London’s Best Free Events this Weekend, April 15-17

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    Hayward Gallery's The Royal Family

    The Royal Family
    In honor of the pending royal nuptials contemporary artists display their quirky and humorous renditions of members of the House of Windsor, featuring artists Hans-Peter Feldmann, Alan Kane and Adam Dant
    Hayward Gallery Project Space
    Southbank Centre
    Daily, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Wear orange at the Holland House Festival (image: Gary Knight)

    Holland House Festival
    Party like the Dutch in London in celebration of their national holiday Queensday with Dutch bands, market stalls, a kids’ corner, food & drink, and plenty of tulips for purchase
    Trafalgar Square, 12 noon – 8:00 pm
    Saturday, April 16

    Fancy dress at the London Marathon (image: Julian Mason)

    Virgin London Marathon
    35,000 runners will pound 26.2 miles of London’s famous streets
    Starts at Greenwich Park 9-9:45 am
    Elite group will pass St. James’s Park for an 11:00 am finish at The Mall
    (If you’d rather participate than spectate next year, the 2012 ballet opens 26 April)
    Sunday, April 17

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