This weekend there’s something to celebrate all over the Capital, from the harvest to American football, via chillis and the new King’s Cross Square…
King’s Cross Square Festival, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September 2013
The new King’s Cross Square is revealed this weekend. To celebrate there will be a Victorian themed carnival in the Square, or take the miniature train to Granary Square where children can try chimney sweeping and shovelling coal. There are gin cocktails and penny farthing racing for the adults. Free. More details here.
NFL American Football Zone, Regent Street, 12pm to 6pm, Saturday 28 September 2013
The NFL is going to transform Regent Street into a traffic-free American football zone on Saturday September 28 to celebrate the following day’s International Series game at Wembley Stadium between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings. See players and coaches, take part in NFL activities, visit interactive team areas, watch cheerleaders and enjoy music and American food. Free. More details here.
Pearly Kings & Queens Society Costermongers Harvest Festival Parade Service, starts at Guildhall Yard, 1pm, Sunday 29 September
Go along to Guildhall Yard on Sunday for some traditional entertainment, followed by the Pearly Kings and Queens’ parade down to St Mary-le-Bow Church for their annual harvest festival service at 3pm. The parade features mayors, donkeys and carts, marching bands and many other colourful characters. All harvest offerings are donated to the Whitechapel Mission. Free. More details here.
Festival of Heat, Spitalfields City Farm, 12pm to 6pm, Sunday 29 September 2013
This Sunday, Spitalfields City Farm is hosting the Festival of Heat, celebrating all things chilli related. Try a range of spicy street food and buy chilli sauce, oils and preserves, fresh farm produce, chilli plants and seeds. There will also be a bar and live music, alongside the regular Eco-Chic market. Free. More details here.