Things to do Bank Holiday Weekend (August 2019)

That time of year has approached again the official UK sign that British Summer has officially ended its the last bank Holiday of the year and the most exciting one at that. With bottomless brunches, carnival fun, day parties, night parties, festivals and food stalls galore – there’s one thing you won’t be spoiled for this weekend and that’s choice!

 

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NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL

Sunday 25 – Monday 26 , August 2019 – 6AM – 9PM 

Whether you’re fully immersed in the carnival experience and are playing mas with one of the colourful Caribbean bands or just an onlooker basking in the weekends festivities, you are guaranteed to have a good time.

With a rare 29 DEGREES – sound systems, dance,  Curry Goat that feels like home, trumpeters, masquerade, street food, steel drums, dancehall, fluffy feathers galore and more, can the festivities start already??

This year you might want to check out the popular Red Bull Soundsystem at Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance Park, where the likes of dancehall queen Spice will be performing.

Grab your whistles, grab your flag and grab your friends it’s going to be a weekend to remember.

 

 

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WIMBLEDON PARK FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL

Saturday 24 – Monday 26 , August 2019  – Wimbledon Park

The foodies heaven returns to Wimbledon Park for the 6th year running this weekend, with over 45 stalls offering a wide range of food and drink including artisan bread and pastries, cheeses and charcuterie and hot food from all over world, visitors will enjoy a taste  a worldwide feast with just a bus ride!

If that’s not enough, the Festival Kitchen will have a full programme of renowned chefs and food experts giving cookery demonstrations, talks and tastings. With an even later festival end time of 7pm on Saturday and 8pm on Sunday, a live DJ and beers, ales, cider, gin and Prosecco to sample there really is something for everyone!

 

 

VICTORIAN VAUXHALL

Saturday 24 –  Sunday 26 , August 2019  – Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens

Travel back to the ages this weekend at Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens.  There’ll be fun for all the family as they’ll be putting on a free Victorian affair where you’ll get the one off chance to experience 19th century themed  fun, games and activities including tightrope walkers, strong men and stilt walkers.

 

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THE MONSTER

Saturday 24 – Monday 26 , August 2019  – Alexandra Palace

A giant inflatable obstacle course for adults. What better excuse to zoom down an 18-metre mega slide? Plus, there are some R-rated extras dotted around the course – boozy bingo, drag queen karaoke, unicorn ball pits, beer pong and street food – to keep the fun going after completing the course.

 

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