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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 |
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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

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Annie Charman
Things to do, Markets and fairs

Green Rooms Market

icon-location-pin Peckham Springs, Peckham
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Get your green fingers on plants, pots, botanical prints and embroidery and everything in between at this leafy market. As well as cacti, succulents and herbs there’ll also be terrarium making workshops.

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Things to do, Classes and workshops

Queer Tango on the Thames

icon-location-pin Southbank Centre, South Bank
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It takes two to tango and now’s your chance to dance the dance. Whether you're an early embracer or a pro of the pivot, this queer-friendly Tango session at the Southbank will see your feet tracing a figure of eight regardless of ability. 

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Paint Jam Night
Things to do, Classes and workshops

Paint Jam Tropical

icon-location-pin Secret Location, Spitalfields
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Let loose on those canvases and make a splash at this paint sesh. Don’t worry, there’ll be a teacher on hand to help with any problems. And because it’s Notting Hill Carnival weekend you can expect reggae themes throughout.

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Things to do, Markets and fairs

Smithfield Street Party: A Beastly Adventure

icon-location-pin Smithfield Market, Farringdon and Smithfield
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Smithfield Market is hosting an animal-focused street party to mark its 150th birthday this August Bank Holiday Sunday. Curated by the Museum of London, you can expect fun and games for all ages. From aerialists swinging from the rafters to learning how to move like a bee in a waggle dance workshop, this is going to be one wild party.

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Things to do, Food and drink events

Contemporary Cask Fest

icon-location-pin Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum, Walthamstow
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Fancy trying a bunch of new brews in the Stow? Wine ’n’ Rind’s posh cheese toasties will help soak up the suds, and there will be more options for those who don’t hail the ale.

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Hampton Court Palace
Things to do, Food and drink events

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

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This is not just any food festival, this is the foodie extravaganza that is Hampton Court Food Festival. All tickets grants you to access to more than 100 speciality food stalls, cookery demos, talks and book signings from seasoned chefs. For no extra cost, you’re welcome to snoop around Hampton Court Palace too.

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Things to do, Festivals

Innocent Notting Hill Carnival Survival Pop-Up

icon-location-pin Powis Square, Notting Hill
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Prepare to get fruity for London’s biggest street bash. Smoothie gurus Innocent Drinks will be on hand to help you have the best Carnival yet. Enjoy free drinks, face painting and a place to rest and recharge on the deck chairs. 

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Dolor y gloria
Film, Drama

Film of the Week: Pain and Glory

A woozy, humane journey into a jaded filmmaker’s soul. There’s no sense of waning creativity, only a mood of longing and nostalgia that’s unmistakably personal. It’s Pedro Almodóvar’s most personal films and it will pierce your heart. 

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Wimbledon Park Food Festival
© Andy Newbold
Things to do, Food and drink events

Wimbledon Park Food and Drink Festival

icon-location-pin Wimbledon Park, Wimbledon
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Spend the bank holiday weekend sampling delights from over 45 stands selling burgers, ice cream, artisan beers and more. As well as amazing street food, there'll be cooking demos, talks and live music, plus straw bales to have picnics on and games and face painting for little visitors.

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Hackney Flea Market
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Things to do, Markets and fairs

Hackney Flea Market

icon-location-pin Abney Hall, Stoke Newington
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Want your flat to look like a spread from a 1970’s interior design mag? You’ll feel right at home at this flea where eclectic taste is key. On the lookout for costume jewellery, vintage fabrics, salvaged furniture, old maps and reclaimed fixtures and fittings? You’ll find it here. 

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