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What’s On This Weekend In London: 1.7.2016 - 3.7.2016

What’s On This Weekend In London: 1.7.2016 - 3.7.2016

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Updated: 15 November 2016
The beginning of July starts with a bang, as summertime reigns in a variety of events like no other. Whether you are looking to discover some iconic collections, mystical fantasies, fine foods, or you’re simply a thrill seeker looking for something new to do, The Culture Trip London has your back. After all, summer’s here, and so are we!

 

 


FRIDAY 1st JULY


 

EXHIBITION   |   Masterpiece London Invites Art And Design Fanatics

Spanning over 5,000 years in collective history, a variety of paintings, decorative art, rare books and jewellery are all on display at Masterpiece London.

Based Upon at Masterpiece London | Courtesy of Masterpiece London

Based Upon at Masterpiece London | Courtesy of Masterpiece London

 

DRINKS   |   Old Street Records Makes A New Appearance

With their sights on the hip Shoreditch, the new Old Street Records bar has finally opened just in time for a new month, and another weekend in London.

Banoffee Sazerac at Old Street Records | Courtesy of Rocket Leisure

Banoffee Sazerac at Old Street Records | Courtesy of Rocket Leisure

 

OPERA   |   Opera In Parenthesis Offers Hope In A Place Of Horror

The Royal Opera House celebrates Welsh National Opera with a major new opera, featuring traditional Welsh songs, bringing a sense of mystical fantasies.

In Parenthesis | © Welsh National Opera

In Parenthesis | © Welsh National Opera

 

 


SATURDAY 2nd JULY


 

ART   |   David Hockney Returns With A Passion For Portraiture

Returning to the RA with his latest exhibit, David Hockney’s unique portraits are on display – and they all have one thing in common…

John Baldessari by David Hockney | © Richard Schmidt

John Baldessari by David Hockney | © Richard Schmidt

 

OTHER   |   The World’s Longest & Tallest Tunnel Slide Opens In London

Summer’s biggest thrill has finally opened to the public, where you will face a corkscrew, tight turns, and drops like no other, all in the space of 40 seconds!

Original CGI of The Slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit | Courtesy of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Original CGI of The Slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit | Courtesy of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

 

FOOD   |   The Complete Guide To Waterloo Food Festival

Don’t leave it till the end of the month to get your fine food fix; start now with Waterloo’s Food Festival!

Latin-American Dessert Cubana © We Are Waterloo

Latin-American Dessert Cubana | Courtesy of We Are Waterloo

 

THEATRE   |   Indulge In Breakfast At Tiffany’s With Pixie Lott

‘Never love a wild thing’ unless it’s the sophisticated Breakfast At Tiffany’s. Head back to the 1940s with Pixie Lott playing Holly Golightly.

Pixie Lott as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's | Courtesy of Sean Ebsworth Barnes

Pixie Lott as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s | Courtesy of Sean Ebsworth Barnes

 

 


SUNDAY 3rd JULY


 

MUSIC   |   Party In The Park For British Summer Time

This weekend, head to London’s back garden as your favourite music artists will get you dancing well and truly into summer!

Blur at British Summer Time | © Rosie Allt

Blur at British Summer Time | © Rosie Allt

 

SPORTS   |   Join London’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Don’t drop your balls just yet! London’s most exciting sports event, Wimbledon Tennis Championships has made its return. Get your racket ready, and head on down!

Wimbledon | © Bob Martin

Wimbledon | © Bob Martin

 

FESTIVAL   |   Looking For A Horse & Carriage Or Looking Into The Future?

Regent Street is set to turn into a marvellous display of transportation, where you have the chance to relive and discover past and future opportunities.  

Moquette Land, Transported by Design Festival | Courtesy of TfL

Moquette Land, Transported by Design Festival | Courtesy of TfL

 

 


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