There are always loads of great things going on in the UK capital, especially when the weather starts to warm. It is a city that just keeps on giving, no matter when you visit.

Whether you have just jumped off the Eurotunnel with your friends or are city-hopping on your gap year, we’ve compiled a condensed list of the 3 best things to do in London this weekend. With this weekend’s weather predictions, stick on your sunnies and let us be your tour guide.

Bloomsbury Festival

When: 11-20th October
Where: Bloomsbury 

This weekend head on down to the Bloomsbury festival, this years theme is ‘Small Step and Giant Leaps’, inspired by the Luna Landing, and aims to celebrate radical creativity and pioneering achievements, through a diverse programme of workshops including arts, sciences, performance and more!  With an impressive itinerary, there’s plenty going on: check out the exhibitions, get involved with talks and discussions, join in on walks and tours.

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A Road to Ruin: Londoners and their booze

Where: Dover’s road
When: Sunday 

Do you love a good drink, and history too? You’ll love this alcohol themed guided walking tour! This weekend explore the English past-time of drinking, and find out what alcohol was acceptable to drink based on your class in society, while experiencing some fascinating historic buildings around London, such as a breweries, gin distilleries and more.

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London Cocktail Week

When? All weekend 
Where? Various locations across London 

This Friday marks the start of London Cocktail Week! Great news for cocktail fans making a visit to the capital this weekend. Get ready to be shaken and stirred. Grab your £10 pass and enjoy £6 cocktails in some of Londons most sort after bars and boozers – perfect for backpackers on a budget. There are over 300 bars taking part in the offer so why not plan a cocktail crawl and explore the city?

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