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Choral concert by South West Essex Choir

The South West Essex Choir perform Will Todd's 'Mass in Blue' - A dynamic and distinctive jazz-style... See more >
Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford, London E4 7EN
Sat 6 Jul

Miniature Railway Train rides, Ridgeway Park, Chingford. E4 6XU

Miniature Steam & Electric Train Rides in Chingford Basic information: STEAM & ELECTRIC TRAIN RIDES at Ridgeway... See more >
Ridgeway Park, off Old Church Road, Chingford ... E4 6XU
Sun 23 Jun, Sun 30 Jun, Sun 7 Jul

FREE taster session with the Chingford Rock Choir

Do you want to find a choir near you? The Chingford Rock Choir is led by vocal coach Sally Creedon... See more >
Chingford United Reformed Church, 2b Buxton Road, Chingford E4 7DP
Tue 25 Jun, Tue 2 Jul

83 Cowslip Road - Open Garden for NGS

83 Cowslip Road - Open Garden for NGS 80ft long wildlife friendly garden, on two levels at rear of Victorian semi. Patio has a selection of containers with a..... See more >
83 Cowslip Road, South Woodford E18 1JN
Sun 7 Jul

CHIGWELL, Essex 35s to 60s+ Party for Singles & Couples - Fri 28 June

CHIGWELL, Essex 35s to 60s+ Party for Singles & Couples - Fri 28 June Welcome to the CHIGWELL, Essex 35s to 60s Plus Party for Singles & Couples happening on Friday, 28 June at Chigwell... See more >
Chigwell Hall, 159 High Road, Chigwell IG7 6BD
Fri 28 Jun

Haven House Summer Party

Join us for an unforgettable night with Motown, Funk, Soul, Dance and Pop Band - Soul Funk Secret. There will be lots..... See more >
Big Penny Social, 1 Priestley Way, London E17 6AL
Fri 12 Jul

Let’s get together and sing in Waltham Abbey!

Let’s get together and sing in Waltham Abbey! An evening of popular songs, arrangements and singalong songs, sea shanties and songs from the musicals... See more >
Waltham Abbey Baptist Church, 6 Paradise Road, Waltham Abbey EN9 1RL
Sat 29 Jun
Premium

Stamp Club Meeting (Leytonstone & Wanstead)

Annual General Meeting. Meeting of Leytonstone, Wanstead & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit... See more >
Pastures Centre, Davies Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 3DR
Wed 26 Jun

Halsey Hall Wedding Showcase

Our first Wedding Showcase is on June 30th! We are opening our doors to show you our fabulous venue as well as reveal..... See more >
Halsy Hall, Turners Hill, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross EN8 8NJ
Sun 30 Jun

Aldersbrook Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Aldersbrook Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Four different gardens situated on the Aldersbrook Estate between Wanstead Park and Wanstead Flats. 1 Clavering Road is..... See more >
Aldersbrook Gardens, Wanstead E12 5ES
Sun 7 Jul

Railway Cottages - Open Garden for NGS

Railway Cottages - Open Garden for NGS A row of historical railway cottages, tucked away from the bustle of Wood Green nr Alexandra Palace, takes the visitor... See more >
Railway Cottages, N22 7SL
Sun 7 Jul

Ain't I a Woman

Ain't I a Woman is a theatrical production which is in fact five short plays, all written, directed and produced... See more >
Tower Theatre 16 Northwold Rd, London N16 7HR
Wed 10 Jul to Sat 20 Jul

70 Farleigh Road - Open Garden for NGS

70 Farleigh Road - Open Garden for NGS A diverse garden in a Victorian terrace with an eclectic mix of plants, many in vintage pots reflecting the... See more >
70 Farleigh Road, Stoke Newington N16 7TQ
Sun 30 Jun

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 3 Jul

Ally Pally Allotments - Open Garden for NGS

Ally Pally Allotments - Open Garden for NGS Situated on a south facing hillside alongside Alexandra Park, this 140 plot allotment site has the feel of an urban... See more >
Ally Pally Allotments, N22 7BB
Sun 23 Jun
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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!