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Weekend Guide 30.05.14

FRIDAY

 

Puppet Play

 

Not just for the little ones, there are loads of laughs for young and old as Clown Joey brings the circus to town and needs Punch and Dog Toby’s help to make sure everything runs smoothly…

Puppet Theatre Barge, Little Venice, W9 2PF, puppetbarge.com, 15:00

 

 

Paddington Station’s Birthday Bash

 

Celebrate the station’s 160th with guided tours, music by the Great Western Band (on platform 8/9) and Mini Birthday Burgers at the Mad Bishop and Bear Public House…

 Paddington Station, Praed Street, W2 1RH, inpaddington.com

 

 

Sail into O2 Sheperds Bush

 

Yep, there are still a couple of tickets left for the AWOLNATION gig. But hurry, they’re selling like hot cakes!

Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Shepherd’s Bush Green W12 8TT, o2shepherdsbushempire.co.uk, £16.87

 

  

SATURDAY

 

Swim, Bike, Run

 

Watch the superstars of sprint triathlon battle it out for the top spot in Hyde Park…and if you feel a little inspired, why not make a late entry to the open races on Sunday?

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Hyde Park, W2 2UH, worldtrilondon.com, 14:30

 

 

The Wicked World of Nettles

 

Take the kids down to the Natural history museum and find out what aches and pains nettles can heal and why butterflies love them in this this free talk in the Attenborough Studio.

NHM, Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD, nhm.ac.uk, 12:30 / 14:30, FREE

 

 

Fired up

 

Who cares if the weather isn’t up to our great June expectations when you’ve got Bumpkin’s ‘Bertha’ at the ready? The neighbourhood eatery’s indoor BBQ – named Bertha for reasons presumably known to the restaurant – will this weekend rustle up firebreads and grills… take THAT British summertime.

209 Westbourne Park Road, W11 1EA; bumpkinuk.com

 

 

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