November’s here (where has this year gone?!) One thing we know is there’s definitely going to be fireworks this month. And not just the literal kind. Election campaign, anyone? Our advice: wrap up, get out and enjoy the capital.
Get ready for a FREE day of live music, incredible Bollywood dance troupes and beautiful light displays at Diwali in the Square.
Sunday’s festivities all take place on the specially made stage in Trafalgar Square. Everyone popping in to the unticketed day can enjoy laughter yoga, tasty street food and a chance to Tie A Turban.There’ll also be kids’ activities – including story telling and puppet workshops.
Sun 3rd Nov, 1pm – 7pm: Diwali on The Square
Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN
FREE – just show up! For a full list of what’s on and all other info click here
Find out a bit more about who you are and where you come from at the fascinating Family History Day at the Migration Museum.
Highlights include a talk from the fabulous (Judge) Robert Rinder about what he unearthed on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?, have your photographs dated with an expert form the National Trust plus a chance to search for any ancestors with tips from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Who knows what you might unearth.
Sat 2nd Nov, 10.30am – 4.30pm: Family History Day with the Migration Museum
Migration Museum, 26 Lambeth High Street, SE1 7AG
Tickets £5. To book and for all other info click here
Kapten is the new London cab app. With fixed prices and a loyalty scheme, try it! We’re running a Skint offer and giving away £15 cab credit to get you started. Make your weekend cheaper!
Camden Market is transforming in to a little corner of Mexico City this weekend for the wondrous – and GRATIS – Day Of The Dead Festival.
All amigos can head down can take in the atmosphere with mariachi bands, face painters, kids’ arts and crafts plus a floating mini Mexican market serving central American delicacies and, we dare say tequila shots.
From 8pm on Saturday there’s also a Day Of The Dead Fiesta from 8pm with DJs.
Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd Nov, 12pm til late: Day Of The Dead Festival
Camden Market, NW1
FREE – for a full list of what’s on and all other info click here
Saturday’s son et lumiere at East Village uses a combination of lasers and choreography to create a brilliant immersive experience.
Sat 2nd Nov, 6.30pm – 8pm: Theatre of Light
East Village, Victory Parade, Victory Parade, E20 1EX
FREE – for more info click here
Need more inspiration?
Watch the England rugby final in this Japanese corner of SE1.
Keep the kids amused with FREE classic childrens’ films in Waterloo.
See Villanelle’s famous pink dress from Killing Eve at the new BAFTA exhibition.
Check out this new display of post-war children’s illustrations.
Unleash your inner James Bond at this spy exhibition.