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Today to Tue 16 Jul, By Distance closest first.

Monochrome photography exhibition

Please note our Covid health and safety procedures onsite. Please practice social distancing and act on any guidance..... See more >
Sierra Quebec Bravo 77 Marsh Wall London E14 9SR
Wed 3 Jul to Sun 7 Jul

Illusionaries Presents 'Entheon: A Sanctuary of Visionary Art'

London’s acclaimed destination for experiential art, Illusionaries, will be opening its latest exhibition on 14 June... See more >
Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf E14 5AB
Today to Mon 1 Jul

Bridgerton Afternoon Tea on the Colonnades

Be transported back to Regency-era London with an affair fit for Lady Whistledown herself. Step into the world of..... See more >
Colonnades, Old Royal Naval College SE10 9NN
Sun 30 Jun

Time and Tides - an Exploration of Greenwich

Time and Tides - an Exploration of Greenwich Eltham Choral Society perform the world premiere of Time and Tides - An Exploration of Greenwich, composed by Esther... See more >
St Alfege Church, Greenwich Church St SE10 8NA
Sat 6 Jul
Premium

Cockpit Summer Open Studios 2024

Cockpit Summer Open Studios is an exciting opportunity for the public to meet some of the world’s most celebrated... See more >
Cockpit Deptford: 18-22 Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
Fri 21 Jun to Sun 23 Jun

Graham Anthony Devine , Classical Guitar Recital

Graham Anthony Devine plays a tribute classical guitar recital to Julian Bream. Graham Anthony Devine will play..... See more >
Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church 68 Crooms Hill Greenwich London SE10 8HG
Mon 8 Jul

69 Antill Road - Open Garden for NGS

69 Antill Road - Open Garden for NGS A tropically inspired garden with a range of trees and shrubs. The garden is divided into rooms which show off the..... See more >
69 Antill Road, Bow E3 5BT
Sun 7 Jul

Pen Theatre Presents: Bexual Healing

It’s a pun, although some of the characters might be witty and off the wrist. This is the intercourse before the..... See more >
The Pen Theatre Unit 22 The Penarth Centre London SE15 1TR
Sat 22 Jun

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path

Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening - Medically Documented Through the absorption of the divine power, many... See more >
Quaker Meeting House 2 Lawn Terrace Blackheath SE3 9LL
Mon 24 Jun, Mon 15 Jul

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 20 Jun to Sun 23 Jun, Thu 27 Jun to Sun 30 Jun, Thu 4 Jul to Sun 7 Jul

Walk St Katharine’s Dock

Society of Genealogists . A medieval church and hospital, then the smallest and most efficient of the docks,..... See more >
Tower Hill Tube Station EC3N 1JL
Thu 20 Jun

Launching A Landmark: The Unseen Opening Weeks

On 22 June, London’s defining landmark, Tower Bridge announces free, summer-long exhibition: Launching A Landmark: The... See more >
Tower Bridge SE1 2UP
Sat 22 Jun to Thu 1 Aug

Jack the Ripper Tours

Weekly guided walking tours led by Ripperologist Paul Mansfield with over 25 years experience as a London tour guide... See more >
Aldgate station 9 Aldgate high street EC3N 1AH
Fri 21 Jun, Sun 23 Jun, and more dates until Sun 14 Jul

4th International Conference on Child Neurology

The 4th International Conference on Child Neurology (Child Neurology 2024) will be held in London, UK, on June 27-28,... See more >
Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport E1 7DR
Thu 27 Jun

London's Summer by the River festival returns for 2024

Summer By The River 2024 London Bridge City's Summer by the River Festival Returns: Escape to a Riverside... See more >
The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA
Today to Sun 21 Jul
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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!