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Things To Do This Weekend

By Kimberly Bentein, on 3 August 2018

UCLSS Social Programme Events

Friday 3rd August

Jazz in the Quad

Saturday 4th August

Day Trip: Oxford

 

Recommendations from UCLSS Staff

Things to do this weekend:

Holly

Grab a vintage memento of your time in London at a kilo sale – both Brixton and East London are open for business this weekend. There is a small entry charge but you pay by weight for your finds.

https://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/brixton-vintage-kilo-sale

https://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/east-london-vintage-kilo-sale

 

Rory

Mercato Metropolitano in Elephant and Castle is a great place to spend the day eating and drinking. This Saturday they will also host the Crafty Fox Market which could come in handy if you’re looking for gifts for friends and family back home!

https://www.craftyfoxmarket.co.uk/market-dates/2018/8/4/sample-seconds-sale-mercato-metropolitano-4th-aug

Rhod

Cocktails in the city at in Bedford Square Gardens brings together 25 of the city’s best bars, speakeasies and clubs together to serve you the makings of their mixology skills.

https://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/cocktails-in-the-city

 

Kimberly

Free outdoor festival every weekend this summer on the south bank in front of the National Theatre. There’s live music, dancing, DJs, family workshops, club nights and theatre, all summer, all for free! This weekend’s take over is by nonclassical, this East London record label and club will be bringing the best in new classical, electronic and experimental music to the river front

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/river-stage-2018 

 

Things to do this session:

Holly

What can beat the boat party?

https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/mod/questionnaire/view.php?id=3464381

 

Rory

It’s got to be the UCL Summer School End of Summer Boat Party!

https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/mod/questionnaire/view.php?id=3464381

 

Rhod

UCL Summer School Social Programme extra event: picnic and games in Regent’s Park on Tuesday evening. Details to follow….

 

Kimberly

UCL Summer School 2019 ? Not quite yet, applications for next summer will open on November 30th so why not book for the Boat Party instead…

https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/mod/questionnaire/view.php?id=3464381

 

By Popular Demand:

London, like most big cities, has a reputation for being expensive however there are a million and one things to do and see in London that are absolutely free. Most museums have free entry for their permanent collections and these are our top tips:

Holly

Kenwood House in Hampstead Heath – where films like Belle and Notting Hill were filmed, and also near the Heath’s swimmable lakes to cool off.

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/kenwood/

 

Rory

The Getty Images Gallery in Fitzrovia (walking distance to campus) is hosting theBeat Positive exhibition showcasing photographs from New York hip-hop’s early days.

http://www.gettyimagesgallery.com/exhibitions/archive/beat-positive.aspx

 

Rhod

Walk along the south bank of the Thames and visit Greenwich Park

 

Kimberly

V&A’s Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers and the rest of the V&A to be honest.

https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/chance-and-control-art-in-the-age-of-computersre

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