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Today to Tue 14 May, By Distance closest first.

Retail Wednesdays

Retail Wednesdays Every Wednesday at Humble Grape Crouch End you can drink our shop bottles in our restaurant at retail prices, all day... See more >
4 Topsfield Parade, , London, Crouch End N8 8PR
Wed 17 Apr, Wed 24 Apr, Wed 1 May

Polly (The Heartbreak Opera)

A riotous, radical adaptation of Polly, John Gay's banned sequel to The Beggar's Opera, with techno,... See more >
5 Carpenters Mews, North Road N7 9EF
Wed 8 May to Sat 11 May

King Henry's Walk Garden - Open Garden for NGS

King Henry’s Walk Garden - Open Garden for NGS Vibrant ornamental planting welcomes the visitor to this hidden oasis leading into a verdant community garden with... See more >
King Henry’s Walk Garden, N1 4NX
Mon 6 May

The Great Expedition: The Incredible Edible Journey

Legends of the immersive dining scene Gingerline are returning to London for their first shows in the capital in four... See more >
Film Shed, 28 Millers Avenue, Dalston E8 2DS
Today to Sat 4 May

Deluge

In the wake of a relationship, a woman sifts through other people’s stories.?An attempt to contain her overflowing..... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Fri 10 May

Circus Scratch Night: Spoken Word Edition

Brainfools is back at Jacksons Lane with a series of three scratch nights, where circus artists showcase... See more >
Jacksons Lane 269a Archway Road London N6 5AA
Sat 11 May

ADRA - Film & Speaker Tour

Experience the magic of the award-winning film Adra as the team behind the renowned Kendal Mountain Festival take it on... See more >
Rio Cinema 107 Kingsland High Street London E8 2PB
Thu 25 Apr

A Word For Mother

Tim McArthur’s newest play A Word For Mother premieres this spring with an all-female cast and creative team... See more >
1 North Road, Highgate Village, London N6 4BD
Wed 1 May to Sun 26 May

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story

The People’s Princess is returning to the capital. Fresh from a sold-out run of their viral hit Gwyneth Goes Skiing,..... See more >
Kings Head Theatre, 116 Upper Street, London N1 1QN
Wed 17 Apr to Sun 5 May

Eurovision Your Decision

Originating at The Cabaret Lounge at Above the Stag Theatre in 2021, Eurovision Your Decision, devised and directed by... See more >
King’s Head Theatre, Islington Square, 116 Upper Street, London N1 1QN
Mon 29 Apr to Sat 11 May

What (is) a Woman

A new solo musical play with an illuminating script, nine original songs and stunning underscore, What (is) a Woman is... See more >
Arcola Theatre, Studio 2, 24 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL
Tue 23 Apr to Sat 4 May

The Classic Car Boot Sale

The Classic Car Boot Sale spring edition on 27th and 28th April 2024 a vintage and preowned enthusiasts paradise, the... See more >
King’s Cross: Granary Square, Lewis Cubitt Square and Coal Drops Yard, London N1C 4AB
Sat 27 Apr and Sun 28 Apr

Greaseless Spoon by Breville

For those looking for a guilt-free alternative to the traditional greasy fry-up, Breville has the answer... See more >
57-58 Upper Street, London N1 0NY
Wed 17 Apr

Cream Tea Cruise

Cream Tea Cruise Enjoy a unique cream tea cruise experience in the heart of London. Come and visit the London Canal Museum in good time..... See more >
London Canal Museum, New Wharf Road, King’s Cross, London N1 9RT
Thu 18 Apr, Thu 25 Apr, and more dates until Thu 23 May
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Tunnel Boat Trips

Tunnel Boat Trips Our popular tunnel boat trips depart from the London Canal Museum near King's Cross station and take you in a... See more >
London Canal Museum 12-13 New Wharf Road King’s Cross N1 9RT
Thu 18 Apr, Sat 20 Apr, and more dates until Sat 25 May
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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!