Bank Holiday weekend in London is an orgy of entertainment. So how to decide what to do with yourself? Read on for our pick of five of the best things London has to offer this Bank Holiday weekend. Enjoy!

Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival, a celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture in London and Europe’s biggest street festival, takes over London this weekend. Here’s your guide to making the most of it.

Hampton Court Beer and Jazz Festival

Scenic Hampton Court Palace is a scenic setting for a few pints of proper beer or cider while you listen to the likes of the Brand New Heavies

London International Animation Festival

Now in its seventh year, this delightful festival offers 250 films from 30 countries. As with most festivals, you can either see the high-profile stuff or stumble upon a few surprises.

Neil Hamburger at the Soho Theatre

With his greasy comb-over and shambling gait, Hamburger presents a withering parody of an unfunny stand-up. It’s awkward and it’s cringe-worthy, but also brilliant.

Watch Scott Pilgrim vs The World

Ideal for anyone who grew up in front of a games console, Edgar Wright’s teen comedy, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, sees a slacker take on the evil exes of his new girlfriend in Mortal Kombat-type battles.