Now that we’re into the start of the festival season, choosing what to do on the weekend should be a breeze – so make some space in your calendar for La Linea 13, Udderbelly and the Warp Films at 10 season over the next few weeks, while one-offs like the Dante Fried Chicken brunch and the Gaia’s Show of Hands are two destinations this weekend that simply can’t be missed.
We might have overdosed on the chocolate last weekend (and unfortunately the weather’s still feeling like Narnia), but from burger marathons to reviving Sonic the Hedgehog, at least there’s the good times – so we can’t wait to get into the curious and cultural delights this weekend in London has to offer.
This pre-Easter weekend sees the capital marking the celebrations early with themed festivals and markets, while the launch of a new diner in Farringdon, a flick about Snoop Lion and an infamous party in Shoreditch are also worthy happenings on our radar.
I’m pleased as punch March is upon us as Spring should hopefully be around the corner – so toasting to the new month with an array of cultural specials, featuring an Oscar winner, adventurous theatre, horse meat (!) and a certain rapping superstar (they don’t call us eclectic for nothing).
How should you spend the last weekend of February in the capital? How about hitting up Lunchtime Disco at its new locale, learning loads about Bangladeshi culture at the Bargehouse, indulging in another fried chicken pop-up and maybe heading to Covent Garden to discover why nostalgic poster art simply rocks.
The Valentine’s celebrations are rolling over to the weekend for all you lovers in the house, but we’ve equally got some great picks for those proud singletons who like the best bits of London Fashion Week, experimental theatre and John McClane times three (or four, if you’re looking to catch the new Die Hard this weekend). Win-win all around!
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got our sights set on the Graffik Gallery’s Zeus Solo Show and its hilarious approach to matters of the heart, while fried chicken, after hour desserts, Othello in Peckham and dancing for a good cause sounds like just the trick for what might be another frosty weekend in the capital – lovely times nonetheless but wrap up warm!
February’s arrived, offering one of the first major art shows that’ll leave you dazzled, a European love letter to legendary hip-hop producer J-Dilla, Chinese New Year celebrations and buckets of seafood at a pop-up in East (that makes a change from burgers, we think!)
To quote from the beloved 1990 action-comedy Dick Tracey, we’re “back in business and ain’t it grand – let the good times roll!” So hello 2013 and readers old and new
Now that the capital is making the rapid descent towards Christmas, you’ve got the option of spending your weekends getting in the spirit of it all – Santacon anyone?
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