Things to do in London this Sunday

Forget about your day of rest with our tips for what to do this Sunday in London

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Finish your weekend in style with our guide to the best entertainment, events and places to go in London this Sunday, featuring an array of fantastic ideas that show the city at its best on this day of rest.

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  • Frock Me! Vintage Fair

    Frock Me! returns with some of the best vintage the capital has to offer. Catering to everyone from serious collectors to fashion enthusiasts, Chelsea Town Hall will be filled with over 50 stalls of vintage and designer clothing, accessories and jewellery. Expect swing coats, cashmere and enough flapper dresses to keep the cast of Downton happy. Hungry shoppers can recharge at the nostalgic pop-up café, hosted by Brighton's Blackbird Tea Rooms.

    Chelsea Old Town Hall, Nov 30

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  • Disco Loco

    Raving doesn't have to stop when you have kids, as this clubbing experience geared towards mums, dads and their little 'uns proves. The daytime party provides a credible and eclectic soundtrack from residents Reverend Milo Speedwagon and Trojan Sound System's Earl Gateshead, plus guests. There's booze for the parents and softer tipples for the little'uns. The USP of Disco Loco? Bring your own baby.

    Oval Space, Nov 30

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  • Aziz Ansari - Live!

    US talent Aziz Ansari returns to London after (nearly) selling out the Hammersmith Apollo last year. He's the co-creator of MTV's excellent 'Human Giant', and star of the best-sitcom-on-TV-right-now 'Parks and Recreation', but Ansari's is at his best live on stage. The South Carolina-born comic is a masterful stand-up – his shows are high-energy, feelgood fun, and sublimely funny. Ansari's already taken this tour to arenas across the States, including New York's Madison Square Garden, so this London date is a relatively intimate gig. But, more importantly, we wonder what delicious grub the food-loving comic will be sampling on his London visit?

    Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Nov 30

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  • A Night in Paradise

    Nights at now-defunct New York nightclub Paradise Garage have become the stuff of legend over the years. The seminal venue played host to countless nights of disco and early house bliss during its ten-year run (1977-1987), many of them helmed by seminal selector Larry Levan, whose name alone rightly causes many-a DJ to get all misty eyed, such was his prowess behind the decks. Countless selectors from across generations cite both the club and Leven as key influences in their career (whether they were lucky enough to attend in person or not), and London's own Ministry of Sound was even inspired by Paradise Garage. Thus, MoS seems a fitting location to celebrate the club and its music.

    Ministry of Sound, Nov 30

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  • Sunday Papers Live

    Pitched as a real-life incarnation of your favourite Sunday rag (think broadsheet rather than red-top), this many-sided day out is centred around a series of talks from experts on world news, fashion, food and much more. For an extra fee, there are also Sunday roasts served banquet-style on a long table, cocktails, coffees and boat trips along Regents Canal. The latest edition will feature appearances from Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, Polar explorer Ann Daniels, No More Page 3 campaigner Jo Harrison, genre-mashing musician Soweto Kinch and many more. Wear comfy trousers and come with an open mind – this is set to be a lazy yet enlightening day out.

    Cecil Sharp House, Nov 30

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Frock Me! Vintage Fair

Frock Me! returns with some of the best vintage the capital has to offer. Catering to everyone from serious collectors to fashion enthusiasts, Chelsea Town Hall will be filled with over 50 stalls of vintage and designer clothing, accessories and jewellery. Expect swing coats, cashmere and enough flapper dresses to keep the cast of Downton happy. Hungry shoppers can recharge at the nostalgic pop-up café, hosted by Brighton's Blackbird Tea Rooms.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, Nov 30

See more on Frock Me! Fashion Fair at Chelsea Old Town Hall





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Nadia
Nadia

I like these ideas there very fun things to iv been on other webs and they give you rubbish plans unlike this website there very very interesrting so ill give a 4 star

Lilly
Lilly

Looking for London Business Travel List for Dining , Museum Visits and Things to Do this Season With the right entertainment and dining guide, on-the-go business travelers to London can explore the city between meetings and after the business day ends. If you have a morning free before you head off to your meetings, you should enjoy an authentic English breakfast at The Wolseley. It offers an award-winning full English breakfast starting as early as 7 am for early risers (or those not yet adjusted to London time). The breakfast menu features a viennoiserie basket, the famous The English (eggs, bacon, sausage, baked beans, tomato, black pudding and mushrooms), and lighter fare like grapefruit or granola. Reservations are recommended as this event is very popular amongst the business set during the week. Then you can soak up the city by going to some of the most controversial and intriguing contemporary British art at the Saatchi Gallery. Located in a 70,000 square-foot space in Chelsea, exhibitions of sculpture, painting, photography, video and installations keep the eye and mind engaged. After that, you can stop by Buckingham Palace and try and see the queen! To make sure you’re ready for your eventful morning in London, why not indulge yourself to a relaxing spa day at your hotel after your flight? It can erase those bleary eyes and disoriented state of being from jumping through time zones. Jet Lag is one of the most common problems business men and women experience. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel near Hyde Park features a luxurious spa offering hydrotherapy, color therapy and an opportunity to create a custom spa experience. There’s also Urban Retreat (for the ladies) and The Refinery (for gentlemen) at Harrod’s .Harrod’s also provides a menu of services as a quick jump-start for the hard-working businessperson. Once you’ve relaxed your mind, body, and soul, there’s nothing better than a rich meal to top it off. London is home to some of the finest and luxurious restaurants you can find. West End restaurants in London to enjoy dinner at include The Ivy London, Thames Barrier and dinner by Heston Blumenthal. The Fat Duck, the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park location of Din-ner are all restaurants from acclaimed 3 Star Michelin Chef which are packed with foodies who come for degustation of ofal and classic British country fare prepared with modern gastronomic technique. Are you looking for things to do in London? Visit Carnet, my favorite travel guide!

Sofia
Sofia

Loved the disco roast recommendation, but after taking the trip across town with a group of mates yesterday we got to The East Village and were told that they no longer does Sunday Roasts!!!!

Ali
Ali

PS my favorite Sunday haunt is Church Street in Stoke Newington - Turkish coffee, fresh juices, mediterranean breakfasts and vintage clothes. Also an old school DVD rental shop with the discs arranged by director, not 'category', for that afternoon veg out.

Ali
Ali

Nice to see that TFL are finally doing the free bike hire scheme, but you have to wonder how long those bikes will last on the streets in a city where one is stolen approx every 4 seconds.... This might have to be crossed off the Sunday to do list fairly rapidly. Must say I agree with Laura too. I found the Hangover Cure one particularly poor. Have the writers ever had a raging hangover or are they chained to their desks? Because every Londoner knows that Camden's hordes of tourists and pounding music are the worst place you could be on a Sunday morning....

Simon
Simon

I have to say I totally agree with Laura. Having said that.. it does pose another problem. I have many "hidden" gems I like to visit in London, from parties to shows, breakfast to midnight snacks...Timeout has picked up on these on occasion and within weeks if not days they kill any atmosphere there was in said destination and make it impossible to get a seat without booking weeks in advance.. The reviews for the past 8 - 12 months have constantly failed to deliver or find anything that you couldnt find by having a quick google! Part of me is happy, but I still feel TO could be highlighting some great things to do and help London business thats being hit hard of late, just keep your prying eyes out of my hidden spots!

maria
maria

try unsigned sundays @ bloomsbury bowling lanes. live acoustic music, cheap bowling, half price karaoke, films in the cinema and discount on food. come down and chill out on a sunday!

Kate
Kate

I DID like everything Time Out wrote here. Especially the Go Alternative part. Keep up Time Out! You make me get out of bed every day and go explore London!

Laura
Laura

I really appreciate Time Out as a publication but invariably as a consumer of Time Out I care about, and am interested in, what is going on in London. It's for this reason that everytime I read a Time Out feature i get excited that it is going to throw up a hidden gem or suggest something to do that i haven't heard about or thought of doing before in the capital. But alas, the above feature 'Great Things to do on a Sunday in London' fails to deliver as so many have lately. Regular readers of Time Out already know a lot of what is going on in the Capital, what we are looking for are new inspiring ideas not 'go to camden market to cure a hangover' we've been doing that for years - since we were kids (and quite frankly there is no where worse on a hangover). Don't forget to cater for Londoners - not just tourists. PLEASE show me something new.

Miss Aloha
Miss Aloha

For Vintage lovers and retrophiles.. HULA BOOGIE! Floor stomping vintage music of 1930s to 1950s from DJs, retro cocktails, brulesque entertainment and dancing (and occasional bands) since 2003 at South London Pacific Tiki Bar, Kennington. Third Sunday of every month. Voted Best Club Night by easyJet. www.hulaboogie.co.uk

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