The Paralympics are finally here and we couldn’t be more excited! Whether you’re watching the sporting sensation or avoiding it we’ve found the best things to do this weekend. Enjoy!
Watch the Paralympics
So you didn’t get tickets to the Paralympics. And now your life feels like it’s over. But it doesn’t have to be. You can join in all the Olympic madness at various viewing points across the country. With thousands gathering to cheer on their local sporting heroes it’ll feel like you’re actually there, well kind of.
Until September 9, Nationwide (London2012.com)
Ice Cream Festival
What do you get when you cross our love for festivals and our love for ice cream? Well the King’s Cross Ice Cream festival of course. Learn how the sweet treat is made, milk a cow or take part in ice cream art at this free event. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
Today and Tomorrow, King’s Cross, London (Kingscrossevents.co.uk)
It’s all about food glorious food at Jamie Oliver’s Big Feastival this weekend. Watch the celebrity cook-off, dig your own herb garden or dip into the fancy dress box. Oh and the music’s good too. It’s got Paloma Faith, Noisettes and Razorlight. So don’t miss this festival for foodies.
Today and Tomorrow, Alex James’ Farm, Oxfordshire (Bigfeastival.com)
Bournemouth Air Festival
Ladies and Gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for take-off as all the best flying machines take to the skies for Bournemouth Air Festival. And don’t miss performances from Scouting for Girls, Lawson, Matt Cardle, The Loveable Rogues and Ryan O’Shaughnessy at Boscome Pier tonight. It’s guaranteed to be flying fun!
Today and Tomorrow, Bournemouth (Bournemouthair.co.uk)
This year David Bowie celebrated his 65th Birthday and the 40th anniversary of the The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars so he deserves a belated birthday bash. And Bowiefest promises to deliver just that. This three-day cinematic celebration showcases all of the Starman’s best bits. Have fun!
Today and Tomorrow, ICA London (Bowiefest.net)