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Football Free Weekend!

In Events, Festival, food, In London on June 18, 2010 at 11:58 am

Don’t fancy watching the football…well this weekend you are spoilt for choice for things to do. This weekend there are festivals, street parties and even a carnival… FUN!

For foodies

Taste of London – 17th – 20th June 2010 – Regents Park.

You can still buy tickets for Saturday and sunday! Taste of London is your chance to sample culinary delights from London’s best restaurants. Now in its seventh year, look out for demonstrations from great chefs like Heston Blumenthal and Giorgio Locatelli at the Taste Theatre, and an extraordinary range of quality food and drink from around the world.

For more information please visit – Standard tickets cost £22.00

For Music Lovers

Spitalfields Summer Festival – 19th-26th June 2010

Spitalfields festival is the East end version of the proms and is bound to have something that everybody will want to hear. “Music from old and new contemporaries – from Monteverdi to Xenakis, Allegri to Clementi”


Royal Academy of Music Baroque Orchestra & Chorus performance of Handel’s Saul.

For more information please visit:

For the family

Covent Garden Market 180th Birthday weekend Celebrations. 18th -20th june

Covent Garden is hosting a three-day party this weekend for the Market Building’s 180th anniversary. The celebration kicks off today with the cutting of a giant birthday cake big enough for 2000 people. Children and adults will be able to take part in workshops throughout the weekend to learn singing, juggling, acrobatics and more. And there will be entertainment from street performers.

For more information please visit

The event is free!

More to follow……