What to Do in London this Weekend

If you have clients in London this weekend, here are a few ideas for activities to recommend, courtesy of city website Londonist. From arts and culture to museums to music and dance, there's always something for everyone...

All weekend:
Westfield Stratford City holds its debut motor show.
Find out about theatre design and celebrate the Bard’s birthday at the V&A with Designing Shakespeare weekend.
Visit the final weekend of Alchemy at Southbank Centre with free music, dance, poetry, calligraphy, yoga and Bollywood film.

Friday:
Musicians from the Royal College of Music play in room 34 of the National Gallery between 6-7pm.
Watch a UK premier of fresh contemporary dance in the Spring Loaded festival at The Place plus choreographer Q&A from 8pm.

Saturday:
The Finsbury Arts Festival takes place at St Luke’s Centre from noon till 6pm with music, dance and arts performances and workshops.
It’s the final day of Alternative Fashion Week at Spitalfields Market, with fashion market and catwalk shows from 11am-5pm.
Watch new wave film Saturday Night, Sunday Morning at the National Gallery at 2:30pm.
The Exmoor Singers of London sing in honor of the Queens Elizabeth at The Chapter Hall, St John’s Gate from 2:30pm. (Bonus: Ticket includes tour of the Museum of the Order of St John from 1:30pm).
Fans of Dancing with the Stars (or the UK's Strictly Come Dancing) will want to try their ballroom, latin, jive and sequence dance moves at the Vintage Years Tea Dance at Greenwich Dance between 2-4pm.

Sunday:
Cheer on the London Marathon runners from 9am.
Shakespeare’s Globe will feature Sonnet Sunday, with all 154 of Shakespeare’s sonnets performed in more than 25 different languages between 10am-4:30pm.

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