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Today to Thu 27 Jun, By Distance closest first.

Finding the Poetic

Performers Jacqueline Shave violin Joely Koos voice and cello Catrin Finch harp James Larter percussion Kuljit... See more >
Cecil Sharp House NW1 7AY
Thu 6 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

1A Primrose Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

1A Primrose Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Hidden oasis in the heart of Belsize Park, cool and relaxing. Planted with various microclimates for surrounding..... See more >
1A Primrose Gardens, Hampstead NW3 4UJ
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

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

BrewDog Camden Pub Quiz

Tuesdays 7PM Get ready to flex those brain muscles and join us for the ultimate showdown of wits at the BrewDog... See more >
Tue 4 Jun, Tue 11 Jun, and more dates until Tue 23 Jul

36 Park Village East - Open Garden for NGS

36 Park Village East - Open Garden for NGS A large peaceful garden behind a sympathetically modernised John Nash house. Relandscaped in 2014, retaining the..... See more >
36 Park Village East, Camden Town NW1 7PZ
Sun 9 Jun

Us: From There to Here

This exhibition brings together 1st and 2nd generation refugee and immigrant artists. ‘From there to here - Britain’s..... See more >
108A Boundary Road, St John’s Wood, London NW8 ORH NW8ORH
Today to Fri 14 Jun

Cosmopolis: The Impact of Refugee Art Dealers in London

Ben Uri Gallery is delighted to announce the upcoming exhibition Cosmopolis: The Impact of Refugee Art Dealers in... See more >
108A Boundary Road, St John’s Wood, London NW8 ORH NW8ORH
Wed 26 Jun to Fri 26 Jul

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

RCP Museum Late: Reimagining the RCP’s brutalist ‘battleship’ architec

Experience the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) Grade I listed home, where brutalist architecture meets centuries of... See more >
11 St Andrews Pl NW1 4LE
Tue 4 Jun

Reimagining the RCP building: family workshop

Is it a ‘sausage factory’? Is it a’ battleship’? Is it a napping concrete creature? The RCP headquarters has been..... See more >
Royal College of Physicians Museum, 11 St. Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE
Sat 15 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

RTA Kids Showcase

Rom Theatre Arts Kids presents What Dreams Are Made Of! - showcasing the exceptional talents of RTA Kids'..... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Sun 2 Jun

The Last Time I Saw Caileigh

The Last Time I Saw Caileigh is a dark, funny and heartfelt one-act play that explores queer erasure through the lens... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Mon 3 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!