When you’ve had enough of lounging about in the sun this bank holiday weekend, here are some fun events to keep you busy
Spring Festival at the Bavarian Beerhouse
Enjoy Oktoberfest early this year at this beery event – it’s got live Oompah music, dancing and plenty of German beer served in Stein glasses. Wunderbar!
http://www.bavarian-beerhouse.co.uk/london/whats-on/spring-festival/ - £5, Saturday 6pm, Bavarian Beerhouse, EC1V 2QH
New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival
Watch Get Out, In Bruges and Paddington 2 at the cinema WITHOUT PAYING ANY MONEY at these fantastic free film screenings.
http://www.freefilmfestivals.org/filmfestival/new-cross-deptford/ - Free, Saturday and Sunday, Various locations
Brixton Windmill Beer and Bread Festival
More beer! But with bread this time. What more do you need in life? At this festival you’ll be able to tuck into a delicious baked good or two and wash it down with some delicious pints.
http://brixtonwindmill.org/whats-on?item=161 – Free entry, Monday 1-5pm, Brixton Windmill, Blenheim Gardens, SW2 5EU
Surrey v Worcestershire
The sun is out all weekend - so what better way to soak it up than at the glorious Oval, supping on some pints and watching some lads gently caress willow against leather playing God’s sport? Surrey are playing Worcestershire in the County Championship Division One and it looks like a road of a pitch, so get ready for a run-fest.
https://www.eticketing.co.uk/surreytickets/Events/Index £20 adults, £1 kids (free after tea), Friday-Monday (depending on match situation), 11am - 6pm or so
Simpsons Bank Holiday Marathon
The Genesis Cinema is hosting a free marathon of classic Simpsons episodes – and there’ll even be Duff beer at the bar.
http://genesiscinema.co.uk/GenesisCinema.dll/WhatsOn?Film=11645643 – Free (but you need to claim a ticket), Monday 12-10pm, Genesis Cinema, E1 4UJ
Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with live music, pop-up shopping and delicious Mexican food.
https://www.popbrixton.org/events/cinco-de-mayo/ - Free, Saturday 12pm, Pop Brixton, SW9 8PQ
Kew’s Glasshouse reopens
The famous Victorian Temperate House is reopening this weekend after a five-year, £41 million restoration. Go check out that nature!
https://www.kew.org/the-worlds-greatest-glasshouse - £16 entry for Kew Gardens, From Saturday, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, W9 3AB
Find out all about the weirdest new internet craze: SLIME! You’ll also learn how to make it and dunk you hands in bathtubs full of it.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/slime-london-tickets-44817887508 – Free entry, Saturday and Sunday, 14 Percy Street, W1T 1DR
Get healthy at Covent Garden
This weekend, Covent Garden is being transformed with early morning outdoor yoga classes, aura readings and organic, farm-to-table breakfasts. Perfect after a heavy night out.
https://www.coventgarden.london/whats-on/wellness-weekend - Free, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Covent Garden, WC2E 9DD