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Today to Fri 12 Jul, By Distance closest first.

6 Thornhill Road - Open Garden for NGS

6 Thornhill Road - Open Garden for NGS 150ft Islington garden, designed and planted over the last 30 yrs. This fully accessible family garden draws..... See more >
6 Thornhill Road, Islington N1 1HW
Sat 15 Jun

Drag Baby

‘All you have to do is spunk into a little pot. I’m not asking you to do anything hard.’ Dan, a misanthropic drag..... See more >
Pleasance London, Downstairs Carpenters Mews, North Road, London N7 9EF
Today to Sat 22 Jun

Islington Festival of Music and Art

The Islington Festival of Music and Art was conceived as an extension of a series of post-lockdown garden concerts in... See more >
multiple venues around islington N5 1PP
Fri 5 Jul to Sat 20 Jul

St Pancras Waterpoint - tour an historic Victorian water tower

Tour an historic Grade II listed water tower with views of the Gasholders and Coal Drops Yard at Kings Cross, and St... See more >
St Pancras Cruising Club, Camley Street, London N1C 4PN
Sat 22 Jun

Torriano Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS

Torriano Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS This beautiful 1 acre community garden, designed and built in 2003 by the residents helped by the Army, has amazing... See more >
Torriano Community Garden, NW5 2ST
Sun 16 Jun

Visit: St Pancras Old Church

Society of Genealogists. 'Dying to get in'  A guided tour of St Pancras Churchyard with Lester Hillman Of..... See more >
Pancras Rd, NW1 1UL
Thu 4 Jul

4 Wharton Street - Open Garden for NGS

4 Wharton Street - Open Garden for NGS Tiny award-winning 16ft x 26ft north facing garden with shade patio planted for all year interest. See more >
4 Wharton Street, Bloomsbury WC1X 9PX
Sun 23 Jun

58 Halliford Street - Open Garden for NGS

58 Halliford Street - Open Garden for NGS An English country garden in the heart of Islington. Lush planting: Cytisus battandieri 'Yellow Tail' tree,..... See more >
58 Halliford Street, Canonbury N1 3EQ
Sun 16 Jun

Arlington Square Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Arlington Square Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Seven early Victorian terraced houses with similar sized small gardens and conditions but with very different garden... See more >
Arlington Square Gardens, N1 7DP
Sun 23 Jun

BrewDog Camden Pub Quiz

Tuesdays 7PM Get ready to flex those brain muscles and join us for the ultimate showdown of wits at the BrewDog... See more >
113 BAYHAM ST NW1 0AG
Tue 18 Jun, Tue 25 Jun, and more dates until Tue 23 Jul

Ancient Riddles With The Covent Garden Chorus

The ancient and modern combine in our summer concert, woven together by a new commission by Lillie Harris, and brought... See more >
St Pancras New Church 165 Euston Road, London NW1 2BA
Sat 15 Jun

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 Bloomsbury: Cockpit Yard, Northington St, London WC1N 2NP
Today to Sun 16 Jun

The Trip: a Psychedelic Immersive Art Exhibit

The Trip: a Psychedelic Immersive Art Exhibit Get ready to embark on a visual journey unlike any other as The Trip brings its immersive psychedelic art experience to... See more >
185 Drury Lane London WC1 5PR
Today to Sun 16 Jun, Wed 19 Jun to Sat 22 Jun
Premium

BOOMBOX At The Fiddler’s Elbow : Episode 4

BOOMBOX : Episode 4 4 Bands - 1 DJ - plus broadcast live on the radio via: www.westnorfolkradio.co.uk EPISODE 4..... See more >
The Fiddler’s Elbow 1 Malden Rd, Chalk Farm, London NW5 3HS
Sun 7 Jul

Dragos Mostenescu 'Dragos & Guests'

Multi-talented Romanian comedian and actor Dragos Mostenescu will be bringing his new show Dragos & Friends to the... See more >
London Piano Smithfield, 14 Long Ln, Barbican, London EC1A 9PN
Fri 12 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!