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What’s on at the weekend? – 22, 23 April 2017

Posted by on Friday, 21 April, 2017 in What's on at the weekend?

What’s on at the weekend? – 22, 23 April 2017

It’s the London Marathon this weekend. If you want to cheer the runners on (or want to avoid the crowds) you can see the spectator info and route maps here Otherwise, why not try one of these alternative weekend events:

Secrets of the Underground, London Transport Museum – Acton Depot, 11am to 5pm, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 April 2017

Go along to the London Transport Museum’s Acton Depot for its open weekend and discover the secrets and hidden spaces of the Underground. The Depot is usually closed to the public, but opens twice a year to reveal 320,000 historical transport and design objects. Family activities include miniature railway rides, object handling, talks, a vintage vehicle pop up food village and more. Tickets cost £12 (adults), £10 (concessions). Children under 17 go free. Tickets are valid for both days. More details here

New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival, until 30 April 2017

There’s a free film festival this week at various venues around New Cross and Deptford. On Saturday choose from Kung Fu Panda at the Bear Church (11am), Wall-E at Deptford Lounge (2.30pm) and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with Electric Pedals at Telegraph Hill Upper Park (8pm). More details here

Feast of St George, Trafalgar Square, Saturday 22 April 2017

The Mayor of London’s annual Feast of St George takes place in Trafalgar Square on Saturday. There will be stalls selling traditional food; free games, music and performances for all the family; and celebrity chefs giving live cooking demonstrations. More details here

Celebrate the Feast of Saint George, Borough Market, 12pm to 4pm, Sunday 23 April 2017

Visit Borough Market on Sunday for a festival of food, music, storytelling and theatre. Saint George is also patron saint of Catalonia, so expect to see the Castellers of London mark the feast in their own style by building a traditional Catalan human tower. Free. More details here

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