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Today to Fri 17 May, By Distance closest first.

Deeper

Follow the rhythm to set inward travel in motion. Musician, Miles Spilsbury will play in response to Simran by Chranjot..... See more >
Mother London Biscuit Building 10 Redchurch Street London E2 7DD
Thu 25 Apr

Bee Brunch: Golden Bee Roof Terrace X Pineapple Xpress

Join us this summer on Golden Bee's roof terrace for an amazing Brunch experience. We are working with..... See more >
Golden Bee 262 - 264 Old Street EC1V 9DD
Sat 4 May

Plant Gazing: Under Dandelion Moon

As we approach May we see the emergence of the Dandelion Moon.  Flora of spring is appearing and some are nutrient rich..... See more >
IMT Gallery, Unit 2/210 Cambridge Heath Road. London E2 9NQ
Tue 23 Apr

Fran Hayes | Thick, Stretchy, Sticky Space

IMT Gallery is proud to present the first solo exhibition by emerging interdisciplinary artist Fran Hayes... See more >
IMT Gallery, Unit 2/210 Cambridge Heath Road. London E2 9NQ
Fri 10 May, Sun 12 May, Thu 16 May, and more dates until Sun 7 Jul

Leadenhall Market’s Great Goose Chase

Leadenhall Market’s popular Great Goose Chase is back this Easter, with a series of eggstraordinary challenges in and... See more >
Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch St, London EC3V 1LT
Today to Tue 30 Apr

DOUBLE BILL MOVIES: Breakin 1 & Breakin 2: Electric Boogaloo

Actively SeeK.I.N.G.'s Fundraiser: Celebrating the 40th Anniversaries of Breakin' 1 & 2 DOUBLE BILL..... See more >
Genesis Cinema, Mile End Road, London, UK 93-95 Mile End Road London E1 4UJ
Sat 4 May

The Sixteen: Monteverdi Vespers

We bring one of the cornerstones of the classical repertoire, Monteverdi’s monumental Vespers of 1610, back to London... See more >
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8
Wed 15 May

The Quirky Wedding Fayre at Vinoteca City

The Quirky Wedding Fayre brings together the most unique wedding suppliers in a truly quirky venue to help make your... See more >
21 Bloomberg Arcade, London EC4N 8AR
Sat 20 Apr

FOOTPRINT+ London

FOOTPRINT+ is the world's most advanced international conference for the decarbonisation of the built... See more >
1 Old Billingsgate Walk (Riverside, 16 Lower Thames St, London) EC3R 6DX
Wed 8 May and Thu 9 May

Learn to Swing dance in a day with SwingdanceUK!

Learn to Swing Dance in a Day! with Simon Selmon Learn the foundations of Lindy Hop, this popular 1940s partner..... See more >
Studio 2, CitySport Studio, 124 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DP
Sun 28 Apr

Musicality Workshop with SwingdanceUK

Musicality Workshop with musician Malcolm Earle-Smith & Swing dancer Simon Selmon Malcolm Earle-Smith, Senior... See more >
Studio 2, CitySport Studio, 124 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DP
Sun 12 May

84 Lavender Grove - Open Garden for NGS

84 Lavender Grove - Open Garden for NGS Courtyard garden with tropical backdrop of bamboos and palms, foil to clipped shrubs leading to wilder area... See more >
84 Lavender Grove, Hackney E8 3LS
Sun 21 Apr

World's Top 50 Innovators 2024 - London

Imagine attending a conference where every speaker has either done a world-first, or something very special in their... See more >
One Bartholomew Close EC1A 7BL
Wed 8 May to Fri 10 May

Richard III

Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Boris Johnson. Ambitious, manipulative, ruthless men, scheming to reach the height of..... See more >
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
Thu 9 May to Sat 11 May, Mon 13 May to Sat 18 May

What (is) a Woman

A new solo musical play with an illuminating script, nine original songs and stunning underscore, What (is) a Woman is... See more >
Arcola Theatre, Studio 2, 24 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL
Tue 23 Apr to Sat 4 May
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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 produce.

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 origins.

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 views.

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 Lanes.

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!