What's on in London this weekend (1-3 March 2019)
Quartermark at Sadler's Wells Theatre, Clerkenwell (Friday and Saturday)
Acclaimed dance group, Richard Alston’s Dance Company, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new dance programme at Sadler’s Wells. Coined Quartermark, it features creative choreography performed by an array of dancers, ranging from professionals to newly-emerging talent. The event features two London premieres: Brahms Hungarian and Detour. Richard Alston, who was knighted for his services to dance earlier this year, and Martin Lawrence, previously a dancer and now a choreographer at the elite dance company, have choreographed the routines.
Date: 1-2 March Time: 7.30pm Price: From £15 Location: Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R 4TN Closest Station: Angel
SUSHISAMBA’s Brazilian Carnival, Liverpool Street (All Weekend)
Celebrate the spirit of Rio de Janerio in London this weekend at SUSHISAMBA's Brazilian carnival party. The sky-skimming restaurant, located on the 38th floor of 110 Bishopsgate, is serving Brazilian-inspired specials including Feijoada (Brazilian-style beef stew) and Rabanda (Brazilian-style French toast), accompanied by samba dancers, batucada drummers and DJs. There will also be a flowing caipirinha cart, shaking tableside cocktails.
Date: 2-3 March Time: 11.30am-2am Location: SushiSamba City, 110 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AY Closest Station: Liverpool Street Website: sushisamba.com
Secret Film Club at No.29 Power Station West, Battersea (Sunday)
Give into the unexpected this weekend at 29 Power Station West's new Secret Film Club. Held in the cosy River Bar, the intimate event will take place on the first Sunday of every month. The catch? The film won't be revealed until it begins, although the restaurant does promise "Parisian classics, thrillers and beautiful dramas". Guests can reserve an armchair or a sofa for up to four people, purchase sweet and savoury popcorn, and enjoy delectable dishes and drinks from the restaurant’s menu.
Date: Sundays from 3 March Time: 4pm Price: Free entry with pre-booking Location: Battersea Power Station, 29 Circus West, SW11 8NN Closest Station: Battersea Park
The Renaissance Nude at Royal Academy, Mayfair (From Sunday)
A fresh collection of Renaissance nudes are joining Royal Academy this weekend for a three-month exhibition. The prestigious show presents works by Great Masters including Michaelangelo, Raphael and Titian, spanning large-scale paintings, bronze sculpture, diminutive illustrations and anatomical sketches.
On Saturday, the Royal Academy also kicks off its International Women's Day programme this weekend with an In Conversation between painter Rose Wylie And Tate Modern director Frances Morris.
Date: 3 March-2 June Time: 10am-6pm/10pm on Friday Price: From £14 Location: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, W1J 0BD Closest Station: Green Park
Disney Broadway Hits at The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington (Friday and Saturday)
Disney on Broadway returns to the Royal Albert Hall this weekend. Singalong to well-known hits from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins and more, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra and a cast of both West End regulars and singers from around the world.
Date: 1-2 March Time: 2.30pm and 7.30pm Price: From £16 Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, Kensington, SW7 2AP Closest Station: South Kensington