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 |
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Saturday: a day of the week so uniquely brilliant that Elton John, Nick Drake and, uh, Whigfield all wrote songs about it. There are loads of incredible things to do in London, and whether you plan to spend your Saturday 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

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Restaurants, Contemporary Global

Hicce

icon-location-pin King's Cross

A King’s Cross small-plates restaurant from Murano-trained chef Pip Lacey. Don't mess around. Order the Chorizo and cauliflower, squid and apple and crème caramel.

Venue says Michelin starred Pip Lacey & business partner Gordy McIntyre launch their first solo venture in the heart of Kings Cross's Coal Drops Yard!

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Things to do, Exhibitions

Brick Wonders

icon-location-pin Horniman Museum, Forest Hill
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What can you do with 500,000 Lego bricks? Turn them into 50 iconic landmarks, obvs. Your inner child will be left amazed (or incredibly jealous).

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Show of the Week: ‘Don McCullin’

icon-location-pin Tate Britain, Westminster
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Harrowing images of war and conflict by a true master of the form. McCullin knows how to hit you right in the feels. It might not be easy to see, but it’s damn good.

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Things to do, Markets and fairs

#BuyBlackLondon

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Support businesses owned by black Londoners at this pop-up, which is raising money for young people in Ghana.

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Things to do, Markets and fairs

Love Hounds

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Get together with fellow pup lovers and their pooches at a dog day afternoon of games and gifts to raise money for animal rescue charities.

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Things to do, Classes and workshops

London Paint Party

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This is an art attack, but not as you know it. The London Paint Party is your chance to paint something lovingly this Valentine's Day. Enjoy a night of drinks, dance music and canvas creativity. 

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Tracey Emin 'It was all too Much' (2018) © Tracey Emin. All rights reserved, DACS 2017. Photo © White Cube (Theo Christelis)
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Tracey Emin: A Fortnight of Tears

icon-location-pin White Cube Bermondsey, The Borough
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Giant selfies and overwrought paintings by probably our most famous living artist. Whatever you think of Emin, you can’t deny that she knows how to express emotion brilliantly.

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Things to do, Consumer shows and conventions

London VidCon

icon-location-pin ExCeL Centre, Custom House
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Meet all your favourite online YouTube sensations such as Joey Graceffa, Marcus Butler and Patrick Starrr offline. The world's biggest vlogging convention, VidCon is coming to town and there'll be plenty of live music and talks. 

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Things to do, Classes and workshops

A Brexit Poetry Workshop

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Sick of the B word? No, we don’t mean boobs, we mean Brexit obviously. In this two-hour workshop, writers of all levels can discuss how the results of the referendum have affected them, and channel those thoughts into poetry.

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