Things to do in and around South East London during the August Bank Holiday weekend

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Things to do in and around South East London during the August Bank Holiday weekend (PA)
Things to do in and around South East London during the August Bank Holiday weekend (PA)

If you’re unsure what your Bank Holiday weekend looks like, we have some inspiration for your plans.

To take the guessing work out of what’s happening in and around Warrington, we’ve put together a list of some of the events and activities to keep you occupied.

You can also take a look at News Shopper local guide events to stay in the loop.

Bank Holidays to look forward to in 2022

What’s on near South East London this Bank Holiday weekend?

Here’s a round-up of some of the events happening near South East London between Friday, August 26 and Bank Holiday Monday, August 29.

Cutty Sark Greenwich

Visit the historic sailing ship that was the fastest of its time and is now an award-winning visitor attraction in Greenwich. Perfect for kids and adults alike, you can be part of the crew and take part in a range of interactive activities and meet the characters aboard the ship. And you can even claim the Cutty Sark Rig and experience life at sea. Get more information via the Cutty Sark website. 

News Shopper: Cutty Sark (PA)
News Shopper: Cutty Sark (PA)

Cutty Sark (PA)

Book a West End show

Treat the whole family by grabbing tickets to one of the many amazing and spectacular shows on offer at London's West End. From The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, Frozen, Hamilton or for the older children The Book of Mormon. You can get tickets to any of the top West End shows via TicketMaster.

Southbank Centre

Head to the world-famous multi-venue arts centre that hosts an array of programmes for everyone to enjoy. Including art, theatre, dance, classical and contemporary, music, literature and even debate. To see the full listing of events and programs head to the Southbank website now.

News Shopper: Bluewater (PA)
News Shopper: Bluewater (PA)

Bluewater (PA)

Take a trip to Bluewater

Bluewater isn't just a shopping centre, it has a host of events and activities to do. From mini golf, cinema, young driver experience, the trampoline park at Gravity and more. Including the Hangloose Adventure the new skywire that is Englands longest zipline located on the Bluewater cliffs. You can find out more information via the Bluewater website.

Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

The international festival is back and kicks off on August 26. The leading UK outdoors arts festival, re-imagines, produces and showcases the growing repertory of work that brings public space to life and engages a diverse audience. To find out more information head to the festival website now.