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Today to Thu 27 Jun, By Distance closest first.

19 St Peter's Street - Open Garden for NGS

19 St Peter’s Street - Open Garden for NGS Charming, secluded town garden with climbing roses, trees, shrubs, climbers, pond, patio with containers and a gazebo... See more >
19 St Peter’s Street, N1 8JD
Sun 2 Jun

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

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

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

Barnsbury Group - Open Garden for NGS

Barnsbury Group - Open Garden for NGS Discover four contrasting spaces in Barnsbury's Georgian squares. 57 Huntingdon Street is a secluded garden with..... See more >
Barnsbury Group, N1 1BX
Sun 2 Jun

Goldilocks: The Ballet

Goldilocks: The Ballet A Classic Children's Story Brought to Life oin Goldilocks, the girl with the lovely locks and her jar of... See more >
Lilian Bayliss Studio, Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue EC1R 4TN
Today

De Beauvoir Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

De Beauvoir Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Five gardens to explore in De Beauvoir, a leafy enclave of Victorian villas near to Islington and Dalston... See more >
De Beauvoir Gardens, Hackney N1 5BE
Sun 2 Jun

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

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
Tue 4 Jun to Sat 22 Jun

Succeeding in Your Nursing Program with Expert Assistance

Succeeding in a nursing program is a significant achievement that requires dedication, resilience, and access to expert... See more >
49 Featherstone Street EC1Y 8SY
Mon 3 Jun

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
Today, Fri 12 Jul

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
Fri 14 Jun to Sun 16 Jun

Summer Music in City Churches: ‘Love’s Labours’

Ten days of concerts of beautiful music, programmed around themes of love, romance and Shakespeare are promised as the... See more >
St Giles-without-Cripplegate, Fore Street, Barbican EC2Y 8DA
Thu 6 Jun, Sat 15 Jun

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

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 2 Jun, Wed 5 Jun to Sun 9 Jun, Wed 12 Jun to Sun 16 Jun, Wed 19 Jun to Sat 22 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!