London : Things to Do 23-25 October

London seems to be entering a grey phase, with cloudy weather and rain. Let us pick you up with our guide to your weekend. We’ve got the best picks of events and activities happening in the capital. Make the most of your down time with our guide, the weekend starts here!

If you’re up for braving the chilly autumnal outdoors, then head over to a rare traffic-free Regent Street, where the NFL are putting on a show with cheerleaders, team drum-line performers and interactive games. This takes place on the eve of the second of this years NFL International Series games between the Buffalo Bills and the Jacksonville Jaguars
24 October, noon-6pm
Regent Street

MCM London Comic Con is back for the second time this year celebrating the best in pop culture, as the UK’s biggest convention. With stalls as far as the eye can see, special guests and plenty of manga, games and cosplay there’s oodles of things to get excited about.
23-25 October
1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1XL.
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If you would prefer more culture to your weekend why not see the world of design legends Charles and Ray Eames? Both are subjects of the Barbican’s major new exhibition. exploring the dazzling work of this pioneering duo. This exhibition features over 380 works, including photographs, personal letters, drawings as well as furniture and multi-media installations. Highlights include the first moulded plastic chair and a wide selection of their innovative films.
21 October – 14 February 2016
Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
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Looking for something more spontaneous and love to bust a move? Why not join thousands of people this Saturday night for Thrill the World London as they try and break the world record for the biggest number of zombies dancing simultaneously by dressing up and dancing to Michael Jackson’s spooky classic. There are plenty of instruction videos online to learn and perfect your spooky dance.
24 October, 10pm

Covent Garden Piazza, London, WC2E 9DD

If none of those has tickled your fancy, why not splash out this weekend by visiting The Major of Scaredy Cat Town. This quirky speakeasy is hidden beneath the Spitalfields branch of The Breakfast Club in London. On entering you must announce to a member of staff that you’d “like to see the major”, once confirmed you will be led through a secret door disguised by a SMEG fridge. Feast on their delicious American-style diner food and interesting drinks. It’s a first come, first served basis with no reservations, so get in early and enjoy this secret!
12-16 Artillery Lane, E17LS