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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

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 21 Jun, 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

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

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

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

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

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 20 Jun, Thu 4 Jul, Thu 11 Jul

Summer Concert

Summer Concert Opera Integra presents a gala concert featuring opera excerpts from Aida, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Carmen,... See more >
St. Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, Hammersmith W6 9BE
Thu 20 Jun
Premium

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

What if you could see music? Piano and visuals at Wandsworth Arts Frin

What if you could see music? Meet Larkhall, the award-winning concert pianist and developer of the ground-breaking..... See more >
79 Medfield Street, Roehampton, London SW15 4JY
Sat 22 Jun

RHN Summer Fete

FREE ENTRY! Join us at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability to enjoy a fun day out! Saturday 22 June 2023..... See more >
The Royal Hospital For Neuro-disability West Hill, London SW15 3SW
Sat 22 Jun

RHN River Walk

Grab your friends, family, and dogs to take part in the RHN’s 5.5 mile charity walk. Enjoy the incredible sights..... See more >
The Royal Hospital For Neuro-disability West Hill, London SW15 3SW
Sat 22 Jun

Sip & Paint: Summer Session

Sip, Paint, Create! Join us for a social painting event, where adults can enjoy unleashing their creativity in a fun..... See more >
The Royal Hospital For Neuro-disability West Hill, London SW15 3SW
Tue 9 Jul

1 Fife Road - Open Garden for NGS

1 Fife Road - Open Garden for NGS Dominated by two large cedar trees the garden has undergone some changes since a redesign in 2013. A maturing oak tree..... See more >
1 Fife Road, Mortlake SW14 7EW
Sun 23 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!