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What’s On This Weekend. 27-29 September 2013

There are lots of unique shopping events taking place this weekend in London, but if none of them float your boat you could try a world famous film festival or traditional London celebration instead!

The Goldsmiths Fair

Browse exquisite pieces of jewellery at the Goldsmiths’ Fair, an annual event showcasing the work of skilled independent craftsmen. The fair takes place in the beautiful Goldsmiths’ Hall, home to one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies. Admission granted through purchase of a show catalogue, and one week’s entry to the fair costs ¬£10. 23 Sep-6 Oct

NFL on Regent Street

Can’t wait to see the Minnesota Vikings take on the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday? Head down to Regent Street the day before for a special, traffic-free celebration of everything American football. From 12pm to 6pm you can take part in special NFL activities, see cheerleaders perform, sample American food and even see your favourite players. 28 Sep

Canary Wharf Fashion Weekend

Is it time to update your wardrobe? This weekend Canary Wharf is the perfect place to do so, as its annual fashion weekend will be highlighting the best of this season’s collections. As well as enjoying fashion shows, you can listen to music from pianist Tokio Myers and benefit from exclusive discounts in stores. 27-29 Sep

The Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival

See London’s other royalty at the Guildhall this weekend, at the Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest Festival. ¬†Resplendent in their pearl-covered suits, the Pearly Kings and Queens – members of a 19th century fundraising society – will be celebrating the bounty of the harvest with traditional entertainment outside Guildhall before proceeding to St Mary-le-Bow church for a service of thanksgiving. The event is free and takes place from 1pm to 3pm. 29 Sep

The Raindance Film Festival

Feted as one of the world’s top 50 independent film festivals, Raindance is a fantastic opportunity to see the newest talent in cinema. Taking place near Piccadilly Circus, the festival will be screening more than 100 films and more than 150 shorts, and also features a bevy of workshops, talks and parties. The festival is known for attracting some of the world’s best filmmakers, and you can secure access to every screening and event by buying a festival pass for ¬£100. Other ticket prices vary, see the website for details. 25 Sep – 6 Oct

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