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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Things to do, Exhibitions

Controversial Design

icon-location-pin Somerset House, Temple
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Smash taboos around periods, sex toys and burials at this interactive workshop and exhibition exploring how we design contentious objects.

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‘Rosie’
Things to do, Film events

Irish Film Festival London

icon-location-pin Various London venues, London
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See the best new films from the Emerald Isle in London this week. Don’t miss Roddy Doyle ’s hard-hitting Dublin-set drama ‘Rosie’ this Saturday.

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Things to do, Food and drink events

Bottomless Drag Brunch

icon-location-pin Drink, Shop & Do, King's Cross
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Catch drag double-act Oberon White and Sam Reynolds serving up lip-sync battle realness, bagels and bubbly.

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Native
Restaurants, British

Restaurant of the Week: Native

icon-location-pin Southwark

Hit up this larger SE1 incarnation of the celebrated wild food restaurant. Go for the wild meat. Whatever shape it comes in, it’ll blow you away.

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Things to do, pop-ups

Silvana Light Maze

icon-location-pin Wembley Park, Wembley
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Wembley Park is going all-out to turn London eyes Brent-wards this Christmas, with a dazzling glass labyrinth for visitors to walk through. And it just so happens to coincide with the launch of a new Boxpark in the area in December. 

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Things to do, pop-ups

Wasted Chic x Student High Street Anti Black Friday

icon-location-pin Old Spitalfields Market, Spitalfields
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As big brands cash in on Black Friday, support the little guy at this pop-up shop selling small-batch streetwear, curated vintage attire and ethical, sustainable pieces. Keep an eye out for raffles with designer prizes and giveaways throughout the day.

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Courtesy the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery New York, Paris and London
Art

Show of the Week: Dara Birnbaum

icon-location-pin Marian Goodman Gallery, Soho
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See this show full of influential video art about propaganda and surveillance. It’s terrifying, and very, very necessary. 

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Things to do, Festivals

Festival of Sustainable Fashion

icon-location-pin Hackney House, Shoreditch
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Get swishing and swapping at this festival celebrating forward-thinking fashion. Grab your unwanted clobber and exchange them for someone else’s garb you’re not sick of wearing at The Big Swish Clothes Swap or upcylce your battered wares at the Repair Cafe.

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Hadestown
Theatre, Musicals

‘Hadestown’

icon-location-pin National Theatre, South Bank
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Catch the stage version of Anaïs Mitchell’s hit ‘folk opera’. The wonderfully eccentric casting and sensational songs.

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