Events to Enjoy this Bank Holiday Weekend
And breathe... The bank holiday weekend is finally here, which means you can finally enjoy a well deserved break, a chance to let your hair down and enjoy a few blissful days out of office. It's amazing what a difference that extra day makes, and the bank holiday weekend is the perfect opportunity to have a good time, as well as enjoy some TLC and relaxation.
Sometimes though, the bank holiday weekend can outface you a little bit. Whilst some people may already have made plans, a lot of us will either have a) forgotten entirely that this weekend is bank holiday weekend, or b) decided you'll wait until it's actually here to decide what you feel like doing.
With that in mind, we thought we would explore some of the best things to do this bank holiday weekend, whether it be revisiting an event you've enjoyed in the past, or trying something completely new. Join us for a bank holiday weekend to remember, with a variety of adult and kids events across the capital.
has been a wonderful fixture within Earl’s Court throughout the summer, and there is still time to enjoy this fun celebration of all things food, entertainment and summer. With events for adults, children and families, it is the perfect place to spend the bank holiday weekend.
Mega Please Draw Freely
Housed in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern, Mega Please Draw Freely, by artist Ei Arakawa, invites everyone, from adults to children and everyone in between, to express their creative talents through the medium of art. Comprising of the blank canvas of the floor (and banners along the wall) of the Turbine Hall, visitors are encouraged to doodle away, and thus be a part of a mega piece of artwork along with people around the country (and the world).
Coming to Clapham Common tomorrow, Yam Carnival is created by the team behind the infamous Afronation and will feature a whole host of acts across the carnival, including Davido and Princess Nokia. The carnival, which was supposed to make its debut at the same location in 2020, will be the first chance for many to get back to live music since the start of the pandemic, and is sure to be a busy and vibrant day out.
Hampton Court Palace Food Festival
Love food? Love beautiful locations? Then look no further than a glorious bank holiday weekend at Hampton Court Palace Food Festival. Taking place across the entirety of the bank holiday weekend, the event is a foodie's dream. Consisting of a multitude of vendors, with delicious street food, adventurous cocktails and other treats to enjoy on the day, it is sure to be a popular choice this weekend. Head down to avoid missing out, and pick up some delicious food to take home with you, to help you through the rest of the week.