Never fear, the weekend’s here! Wrap up warm and get out and about. Here’s Skint’s top tips for our amazing city.
Do your bit for a good cause – and stuff your face doing it – and swing by Shoreditch for some delicious £1 bao buns.
You can thank the people at Hellmann’s; their Vegan Mayo is a key ingredient in the Asian-inspired snacks. Best of all, 100% of the proceeds will be going to charity Veganuary, educating everyone about the benefits of a vegan diet. All good by us.
Fri 17th & Sat 18th Jan, 12pm – 6pm: Hellmann’s £1 vegan bao buns
BOXPARK Shoreditch, 2 – 10 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6GY
For more info click here
If the kids need entertaining give them a taste of history and explore the capital’s Victorian streets at Layers of London at the Barbican.
Visitors to the Museum of London are all invited to digitally trace round buildings and colour in local streets to bring the 19th Century capital back to life. Kids (from 6+) can see how London’s landmarks have changed over time. Fascinating stuff.
Sat 18th Jan, 11am – 4pm: Layers of London
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN
FREE – just show up. For more info click here
Brent’s become London Borough of Culture and they’re having a FREE party (come rain or shine) to celebrate.
Saturday’s RISE – Brent 2020 Opening Event includes a community cast of hundreds telling the story of the north west London neighbourhood – and all the people who live there – through dance, theatre and an amazing light shows. And all in the shadow of world famous Wembley Stadium.
Sat Jan 18, 7pm: RISE – Brent 2020 Opening Event
Olympic Way, Wembley Park, HA9
For more info click here
If the little ones want to get arty this weekend, swing by Hampstead to create a collage inspired by years of old!
Family Day: Frost Fairs at Keats House is inviting everyone in to make some art inspired by the harsh winters of 200 years ago when the Thames froze over. Imagine that!
Sun 19th Jan, 2pm – 4pm: Family Day: Frost Fairs
Keats House, Keats Grove, NW3 2RR
FREE – to register your interest click here
Need more inspiration?
Go and see the spectacular Winter Lights FREE in Canary Wharf
Catch this FREE exhibition exploring mental health before it closes
Get half price Pizza Pilgrims mains. But you’ll have to earn it…
It’s 25 years since many of these Oasis photos were taken at this FREE display
London’s Calling at this new FREE exhibition of all things The Clash
There’s 2-4-1 main courses at Bill’s if you sign up
The much heralded Vagina Museum has opened with new FREE exhibition Muff Busters.(No sniggering at the back!)