What's on in London this weekend (3-5 August 2018)
The London Craft Beer Festival, Tobacco Dock, Friday – Sunday
Say cheers to craft beers this weekend, as the London Craft Beer Festival returns for three days of food, drink, music and merriment. Now in its sixth year, the festival brings together more than 70 breweries from across the world in celebration of International Beer Day, taking place this Friday 3 August. Soak up the drinks with dining options from Hoppers and Pitt Cue, whilst enjoying live music and DJ sets from Everything Everything, Two Door Cinema Club, Hercules & Love Affair and Huey Morgan.
Date: 3-5 August Times: 11.30-16.30 and 18.00-23.00 Price: from £46.50 Location: Tobacco Docks, Wapping Lane, St Katharine's & Wapping E1W 2SF Closest Stations: Wapping (7-minute walk) Shadwell (5-minute walk)
The Vegan Beer Festival, Fest Camden, Friday
Also taking place this Friday evening is the Vegan Beer Festival, held within Camden's Stables Market. Guests can enjoy a selection of vegan beer from Camden Town Brewery, including a brand new Strawberry Hells Forever Lager, alongside vegan street food. There will also be live music and standup comedy throughout the night.
Date: 3 August Time: 17.00-22.30 Price: £5, which gains you entry and a vegan beer of your choice Location:FEST Camden, Stables Market, 55-59 Wilkin Street Mews NW5 3NN Closest Station: Camden Town Station (5-minute walk)
Yoga and Brunch on the Selfridges Rooftop, Sunday
Stretch out in style this Sunday morning at a one-off yoga session held on the Selfridges rooftop, led by Kirsty Gallagher and Sanchia Legister. The class will include meditation and body-defining movement, set to a hip-hop and jazz soundtrack, followed by an Italian brunch at the Alto by San Carlo rooftop restaurant, with views overlooking London.
Date: Sunday 5 August Time: 9.30-12.30 Price: £30 Location: Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street W1A 1AB Closest Station: Oxford Street (3-minute walk)
Make the most of the warm weather this weekend by strolling to the newly opened Frieze Sculpture exhibition, a free outdoor display in Regents Park that unites artists from across the globe. Curated by Clare Lilley from Yorkshire Sculpture Park, this year's roster of talent includes Rana Begum, Laura Ford, Dan Graham, Richard Woods and Kiki Smith. Frieze Sculpture is accompanied by a free audio tour and app.
Date: until 7 October Price: Free Location: Regent’s Park Closest Station: Regent’s Park
Duddell’s Bottomless Champagne Brunch, London Bridge
This weekend, Duddell’s restaurant launches a new bottomless brunch, which will be held on the first Sunday of every month. Located in an erstwhile church in London Bridge, Duddell’s pairs dramatic British architecture with a Cantonese-inspire menu. Sunday dishes include dim sum, crispy Cointreau pork and pan-fried beef with Mandarin sauce, served with free-flowing Perrier Jouët Grand Brut champagne, bloody mary cocktails and Duddell’s signature drinks.
Date: Sunday 5 August Price: £80 per person Location: 9a St Thomas Street SE1 9RY Closest Station: London Bridge
Spice Up London exhibition, Angel
If you want to Spice Up Your Life, head over to the Business Design Centre in Angel Islington to see the biggest touring exhibition of Spice Girls memorabilia in the world. As well as the exhibition, there will be activities and events taking place in and around the exhibition location, such as a themed bus tour and Spice Girls-themed afternoon tea at the Hilton Hotel next door. Say You’ll Be There for a vibrant and colourful experience celebrating the iconic girl group.
Date: until 20 August 2018 Time: Various times from 10.00-20.00 Price: From £10 Location: 52 Upper Street N1 0QH Closest Station: Angel (5-minute walk)