During the week, London is the bustlingly centre of big business, with millions of people working all around the capital, but it’s at the weekend that the city really comes alive.
With London, The Weekends Start Here, explore the unrivalled range of cultural, artistic, historical and outdoor experiences this dynamic capital has to offer, with plenty of time to achieve the unexpected before another Monday morning rolls round.
Perfect for Londoners and visitors alike, discover 52 themed weekends, organised by season, with over 250 interesting and quirky entries for unusual and surprising attractions. Including all you need to know about location, transport and the best places to eat and drink.
From Wild London in the spring to Nordic London in the winter and Tea Drinker’s London, Quiet London, Japanese London and more in between. Multicultural and historical, urban and wild, peaceful and vibrant – there’s plenty to do in London to suit your mood and interests, as well as the time of year.
Why not try … ?
Drinking in pubs once frequented by pirates and smugglers in Wapping
Taking a Scandinavian sauna at the Finnish Church
Eating grapes from a royal grape vine
Spotting London's Peregrine Falcons
Finding literary treasures in the British Library
Soaking up the sun on a Japanese Roof Garden
Walking the route of a Victorian sewer, and
Exploring the chalk downland valleys of south London
Get inspired and enjoy all the fun, diverting and imaginative things to do in this great city, one weekend at a time.
David Doran is a freelance illustrator currently based in the UK. With a strong interest in traditional print techniques, he explores texture and limited colour palettes. His work involves a sense of narrative, often combined with conceptual elements, shown through figures and symbolism. David graduated from Falmouth University in 2014 with a first class degree in illustration and has worked for a wide range of international clients, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Oscars and the San Francisco Chronicle.