5 Things To Do In London This Bank Holiday Weekend

Whether it’s around the corner or a plane ride away, London is the perfect playground of activity

 

If you’re in your first, second or third trimester, you’re sure to enjoy these day trip ideas in and around London.

 

Undressed: A Brief History Of Underwear

V&A, from £13.50

Yes, this is an exhibition showcasing all there is to know about the humble underwear. With hundreds of examples for women and men, marvel at the development of the undergarment since the 18th century. With designs from Stella McCartney to Paul Smith, the exhibition looks at the relationship between underwear and fashion. We wonder if there’ll be any maternity looks to check out… Click here to buy tickets.

 

Hampton Court Maze

Hampton Court Palace, from £4.40

What’s not to love about “the most famous maze in the history of the world”? Commissioned by William III, the maze spans a third of an acre and is the UK’s oldest surviving hedge maze. Click here to buy tickets.

 

Stomping Grounds: Photographs by Dick Scott-Stewart

Museum Of London, FREE

Step back in time and see what London looked like 40 years ago through the eyes of photographer Dick Scott-Stewart. From the good, to the bad, to the downright obnoxious, Scott-Stewart’s seen it all – and now you can too! Click here for more info.

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare's Globe, seats from £20

Take in a play outdoors on one of the most famous stages in town. The Globe’s artistic director Emma Rice says of the performance, “Naughty, tender, transgressive and surprising, it promises to be a festival of theatre.” But be warned – the production “contains naughtiness of a sexual nature”. (LOL!) Click here to buy tickets.

 

Udderly Gorgeous Maternity Treatments

Cowshed, Soho, from £30

Culture be damned! Why not just tidy those cuticles and massage that tired back with a good old fashioned pampering session? Cowshed has an impressive menu of maternity treatments specifically designed for clients who are 12 weeks pregnant or more. Click here for more info.

What are you up to for the long weekend? Let us know by sharing below.

Images courtesy of The V&A, Hampton Court Palace, Museum Of London/DIck Scott-Stewart, Shakespeare's Globe and Cowshed.


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