Top 10 things to do in London over the August bank holiday weekend
From music festivals and open air cinema, to glorious gardens and treats for the children, here are our top tips of things to do this August bank holiday weekend in London.
7th March 2017
When it comes to searching for things to do in London this Easter, look no further!
Join an exclusive evening tour of the State Rooms, with their gilded ceilings and glittering chandeliers, as well as many famous masterpieces from the Royal Collection. The tour ends with a glass of Champagne, and a copy of the official souvenir guide.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017 – Monday, 1 May 2017
Tours are available at 17:30 and 18:00
£80.00 per person
THE LONDON EYE
Built for the Millennium celebrations, The London Eye is a true London icon. As the fourth highest structure in the city and affords amazing views across the capital.
Over the Easter Weekend 14th April – 16th April the London Eye is operating extended hours from 10.00 until 21.30.
To book your tickets click here.
THE ART OF THE BRICK – DC COMICS SUPER HEROES
This contemporary exhibition uses nearly 2,000,000 LEGO® bricks to create sculptures of DC Comics Super Heroes and Super Villains: from Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, to The Joker and Harley Quinn.
Created by artist Nathan Sawaya, this exhibition is located on The South Bank, in a purpose built tent, directly behind the National Theatre.
BEATRIX POTTER’S LONDON
Visit the Victoria and Albert Museum The world’s leading museum of art and design and view The Beatrix Potter’s London exhibition which explores the role London played in her life and work.
RENDEZ-VOUS 2017 TALL SHIPS REGATTA
A fleet of more than 30 tall ships will be taking part in a regatta on the river Thames at Greenwich for four days over the Easter weekend, prior to a 7,000 nautical mile transatlantic race to Canada. The ships will set off at the end of the weekend, setting sail for
Portugal, Bermuda and Boston, before arriving in Quebec on 18 July. You can make a day of it by exploring Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory and the National Maritime Museum, immersing yourself in the rich maritime history of Greenwich.
THE PASSION OF JESUS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE
On Good Friday
(14th April) watch the Easter story, performed by one hundred Wintershall players who portray of the final days of Jesus. The 90-minute production is completely free of charge, no tickets are required. There is a performance at 12 noon and 3:15 pm.
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