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Today to Sat 20 Jul, By Distance closest first.

'Busca por Dentro' - Documentary Film with Q&A followed by Djs

’Busca por Dentro’ - Documentary Film with Q&A followed by Djs As part of Colombia Independence Festival 2024, Celebrating 40 Years of an iconic tune 'Cali Pachanguero',... See more >
Whirled Cinema, 259-260 Hardess Street, Loughborough Junction SE24 0HN
Fri 19 Jul

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
Today

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

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
Today, 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

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

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
Today to Thu 1 Aug

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

London's Summer by the River festival returns for 2024

Summer By The River 2024 London Bridge City's Summer by the River Festival Returns: Escape to a Riverside... See more >
The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA
Today to Sun 21 Jul

FREE taster session with the Waterloo Rock Choir

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The London Rock Choir is led by..... See more >
St Andrew’s Church, Short Street, SE1 8LJ
Sat 29 Jun, Sat 6 Jul

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
Today

Museum Late - 'Nightingale' Ballet Performance & Workshop

Join the Florence Nightingale Museum for a very special Museum Late on Thursday 4th July where Florence Nightingales... See more >
2 Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7EP
Thu 4 Jul

Play Like a Victorian at the Florence Nightingale Museum

This summer the Florence Nightingale Museum is prioritising play! Our temporary exhibition space has been cleared so..... See more >
Florence Nightingale Museum 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EP
Sat 20 Jul to Sun 1 Sep

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | Barcarolle and Berceuse

Celebrate the end of the week with a pre-dinner (6.30pm) or post-dinner (9pm) performance of Chopin, complete with a..... See more >
1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton St, Lambeth, London SE1 8UE
Fri 28 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!