Each week, we come up with plenty of things to do and ways to support the capital’s independent businesses. From cultural activities to foodie events, these are our top ideas this week.

Following the sad news of Queen Elizabeth II’s passing on Thursday 8 September 2022, the United Kingdom has officially entered a period of mourning until the state funeral takes place on Monday 19 September 2022 – a day that has been declared by King Charles III as an official Bank Holiday.

A series of events referred to as Operation London Bridge is now well underway, with declarations of the new era of monarchy, country-wide processions and much more to come ahead of the funeral – you can read our guide to the unexpected things due to happen now the Queen has passed for more details. 

Whether you’re looking to pay respects locally or reflect further afield this bank holiday weekend as the eyes of the world turn to the streets of the capital, these are our suggestions for where to spend your time.

What to do in London this weekend

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