Fifty-two Weekends of Things to See and Do
Discover all that London has to offer, one weekend at a time. From Tom Jones, the bestselling author of Tired of London, Tired of Life and Mad Dogs and Englishmen.
During the week, London is the bustlingly centre of big business, with millions of people working all around the capital, but it’s at the weekend that the city really comes alive.
With London, The Weekends Start Here, explore the unrivalled range of cultural, artistic, historical and outdoor experiences this dynamic capital has to offer, with plenty of time to achieve the unexpected before another Monday morning rolls round.
Perfect for Londoners and visitors alike, discover 52 themed weekends, organised by season, with over 250 interesting and quirky entries for unusual and surprising attractions. Including all you need to know about location, transport and the best places to eat and drink.
From Wild London in the spring to Nordic London in the winter and Tea Drinker’s London, Quiet London, Japanese London and more in between. Multicultural and historical, urban and wild, peaceful and vibrant – there’s plenty to do in London to suit your mood and interests, as well as the time of year.
Why not try … ?
Drinking in pubs once frequented by pirates and smugglers in Wapping
Taking a Scandinavian sauna at the Finnish Church
Eating grapes from a royal grape vine
Spotting London's Peregrine Falcons
Finding literary treasures in the British Library
Soaking up the sun on a Japanese Roof Garden
Walking the route of a Victorian sewer, and
Exploring the chalk downland valleys of south London
Get inspired and enjoy all the fun, diverting and imaginative things to do in this great city, one weekend at a time.
“This well designed and informative book really does have something for everyone, whether you are a Londoner or a visitor”
“Tom Jones has created a truly brilliant guidebook full of different ideas for your visit to the capital”
Natasha Harding, The Sun