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Today to Thu 18 Jul, By Distance closest first.

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

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 >
113 BAYHAM ST NW1 0AG
Tue 25 Jun, Tue 2 Jul, Tue 9 Jul, Tue 16 Jul, Tue 23 Jul

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

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

The Mysteries of Light Rosary Garden - Open Garden for NGS

The Mysteries of Light Rosary Garden - Open Garden for NGS A walled garden behind the Priory Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and St Dominic, commissioned by the Dominican Friars... See more >
The Mysteries of Light Rosary Garden, Kentish Town NW5 4LB
Sat 29 Jun

Kings for Life (Drawing)

Kings for Life (Drawing) is a life drawing workshop designed to give Drag Kings/Things a platform to model and artists... See more >
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 39a Canonbury Square, London N1 2AN
Mon 24 Jun

'Yo Soy Una Mujer (con tantas mujeres dentro)' - Concert

’Yo Soy Una Mujer (con tantas mujeres dentro)’ - Concert As part of Colombia Independence Festival 2024 - London based Colombian singer and songwriter Luz Elena Caicedo sings... See more >
Church of St Mary’s, ELSWORTHY ROAD NW3 3DJ
Thu 18 Jul

4 Wharton Street - Open Garden for NGS

4 Wharton Street - Open Garden for NGS Tiny award-winning 16ft x 26ft north facing garden with shade patio planted for all year interest. See more >
4 Wharton Street, Bloomsbury WC1X 9PX
Sun 23 Jun

Basketball Stars

Dive into the nostalgic fun of Basketball Stars' Arcade Mode, featuring classic arcade-style gameplay... See more >
260 Broadway NW1 4NP
Sat 29 Jun, Tue 2 Jul, and more dates until Sun 11 Aug

RCP Museum Late: Fortitude

Get creative with crochet, explore our collections and take your last chance to see the ‘Fortitude’ exhibition at our... See more >
11 St Andrews Pl NW1 4LE
Thu 4 Jul

Garden of Medicinal Plants, Royal College of Physicians - Open Garden for NGS

Garden of Medicinal Plants, Royal College of Physicians - Open Garden for NGS We have over 1,000 different plants connected with the history of plants in medicine. These inc plants named after..... See more >
Garden of Medicinal Plants, Royal College of Physicians, Regents Park NW1 4LE
Mon 15 Jul

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

Warren Mews - Open Garden for NGS

Warren Mews - Open Garden for NGS Tucked away behind bustling Tottenham Court Road is the enchanting garden of Warren Mews. On first glance, it is..... See more >
Warren Mews, Fitzrovia W1T 5NQ
Sat 22 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!