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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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Eastern Electrics

Critics' choice

Jamie Jones, Skream, Floorplan, tINI, Steve Lawler, DJ EZ, Lil Louis, Guti, Richy Ahmed and more. Returning to Hertfordshire's Hatfield House for the second year, premier one-day dance festival Eastern Electrics has grown into an even bigger beast for 2015 with a 12,000 person capacity, the organisers have added an eighth stage and a 'ravey woodlands' area, which will no doubt delight the party-hungry hordes.

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Hatfield House Saturday August 1 2015
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Zabludowicz Collection: 20 Years

This show celebrates the passion, commitment and dedication to contemporary art of London residents Anita and Poju Zabludowicz. Of the 3,000 works they’ve amassed, only a small percentage is actually on show at the Zabludowicz Collection’s home in a former Methodist church in Chalk Farm. Bright, vivacious works converse with each other, and the influence of mass culture transcends time.

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Zabludowicz Collection Thursday July 30 2015 - Sunday August 16 2015 Free
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Krankbrother Day and Night Terrace Party

Critics' choice

The Krankbrother party primers return with another blinder at Greenwich club Studio 338. Get prepared to party alfresco with a crack team of international selectors, including US house heroa DJ QU and Omar S, Norwegian cosmic disco maestro Prins Thomas and brilliant Dutch house producer Gerd.

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Studio 338 Saturday August 1 2015 - Sunday August 2 2015
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The Fabularium Fairytale Festival

The Fabularium Fairytale Festival will take place inside a huge yurt on the Southbank. Organised by performance storytelling programmers The Crick Crack Club, the line-up includes yarn spinners Ben Haggerty, Nell Phoenix and Clare Muireann Murphy who take to the stage to tell epic, funny and naughty stories. There will also be a competition to find the best wild man, woman and child in London and a silent disco for all entrants.

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The Fabularium Until Sunday August 2 2015
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BBC Proms 19 & 21: Alina Ibragimova plays Bach

Critics' choice

The London-based Russian instrumentalist performs two late-night Proms offering JS Bach’s ingenious Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. Stand by for a thrilling experience as Ibragimova renders the vast space of the RAH an intimate one.

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Royal Albert Hall Friday July 31 2015 - Saturday August 1 2015
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Inside Out

Pixar's latest is a dizzying, inventive but still kid-friendly trip into the unconscious mind

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Now Showing

Amy

This heartbreaking doc is precisely the tribute the great British singer-songwriter deserved

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Now Showing

Eden

This account of the French house boom is so much more than just snooty Parisians pushing buttons

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Now Showing

The Wonders

Forget 'Ant-Man' – this Italian coming-of-age tale is this week's real miniature marvel

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Now Showing

Best Of Enemies

Witness the birth of finger-pointing journalism with this doc about a series of infamous TV debates

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Now Showing
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