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What’s On This Weekend: 13-15 September 2013

This weekend features some fun free outdoor events, plus a great opportunity to learn more about baking delicious cakes!

Triathlon Square on Trafalgar Square

As the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final takes place this weekend, why not experience the excitement at this free Triathlon Square event in Trafalgar Square. The festival features lots of triathlon-related activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as live BBC coverage of the elite races, an exhibition and lots of photo opportunities. 11-15 Sep

London Design Festival

The London Design Festival is one of the world’s most important annual design events. Over 300 events and exhibitions take place over the course of the festival, and you’ll be able to see some fantastic works of design placed throughout the capital. Many of the London Design Festival activities are free, see the website for the full programme. 14-22 Sep

The Cake and Bake Show at Earl’s Court

Inspired by the Great British Bake Off? The Cake and Bake Show is a great chance to learn about baking and stock your cupboards. Highlights include baking demonstrations by the likes of Eric Lanlard, cake competitions, classes, workshops and the chance to purchase top baking equipment and ingredients. Adult tickets start at £14.50. 13-15 Sep 

Feast 1st Birthday
Celebrating a year of serving up street food with a side of festival atmosphere, Feast is throwing a 1st birthday bash in Guy’s quadrangle. The event gives you the opportunity to enjoy food from a variety of renowned street food providers, such as Big Apple Hotdogs and Patty and Bun, as well as a selection of carefully selected drinks.Tickets are £9. 13-15 Sep

1513: A Ships’ Opera by Richard Wilson and Zatorski + Zatorski

As part of the last weekend of the Thames Festival, a spectacular and innovative opera will take place on the River Thames. 1513: A Ships’ Opera features an armada of historic vessels from the age of sail, steam and diesel, performing a work of music with their steam whistles, bells, horns, hooters, sirens and cannon. The opera is also dynamic: starting at the mouth of the Thames Estuary the floating orchestra will proceed up the Thames in a series of acts, culminating in the main performance which takes place in the company of HMS Belfast by Tower Bridge. See the website for timings and an idea of the best spectator spots. 14 Sep

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