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The best things to do in London this weekend (28-29 April)

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The cream of the crop of this weekend’s entertainment - all in one handy article

The April weather is back to being typically terrible so we’ve rounded up a load of great stuff for you to fill your time with this weekend. Don’t just stay in watching Netflix… go out and do something! 

1. BalletBoyz at Sadler’s Wells

Get some world-class culture at the show ‘Fourteen Days’ by the London-based all-male dance company BalletBoyz. It promises to be “an exciting and varied programme of dance and music.”

https://www.balletboyz.com/whatson - £12-40, Saturday, 7.30pm, Rosebery Avenue EC1R

2. Fabric of Football London Exhibition

Re-visit the most iconic moments from the history of the beautiful game and see the evolution of football shirt design, from the iconic to the infamous.

https://www.classicfootballshirts.co.uk/blog/fabric-of-football-london/ - Free, Saturday and Sunday 10am, Bethnal Green Road E2

3. Imperial Festival

A weekend of free talks, workshops and demonstrations on science and tech – with live music and street food to boot.

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/eventssummary/event_17-8-2017-12-52-36 - Free, Saturday and Sunday, 12-6pm, Exhibition Road SW7

4. Japanese Sake Festival

The best things to do in London this weekend (28-29 April)

Fancy dozens of different types of Japanese Sake along with traditional food and art stands? This is for you.

https://www.facebook.com/events/157972974750897/ - £20-40, Sunday, 12-9pm, Old Ford Road E2

5. London Margarita Rumble

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Sample the best margaritas (and then vote for your favorite) while cool live music keeps you la bamba’ing til you drop.

https://www.londonmargaritarumble.com/ - £35-55, Saturday, Various time slots, Worship Street EC2A

6. Model Market

Serving up street food, booze and vibes ’til late – just a short walk from Lewisham station.

https://www.streetfeast.com/visit-us/model-market/ - Free, Saturday 5pm, Lewisham High Street SE13

7. Prosecco Springs Festival

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A four day celebration of Prosecco, with tastings, Italian food, masterclasses and live music.

https://www.proseccosprings.com/ - £30-55, Saturday and Sunday, Various time slots, The Oval E2

8. ‘Response 3: Reality’ and ‘Quarry’

If you’re in the mood for some experimental, but truly funny, theatre grab a ticket for this event.

http://www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/response3-reality-quarry.html - £12.50, Sunday 2pm or 7.30pm, St John St EC1V

9. West Norwood Free Film Festival

Totally run by volunteers, this festival is held at venues across West Norwood and will feature documentaries like Lunar Orbit and family faves like Paddington 2.

http://www.freefilmfestivals.org/filmfestival/west-norwood/ - Free, All weekend, Various locations in South-East London

10. Brixton Disco festival

Celebrating more than 40 years of disco, this festival has live music, DJs, screenings, talks, food and drink… plus a roller disco!

http://brixtondiscofestival.com/ - From £40, Saturday 28 April, Brixton

11. NFL fun with the Jacksonville Jaguars

Test your NFL skills like the pros at this fun event, including the vertical jump, throwing accuracy test, power test and a 40-yard dash. (Registration required).

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jacksonville-jaguars-american-football-festival-tickets-45437343317 - Free, 10am-8pm on Saturday, Bernie Spain Gardens (by the Oxo Tower), Southbank SE1 9PH

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