London, The Weekends Start Here: Fifty-two Weekends of Things to See and Do

London, The Weekends Start Here: Fifty-two Weekends of Things to See and Do

by David Doran, Tom Jones

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Overview

During the week, London is the bustlingly center of big business, with millions of people working all around the capital, but it’s at the weekend that the city really comes alive. With London, The Weekends Start Here, explore the unrivaled range of cultural, artistic, historical, and outdoor experiences this dynamic capital has to offer, with plenty of time to achieve the unexpected before another Monday morning rolls round. Perfect for Londoners and visitors alike, discover 52 themed weekends, organized by season, with over 250 interesting and quirky entries for unusual and surprising attractions. Including all you need to know about location, transport and the best places to eat and drink. From Wild London in the spring to Nordic London in the winter and Tea Drinker’s London, Quiet London, Japanese London, and more in between. Multicultural and historical, urban and wild, peaceful and vibrant—there’s plenty to do in London to suit your mood and interests, as well as the time of year. Why not try drinking in pubs once frequented by pirates and smugglers in Wapping, taking a Scandinavian sauna at the Finnish Church, eating grapes from a royal grape vine, spotting London's peregrine falcons, finding literary treasures in the British Library, soaking up the sun on a Japanese roof garden, walking the route of a Victorian sewer, and exploring the chalk downland valleys of south London. Get inspired and enjoy all the fun, diverting, and imaginative things to do in this great city, one weekend at a time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753556269
Publisher: Virgin Books
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Tom Jones is a writer and author of Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Tired of Life, and Tired of London. David Doran is a freelance illustrator. With a strong interest in traditional print techniques, he explores texture and limited color palettes. David graduated from Falmouth University in 2014 with a first class degree in illustration and has worked for a wide range of international clients, including the New York Times, the Oscars, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Wall Street Journal.

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