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Today to Tue 23 Jul, By Distance closest first.

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | Barcarolle and Berceuse

Celebrate the end of the week with a pre-dinner (6.30pm) or post-dinner (9pm) performance of Chopin, complete with a complimentary champagne reception (served from 30mins before) 'Stunning' Classic FM Programme Barcarolle Berceuse Waltz in E flat major Polonaise in B flat (Op posthum) Mazurka in C Souvenirs de..... See more >
1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton St, Lambeth, London SE1 8UE
Fri 28 Jun

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | Twelve Etudes Op.25

Celebrate the end of the week with a pre-dinner (6.30pm) or post-dinner (9pm) performance of Chopin, complete with a complimentary champagne reception (served from 30mins before) 'Stunning' Classic FM Programme Prelude in A-Flat, Op. Posth. Waltz in Ab op.69 no.1 (1835) L'Adieu Polonaise-Fantaisie in Ab op... See more >
1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton St, Lambeth, London SE1 8UE
Fri 19 Jul

FREE taster session with the Waterloo Rock Choir

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The London Rock Choir is led by vocal coach Valerie Turnbull... See more >
St Andrew’s Church, Short Street, SE1 8LJ
Sat 6 Jul

Last Chance to See: FNM 200 Objects, People, & Places Exhibit

The Florence Nightingale Museum's temporary exhibit final day is Sunday 7th July! This is your last time to see our mirrored exhibit space, with giant lamp, informational video, and exciting pieces!... See more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Today to Sun 7 Jul

Museum Late - 'Nightingale' Ballet Performance & Workshop

Join the Florence Nightingale Museum for a very special Museum Late on Thursday 4th July where Florence Nightingales life is brought to life like never before, through dance and music in the heart of the museum... See more >
2 Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EP
Thu 4 Jul

Play Like a Victorian at the Florence Nightingale Museum

This summer the Florence Nightingale Museum is prioritising play! Our temporary exhibition space has been cleared so you can play like a Victorian. Hopscotch you way in and try your luck at quoits or see if you can get yourself on the cup and ball champion board... See more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Sat 20 Jul to Sun 1 Sep

Miguel Ferrerossa ‘Yo Me Entacono’: A Salsa Journey in High Heels

Miguel Ferrerossa ‘Yo Me Entacono’: A Salsa Journey in High Heels As part of Colombia Independence Festival 2024, A conversation with Cali Salsa dancer Miguel Ferrerossa of ‘Yo Me Entacono’ and Colombian anthropologist Camilo Soler KCL... See more >
King’s College London, Strand WC2R 2LS
Mon 15 Jul

Virtuoso Piano by Candlelight - feat. Flight of the Bumblebee

Enjoy an outstanding musical evening with a breathtaking programme of virtuoso piano performed by renowned concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith.  Featuring Rimsky-Korsakov's masterpiece The Flight of the Bumble-Bee and other works by the great piano composers, this will be a musical experience to remember!... See more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Thu 27 Jun

Schubert by Candlelight - Alexander Karpeyev

Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of Franz Schubert's greatest piano works by leading concert pianist, Alexander Karpeyev. Set in the beautiful candlelit location of St Mary Le Strand, London, it will be a hugely appealing programme designed to help you celebrate the weekend in style!... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 27 Jun

Strand International Piano Series 2023-4 (Concert 18) - Caroline Tyler

St Mary le Strand (The Jewel of the Strand) plays host to the second Strand International Piano Series.  Further to its launch to great acclaim in the 2022-23 season, the new series will feature all 32 of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas... See more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Fri 28 Jun

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight

Enjoy an outstanding musical evening with a breathtaking programme of Chopin's piano masterpieces in the stunning candlelit setting of St Mary Le Strand.  Featuring renowned concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, this is guaranteed to be a musical experience to remember!... See more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Fri 28 Jun

Bach Piano Concertos by Candlelight

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional concert in the beautiful candlelit setting of St Mary le Strand. The outstanding musicians of The Piccadilly Sinfonietta, along with renowned concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith, will perform three of of Bach's ever-popular piano concertos... See more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Sat 29 Jun

The Strand Contemporary Music Series (Concert 10) - Zhenyan Li

The tenth concert of an exceptional new series of contemporary music at the beautiful candlelit venue of St Mary le Strand. A unique opportunity to experience new and innovative works by some of the UK leading contemporary music artists. St Mary le Strand is an outstanding and intimate venue, well suited for musical performance... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Thu 4 Jul

Finchcocks on The Strand (Concert 3) - Daniel Grimwood

Enjoy the third of an exceptional new series of piano recitals in the beautiful candlelit venue of St Mary le Strand supported by leading piano educational retreat,  Finchcocks... See more >
St Mary Le Strand WC2R 1ES
Thu 4 Jul

Strand Chamber Music Series 2023/4 (Concert 13)

Enjoy the thirteenth concert in this exceptional new series of chamber music in the beautiful candlelit venue of St Mary le Strand... See more >
St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London WC2R 1ES
Fri 5 Jul
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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!