Things to do in London this Saturday

Enjoy the best day (and night) of the week with our guide to Saturday fun in London
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By Time Out London Things To Do |

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.

RECOMMENDED: Find more things to do in London this Friday and this Sunday

Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers exhibition
Things to do, Exhibitions

‘Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers’

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You won’t believe it, but Time Out is 50 this year. To mark our big milestone, we’ve put together an exhibition of our best ever magazine covers. It’s a brilliant and bizarre journey through half a century of design, pop culture and city life. 

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Things to do, Festivals

Open House London

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Want to sneak around London’s Brutalist landmarks, historic theatres and government buildings? Now is your chance. This capital-wide annual festival of architecture gives Londoners access to hundreds of buildings not normally open to the public. 

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Things to do, Quirky events

Deep Trash Escoria

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Get your glad rags on and immerse yourself in  this total celebration of Latinx burlesque culture.

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Things to do, Quirky events

Make Emo Great Again

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If you're not o-fucking-kay with the fact that emo bangers aren't topping the charts anymore get yourself down this night of eyeliner overload, drainpipe skinny jeans and large helpings of Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance.

Things to do, Performances

City of Women

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Hear a feminist choir celebrate a century of electoral equality in Leadenhall Market.

Image courtesy of the artist and Goldsmiths CCA.
Art, Contemporary art

Show of the Week: Mika Rottenberg

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See films and installations about the economy and stuff. Rottenberg is funny, confrontational and totally brilliant.

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Things to do, Consumer shows and conventions

New Scientist Live

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Head to this light-hearted festival peddling some serious science. Go to earn your place in the Slime Olympics.

Things to do, Food and drink events

London's Harvest Pizza and Aperitivo

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Get acquainted with cosy autumn evenings at the Skip Garden, where you can relax around campfires with pizza and a negroni in hand.

Things to do, Markets and fairs

North End Road Autumn Market

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North End Road is getting ready for cosy autumn days with its latest seasonal market. Browse 150 stalls packed with gifts from across the globe, listen to live music, tuck into exotic street food and relish the feel-good vibes.