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23 things to check out in London this bank holiday

Posted at 6:10 pm, August 23, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment

A three-day weekend is upon us! If you’re up for a big night, go discover the 15 best club nights and parties this weekend. Otherwise, here are a few more ideas…


Get glittery at Netil House’s all-day party, London Fields
Pedal over to ARTCRANK, Kings Cross, for bike-themed artiness
Make a purchase at 40-stall mega-market Hush House, Peckham
Roll over to skate-style pop-up The Quiet Life, Soho
Take a Field Trip tour around the East End
Muck around at Truman Brewery’s darkroom, Brick Lane
Sneak around archives at various London museums as part of the Hidden Treasures series
Track down a biskie, cronut, hamcake or burgerdog
Scare yourself stupid with horror movies at FrightFest, Leicester Square…
…or overload on Bill Murray at MurrayFest, Prince Charles Cinema, also Leicester Square


Enjoy the softer side of Notting Hill Carnival on their family day
Evade Nazi zombies at part-theatre / part-adventure game Zombie Blitz 1940, Waterloo
Have a hidden’er gender at Sink The Pink’s Bank Holiday Bender
Chow down at the new Dirty Burger in Vauxhall
Party fake-seaside style at Bookstock-on-Sea, Old Street
Sample 20 premium ciders at Ciderfest, Canonbury
Pick up a knick-knack at Little Nan’s Cream Tea Cocktail Afternoon & Tabletop Sale
Take the family to Family Sundays at Dulwich Picture Gallery


Shake your moneymaker at Notting Hill Carnival
Squee over pretty pooches at Paw Pageant, Spitalfields
Have some German sausage at Herman ze German, Soho
Take a chance on Chance the Rapper, XOYO, Old Street
Laugh with acid-tongued comic Janeane Garofalo, Soho

And that’s not the half of it  – start your search for the perfect day our at timeout.com.

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