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Things to do in London this Friday

It's time to clock off, wind down and get your weekend on...

Find fantastic ideas for things to do on a Friday, just in case you've left it to the last minute. Check out the best entertainment, nightlife and events happening in the capital this Friday. The weekend starts here...

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Brockley Street Art Festival

Make south-east London your own open gallery by taking part in this week of street art. Underwhelming building fronts will be getting the graffiti treatment and you can spot existing Brockley murals on a self-guided trail. 

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Various London venues , London Friday June 2 2017 - Saturday June 10 2017

Late at Tate Britain: Platinum Paradise

Reimagine the Pride flag, visit a queer zine showroom, pay homage to drag culture, dance to live music and fill up on street food in this after-hours party at Tate Britain that explores what queer nightlife means to Londoners today.

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Tate Britain , Westminster Friday June 2 2017

Zoo Nights

Just when you thought it was time to hang up your elephant onsie for good, ZSL London Zoo brings back its 'after hours' sessions. A reincarnation of Zoo Lates (which ended in 2015) Zoo Nights will entail street-food, a Zooniversity Challenge quiz and a salacious talk on animal sex at 'The Birds and the Bees – Uncut'. 

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London Zoo , Regent's Park Friday June 2 2017 - Friday June 30 2017


Anne Hathaway forms a psychic connection with a giant lizard in this razor-sharp black comedy

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There's goofy fun in the sun with this self-mocking reboot of the TV classic

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The Red Turtle

Co-produced by Studio Ghibli, this is a visually gorgeous tale of a shipwrecked man and a turtle

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Lady Macbeth

Newcomer Florence Pugh is tough and terrific as a Victorian-era teenager married off to a rich landowner’s son

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