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Organisations In and Around London

Bach to Baby

Event Image Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers... See more >
International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, CITY OF LONDON, London EC1A 2BN

Prohibition Partners

Prohibition Partners was founded in 2017 with a vision for a legal cannabis industry where the abundant economic,... See more >
London (Head Office) 31 New Inn Yard Shoreditch United Kingdom EC2A 3EY

Suited & Booted

Event Image Suited & Booted is a charity based in the City of London. Public agencies and charities refer homeless and vulnerable..... See more >
52 Cornhill London EC3V 3PD

London Canal Museum

Event Image London Canal Museum is a mid-sized waterside museum in central London, close to King's Cross station... See more >
12-13 New Wharf Road London N1 9RT

City Chamber Choir

City Chamber Choir aims to revive neglected choral works from past ages, to search out the best in 20th century... See more >
St Mary at Hill, London, UK EC3R 8EE

Ballet Central

Ballet Central was created in 1984 as the touring company of Central School of Ballet to give Central’s graduating... See more >
Central School of Ballet Countess of Wessex Studios 21-22 Hatfields, Paris Garden London, SE1 8DJ

salsa Soho

Event Image Salsa is a cocktail bar , restaurant, and nightclub ; all under one roof Partying is what we do, and we do it well!... See more >
96 Charing Cross Rd WC2H 0JG

Music Audio Stories

Event Image 'Music Audio Stories' is an original company specialising in entertaining music audiobooks, picture books,... See more >
Music Audio Stories Building 39951 PO BOX 6945 London W1A 6US

Martin Keaveney Creative Writing

MARTIN KEAVENEY CREATIVE WRITING work with hundreds of creative writers and Irish literature enthusiasts every year... See more >
Unit 95561, PO Box 6945 London, GB W1A 6US

Zari Gallery

We are Zari Gallery, a cultural hub and Art Gallery located in London’s Fitzrovia. Founded in 2016, by entrepreneur..... See more >
Zari Gallery 73 Newman Street W1T 3EJ

Islington Festival of Music and Art

Bringing world class musicians and artists to the borough of Islington See more >
4 Witherington Rd N5 1PP

Candlelight Concerts Club

Event Image Are you ready to be enchanted? Candlelight Concerts Club creates seriously relaxed evening concerts for busy culture..... See more >
St. Mary Magdalen, 193 Bermondsey Street SE1 3UW
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Things to do around London

London, the vibrant capital of the United Kingdom, offers an abundance of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, there's something for everyone in this bustling metropolis. Let's explore some of the best things to do in London:

1. Visit London's Markets:
- London has a plethora of markets, each with its own unique vibe. Here are some must-visit options:
- Old Spitalfields Market: Located in east central London, it offers vintage clothing, handmade accessories, worldly foods, and novel art.
- Camden Market: Perfect for rockers and music lovers, it's known for leather jackets, vegan lunch options, and piercings.
- Portobello Market: Notting Hill's colorful houses and unique items make it a popular spot for photographers.
- Borough Market: London's premium food market with a variety of delicious treats, from coffee to fresh farm produce¹.

2. Explore Arty and Architectural Gems:
- Even if you're not religious, visiting London's churches is a treat. Explore historic architecture and stunning stained glass windows. Some notable ones include:
- St. Paul's Cathedral: Climb to the top for panoramic views of the city.
- Westminster Abbey: A UNESCO World Heritage Site with centuries of history.
- St. Martin-in-the-Fields: Attend a classical music concert or enjoy a meal at its crypt cafe.
- Southwark Cathedral: A hidden gem near Borough Market.
- Temple Church: Known for its round nave and medieval origins³.

3. Enjoy the Outdoors:
- London has beautiful green spaces and outdoor activities:
- Hyde Park: Stroll by the Serpentine, rent a rowboat, or have a picnic.
- Regent's Park: Visit the Queen Mary's Rose Garden and the London Zoo.
- Richmond Park: Spot deer and enjoy the vast open space.
- Hampstead Heath: Explore the heathland, swim in the ponds, and take in the skyline views.
- Thames River Walk: Follow the Thames Path for scenic riverside views².

4. Quirky and Fun Activities:
- London offers plenty of unique experiences:
- Shuffleboarding: Try shuffleboard at venues like The London Shuffle Club.
- Escape Rooms: Solve puzzles and unravel mysteries at various escape room locations.
- Weird Experiences: From immersive theater to unusual dining, London has it all.
- Electronic Darts: Play darts with a modern twist at Flight Club.
- Go Karting: Race around indoor tracks at TeamSport Karting.
- Virtual Reality Experiences: Try VR gaming or immersive storytelling at Otherworld³.

5. Day Trips from London:
- If you have more time, consider day trips to nearby destinations:
- Windsor: Visit Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world.
- Greenwich: Explore the Royal Observatory, the Cutty Sark, and the Maritime Museum.
- Oxford: Discover the famous university city and its historic colleges.
- Cambridge: Explore the picturesque colleges and punting on the River Cam.
- Brighton: Enjoy the beach, the Royal Pavilion, and the quirky Lanes⁴.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in culture, outdoor adventures, or quirky experiences, London promises an unforgettable day out! 🌟🏙️🎉¹²³⁴.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) 22 Brilliant Ideas for the Best Days Out in London - Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/days-out-in-london/.
(2) Over 80 (Very) Fun And Quirky Activities In London - DesignMyNight. https://www.designmynight.com/london/quirky-activities-london.
(3) 101 things to do outdoors in London - visitlondon.com. https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/openspace/101-things-to-do-outdoors-in-london.
(4) 17 Best Day Trips From London | Day Trip Ideas Near London - Time Out. https://www.timeout.com/london/travel/the-best-day-trips-from-london.