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London this Weekend: London Coffee Festival, Valsakhi Festival, Comix Creatix: 100 Women Making Comics and More!

London this Weekend: London Coffee Festival, Valsakhi Festival, Comix Creatix: 100 Women Making Comics and More!

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    Apr 08, 2016   Author : admin

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This weekend is going to ignite the creative soul in you, from attending the "Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics" event in the House of Illustration, dancing to celebrate the Sikh tradition at the "Vaisakhi Festival" to be held in the City Hall, to jamming with David Bowie's fans at the Brooklyn Bowl. It's certainly a jam-packed weekend worth celebrating! Cap off your day by heading over to the London Coffee Festival at the Old Truman Brewery and enjoy a good brew of Joe. Sounds nice, yes? See full list of activities to do in London this weekend below:

London Coffee Festival

Kick off your weekend by having a cup (or two) of your favourite caffeine drink at the London Coffee Festival to be held in Old Truman Brewery. Loads of bean-wielder specialists and brewmasters will be present at the event so you'll get lots of chances to taste as much sample of coffee as you want! In addition, world-class baristas, live music, artisan food and more will be present at the event, highlighting the vibrant coffee culture evident in the city of London. Ticket prices available hereOld Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Ln, London E1 6QL, United Kingdom

Vaisakhi Festival

Celebrate the Sikh tradition by attending the Vaisakhi Festival to be held at the City Hall in London this weekend! This afternoon of indoor and outdoor activities will consist of programmes such as martial arts, turban tying, folk music, shabad kirtan (spiritual music), langar (food), and more. In addition, exhibitions by Sikh artists will also be present outside the City Hall as well as community stalls and other children's activities. It's definitely a culture-filled Saturday for the whole family! City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA, United Kingdom

Watch Film This Weekend: The Huntsman - Winter’s War

The prequel to 2012’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” is here, and sadly, we won’t be seeing any of Kristen Stewart (Snow White) in this one. Instead, and on the brighter side, we have a solid love story brewing between the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) and Sara (Jessica Chastain). See full article here, or watch the trailer below:

Watch Film This Weekend: The Man Who Knew Infinity

Dev Patel starrer “The Man Who Knew Infinity” is a biography based on the life of genius mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, who battles all odds to make his journey from the slums of India to Trinity College, Cambridge University, during the WWI, propelled by his love for math. See full article here, or watch the trailer below:

Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics

Get ready to re-visit your childhood years with the "Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics" event this weekend, considered as UK's largest exhibition of the pioneering female comics artists.More than 100 original artworks of women comic creators from across genres and generations will be displayed at the event, from challenging biography, subversive dissent to surreal fantasy and observational comedy. Masterpieces of comic artists such as Audrey Niffenegger, Nina Bunjevac, Posy Simmonds and Marie Duval will be displayed for you to see and have a photo op with. Get ready for a recreational weekend with your family! Opens from 10AM to 6PM Tuesdays through Sundays. House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C 4BH, United Kingdom

London O2 Arena Events

Absolute Bowie at Brooklyn Bowl

A celebration of music as London gives a tribute to David Bowie at the Brooklyn Bowl this weekend. Remember the man and the myth by feasting on some good food, good music and rock n' roll. The event starts at 7PM so be sure to turn up early and mingle with some of Bowie's fans as you reminisce the good 'ol days of his music. Ticket prices available hereBrooklyn Bowl, The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX, United Kingdom

The Simon & Garfunkel Story at indigo at The O2

And if you're up for a contemporary jamming session, head over to the Indigo at The O2 this Saturday and jam to The Simon & Garfunkel Story! Having packed up from their recent success in London's West End, the singing (and guitar-playing) duo are back at it again to tell the fascinating tale of how two young boys from Queens, New York went on to become one of the world’s most successful music duo of all time. Sing along with the crowd as The Simon & Garfunkel Story perform their hits such as "Mrs. Robinson", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "The Sound Of Silence" and more! The O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX, United Kingdom

Images: SquidLondon.com, SliceOfLondonLife.com, TheGuardian, Pinterest.com, Sprudge.com | MYC Writer: Elonah Bioneda

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