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Today to Sat 20 Jul, By Distance closest first.

Jupiter's Ghost

In humanity’s future, the connection between humans and artificial intelligence has gradually blurred into the realm of... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Today and Sun 23 Jun

Seneca's Oedipus

A Ted Hughes adaptation of Seneca’s Oedipus. Directed by Simon Cotton. ‘A man's fear of fate is often his..... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Thu 27 Jun to Sun 30 Jun


Unleash the giggles and guffaws with a physical comedy and clowning workshop tailored for kids up to 14!... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Sat 29 Jun

Rain Weaver

“When the storms cleared, the people were gone. Nothing was left but heat and… One mountain, one last place where the..... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Mon 1 Jul to Wed 3 Jul

Medea Gosperia

Medea Gosperia Produced by Thee Black Swan and supported by Arts Council England Thee Black Swan is delighted to... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Tue 2 Jul to Sun 7 Jul, Tue 9 Jul to Sun 14 Jul, Tue 16 Jul to Sat 20 Jul

An Evening Of Unnecessary Detail - The First Draft Sessions

Join one, two or (sometimes) all three of science comedy trio Festival of the Spoken Nerd as they try out nerdy new... See more >
The Cockpit, Gateforth Street NW8 8EH
Mon 8 Jul

Free Wimbledon Big Screen and Tennis Coaching

Free Wimbledon Big Screen and Tennis Coaching Wimbledon Fever Hits Merchant Square with Free Big Screen and Tennis Coaching Get courtside this summer as Merchant... See more >
Merchant Square Paddington Basin W2 1JS
Mon 1 Jul to Sun 14 Jul

South West Coast Path Photographer of the Year - Free Exhibition

As the summer season approaches and thoughts turn to days spent by the sea, what better time to celebrate one of the... See more >
Paddington Station Praed Street London W2 1HQ
Wed 3 Jul to Tue 30 Jul

Regent's Park Music Festival

Part of The Regent's Park Music Festival, on the bandstand in Regent's Park, London. Founded in 2016, The..... See more >
Regent’s Park Bandstand London NW1 4NT
Sun 14 Jul

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

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

'Salsa Barrio Cultura Convergencia Digital' - Lecture and Discussion

’Salsa Barrio Cultura Convergencia Digital’ - Lecture and Discussion As part of Colombia Independence Festival 2024, Alejandro Ulloa, Universidad del Valle, Cali, presents his co-authored... See more >
Consulado de Colombia, Londres, Westcott House, 35 Portland Place, London W1B 1AE
Wed 17 Jul

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening - medically... See more >
Latvian House, (First Floor) 72 Queensborough Terrace W2 3SH
Sat 29 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!