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Today to Sat 15 Jun, By Distance closest first.

190 Barnet Road - Open Garden for NGS

190 Barnet Road - Open Garden for NGS Walled garden, 90ft x 36ft with a modern design and year-round interest. Handmade copper pipe trellis divides space..... See more >
190 Barnet Road, Barnet EN5 3LF
Sun 19 May

FREE taster session with the Borehamwood Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The Borehamwood Rock Choir is led by singer/pianist..... See more >
’96’, Shenley Road, Borehamwood WD6 1EB
Tue 21 May, Tue 18 Jun, Tue 25 Jun

Barnet Medieval Festival

Barnet Medieval Festival Come and enjoy London and the Home Counties’ very own spectacular annual medieval festival, recreating and... See more >
Barnet Elizabethans Rugby Club, Byng Road, Barnet EN5 4NP
Sat 8 Jun and Sun 9 Jun
Premium

Barnet Classic Car Show

The event starts with a parade of classic cars along the High Street in High Barnet at 10.30am with the cars on static..... See more >
Britannia car park, The Spires Shopping Centre, High Barnet. EN5 5XY
Sun 19 May

Fundraising Concert for Community ConneX

Fundraising Concert for People ConneX one of the core services of Community ConneX. We are a local charity that works..... See more >
Stanmore Baptist Church, Abercorn Road, Stanmore HA7 2PH
Today

92 Hampstead Way - Open Garden for NGS

92 Hampstead Way - Open Garden for NGS An informal garden, interesting year-round, combining wildlife friendly planting with a passion for plants... See more >
92 Hampstead Way, Hampstead Garden Suburb NW11 7XY
Sun 19 May

5 Hill Close - Open Garden for NGS

5 Hill Close - Open Garden for NGS Delightful secluded garden of a unique Arts and Crafts house, where a central cedar tree is bordered by mature oak and... See more >
5 Hill Close, Hampstead Garden Suburb NW11 7JP
Sun 19 May

66 Abbots Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

66 Abbots Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Combination of grass and glass with a calm dramatic atmosphere. Mosaics surround a water feature, home to fish... See more >
66 Abbots Gardens, East Finchley N2 0JH
Sun 19 May

Planet Play

Planet Play is Chickenshed’s magical world of sensory learning, wonder and exploration, for babies and toddlers aged... See more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side N14 4PE
Today to Fri 24 May

What Kind of World?

When a group of children discover all the adults have gone they quickly realise they need to survive on their own... See more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Today, Wed 22 May to Fri 24 May

Tales from the Shed

Tales from the Shed are vibrant, inclusive theatre shows that are perfect for young children. They are informal, lively..... See more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Today, Sat 25 May

Answer this...

Conference at Chickenshed Crime of the Century presents “Answer this… To mark Chickenshed’s 50th Anniversary... See more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side N14 4PE
Wed 22 May

Friday Night Funnies GO LARGE - Comedy at Chickenshed

Friday Night Funnies go Large into Chickenshed’s big theatre space the Rayne Theatre for one night only!... See more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Fri 31 May

Jo Collins and Friends

The immensely talented Co-Founder of Chickenshed Jo Collins invites guests for a thrilling set of eclectic covers from... See more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Sun 2 Jun

Chickenshed Student Graduation Shows

Chickenshed’s end of year shows are the final pieces by students that have studied on our BTEC, Foundation Degree and... See more >
Chickenshed Theatre 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE
Wed 5 Jun to Sat 8 Jun, Wed 12 Jun to Sat 15 Jun, Wed 19 Jun to 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!