This weekend has world-class free art as well as world-class sport. The London 2012 Festival has an amazing free programme for thousands to enjoyRuth MacKenzie, Director, London 2012 Festival
Today an exhibition at the Royal Opera House is telling the Story of the Olympic Games from its creation in 776BC through to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Three times gold medal winner, Russian gymnast Olga Korbut, will be there to tell the tale of winning her three titles at the Munich 1972 Olympic Games.
As part of Art Drive ! The BMW Art Car Collection 1975 – 2010, there is special pop-up cinema in the unusual setting of a multi-storey car park in Shoreditch.
The National Portrait Gallery is running its final exhibition in the series – BT Road to 2012: Aiming High which features portraits of key people involved in the Games, including Sebastian Coe, Mark Cavendish, Fran Halsall and Danny Boyle.
Experience Brazilian culture at Somerset House, the adopted home for the Brazil National Olympic Committee during the Games. 'Casa Brasil' features From the Margin to the Edge, a major exhibition on Brazilian art and design in the 21st century, as well as Brazilian culture and its folklore and preparations for Rio 2016.
Tomorrow Kids Week in the West End gets underway. The event gives children a chance experience the magic of live theatre. During the week, children (aged 16 and under) can go free to the theatre with a paying adult. With lots of theatre productions on at the West End, there's sure to be something for everyone.
Thousands of London 2012 Local Leaders around the UK are holding their own Olympic-themed celebrations this weekend, from organising barbeques to watching sport on the big screen at Live Sites. Get advice and tips on how to have a great Super Saturday
These are part of more than ten million free opportunities to take part in the spectacular London 2012 Fesitval which continues to the final day of the Paralympic Games on 9 September.
See all the events in the London 2012 Festival