This weekend – a village fête, Open House, London Waterfront Festival, Ceramics in the City and the Tour of Britain…
Bermondsey Street Festival, 11am to 6pm, Saturday 21 September 2013
Bermondsey’s very own version of a village fête takes place this Saturday. Join the fun and browse the local designer-makers’ stalls, grab some food, take in the live music, watch the dog show or head to Mary Magdalen Church for bouncy castle and games. Free. More details here.
Open House, various locations across London, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2013
It’s your annual chance to peek inside London’s best buildings this weekend. Open House London 2013 will see more than 700 buildings welcome in members of the public. From the well-known to hidden treasures, there is something for everyone. You can just turn up to most buildings, some require reservation. Check the programme for details. Free. More details here.
Newham London Waterfront Festival, Royal Victoria Docks, 12pm to 8pm, Saturday 21 September 2013
There’s plenty of family fun to be had by Royal Victoria Docks this weekend. The Newham London Waterfront Festival features live music, water based activities, food, children’s activities and a fireworks finale. You can also take a look at The Crystal, London’s latest landmark sponsored by Siemens and housing an exhibition on the future of cities. Free. More details here.
Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, 10am to 5pm, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2013
The Geffrye’s annual celebration of ceramics returns to the museum this weekend. The event features around 50 ceramicists from across the UK, including both leading names and rising talents and a range of items will be for sale. There will be ceramics-inspired creative workshops for children and families during the weekend. Free. More details here.
Cycling Tour of Britain – Final Stage, Whitehall, 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Sunday 22 September 2013
The Tour of Britain finishes on Whitehall on Sunday afternoon. Riders will complete ten laps of the circuit between 3.30pm and 5.30pm, passing central London landmarks such as the Tower of London, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Earlier in the day (10.30am to 11.30am) the elite women riders will contest a criterium in Westminster and there will be a Gentleman’s Time Trial at 1.15pm. Free. More details here.