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Today to Mon 13 May, By Distance closest first.

Early Weaves

Early Weaves Wednesday 17 – Sunday 21 April Recommended for ages 1-4 A heart-warming tale of friendship and... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB
Wed 17 Apr to Sun 21 Apr

Three Billy Goats Gruff

Three Billy Goats Gruff Friday 29 March – Sunday 21 April Recommended for ages 3-7 Trip – Trap, Trip – Trap, Trip – Trap..... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB
Wed 17 Apr to Sun 21 Apr

Baby Broadway Family Concert- Wimbledon

“Tip-top show tunes that worm their way into ears of all ages” - Time Out London “Absolutely brilliant... See more >
Holy Trinity Church, 234 The Broadway, London SW19 1SB
Fri 19 Apr

Skydiver

Skydiver Wednesday 1 – Sunday 5 May Recommended for ages 3-5 Prepare to soar through the fluffy clouds where flocks... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB
Wed 1 May to Sun 5 May

Ten in the Bed

Ten in the Bed Wednesday 8 – Sunday 12 May Recommended for ages 3-8 Is it a bed? Or a boat? Or a giant slice of toast?... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB
Wed 8 May to Sun 12 May

The Colour of Dinosaurs

The Colour of Dinosaurs Saturday 11 May – Sunday 9 June Recommended for ages 6-12 Have you ever wondered what a dinosaur might do... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB
Sat 11 May, Sun 12 May, Wed 15 May, and more dates until Sun 9 Jun

Worple Art Group Spring Exhibition

Worple Art Group Spring Exhibition Over 200 affordable, contemporary, original paintings and prints by 20 local artists will be on show at the Worple Art... See more >
St Mark’s Church, St Mark’s Place, Wimbledon SW19 7ND
Fri 26 Apr and Sat 27 Apr
Premium

FREE taster session with the Wimbledon Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Wimbledon Rock Choir If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
St. Mark’s Church, St. Marks Place, Wimbledon, London SW19 7ND
Wed 24 Apr, Wed 1 May, and more dates until Wed 19 Jun

Sip & Paint: Spring 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
Thu 25 Apr

Wandsworth school children’s textile river is set to flow at Southside

A flowing textile river, woven with recycled materials by hundreds of school children from 32 Wandsworth primary... See more >
Southside Shopping Centre Wandsworth SW18 4TF
Sat 20 Apr to Wed 8 May

Royal Trinity Hospice - NGS open garden days

Situated just off Clapham Common, our two-acre gardens provide a tranquil outside space for our patients and families... See more >
Royal Trinity Hospice 30 Clapham Common North Side, London SW4 0RN
Sun 28 Apr

Royal Trinity Hospice - Open Garden for NGS

Royal Trinity Hospice - Open Garden for NGS Our front gardens feature wisteria, shrubs and trees. The rear landscaped gardens inc two lawns with herbaceous borders..... See more >
Royal Trinity Hospice, SW4 0RN
Sun 28 Apr

The green meet

Join the annual springtime celebration of sustainability and biodiversity! Explore a wide selection of stalls..... See more >
Fulham Palace, Bishop’s Ave, London SW6 6EA
Sun 5 May

51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS

51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS Charles, past Chairman of Society of Garden Designers, and Rupert, Chairman of NGS, have created the garden over 40... See more >
51 The Chase, SW4 0NP
Sun 28 Apr

51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS

51 The Chase - Open Garden for NGS Charles, past Chairman of Society of Garden Designers, and Rupert, Chairman of NGS, have created the garden over 40... See more >
51 The Chase, SW4 0NP
Tue 30 Apr
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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!