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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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2018 Sony World Photography Awards

The World Photography Organisation is serious about organising photography. Every year, to show just how damn serious it is, it hosts a competition to find the best damn photography out there. The entries number in the tens of thousands, and they get turned into this massive exhibition at Somerset House. 

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Somerset House , Temple Until Sunday May 6 2018

The Big Dig

Get to know London's hidden edible gardens by joining in this hands-on eventm, where more than 40 of London’s edible gardens open up their spaces for visitors to have a go at picking and planting. 

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Various London locations , London Saturday April 21 2018

'Capital City'

The relationship between money, property in London and the effects it has on our lives is explored in this exhibition and events series. Displays will look at estate regeneration, the origins of money in London’s housing market and what impact glass towers have on our environment. 

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London College of Communication , Elephant and Castle Until Wednesday May 2 2018

Som Saa's 2nd Birthday

Help the guys at Som Saa celebrate two years of trading at their permanent home with a night of great grub and flowing booze. Breddos Tacos will be serving Thai inspired Mexican dishes and late night cocktails will be whizzed up at the bar. 

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Som Saa , Spitalfields Saturday April 21 2018

A Rubbish Trip

Head on a two-mile ramble from Mudchute on the Isle of Dogs to Greenwich on this tour to hear stories of castaway communities and the collection and transformation of the city's waste, past and present. 

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Various London locations , London Saturday April 21 2018
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Scott H

We spend months getting a fab event organised at the Royal Institution including a NASA astronaut on 6 May.

Tell Time Out about it five times, six times in the months beforehand. Do they feature this? What do you think?

Next time we won't bother...

James Z

@Scott H  My wife and I would've LOVED to have gone to that event! 

Emily S

Rubbish things to do this week TimeOut team!

You've just basically listed the theater companies etc that you can buy expensive tickets from.

I was looking for inspiration and you usually come up trumps! 

Philip H

Number 6 would be great except the O2 Cable car is shut all weekend. Might want to update in case 1000s of keen Timeouters descend first on North Greenwich and then on the TO offices 

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

why does the gallery shut at 2pm!

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.