Things To Do In London This Weekend: 31 October-1 November

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CLASSIC AND SPORTS CARS SHOW:
The inaugural Classic & Sports Car – The London Show features 300 tasty motors as well as an automotive art gallery, displays of historic racing cars and plenty more to satisfy classy petrolheads. It’s also perfectly timed to coincide with other high-profile London motoring events, including the 119th London to Brighton Veteran Car Run on 1 November and the Regent Street Motor Show, which starts on 31 October. Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

COLOURFUL MISTS: 
Get lost in a multicoloured mist at Veronica Ann Janssens’s Light Show at Wellcome Collection. It’s a calming and meditative experience, although you may have to queue at busy times. Free, just turn up, until 3 January

WEEKEND SPACE CADETS:
A free programme of activities about space science/exploration for families. Workshops cover topics from life on the International Space Station, to the latest robotic missions exploring our solar system and beyond. Royal Observatory, free, 12.30pm-3.30pm

Saturday 31 October

SOHO WALKING TOUR:
Britain’s rock and roll history is writ all over Soho. From The Beatles to The Who, many of the UK’s greatest bands cut their teeth in Soho’s dingy clubs and pubs. This walking tour takes in dozens of venues that hosted memorable gigs over the years. Photos and a never-ending supply of fascinating facts bring Soho’s rock history to life. Tottenham Court Road station, £15, 11am

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BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH:
Linger over bottomless sangria, Bloody Marys and Bellinis, plus delicious dishes including grilled merguez sausages with wilted spinach, roast potatoes and tomato relish. Eat, drink and be merry as you gaze at Tower Bridge from this beautiful venue. More London Estates, £43, 12 noon

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HALLOWEEN AT MIDNIGHT APOTHECARY:
Midnight Apothecary brings Halloween magic with pumpkins, ravens and exquisite fireside cocktails in the roof garden, before the brave descend into the underground chamber where Brunel nearly perished. Brunel Museum, £5, 5.30pm-11pm

HALLOWEEN HARRY POTTER:
Knock to enter a Halloween evening like no other, at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Explore M.C. Escher’s baffling world, create your own takeaway artwork and enjoy Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on the big screen. The best Potter-inspired Halloween costumes will win Escher goodies. Dulwich Picture Gallery, £24, £20, friends & students, £15 children, 6pm-10pm

Have an adventure at Shadow Over Shoreditch

SHADOW OVER SHOREDITCH: 
In 66 minutes, barriers will shatter and horrors will pour into our world — that is, unless you, and the other ladies and gentlemen of the Lumos Society can crack the clues, locate the gates, and shut them down. Outwit, outrun, or just hide. The recuperate with cocktails. Ziferblat, £20, 5pm

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Busy P’s 20 Years Of Party

BUSY P’S 20 YEARS OF PARTY:
Across October, November and December, Pedro Winter, aka GetBusy P, will play every Saturday at XOYO as he presents his 20 Years of Party. Tonight Ed Banger Records’ remix maestro Breakbot is flaunting his unique amalgam of electro party tunes, hip-hop and dance, and there’s also support from forward thinking label owners Joakim and Trevor Jackson. XOYO, £13.50, 9pm

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Sunday 1 November

BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH: 
Visit The Proud Archivist for bottomless boozing and a fantastic breakfast to boot.With unlimited cocktails and some great hangover grub to choose from, there’s no need to slave over the hob this morning/afternoon. £30, all day

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OXFORD STREET CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH-ON:
Kylie Minogue will switch on the spectacular Christmas Lights outside the Pandora Marble Arch flagship store, officially launching London’s festive shopping season. The show promises to excite and entertain shoppers from start to finish with a stellar line up of live performances from Foxes, Fleur East, Ben Haenow and Gabrielle Aplin, as well as cast member from Matilda the Musical. 5.30pm

CULTURE, COMPASSION AND COMMUNITY:
As part of London Field’s Free Film Festival Shoreditch Radio Film Critic John Flannery is hosting How We Used To Live with a Q&A, Stage 3 Cafe, Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, 6pm

JO BRAND:
Jo Brand is taking to the stage with support from Andy Robinson, for the Momentum fundraiser; the charity supports children with cancer and other life-limiting conditions. Richmond Theatre, £20, 7.30pm

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26 October 2015 | 4:17 pm – Source: londonist.com

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