sample sale bargains, including fabulous bags
Check out the FREE illuminated musical seesaws in King’s X
Visit the new FREE Tracey Emin exhibition, A Fortnight of Tears