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FREE taster session with the Altrincham/Sale Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
Stretford Public Hall, Chester Road, Stretford, Manchester M32 0LG
Tue 28 May, Tue 11 Jun

Ellesmere Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Ellesmere Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS The group consists of 3 diverse suburban gardens in adjoining streets in Eccles. 35 Ellesmere Road is a cottage style..... See more >
Ellesmere Park Gardens, Manchester M30 9FE
Sat 8 Jun

Universally Manchester Festival

200 years of The University of Manchester, four days of celebration. You’re invited to a 200th birthday..... See more >
The University of Manchester, Oxford Road M13 9PL
Thu 6 Jun to Sun 9 Jun

Chorlton Park Primary School Holiday Camp Venue

Welcome to our holiday camp venue at Chorlton Park Primary School, offering children aged 5-12 a stimulating and safe... See more >
Mauldeth Rd W, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester , United Kingdom M21 7HH
Tue 28 May, Fri 31 May

Summer Fair at St Paul's Church Monton on Sat 8th June 2024

Please join us at the St Paul's Monton Summer Fair on Saturday, 8th June 2024! There will be various stalls..... See more >
Egerton Road Monton, Eccles M30 9LR
Sat 8 Jun

An Evening With The Andante Choir: Saturday 25th May 2024

Join us for a special concert by the Andante Choir in Holy Rood Church Hall on Saturday, 25th May 2024... See more >
Holy Rood Church Hall Moorside Road Swinton M27 0HJ
Sat 25 May

Maggie's, Manchester - Open Garden for NGS

Maggie’s, Manchester - Open Garden for NGS The architecture of Maggies Manchester, designed by world-renowned architect Lord Foster, is complemented by gardens... See more >
Maggie’s, Manchester, Manchester M20 4QL
Sun 16 Jun

Didsbury Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Didsbury Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS We have added a new contemporary garden this year to make a wonderful collection of 7 very beautiful and individual... See more >
Didsbury Village Gardens, Manchester M20 6RW
Sun 9 Jun

An Evening of Burlesque

Roll up, roll up. . . a scintillating night out of sparkling entertainment – the UK’s longest running burlesque show –..... See more >
Altrincham Garrick Playhouse Barrington Road Altrincham WA14 1HZ
Sun 2 Jun

Cheadle care home invites local community to honour D-Day

Cheadle care home invites local community to honour D-Day A Cheadle care home is opening its doors to the community for a commemorative ceremony. To commemorate the Normandy..... See more >
Abney Hall Park, Manchester Road, Cheadle SK8 2PD
Thu 6 Jun

Radcliffe Male Voice Choir Gala Concert

Summertime offers an opportunity for the choir to perform something other than carols. The choir has a varied..... See more >
Radcliffe United Reform Church, Blackburn St, Radcliffe M26 3WQ
Sat 15 Jun

The Nightingales

The Nightingales A sparkling showbiz comedy by Peter Quilter. Get transported into the life (and silk dressing gowns!) of a 1950s..... See more >
Altrincham Little Theatre, 17 Oxford Road, Altrincham WA14 2ED
Today to Sat 25 May
Premium

Cirque - The Greatest Show

It's time to step into the light. Escape with us for a night like no other, where we take you into a world where..... See more >
Stockport Plaza Mersey Square Stockport SK1 1SP
Fri 7 Jun

The Magic Of Motown

Seen by over a million people, now in its 18th year! Get ready for the biggest Motown party of the year with the..... See more >
The Plaza Mersey Square Stockport Cheshire SK1 1SP
Sat 8 Jun

FREE taster session with the Stockport Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
The Guildhall, 169 Wellington Road South, Stockport SK1 3UA
Mon 17 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!