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Today to Wed 20 Mar, By Distance closest first.

London Zoo

“These things validate who we are and how people see us. Of course, how people see us matters far more than who we..... See more >
Southwark Playhouse Borough, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD
Thu 7 Mar to Sat 30 Mar

Not Such Stuff

NOT SUCH STUFF by Chris Wind Performed by Creative Curve Theatre Company Directed by Lorraine Spenceley Set in a... See more >
Mendelssohn Room, St John’s Church, Waterloo. London . SE1
Fri 15 Mar

The Black Rise Dining Experience

Black Rise is about creating meaningful connections within The Black professional community and beyond... See more >
Akara Restaurant, 18 Stoney St, London, Greater London, GB SE1 9AD
Wed 28 Feb

The Bach Choir: St Matthew Passion 2024

The Bach Choir’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion, sung in English, is a much-anticipated fixture in... See more >
Southbank Centre - Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX
Sun 17 Mar

Just So

Music by George Stiles Lyrics by Anthony Drewe Inspired by the stories of Rudyard Kipling Five of Rudyard... See more >
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
Tue 5 Mar to Sat 9 Mar

The Time of Our Lives

The Time of Our Lives focuses on the contribution that drawing made to the cause of feminist activism from the 1980s... See more >
Unit 1B New Tannery Wy., Bermondsey, London SE1 5WS
Today to Sun 24 Mar

Fulham Symphony Orchestra: Mussorgsky, Elgar, Bonis and Rubinstein

FSO performs Mussorgsky’s much-loved musical depiction of an art gallery, masterfully orchestrated by Ravel... See more >
ST JOHN’S SMITH SQUARE, Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HF
Sat 9 Mar

Mozart Concertos by Candlelight (featuring Clarinet concerto)

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta and renowned pianist Warren Mailley-Smith perform a couple of... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Sat 24 Feb

Warren Mailley-Smith (Piano)

Enjoy a spectacular recital by renowned concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith including an outstanding selection of... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 29 Feb

Strand International Piano Series 2023-4 (Concert 10): Ashley Fripp

St Mary le Strand (The Jewel of the Strand) plays host to the second Strand International Piano Series... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Fri 1 Mar

Schubert by Candlelight

Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of Franz Schubert's greatest works for piano by renowned concert... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 7 Mar

The Strand Contemporary Music Series (Concert 5)

The fifth concert of an exceptional new series of five dates of contemporary music at the beautiful candlelit venue of... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 7 Mar

Bach Piano Concertos by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta and renowned pianist Warren Mailley-Smith perform a selection... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Sat 9 Mar

Debussy By Candlelight

Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of Debussy's greatest works, performed by renowned concert pianist... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 14 Mar

Strand International Piano Series 2023-4 (Concert 11): Olga Stezhko

St Mary le Strand (The Jewel of the Strand) plays host to the second Strand International Piano Series... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Fri 15 Mar
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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 produce¹.

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 origins³.

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 views².

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 Lanes⁴.

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! 🌟🏙️🎉¹²³⁴.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) 22 Brilliant Ideas for the Best Days Out in London - Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/days-out-in-london/.
(2) Over 80 (Very) Fun And Quirky Activities In London - DesignMyNight. https://www.designmynight.com/london/quirky-activities-london.
(3) 101 things to do outdoors in London - visitlondon.com. https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/openspace/101-things-to-do-outdoors-in-london.
(4) 17 Best Day Trips From London | Day Trip Ideas Near London - Time Out. https://www.timeout.com/london/travel/the-best-day-trips-from-london.