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FREE taster session with the Blackheath Rock Choir

If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
St Michael and All Angels, 1 Pond Road, Blackheath SE3 9JL
Thu 4 Jul

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 24 Jun, Mon 15 Jul

Graham Anthony Devine , Classical Guitar Recital

Graham Anthony Devine plays a tribute classical guitar recital to Julian Bream. Graham Anthony Devine will play..... See more >
Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church 68 Crooms Hill Greenwich London SE10 8HG
Mon 8 Jul

Time and Tides - an Exploration of Greenwich

Time and Tides - an Exploration of Greenwich Eltham Choral Society perform the world premiere of Time and Tides - An Exploration of Greenwich, composed by Esther... See more >
St Alfege Church, Greenwich Church St SE10 8NA
Sat 6 Jul
Premium

Daliso Chaponda 'Feed This Black Man Again'

Malawian-born stand-up comedian Daliso Chaponda has extended his UK tour due to popular demand. The tour, 'Feed..... See more >
Churchill Theatre, High St, Bromley BR1 1HA
Fri 21 Jun

Bridgerton Afternoon Tea on the Colonnades

Be transported back to Regency-era London with an affair fit for Lady Whistledown herself. Step into the world of..... See more >
Colonnades, Old Royal Naval College SE10 9NN
Sun 30 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

Peninsula Summer at Greenwich Peninsula

Make this summer a Peninsula Summer – with music, film and flavour at Greenwich Peninsula. From 18 July, London’s only..... See more >
Greenwich Peninsula, Peninsula Square, London SE10OSQ
Thu 18 Jul, Sun 15 Sep

Forest Hill Garden Group - Open Garden for NGS

Forest Hill Garden Group - Open Garden for NGS The leafy suburb of Forest Hill is one of London's best kept secrets. Described by architect Norman Foster as..... See more >
Forest Hill Garden Group, Forest Hill SE23 3DE
Sun 23 Jun

27 Thorpewood Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

27 Thorpewood Avenue - Open Garden for NGS This ½ acre sloping garden blends a cool English woodland look with hotter Mediterranean styles and, with its bamboos... See more >
27 Thorpewood Avenue, Sydenham SE26 4BU
Sun 30 Jun

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

Court Lane Group - Open Garden for NGS

Court Lane Group - Open Garden for NGS No. 164 was recently redesigned to create a more personal and intimate space with several specific zones... See more >
Court Lane Group, Dulwich Village SE21 7EA
Sun 30 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

BYMT Garden Party

The annual Bromley Youth Music Trust GARDEN PARTY will take place on Sunday 7th July 2024. The Garden Party will take..... See more >
Bromley Youth Music Centre Southborough Lane BR2 8AA
Sun 7 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!