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Today to Fri 21 Jun, By Distance closest first.

Creative Writing Workshop

Stories of Dreams – Adult Creative Writing Workshop Reimagine your future self. Many of us can find ourselves..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Fri 7 Jun

Queer Ecology Walk

In celebration of Pride month we are delighted to offer Queer Ecology walks with Connor. Did you know that..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Sat 8 Jun

Wine and Walk

Indulge your senses in a delightful Wetland Wine Walk at the heart of London. Embark on a guided journey through lush..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Thu 13 Jun

Illyria Theatre - Dr Doolittle

Illyria Theatre presents Dr Doolittle at London Wetland Centre! Following the success of 2023’s production of Robin..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Fri 14 Jun

Photography in Nature: Capturing the Decisive Moment

Capturing a decisive moment is the perfect blend of form and timing! In photography we are looking to capture the..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Wed 19 Jun

Midsummer Jazz cruise

Celebrating the summer solstice Chiswick Pier Trust welcome you to the River Thames for a Jazz Cruise downstream to... See more >
Chiswick Pier, Corney Reach Way, Chiswick W4 2UG
Wed 19 Jun

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Gardens on or near the Thames in historic Old Chiswick. You will visit a riverside garden in an artist's..... See more >
Chiswick Mall Gardens, Chiswick W4 2PS
Fri 31 May

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Chiswick Mall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Gardens on or near the Thames in historic Old Chiswick. You will visit a riverside garden in an artist's..... See more >
Chiswick Mall Gardens, Chiswick W4 2PS
Sun 2 Jun

FREE taster session with the Chiswick / Kew Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The local Chiswick choir is run by vocal teacher Katy..... See more >
Hogarth Community Centre, Duke Road, Chiswick W4 2JR
Thu 6 Jun, Thu 20 Jun, Thu 4 Jul, Thu 11 Jul

39 Hazlewell Road - Open Garden for NGS

39 Hazlewell Road - Open Garden for NGS An 80ft x 40ft town garden with a surprisingly secluded feel provided by the shared landscape of gardens and mature... See more >
39 Hazlewell Road, Putney SW15 6LS
Sun 2 Jun

40 Chartfield Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

40 Chartfield Avenue - Open Garden for NGS Fifteen yrs in the making, built and landscaped on a sloping site, the garden inc the planting of more than 30 trees... See more >
40 Chartfield Avenue, Putney SW15 6HG
Sun 2 Jun

The Real Manhunter LIVE

EXTRA DATE ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND The man who brought the serial killer Levi Bellfield to justice will shed new... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road Chiswick W4 1LW
Sun 26 May

One Man Poe

ONE MAN POE: A Quadruple-Bill Written by Edgar Allan Poe Performed by Stephen Smith Renowned as the ‘Godfather of... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road Chiswick W4 1LW
Tue 28 May

Take Desire Away

The Queer Sensibility of A.E. Housman, in his own words From A.E Houseman, devised and performed by Mansel..... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Mon 3 Jun

Mind Body Spirit Festival

On the 24-27 May 2024, the iconic Mind Body Spirit Festival returns to London for its 47th edition of the well-loved... See more >
Olympia London, Hammersmith Road W14 8UX
Today to Mon 27 May
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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!