The weather may be a little shaky but it really is starting to feel a little like spring thanks to the arrival of endless events taking place across the city. If you’re wondering how to spend your weekend, we’ve put together a guide to the best things to do this weekend in London.
Experience art at the boundaries of light sound and space
Enter a whole new dimension at this new immersive art experience. Titled ‘Thin Air’, the experience, on display until May, takes a look at the ‘hidden complexities that shape the world we live in’.
Taking over the 55,000 square feet space, the exhibition brings together works from seven global contemporary artists and collectives, including 404.zero, James Clar, Robert Henke, Kimchi and Chips with Rosa Menkman, Matthew Schrieber, S E T U P and UCLA Arts Conditional Studio.
WHEN: 17.03.2023 – 04.05.2023
WHERE: THE BEAMS, FACTORY ROAD, E16 2HB
Be wowed at this new opening
Enjoy your dinner with a side of theatrics thanks to the Pacha Group’s new venue Lio London. Set to open on Friday 17th March, this one-of-a-kind dining experience will bring that Ibizan glamour to the West End.
Expect a fully immersive show complete with artists, acrobats, singers and dancers. With space to seat 200 for dinner, the restaurant is just as flamboyant as the show, bringing Pacha’s Mediterranean spirit to life through every dish.
OPENING DATE: 17.03.2023
WHERE: 3-4 COVENTRY STREET, W1D 6BL
Travel the world through food
The UK’s best indoor food festival turns to the capital this weekend, celebrating modern cuisine and dishes from around the world.
Taking place at Olympia London until April 2nd, the festival will offer foodies the chance to get creative, learn new skills and discover the very best in food right now. Catch celebrity chefs as they cook up their favourite dishes or pick at the minds of industry experts in wine.
WHEN: 17.03.2023 – 02.04.2023
WHERE: OLYMPIA LONDON, HAMMERSMITH ROAD, W14 8UX
Catch Searcys at the Gherkin’s contemporary exhibition
It’s not every day you can experience art at the top of a skyscraper. Make the most of it this weekend as Searcys at the Gherkin welcomes award-winning contemporary artist Kristjana Williams’ latest collection.
Launching as part of Searcys’ Art of Finesse series, this exhibition showcases some of Williams’ trademark circular maps, inspired by life, mammals and landmarks across the globe. Her work is displayed across the restaurant and private dining rooms, each bursting with colour and even some 3D designs.
There’s even a limited-edition cocktail on offer, featuring a mix of apple and rhubarb-infused Ketel One vodka, elderflower syrup, lemon and topped with Searcys Champagne.
WHEN: UNTIL THE END OF MAY 2023
WHERE: 30 ST MARY ACE, EC3A 8BF
By The Handbook