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London this Weekend 18-21st March 2016

London this Weekend 18-21st March 2016

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    Mar 18, 2016   Author : admin

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You're in for a treat this weekend! From new movie releases, events at the Barbican Centre, "Find Your London" event, to the Jiu Jitsu Tour and next week opening of ZSL London Zoo's Land of the Lions, you're sure to have loads of fun whilst learning new things. See the complete list of activities below:

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu Tour at the London ExCel

Who's ready for the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam JJ World Tour happening this weekend? Athletes who are interested to join can take part in this first ever World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Tour organized exclusively by UAEJJF. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 athletes per division, paying up to the millions in total cash prizes. The tournament is open to all nationalities who are willing to join; the event kicks off at 9:30AM up until 9:30PM. Ticket prices available hereExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL, United Kingdom

Watch 10 Clover Field Lane

A psychological thriller that is a welcome break from the usual fare, 10 Cloverfield Lane takes keeps the audience guessing with its twists and turns. The film stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Michelle, a young woman who finds herself confined in a safe house along with two men after surviving a horrific accident. See full article here, or watch trailer below:

Watch High Rise

Adapted from JG Ballard’s classic novel, “High Rise” is a dark comedy, sci-fi/drama that paints a picture of the First World Strife as a social community living in a high rise building. A doctor moves into a high rise society that separates itself from the world and gradually things start spirally as the residents divide into tribes by themselves. See full article here, or watch trailer below:

Events at the Barbican Centre

Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers

Iconic British photographer, Martin Parr, is going to share how photographers from the 1930s onwards have captured the social, cultural and political identity of the United Kingdom via the "Strange and Familiar" art gallery happening this weekend curated by Parr himself. The exhibit will showcase portraiture, social documentary, street and architectural photography, celebrating the works of talented photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Rineke Dijkstra, Robert Frank and Garry Winogrand. It's an exhibit worth visiting. Ticket prices available hereBarbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, United Kingdom

Imran Qureshi: Where the Shadows are so Deep

Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi is going to feature a series of exquisite miniature paintings, drawing upon The Curve as a motif for his work of art in his first ever major London commission entitled "Where the Shadows are so Deep". Qureshi will begin with gentle scenes of nature and gradually introduces darker elements into his paintings; a perfect fuel for your creative imagination. His masterpiece is available at the Barbican Centre, just turn up. Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, United Kingdom

Find Your London

Explore the beauty of London in this 11-day festival that celebrates the city's outdoor spaces such as gardens, parks, high streets and marketplaces in time for spring season. "Find Your London" will feature over 100 things to do across London, from yoga in the park, treasure hunts, cycle trails, Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, beekeeping and more! This fun occasion is a great opportunity to unwind with friends and family whilst exploring what the city has to offer. The event is free, just turn up. Venue is Londonwide.

Book Your Tickets for Step In To The Land Of Lions (Opening 25th March 2016 @ ZSL London Zoo)

ZSL London Zoo's Land of the Lions is finally has finally arrived. The zoo's breath-taking exhibit is going to transport you to India's vibrant Sasan Gir where you can "get up close and personal" with the amazing and might Asiatic lions. The exhibit will cover a thrilling 2,500sqm worth of Indian-themed areas such as a crumbling temple clearing, high street, guard hut and a train station. Embark on this once in a lifetime adventure for an inspiring and exciting wildlife experience like no other! Ticket prices available hereLondon Zoo, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom

Images: ArtNowPakistan, ArabsMMA, Wallpaper, MyArtGuides, LondonGovernment, ZSL | MYC Writer: Elonah Bioneda

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