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Today to Wed 19 Jun, By Distance closest first.

37 Harold Road - Open Garden for NGS

37 Harold Road - Open Garden for NGS 50ft x 60ft pretty corner garden arranged around seven fruit trees. Fragrant climbers, woodland plants and..... See more >
37 Harold Road, Leytonstone E11 4QX
Sun 16 Jun

New Urban Theme Park coming soon to Westfield Stratford City

The highly anticipated and thrilling new urban theme park destination, Gravity MAX Westfield Stratford City, is set to... See more >
Gravity MAX, Montfichet Rd, London E15 1AZ
Sun 26 May

Revel Puck Circus

The multi-award-winning Revel Puck Circus are returning to their home turf of East London with their first new major... See more >
The Revel Puck Big Top, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hopkins Field E20 3AX
Today to Sun 2 Jun

43 Roding Road - Open Garden for NGS

43 Roding Road - Open Garden for NGS A small, west facing Victorian terrace garden with a curved lawn surrounding two mixed borders (one sunny, one... See more >
43 Roding Road, E5 0DN
Sun 16 Jun

68 Derby Road - Open Garden for NGS

68 Derby Road - Open Garden for NGS Old fashioned summer garden with two ponds, one for wildlife and one for goldfish. Tiny orchard, vegetable beds and..... See more >
68 Derby Road, South Woodford E18 2PS
Sun 2 Jun

Lower Clapton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Lower Clapton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Lower Clapton is an area of mid-Victorian terraces sloping down to the River Lea. These gardens reflect their owners..... See more >
Lower Clapton Gardens, Lower Clapton E5 0RL
Sun 16 Jun

Megalithic's Portals 'The Old Stones' A Window to Our Prehistoric Past

Megalithic’s Portals ’The Old Stones’ A Window to Our Prehistoric Past You are invited to join us for a special event featuring Andy Burnham, founder of the Megalithic Portal, as he presents... See more >
The Coborn, 8 Coborn Road, Mile End London E3 2DA
Sat 25 May

42 Keynsham Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

42 Keynsham Avenue - Open Garden for NGS A long and very green suburban garden sloping down from the back of the house towards the mature trees of Epping... See more >
42 Keynsham Avenue, Woodford Green IG8 9SZ
Sun 9 Jun

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
Thu 23 May, Sun 26 May, Thu 30 May, and more dates until Sun 7 Jul

Sing your hearts out at Town Hall Hotel with Indeedy Musical Bingo

On Friday, 31st May, Town Hall Hotel is calling all music savants to come and enjoy an evening of musical bingo located... See more >
Town Hall Hotel, Patriot Square, Bethnal Green, London E2 9NF
Fri 31 May

London Fields Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

London Fields Gardens - Open Garden for NGS A fascinating and very diverse collection of gardens in London Fields within easy walking distance of each other... See more >
London Fields Gardens, Hackney E8 3JW
Sun 9 Jun

Storytime with Anna Christina at MCM London Comic Con

Storytime with Anna Christina at MCM London Comic Con Join award-winning storyteller, Anna Christina, for a fun interactive musical storytime of listening, learning,... See more >
ExCel London Royal Victoria Dock 1 Western Gateway London E16 1XL
Sat 25 May

Stamp Club Meeting (Goodmayes)

Details and date/time of this meeting were not available at the time of writing. Please contact society before..... See more >
Methodist Church Hall, Percy Road, Goodmayes IG3 8UA
Wed 5 Jun

Walk: Maritime Blackwall

Society of Genealogists . Blackwall in London's Docklands has as much maritime history as Greenwich, it is just..... See more >
East India Docklands Light Railway station E14 9QN
Thu 23 May

The Three Inch Fools UK Tour

The Three Inch Fools, known for their contemporary spin on the traditional touring troupe, are preparing for a summer... See more >
Eastbury Manor House IG11 9SN
Sun 26 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!