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Today to Thu 27 Jun, By Distance closest first.

Illusionaries Presents 'Entheon: A Sanctuary of Visionary Art'

London’s acclaimed destination for experiential art, Illusionaries, will be opening its latest exhibition on 14 June... See more >
Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf E14 5AB
Fri 14 Jun to Mon 1 Jul

Animal Farm

Animal Farm is on tour to Greenwich Theatre between 5th and 8th June. George Orwell’s classic political fable in an..... See more >
Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, London SE10 8ES
Wed 5 Jun to Sat 8 Jun

Les Plaisirs, or The Pleasures

Musica Antica Rotherhithe celebrate the music of late-seventeenth century Paris with airs du cour by composers Michel... See more >
Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, London SE16 5HF
Sat 15 Jun

Cockpit Summer Open Studios 2024

Cockpit Summer Open Studios is an exciting opportunity for the public to meet some of the world’s most celebrated... See more >
Cockpit Deptford: 18-22 Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
Fri 21 Jun to Sun 23 Jun

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 Documented Through the absorption of the divine power, many... See more >
Quaker Meeting House 2 Lawn Terrace Blackheath SE3 9LL
Mon 3 Jun, Mon 24 Jun, Mon 15 Jul

Windrush Day 2024 with Nzinga Dance & GLL Greenwich Libraries

Commemorate the Windrush Generation with Nzinga Dance and GLL Greenwich Libraries on Saturday 22 June... See more >
Woolwich Centre Library 35 Wellington Street SE18 6HQ
Sat 22 Jun

No Frills Theatre Company Presents Edinburgh Fringe Previews

No Frills Theatre presents a preview of 2 plays before heading to this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival... See more >
The Tramshed,51-53 Woolwich New Road, London SE18 6ES
Sat 22 Jun

FREE taster session with the Blackheath Rock Choir

If you are wanting to find a local choir to join you'll like singing with us in the Blackheath Rock Choir... See more >
St Michael and All Angels, 1 Pond Road, Blackheath SE3 9JL
Thu 27 Jun, Thu 11 Jul

The Magic Word - The Perfect Ballet for Children

The Magic Word - The Perfect Ballet for Children ***ALL TICKETS NOW ONLY £6*** A beautiful show with a warm message at its heart! In a secret, magical forest..... See more >
Woolwich Works The Fireworks Factory London SE18 6HD
Sat 1 Jun

Pen Theatre Presents: Bexual Healing

It’s a pun, although some of the characters might be witty and off the wrist. This is the intercourse before the..... See more >
The Pen Theatre Unit 22 The Penarth Centre London SE15 1TR
Sat 22 Jun

Revel Puck Circus

The multi-award-winning Revel Puck Circus are returning to their home turf of East London with their first new major... See more >
The Revel Puck Big Top, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hopkins Field E20 3AX
Today to Sun 2 Jun

Loire Bloom Big Festival

Bloom Big, by Vins de Loire, is set to whet Brits’ appetite for Loire wines with the return of its popular FREE... See more >
People’s Park Tavern - 360 Victoria Park Rd E9 7BT
Sat 1 Jun and Sun 2 Jun

Sing your hearts out at Town Hall Hotel with Indeedy Musical Bingo

On Friday, 31st May, Town Hall Hotel is calling all music savants to come and enjoy an evening of musical bingo located... See more >
Town Hall Hotel, Patriot Square, Bethnal Green, London E2 9NF
Fri 31 May

Fran Hayes | Thick, Stretchy, Sticky Space

IMT Gallery is proud to present the first solo exhibition by emerging interdisciplinary artist Fran Hayes... See more >
IMT Gallery, Unit 2/210 Cambridge Heath Road. London E2 9NQ
Today, Sun 2 Jun, Thu 6 Jun, and more dates until Sun 7 Jul

The HandleBards present The Comedy of Errors at Severndroog Castle

Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are... See more >
Severndroog Castle, Castle Wood, Shooters Hill SE18 3RT
Thu 6 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!