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Organisations In and Around London

London Museum of Water & Steam

Come and discover the story of London's water supply at the London Museum of Water & Steam With hands-on... See more >
Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, London TW8 0EN

Addison Singers

The Addison Singers comprises two classical choirs – an auditioned Chamber Choir and larger non-auditioned Oratorio... See more >
St Peter’s Church, Acton Green Southfield Road London W4 1BB

Theatre at the Tabard

Event Image Studio theatre above the Tabard Pub, Turnham Green, London W4 1LW, showing comedy, plays, musicals, magic and more. See more >
Theatre at the Tabard, 2 Bath Road, London W4 1LW

Musical Museum

Event Image Our collection of working instruments, displays and interactive exhibits tell the story of how music has been recorded... See more >
399 High Street Brentford TW8ODU

Musical Balloon Band

Event Image The Musical Balloon Band was founded by Verona Chard in 2013. Donkey Balloon Babies; Donkey Dots for Tots; Cecily..... See more >
Ealing House 33 Hanger Lane London W5 3HJ

The William Morris Society Museum

William Morris Society Museum William Morris (1834 – 1896) was am important figure in Victorian Britain whose work... See more >
Kelmscott House 26 Upper Mall Hammersmith W6 9TA

Missing People

We are the only UK charity lifeline for anyone affected by someone going missing. For support call 116 000. See more >
284 Upper Richmond Road West London SW14 7JE

The Richmond Club

Event Image The Richmond Club is Richmond’s first Private Members Club offering a beautiful space to socialise, work or relax with... See more >
The Richmond Club, 115-117 Kew Road, Richmond TW9 2PN

Thames Philharmonic Choir

An accessible and friendly amateur choir that performs to professional standards. Based in SW London, with a membership..... See more >
SW15 5HU

Museum of Brands

The Museum of Brands explores the past 150 years through the evolution of consumer culture. The main feature is the..... See more >
111-117 Lancaster Road, Ladbroke Grove, London W11 1QT

Hounslow Sports & Social Club

Event Image A warm and friendly members social club providing bar, live entertainment, snooker, pool and darts. See more >
60 Grove Road, Hounslow TW3 3TH

One World Animals

A small organisation dedicated to rescuing small creatures and then holding events to inspire the next generation of... See more >
TW2 7PR
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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.