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Things to do in London this Saturday

Enjoy the best day (and night) of the week with our guide to Saturday fun in London

Saturday: a day of the week so uniquely brilliant that Elton John, Nick Drake and, uh, Whigfield all wrote songs about it. Whether you plan to spend yours dancing, drinking, shopping or broadening your cultural horizons, we've got you covered with our pick of the day's best events.

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Various , London Saturday December 17 2016 - Sunday December 18 2016

Souq for Syria

A family-friendly fundraiser – explore a traditional Syrian market filled with arts, crafts, jewellery, toys and Arabic cuisine. With live music and activities for children. 

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Rich Mix , Shoreditch Saturday December 17 2016

Jamaican Christmas Party

Dalston’s Jamaican community have curated a Caribbean Christmas event with local brewery 40ft, with jerk, beer and a hefty soundsystem. Tropical festive vibes. 

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40ft Brewery , Kingsland Saturday December 17 2016

I Bike London Ride

Cycle through the city with IBikeLondon who want people to explore different parts of the capital on their regular free rides. Each ride has a unique theme so be prepared to don your wildest cycling gear.

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Various , London Saturday December 17 2016

The London Children’s Book Fair

This celebration of brilliant children's books and illustration is a great opportunity to meet award-winning authors, get books signed and get the little ones involved in creative workshops and activities. Highlights include bookmaking with Hato Press, origami and collaging with illustrator Marion Deuchars, a collaborative doodle wall created by Jon Burgerman and live drawing in the gallery with Alice Bowsher.

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Parasol Unit , Hoxton Friday December 16 2016 - Saturday December 17 2016


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cookie c
cookie c

Not much on then, London, bloody expensive but boring events


@cookie c Try the 'FREE' section. Title's a bit of a give away.

Joseph N
Joseph N

why does the gallery shut at 2pm!

Simona D
Simona D


I am glad to join you. I would like to know what events could be next Saturday. Will be my Birthday and I would like to go out with my friends.