Street Food and Craft Beer Festival
Soak in the sunshine whilst indulging in the influx of different craft beers available in the beer garden at the Street Food and Craft Beer Festival. With plenty of food and drinks to complement the live music and entertainment, North London’s biggest hill will boast incredibly stunning views of London alongside the warm weather. Did we mention? Entry is free!
25 Hours of Yoga for Nacoa Fundraiser
Sat & Sun
Relax this weekend with one or ’25 hours of Yoga’! Join London’s best yoga teachers in Peckham to help raise awareness and funds for the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (Nacoa), who is celebrating their 25th anniversary. Do you like to win goods? There is also a raffle, with prizes donated by wellness brands. Be sure to book in advance by making a donation.
Guess How Much I Love You Exhibition
Until 5 September
Everyone’s favourite bunnies are back. Celebrating the 20th birthday of Guess How Much I Love You, illustrator Anita Jeram and author Sam McBratney will showcase their unique archive of over 90 related works — never seen before! You will also have the chance to purchase Anita’s works from this best selling picture book. Be sure not to miss this event!
Grimeborn Opera Festival
Until 29 August
Have you always wanted to attend opera, but thought it was inaccessible and elitist? You have come to the right place! Introducing new audiences to opera, the Grimeborn Opera Festival returns for the 9th year to the Arcola Theatre. Featuring 12 productions by up-and-coming opera directors, writers and performers, these innovative adaptations of traditional opera should be experienced by all.
Until 27 September
Ever wondered what would happen if Disney and Banksy met? Then this is the event you must NOT miss! After months of secret planning, renowned street artists will introduce you to the new ‘Dismaland’ exhibition, built around a twisted ‘bemusement park’ – and of course, including 10 never-before-seen pieces from Banksy himself. Dismaland is the cheaper version of Disneyland — for five weeks only!
‘Oh F***, I’m 40’
Until 29 September
After an eventful day, what more do you want than a night of comedy? After a successful run in Edinburgh, Richard Herring returns to London with ‘Oh F***, I’m 40’. As a comedian, Herring is at his peak and will definitely have you in stitches! Be sure to book early to avoid disappointment.
Mind Game Olympiads
Until 31 August
If board games are something you would rather do this weekend, then head on down to the annual board games festival, Mind Game Olympiads. Fear not; it’s not just for the experts. There is even a dedicated ‘Learn-to-Play’ room with games for all ages and levels, with dedicated staff to explain the rules and share their passion for your new favourite game. The best part? You can play as many games as you want — for free!
By Ellie Griffiths