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Indulge your aesthetic senses this weekend – browse the latest fashions, see a fabulous selection of ceramics or explore London’s finest buildings.
Ceramics in the City at the Geffrye Museum
Visit the acclaimed Geffrye Museum of the Home to browse a great range of ceramics, crafted by more than 50 talented ceramicists. Not only can you admire the wide range of styles and materials, but all of the works are also available to buy. The show is free to enter and there are also free workshops and demonstrations for families. 20-22 Sep
Vodafone London Fashion Weekend
Experience the excitement of London Fashion Week at the Vodafone London Fashion Weekend, a public-facing shopping experience that features fashion shows, pop-up shops, and exclusive opportunities to shape your style. The event is based in the exquisite Somerset House, and tickets start from £18. 19-22 Sep
Open House London 2013
Open House London is a fantastic annual event in which some of London’s most fascinating venues throw their doors open to the public. You can stroll around London landmarks such as Battersea Power Station, Mansion House and the Gherkin, as well as lesser-known but equally beautiful edifices all over the city. Best of all, entry is free. For a full programme, as well as details on which venues need to be booked in advance, visit the Open House website. 21-22 Sep
Dark Circus Party
Head to the Bloomsbury Ballroom for a darkly entertaining evening courtesy of speakeasy bar Bourne and Hollingsworth. Not for the faint-hearted, the Dark Circus Party features delicious cocktails, a seductive atmosphere and scintillating entertainment from an eclectic range of circus performers. For more information and tickets (£20) visit the event website. 21 Sep
The Tour of Britain Finale
Stand on Whitehall to see the thrilling finish of the Tour of Britain, the eight-day cycle race that culminates in London on 22 September. Now in its 20th year, the race takes cyclists past many of the most beautiful parts of England in eight separate stages, the last of which is a loop around the centre of London that finishes by the Houses of Parliament. 22 Sep