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Today to Sat 20 Jul, By Distance closest first.

Fridays Froglets

19 April - 19 July (Fri only) This month, come and join our forest school-inspired Friday Froglets sessions with... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Fri 28 Jun, Fri 5 Jul, Fri 12 Jul, Fri 19 Jul

The Urban Birder Course

The Urban Birder Course will be an introduction to appreciating the abundant birdlife in our urban areas... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 29 Jun

Dragonfly week

Discover the Magic of Dragonfly Week! Join us from 6 to 14 July for Dragonfly Week, and immerse yourself in the..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 6 Jul to Sun 14 Jul

Calligraphy Workshop

Calm your mind and recharge in nature this spring, as you explore London Wetlands Centre through the lens of brush pen... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 6 Jul

Water Colours

Come for our next watercolour workshop for an art session, for all, including absolute beginners. Supplies will be..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sun 14 Jul

Photography in Nature: Close Up and Macro

In this workshop we learn about close up and macro photography, looking at how to photograph the seasonal flora and... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre Queen Elizabeth Walk SW13 9WT
Sat 20 Jul

British Sign Language (BSL) tours

Join deaf presenter John Wilson on this BSL tour. Discover some of the most eye-catching ducks and geese from around..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre Queen Elizabeth Walk SW13 9WT
Sat 20 Jul

FREE taster session with the Chiswick / Kew Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
Hogarth Community Centre, Duke Road, Chiswick W4 2JR
Thu 4 Jul, Thu 11 Jul

Livat Hammersmith gets the party started with the launch of the Livat

o mark the next instalment of Livat’s hugely popular seasonal markets, they are holding a free opening night... See more >
Livat Hammersmith, King St, London W6 9HW
Today to Sun 7 Jul

Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson

Table 6 Theatre Company presents Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson The hit comedy by Chris England From Table 6... See more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road London W4 1LW
Today

Pride and Prejudice on Air

Fluffy TOP Productions are proud to present, ‘Pride & Prejudice On Air’, an hilarious radio play adaptation of Jane... See more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Mon 24 Jun to Wed 26 Jun

About Bill

Kim Ismay returns to the Tabard for five performances of her hit one woman musical About Bill. Written by Matthew..... See more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road, London W4 1LW
Fri 28 Jun, Sat 29 Jun, Thu 4 Jul to Sat 6 Jul

The Enigma of Edward Elgar

Michael Lunts presents a one-man musical drama about the life of Edward Elgar, focusing on the complex relationship he... See more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Sun 30 Jun

Grandma's Shop

Clothes. Cats. Counter-culture. Sheffield. 1989. Loveable, eccentric septuagenarian, Hilda, has run a second-hand..... See more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Sun 7 Jul

Primary School Assembly Bangers (Edinburgh Preview)

This year, James will be attending the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and will be presenting two previews of his Primary... See more >
Tabard Theatre, 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
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!