From school holiday fun to beer festivals, here's five of the best fun things to do this week in London, February 13-19.

1 Grayson Perry: Posh Cloths, Islington

The beloved London artist exhibits a collection of textile works this month at north London gallery Victoria Miro. The set of tapestries in Grayson Perry: Posh Cloths looks at contemporary British life, politics, consumerism, history and art, that all come with that Grayson charm, wit and humour.  

Dates: February 3 - March 25

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm

Tickets: Free and no booking required

Address: 16 Wharf Road, N1 7RW


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2 Explore the British Museum

With artifacts dating back 2 million years, there's a lot to see and discover at this supreme museum. If you don't know where to start, the museum has several tours you can take depending on what your interests are which will navigate you through worlds like the Ancient Greeks and Egyptians or Britain's colonial past. If you've got the kids in tow, head to the Families Desk (open weekend and school holidays 10am-12.30pm; 1.15pm-4.30pm) to collect an explorer trail kit and look out for events and activities designed for young minds.  

Opening Hours: Daily, 10am-5pm; Friday until 8.30pm

Tickets: Free but booking advised

Address: Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG


3 Play Studio, TATE Britain

On every day throughout the school holidays, TATE Britain's play studio is free, and will get your child making connections between the stories and images in the galleries' paintings through craft, dress ups, drawing and reading. 

Dates: On every day during half term

Times: 10am-5pm

Address: Millbank, SW1P 4RG


4 Big Penny Beer Fest, Walthamstow

The Blackhorse Beer Mile Brewery, Big Penny Social, is putting on its first ever Big Penny Beer Fest, which does what it says on the tin. Featuring more than 200 independent cask beers, tipples from boutique distilleries, pub grub and live music throughout the festival, you've got yourself a pretty fine way to while away an afternoon or evening. 

Dates: Thursday-Saturday February 16-18

Tickets: £10

Address: 1 Priestley Way, E17 6AL


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5 Valentines Day

Love it, hate it, ignore it, embrace it. Whatever, Valentines is back again and as always is an excuse to grab the one or ones closest to you and go out for a night or to single-mindedly get on with life. Loved up? A romantic dinner for two at the Old Royal Navy College's Painted Hall would make knees weak, and any of these dreamy venues would do the trick too. Not in love? Treat yourself to a banya style sauna at Banya No. 1 in Chiswick or Hoxton, or lash out for a treatment and a steam at Aire baths. You could also herd up your posse and head to the Natural History Museum's silent disco, or to ABBA Voyage. Zero cares? Cult classic True Romance is screening at Picturehouse Central