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Five things to do this weekend

By Eleanor Yates Feb 25, 2022
Friends laughing togetherHead out with friends for a weekend of London based activities. Photo: Priscilla-Du-Pree/Unsplash

Looking for some activities for the weekend? After the recent bad weather, here are some places to visit and enjoy the best events London has to offer.

Celebrate Brazilian carnival 

Brazilian woman dressed up for Carnival.
Celebrate carnival in Covent Garden. Photo: Vladimir Soares/Unsplash

When? February 24 – February 27.

Experience nightly performances and the excitement of Brazilian Carnival at SUSHISAMBA in Covent Garden. Performances include samba dancers, batucada drummers and DJs playing the best of Brazilian beats, complemented by Carnival-inspired menu specials and caipirinhas. 

Visit the Leica Gallery London

Woman in a gallery.
Enjoy the works of Jocelyn Bain Hogg. Photo: Adrien Olichon/Unsplash

When? February 23 – March 27.

Celebrate the portfolio of photographer Jocelyn Bain Hogg, in an exhibition that showcases work across the photographer’s career from 1985 to 2011.

Margarita madness at Hacha Brixton

Margarita cocktail
Experience music and margs at this Brixton hotspot. Photo: Brian Jones/Unsplash

When? One month starting from February 22.

Hacha Brixton has teamed up with Patron Tequila and Maiz Azul to bring you music from DJs and local artists, food and margs. Learn about the evolution of the Margarita and celebrate from £13 per person. 

Rugby at Truman’s

Person pulling a pint
Watch the rugby with friends at Truman’s. Photo: Amie Johnson/Unsplash

When? 26 February – 19 March.

Tune in to the Six Nations at Truman’s Social Club in North East London. With over 20 beers available, the venue offers the perfect space to meet friends and enjoy the atmosphere. 

Find Joy at the Wellcome Collection

Woman holding a sunflower smiling.
Challenge your views on health at the Wellcome Collective. Photo: Benigno Hoyuela/Unsplash

When? Until March 27, Tuesday through Sunday.

Travel to central London and visit the Wellcome Collection, a free museum and library whose goal is to challenge how we feel about health. The Joy exhibition shares a range of diversity of experiences that affect positive emotion on the body. 

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