Things to do in London this Sunday

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

Shopping, Antiques

Hackney Flea Market

icon-location-pin Stoke Newington

What is it? A lovely hall on Stoke Newington’s Church Street is transformed into a knick-knack hunter’s paradise.
Why go? It’s not all second-hand – local creatives can also be spotted selling their wares at reasonable prices too. 

Things to do, Film events

London Feminist Film Festival

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What is it? This film fest paired up with Rio Cinema, Genesis and the BFI Southbank for its sixth edition bringing 30 films from female (and non-binary) directors to the capital.
Why go? Look out for the ‘Keepers of Culture’ session focusing on African heritage and feminist documentary practices and a film session curated by queer feminist collective Club Des Femmes. 

Things to do, Markets and fairs

Friends Serene Art Fair

icon-location-pin Hackney

What is it? Get your busy hands on prints, gifts, zines and everything in between at this fair, packed with stalls of goodies from some of London and Brighton's most talented creatives.
Why go? There’ll be DJs, drinks, and plenty of special guests. 

Things to do, Classes and workshops

Wild Life Drawing x Petalon: Botanical Illustration

icon-location-pin Lea Bridge

What is it? London's kookiest life drawing class is putting on a special Botanical Illustration class with Florence Kennedy of Petalon.
Why go? Go to get acquainted with how plants work, a greater confidence in using different materials and take home an artwork you can (hopefully) be proud of. 

Victor Frankowski
Things to do, Festivals

Zee London Mela

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What is it? This annual celebration of South Asian culture takes over Southall, the birthplace of bhangra.
Why go? It'll be showcasing international artists, local talent, comedy, cabaret and Bollywood in a programme of art, dance, music and more. 

First Hate
Things to do, Performances

The Shacklewell Arms 7th Birthday

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What is it? One of our top London venues celebrates it seventh birthday with a week long run of shows.
Why go? The week finishes up tonight with a good old sing-a-long with Krautrock Karaoke. 

Things to do, Film events

BFI Future Film presents ‘Virtually Summer’

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What is it? Explore VR, AR, 360 and other immersive storytelling and filmmaking techniques at this series of practical workshops, masterclasses and screenings.
Why go? To get into the nitty gritty of immersive film tech and make your own film on their specially created 360 film set. 

Dave McGowan
Things to do, Walks and tours

Tunnel Boat Trip

icon-location-pin King's Cross

What is it? Brush up on your canal history while drifting through the Islington Tunnel on a narrow boat on a Tunnel Boat Trip from the Canal Museum.
Why go? Get up close to the tunnel's nooks and crannies and learn all about how it was built on this hour-long guided ride. 

Things to do, Food and drink events

Gelato in the City

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What is it? Dai Dai! This pop up gelateria is back serving up ice cool scoops.
Why go? It's summer - it's ice cream time. 

David LaChapelle 'An illuminating path' (1998) Courtesy of the artist

‘Michael Jackson: On the Wall’

icon-location-pin Leicester Square

What is it? A whole show of art inspired by the King of Pop. 
Why go? This isn't mega-cheesy or ultra-dull. This is a study of fame, obsession, talent and the power of black America. 

Time Out says

Shopping, Markets and fairs

Broadway Market Tooting

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Not to be confused with east London's Broadway Market, this one has been firmly rooted in Tooting since 1936. There are more than 100 stalls touting food, drink, fresh produce, fashion, technology, homeware and more. You can also get your bike fixed at Pedal Back Cafe, have something altered or tailored at Sew Much More or get your nails done at Nail Art.