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Things to do in London this Sunday

Forget about your day of rest with our tips for what to do this Sunday in London

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By Time Out London Things To Do |

Looking for great things to do in London? Finish your weekend in style with our guide to the best entertainment, events and places to go in London this Sunday, featuring an array of fantastic ideas that show the city at its best on this day of rest.

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

Things to do, Festivals

Soho Fete and Waiters' Race

icon-location-pin St Anne's Church, Soho, Soho

This legendary knees-up is back for the forty-fifth year. Head along to bet on the snail race, enter the spaghetti-eating competition, see women-led morris dancing and the famous Waiters’ Race.

Things to do, Film events

The Shortest Nights Film Festival

icon-location-pin The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick

This day of screenings showcases Britain’s best short filmmakers with programmes dedicated to comedy, horror and more.

Things to do, Literary events

Queen's Park Book Festival

icon-location-pin Queen's Park, Queen’s Park

Extra, extra! Read all about it! The Queen’s Park Book Festival returns for another literary packed weekend. Discover a mix of local, national and international writers and fresh literary talent over 30 events across three different stages. 

Things to do, Markets and fairs

Yokimono Japanese Market

icon-location-pin The Factory Dalston, Dalston

Say konnichiwa to vintage kimonos, Manga portraits, kintsugi ceramics and live taiko drumming.

Things to do, Sport events

EVE and The Riot Grrrls of Wrestling present: Wrestle Queendom II

icon-location-pin York Hall, Bethnal Green

Get ready to rumble with the baddest and punkiest all-female feminist wrestling group. EVE and The Riot Grrrls of Wrestling are back for another round of death-defying, theatrical and action-packed stunts charged with cabaret, comedy and fun.  

Things to do, Walks and tours

The London Ear Guided Walk

icon-location-pin Various London locations, London

Keep your ear to the ground and listen out for this two-mile London Ear Guided tour. Explore the streets of the city through the medium of sound. Learn about the noises we hear on our streets.

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Restaurants, British

No. Fifty Cheyne

icon-location-pin Chelsea

A stylish brasserie on Chelsea’s posh Cheyne Walk. Their chargrilled, melt-in-the-mouth rib-eye steak is pure magic.

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Things to do, Festivals

The Big Jewish Summer Fête

icon-location-pin Highbury Fields, Highbury

It's all kosher at Highbury Fields because they're throwing a big fat Jewish summer fête. In celebration of Jewish culture, there'll be plenty of klezmer, circle dancing, kosher ice cream and bagels. 

Things to do, Quirky events

Hampstead Beach

icon-location-pin JW3, Finchley Road

You needn't leave the capital to soak up the sun, sea and sand. Hampstead is creating an urban beach, complete with a built-in paddling pool and splash areas. 

Photo: Jonathan Prime/Universal
Film, Comedy


A rom-com set in a world in which The Beatles never existed. Himesh Patel’s thunderous rooftop rendition of ‘Get Back’ is pure cinematic gold.

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