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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 setting of the Latin Mass plus a new choral work by Edward Nesbit - 'The genuine History of the life of Richard Turpin'. Directed by Andrew Sackett. 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 Park, Peel Close, off Old Church Road, Chingford E4 6XU. Every Sunday & Bank Holiday afternoon from 1:30pm to 5:00pm during the summer (April until end of September) train rides are available at £2 or £1 depending on the track... See more >
Ridgeway Park, off Old Church Road, Chingford ... E4 6XU
Sun 30 Jun, Sun 7 Jul

FREE taster session with the Chingford Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes! The Chingford Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Sally Creedon... See more >
Chingford United Reformed Church, 2b Buxton Road, Chingford E4 7DP
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 step down to the lawn past a pond full of wildlife. Flowerbeds stuffed with an eclectic mix of perennials. Ample seating on patio and overspill seating in delightful adjacent garden. 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 Hall! Get ready to mingle and dance the night away with like-minded individuals in a fun and relaxed atmosphere... See more >
Chigwell Hall, 159 High Road, Chigwell IG7 6BD
Fri 28 Jun

CHIGWELL, Essex 35s-60s+ Party for Singles & Couples - Friday 12 July

CHIGWELL, Essex 35s-60s+ Party for Singles & Couples - Friday 12 July Welcome to the CHIGWELL, Essex 35s to 60s Plus Party for Singles & Couples happening on Friday, 12 July at Chigwell Hall! Get ready to mingle and dance the night away with like-minded individuals in a fun and relaxed atmosphere... See more >
Chigwell Hall, 159 High Road, Chigwell IG7 6BD
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. special guests: Roland Perrin Piano, Alicia Dine Flute, and Roland Gallery Guitar, Dir Virginia Firnberg See more >
Waltham Abbey Baptist Church, 6 Paradise Road, Waltham Abbey EN9 1RL
Sat 29 Jun

Open Air Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet at Capel Manor Gardens

Experience a passionate, poetic and utterly gripping production of a Shakespeare favourite this summer. Illyria first performed this incredible play more than two decades ago to critical acclaim worldwide. This is an evening not to be missed!... See more >
Capel Manor Gardens, Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, Middlesex EN1 4RQ
Wed 10 Jul

Stamp Club Meeting (Leytonstone & Wanstead)

Annual General Meeting. Meeting of Leytonstone, Wanstead & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit. Membership subscription payable for continued participation. Local contact: Richard Wood (Secretary). See more >
Pastures Centre, Davies Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 3DR
Wed 26 Jun

Artists' Open Studios

Head to the top floor of Valentines Mansion where our talented makers will welcome you into their creative workspace. Browse incredible paintings, intricate basketry, carefully crafted ceramics, dazzling glass art and much more. Meet the makers themselves and watch how their work is made. See more >
Valentines Mansion & Gardens, Emerson Road, Ilford IG1 4XA
Sun 21 Jul

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 an end of terrace garden where incremental space to the side has been adapted to create a kitchen garden and chicken coop, excess produce is eagerly received by five resident hens. Borders and beds contain a variety of planting... 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 back in time. The tranquil country style garden at 2 Dorset Road flanks three sides of the house. Clipped hedges contrast with climbing roses, clematis, honeysuckle, abutilon, grasses and ferns... 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 by black women, all loosely address the theme of dystopias, both those we currently live with and those in the not to distant future... See more >
Tower Theatre 16 Northwold Rd, London N16 7HR
Wed 10 Jul to Sat 20 Jul

Aurora Choir Summer Cocert- Mozart Requiem

Summer Concert Mozart Requiem St Andrew's Church Southgate 13th July 7.30p.m. Aurora Choir Conductor Ben Thapa present a performance of the Mozart Requiem with soloists: Helen Bailey :Soprano, Sarah Luttrell : Contralto, James Beddoe : Tenor and Peter Norris: Bass with Chamber Orchestra... See more >
St Andrews Church Chase Side Southgate N14 5PP
Sat 13 Jul

FREE taster session with the Cheshunt Rock Choir

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? Your friendly local Cheshunt choir is run by Waltham Cross based musician Sally Creedon. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Cheshunt and wider Waltham Cross area... See more >
Goff’s Academy, Goffs Lane, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross EN7 5QW
Wed 3 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!