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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in the Painted Hall

Celebrate motherhood with an exclusive Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in the Painted Hall. For the first time ever, enjoy..... See more >
Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, London SE10 9NN
Sun 10 Mar

Free golf sessions to help you improve at American Golf in Greenwich

The UK’s leading golf retailer, American Golf, has launched brand new, in-store Full Game Review sessions to enable... See more >
American Golf Greenwich, Peninsula Golf Range, Greenwich, 265, Tunnel Ave, London SE10 0QE
Today to Sun 31 Mar

Free Film Screening: Belonging: Tiger Bay Boxing Club by Florence

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and amplified deep-rooted structural inequalities and racial disparities in British... See more >
RHB CIN Lecture Theatre, Richard Hoggart Building, GoldsmithsLewisham Way, London, England SE14 6NW
Wed 6 Mar

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 11 Mar, Mon 1 Apr

Poulenc Stabat Mater

Poulenc’s haunting setting of the Stabat Mater captures the profound emotion felt by Mary at her son’s crucifixion... See more >
Blackheath Halls 23 Lee Road SE3 9RN
Sat 16 Mar

An evening with Mr Fish (Ages 14+)

Explore a unique take on menswear An evening celebrating Mr Fish, the Jewish ‘boy from Wood Green’ whose extraordinary... See more >
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Tue 5 Mar

Making the West End a fashion destination (Ages 14+)

What does it take to create a fashion city? Join us and learn more about the stories of Jewish designers, makers and..... See more >
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Sat 9 Mar

In focus: Rahvis gown (Ages 14+)

Meet the colourful characters of British couture The final talk in the series with Lucie Whitmore takes a closer look... See more >
Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
Sat 9 Mar

Join our choir in Blackheath for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Blackheath for a FREE taster session If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The Blackheath Rock Choir is led by local musician..... See more >
St Michael and All Angels, 1 Pond Road, Blackheath, London SE3 9JL
Thu 7 Mar, Thu 14 Mar

Island Rhythim: Caribbean Dance For Age 50+

Island Rhythim: Caribbean Dance For Age 50+ Learn cultural dances of the Caribbean with Nzinga Dance. No experience necessary at all, complete beginners welcome... See more >
Studio 2, Telegraph Hill Centre, Kitto Road, London SE14 5TY
Sat 23 Mar

Make It Funky - A Night of Soul, Funk, Jazz Funk, Disco, Afro-Latin

Make It Funky - A Night of Soul, Funk, Jazz Funk, Disco, Afro-Latin DJ Melvina Moves spinning Soul Funk Boogie Jazz Funk Disco and Afro-Latin beats Grooves to make you move This... See more >
The Earl of Derby, 87 Dennett’s Road London SE14 5LW
Sat 16 Mar

The IPCC Report

The IPCC Report By Tom Neill. Rehearsed reading. “It’s the end of the planet. I’m not joking. / We’re only ending ourselves... See more >
The Pen Theatre, Unit 22b, Penarth Centre, Penarth St, London SE15 1TR
Fri 22 Mar

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
Mon 25 Mar to Fri 17 May

London PropTech Show

Building on the tremendous success of the inaugural edition, The 2nd Annual London PropTech Show will once again... See more >
ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London , United Kingdom E16 1XL
Tue 27 Feb

The Baby Show

The Baby Show with Lidl GB - the UK’s largest and best-loved, pregnancy, baby, and parenting event, is coming to ExCeL... See more >
ExCel London E16 1XL
Fri 1 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.