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Today to Sat 18 May, By Distance closest first.

Chocolate House Greenwich

This Easter, discover the history and irresistible appeal of chocolate at the Old Royal Naval College with the launch... See more >
Visitor Centre, Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, London SE10 9NN
Today to Sun 19 May

Stand Up for Palestine Fundraiser

Stand Up for Palestine Fundraiser Welcome to the Stand Up for Palestine Fundraiser! We're excited to invite you to join us at the Amersham Arms for..... See more >
388 New Cross Rd, London SE14 6TY
Wed 8 May

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 22 Apr, Mon 13 May, Mon 3 Jun

The Glam Rock Show - Get it on

Get ready for a night of glam rock! Girls grab your boys it’s time to go wild, wild, wild! As we transport you back..... See more >
Indigo at the O2 The O2 Arena SE10 0DX
Thu 9 May

Exclusive Summer Deals On Halo Diamond Engagement Ring

Discover timeless elegance at our Halo Diamond Engagement Ring Showcase. Join us for an exclusive unveiling of..... See more >
Canada Square London E14 5AA
Sun 21 Apr

Join our choir in Blackheath for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Blackheath for a FREE taster session If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Blackheath?' then why not join your local Rock..... See more >
St Michael and All Angels, 1 Pond Road, Blackheath, London SE3 9JL
Thu 25 Apr, Thu 9 May, and more dates until Thu 20 Jun

Keeping It Old Skool

Keeping It Old Skool Get ready to travel back in time at KEEPING IT OLD SKOOL . A free entry night of classic tunes, retro vibes and your..... See more >
The Earl Of Derby 87 Dennett’s Road New Cross SE14 5LW
Sat 27 Apr

Paws on the Wharf art trail

Paws on the Wharf art trail Paws on the Wharf is an accessible art trail presented by Guide Dogs and Wild in Art. It’s an exciting free outdoor..... See more >
Canary Wharf E14
Today to Fri 17 May

Concrete Expo 2024

The Offsite Show returns at London’s Excel 7-9 May 2024, uniting all suppliers and buyers in the built environment for... See more >
ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL
Tue 7 May to Thu 9 May

UK Construction Week London 2024

The multi-award winning, UK Construction Week (UKCW), is the UK’s biggest trade event for the built environment that... See more >
ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL
Tue 7 May to Thu 9 May

Concrete Expo 2024

The UK’s most innovative show for the concrete industry will return at London’s Excel 8-9 May. Concrete Expo will..... See more >
ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL
Wed 8 May and Thu 9 May

Grand Designs Live London

Grand Designs Live, the UK’s leading home design and innovation exhibition is back at Excel London from 4th May to 12th... See more >
London ExCel E16 1LX
Sat 4 May to Sun 12 May

Webuyanycar is giving out guilt-free cookies in London next week

Online car buying service webuyanycar are giving out guilt-free cookies in select branches across London next week, as... See more >
Webuyanycar, 464 - 504 Old Kent Rd, London SE1 5AG
Mon 22 Apr to Sun 28 Apr

DOUBLE BILL MOVIES: Breakin 1 & Breakin 2: Electric Boogaloo

Actively SeeK.I.N.G.'s Fundraiser: Celebrating the 40th Anniversaries of Breakin' 1 & 2 DOUBLE BILL..... See more >
Genesis Cinema, Mile End Road, London, UK 93-95 Mile End Road London E1 4UJ
Sat 4 May

Peckham Fringe Festival

Returning for a third year, Peckham Fringe are back for 2024! This inclusive and dynamic performing arts festival will..... See more >
221 Havil St, London SE5 7SB
Wed 1 May to Sat 8 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!