FRIDAY FIVE THINGS TO DO IN LONDON THIS WEEKEND

Friday Five things to do in London this weekend

So, Summer came and went, but in an effort to lift spirits we have an active selection things to do with the family this weekend. Our Friday Five consists of activities for the sporty, armchair fan, musician, film fan or scientist – we have it all.

 

 

Today, Saturday& Sunday
IMPERIAL FESTIVAL
South Kensington – www.imperial.ac.uk/festival

Imperial College’s annual festival is packed with live performances, workshops, experiments and demos. How about robotics, microbes, AI and a messy monster? This is a two-day festival, absolutely free with the sole ambition of inviting the community to experience research in science, engineering, health and business. There’s also great food and drink from around the world to enjoy!

Sunday
HOW DOES IT FEEL CHILDREN’S DISCO
The Phoenix, Cavendish Square, W1G 0PP – www.howdoesitfeel.co.uk

Rather than a rave, this is a disco for indie pop, soul and Motown lovers. Expect The Smiths, Belle & Sebastian, Allo Darlin’ and The Ramones

Saturday & Sunday
FABRIC OF FOOTBALL EXHIBITION
Bethnal Green E2 7DG – www.classicfootballshirts.co.uk

If you have a football lover or two in your household this should be a must-see.
The Fabric of Football exhibition revisits memorable moments from the history of the beautiful game, and documents the evolution of football shirt design, from the iconic to the infamous, with over 500 jerseys on display.

 

 

Saturday & Sunday
AMERICAN FOOTBALL FAN FESTIVAL WITH JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Bernie Spain Gardens, Southbank, SE1 9PH –jagscampandacademy.com

Always wanted to test yourself against NFL prospects and players? Well now is your chance. Whether you’re a hardcore Jags fan or new to American football, you’ll discover what it takes to make it to the NFL at this event. Put yourself to the test on the following on the 40 Yard Dash, Vertical Jump, Lateral Jump, QB Accuracy and Blocking Power. Jaguars star, Calais Campbell, will be at the event and there will be a chance to meet the All Pro player and ask him questions in a fan Q&A.

 

Saturday & Sunday
HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT
Royal Albert Hall, SW7 2AP – www.royalalberthall.com

There are still tickets to this live musical screening of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The The 40 foot screen will be showing the film while an orchestra performs John Williams’ iconic score.