From the Proms to unlimited Beavertown beer: Five events on in London this weekend - August 5-7

Whether you’re looking for a classical music performance or some augmented reality activities, we have something for everyone.

Summer is well underway and with the warmer weather set to last over the weekend, it’s the perfect time to get out and about.

There’s lots of great events happening across the capital from BBC Proms to the Beavertown Brewery birthday celebrations.

Whether you’re looking for something relaxing, like chilling out under the stars watching a film, or exploring the fashion history of Mayfair with your phone, we have something for everyone.

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    Here are five things to do in London this weekend, from August 5 to 7.

    The annual summer event is back and is full of some of the worlds finest classical music

    BBC Proms 2022

    Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP Friday August 5 - Saturday September 10 Tickets start at £11.69

    The BBC Proms is back at the Royal Albert Hall, showcasing some of the world’s finest classical music.

    Between Friday and Sunday, Mozart, Gershwin and Rachmaninov will be performed by a host of talented musicians.

    The classical music festival is held every summer in the Royal Albert Hall and gives visitors the chance to explore a host of different music.

    To look at the full line-up for the rest of the summer or to purchase tickets, visit the Royal Albert Hall website.

    Beavertown Brewery is celebrating it’s 10th birthday celebrations all day Saturday

    Beavertown Brewery 10th birthday celebrations

    Beavertown Brewery and Taproom, Lockwood Industrial Park, Mill Mead Rd, London N17 9QP Saturday August 6 - 11am - 4pm or 6pm - 11pm Tickets cost £55

    Beavertown Brewery is celebrating its 10th birthday and is throwing a once-in-a-decade party to celebrate.

    Based at its Tottenham taproom, the event sees a line-up of great music, incredible food and great beers.

    The event is perfect for beer lovers, with the ticket price including a main dish from the Beavertown menu, unlimited beer and a goodie bag filled with bespoke merch.

    Guests will also be able to be the first to try two brand new beers that will be limited-edition to the taproom.

    For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Beavertown Brewery 10th Birthday Party Eventbrite page.

    The River Stage 2022 event at the National Theatre has something for all ages and is completely free

    River Stage 2022

    National Theatre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX Friday August 5 - Sunday August 7 - Free

    The Hofesh Shechter Company is taking over the National Theatre’s River Stage as part of the free summer festival.

    Happening on London’s South Bank, the award-winning dance company invites audiences to performances of its latest work, live music, workshops and films.

    There’s also a chance to learn new skills with contemporary dance and percussion workshops that are open to all ages.

    Visitors to the event can also find a tasty KERB market alongside the performance stages with a host of incredible street food.

    For the full weekend line-up visit the National Theatre website.

    The Luna Cinema event gives visitors the perfect opportunity to enjoy some feel good films under the stars

    The Luna Cinema

    Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4PX Friday August 5 - Sunday August 7 - 8.45pm Tickets from £19.50

    There’s no better way to spend a summer evening than under the stars, watching a good movie.

    The Luna Cinema is returning to Kensington Palace with a weekend of great films, including The Greatest Showman and Rocketman.

    Tasty food will be available, as well as a full bar, plus brand new seating, including deckchairs for two and VIP sofas.

    The capacity of the events are strictly limited and tickets must be purchased in advance to attend the event.

    More information can be found at the Luna Cinema website.

    An augmented reality event is coming to Mayfair, throwing visitors back in time

    Centuries of Style

    Mayfair Until September 30 Free

    A new augmented reality experience is coming to Mayfair and it’s perfect for any budding fashionistas.

    Led by Bridgerton star Kathryn Drysdale, the event invites visitors to travel through time in one of the most fashionable neighbourhoods in the world.

    Visiting Mayfair’s world-renowned hotels, townhouses, public spaces, gardens and squares, just point your smartphone to unlock secret history.

    QR codes unlock an interactive map showing the seven augmented reality experiences that include archive images and videos.

    The event is narrated by Bridgerton star Kathryn Drysdale.

    More information can be found on the Mayfair London website.