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Today to Mon 15 Jul, By Distance closest first.

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

38 Lovelace Road - Open Garden for NGS

38 Lovelace Road - Open Garden for NGS This gem of a garden has an all white front and a wildlife friendly back. The garden slopes gently upwards with curving..... See more >
38 Lovelace Road, Dulwich SE21 8JX
Sun 23 Jun

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

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

The Bleeding Tree

“That’s a delicious bloody prize for the beatings” In a small town with a big sky, a shot rings out and nobody... See more >
Southwark Playhouse Borough, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD
Today to Sat 22 Jun

London's No.1 Every Saturday Kizomba Party @ Clube Vicio

?? London’s No.1 Saturday Kizomba Party - Clube Vicio ?? Are you ready to meet new people, dance the night away, and..... See more >
Casa Ritmo, 64-66 Newington Causeway SE1 6DF
Sat 22 Jun, Sat 29 Jun, and more dates until Sat 17 Aug

?? London’s No.1 Sunday Kizomba Party - Matiné Saborosa ??

?? London’s No.1 Sunday Kizomba Party - Matiné Saborosa ?? Looking for a fun and relaxing way to spend your Sunday?... See more >
64-66 Newington Causeway SE1 6DF
Sun 23 Jun, Sun 30 Jun, and more dates until Sun 18 Aug

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

SE1 Comedy's Edinburgh Fringe Preview Season

SE1 Comedy's Edinburgh Fringe Preview Season brings together some of the best acts heading to this year's... See more >
15 Leathermarket St, London SE1 3HN
Wed 26 Jun

Sibelius, Bartók and El-Turk - Fulham Symphony Orchestra

The concert opens with music by Bushra El-Turk, a Londoner with Lebanese roots, who combines Western and Eastern... See more >
ST JOHN’S SMITH SQUARE, Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HF
Sat 22 Jun

“East to West”: A Musical Journey with Voices of Singapore

Presented by Voices of Singapore Children's Choir with guest choir Vox Urbane. Embark on a musical journey..... See more >
St. John’s Smith Square SW1P 3HA
Fri 28 Jun

Launching A Landmark: The Unseen Opening Weeks

On 22 June, London’s defining landmark, Tower Bridge announces free, summer-long exhibition: Launching A Landmark: The... See more >
Tower Bridge SE1 2UP
Sat 22 Jun to Thu 1 Aug

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 more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Today to Sun 7 Jul

Florence Nightingale Museum: Make-Do-and-Mend Workshop

Join the Florence Nightingale Museum for a sustainability workshop. Often our favourite pieces of clothing are..... See more >
Florence Nightingale Museum St Thomas’ Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Sat 22 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!