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Lost Weekend: 12th – 14th August

This weekend's best culture, shopping, food and drink events

Written by . Published on August 11th 2011.


Lost Weekend: 12th – 14th August

Le Cirque Invisible
Le Cirque Invisible is at the Queen Elizabeth Hall for a limited time only. This enchanted theatre is hosting a stage show that is a must for anyone with a sense of adventure. It has the potential to unleash the child within all of us. Le Cirque Invisible has special guest appearances from live animal friends, including Jean-Baptiste Thiererre and Victoria Chapman, entertaining child and adult alike. Costume transformations, tricks and illusions make this show a magical treat – don’t forget to visit them this weekend.

£15 to £27
Queen Elizabeth Hall
Saturday 13th August 7:30pm
Sunday 14th August 2:30pm


 

Goodhood ShoesOpening Ceremony Shoes

Goodhood Summer Sale
For all of us keen shoppers, the Goodhood summer sale launches this weekend in east London. The Goodhood Store has a strong global and local reputation, and for those unaware, the clean-cut creative fashion store is Japanese inspired. It is one of the rarest finds in London, and is the type of fashion retail, which is barely seen outside of Japan. Go along for the experience and find those designer bargains. 

Free
Goodhood Store
41 Coronet Street
N1 6HD
Saturday 13th August 
11am – 6:30pm


 

 

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Jimmy Carr Laughter Therapy

 

Keep laughing this weekend at Jimmy Carr’s comedy show, Laughter Therapy. This is a must for anyone with a sick sense of humour. Jimmy Carr is back again with his ninth solo show and it’s sure to be an evening of non-stop jokes and gags, which will have us all laughing out loud.  

£25
Fairfield Halls
Saturday 13th August
8pm


 

Abbey Norman as Sophie, Alan Atkins as Tige In The Tiger Who Came To Tea. Photocredit Robert WorkmanAbbey Norman as Sophie, Alan Atkins as Tige In The Tiger Who Came To Tea. Photocredit Robert Workman

Kids Week: The Tiger who came to Tea
Need to take the kids out this weekend? Pop over to The Tiger Who Came To Tea stage production. A much-loved childhood bestselling picture book by Judith Kerr, comes to the stage at the Vaudeville Theatre.  This is a great way for children to be entertained and they can even join in with the sing-a-long songs, in hope of developing their literacy skills and listening skills. The interactive stage show should not be missed.

£13 – £16
Vaudeville Theatre
Saturday 13th August 10:30am and 12:30pm
Sunday 14th August 10:30am and 12:30pm


 

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The Press Photographers’ Year
The Press Photographers’ Year is a unique opportunity – for it’s the only competition that offers people like us the chance to view the outstanding press photography from 2010. This exhibition celebrates the art of capturing a moment time through a single lens. It’s a thought-provoking and must-see photography collection.

Free
National Theatre
Saturday 13th August
9:30am – 11:30pm


 

Crystal Palace Overground Festival 2010 PeopleCrystal Palace Overground Festival 2010 People

Crystal Palace Overground Festival
Go to the Triangle this Saturday and enjoy the Crystal Palace Overground Festival. The Crystal Palace Triangle is set to thrill us this Saturday with festival events, gigs, stalls and buskers. Surrounding the Triangle is an array of shops, local pubs, restaurants, venues and studios. This jam-packed festival has been running for four years and this year they are expanding to create a new playground for children,. Go and enjoy a fun-filled day for all members of the family.

Free
Crystal Palace Triangle
Saturday 13th August
10am onwards


Bulmers Cider GardenBulmers Cider Garden

 

Bulmers Cider Garden
If you’re a cider lover, and you haven’t already, make sure you go to the last weekend of the Bulmers Cider Garden. This is a great way to relax after the working week, with a slice of sunshine and a pint of cider. It’s completely open to the public and features live music by Rob Da Bank and The Fun Lovin’ Criminals. For the daring, be sure and catch the experimental Bulmers acts on stage while enjoying free samples of the Bulmers N17 new fruity-mix cider. Does a free event get any better than that?

Free
Riverside Walkway
Saturday 13th and 14th August
11am – 5pm


 

 

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