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Today to Sat 15 Jun, By Distance closest first.

SHUNK

SHUNK: A one-man play, written and performed by Welsh Creative Jacob Ethan Tanner. We follow Dai, our rough and..... See more >
The pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, London N7 9EF
Fri 24 May and Sat 25 May

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

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

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

2 Camden Mews - Open Garden for NGS

2 Camden Mews - Open Garden for NGS Twenty yrs ago, two long gardens were turned into one. This resulted in a good sized garden, unusually broad for London..... See more >
2 Camden Mews, Camden Town NW1 9DB
Sun 9 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

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
Today, Thu 23 May, 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 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 24 May
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Family Fun Days

Family Fun Days Family Fun days are an opportunity to bring children to enjoy family-friendly activities at the museum... See more >
London Canal Museum 12-13 New Wharf Road N1 9RT
Wed 29 May
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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 2 Jun

BOOMBOX At The Fiddler’s Elbow : Episode 3

4 Bands - 1 DJ - live broadcast on the radio EPISODE 3 : 10pm - MATT HART 9pm - BEHIND THE NUT 8pm - RETRO... See more >
The Fiddler’s Elbow 1 Malden Rd, Chalk Farm, London NW5 3HS
Sun 2 Jun

Cold Water

After university, Emma moves back with her parents in Hertfordshire and gets a job at her old school, assisting in the... See more >
13 Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP
Today to Sat 1 Jun

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

Tribute to João Gilberto by Mario Bakuna - Live at The Green Note

Tribute to João Gilberto by Mario Bakuna - Live at The Green Note Mario Bakuna on Acoustic Guitar and Vocals Mario Bakuna performs a concert dedicated to João Gilberto, a pioneer of... See more >
06 Parkway, London NW1 7AN
Thu 6 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!