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Today to Fri 12 Jul, By Distance closest first.

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

Wine O'Clock | £5 Organic Wine

We get it - London can really put a dent in your wallet. That’s why we’re excited to introduce Wine O’Clock - where..... See more >
4 Topsfield Parade, , London, Crouch End N8 8PR
Today, Mon 17 Jun to Thu 20 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

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

Windrush Secret

A white far-right party leader.?A black Caribbean diplomat.?And a white Oxford-educated Home Office government..... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Sat 22 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

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

Longitude

World premiere of a new musical: crashing waves, swelling music and an emotional storm across the 18th century that... See more >
1 North Road, Highgate Village, London N6 4BD
Today to Sun 7 Jul

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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!