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Today to Tue 21 May, By Distance closest first.

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

57 Huntingdon Street - Open Garden for NGS

57 Huntingdon Street - Open Garden for NGS A secluded woodland garden room below an ash canopy and framed by timber palisade supporting roses, hydrangea and ivy... See more >
57 Huntingdon Street, Islington N1 1BX
Thu 16 May

10 Furlong Road - Open Garden for NGS

10 Furlong Road - Open Garden for NGS A green oasis in the heart of a densely populated area, 10 Furlong Road is an open, sunny garden of considerable size... See more >
10 Furlong Road, N7 8LS
Sun 19 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

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 25 Apr, Sat 27 Apr, and more dates until Sat 25 May
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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 25 Apr, Thu 2 May, Thu 9 May, Thu 16 May, Thu 23 May
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Long Canal Boat Trips

Long Canal Boat Trips Every Friday, we run an extended cruise through London from the London Canal Museum on board Long Tom... See more >
London Canal Museum 12-13 New Wharf Road N1 9RT
Fri 26 Apr, Fri 3 May, Fri 10 May, Fri 17 May, Fri 24 May
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Historic Boat Trips

Historic Boat Trips An opportunity to travel on a 1930s working narrowboat, now converted to pssenger use, along The Regent's Canal... See more >
London Canal Museum 12-13 New Wharf Road N1 9RT
Sat 11 May
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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
Today 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

Dylan Dodds: GroundDodds Day

Dylan Dodds: GroundDodds Day Do you ever get deja vu? Dylan's last show – 'an innovative way to experience a quarter-life..... See more >
Etcetera Theatre Club 265 Camden High Street, Above the Oxford Arms NW1 7BU
Wed 1 May

Improvised Comedy: Absurdocles

Absurdocles (absurd-oh-kleez) is an extremely silly improvised comedy, inspired by Greek tragedy. Following a 5-star..... See more >
100 Camden High Street NW1 0LU
Sun 5 May, Sun 2 Jun

National Boba Tea Day

Celebrate National Boba Tea Day with us! First 100 customers get a FREE regular boba from a select menu and first 50..... See more >
CUPP, 39 Parkway, Camden NW1 7PN
Tue 30 Apr

Primrose Hill Design Competition - Inspired By Fathers

From the 19th April, we are inviting local young artists to design a bespoke keyring with their special father figure... See more >
69 Regent’s Park Road Primrose Hill London NW1 8UY
Today to Fri 24 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
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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!