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Today to Thu 21 Mar, By Distance closest first.

Tidy

Tidy Pete the badger likes everything to be neat and tidy: the flowers, the leaves, even the other animals... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1SB
Today, Sat 24 Feb, and more dates until Sun 24 Mar

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet A remixed tale of star-crossed lovers How much would you risk for the person you love? Forced apart by..... See more >
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1SB
Sat 2 Mar, Sun 3 Mar, Wed 6 Mar, and more dates until Sun 14 Apr

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 28 Feb, Wed 20 Mar

The Product Boxes UK

In the dynamic landscape of the food industry, the role of retail packaging cannot be overstated. It serves as the..... See more >
138 Eswyn Road, Tooting, London SW17 8TN
Sun 3 Mar

Rugbytots Wandsworth FREE Open Day!

Join the Rugbytots for a FREE Open Day in Wandsworth, for a super fun and exciting introduction to rugby!... See more >
Wandsworth Common, Bellevue Road, London SW17 7EG
Sat 24 Feb

2024 RHN Winter Walk

Challenge yourself to walk 5 or 8 miles to support the RHN, all while enjoying the sights of Wimbledon and Putney... See more >
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability West Hill, Putney, London, UK SW15 3SW
Sat 24 Feb

RHN Firewalk

Can you handle the heat? Join us here at RHN as we host our first ever firewalk! Put your best foot forward (sorry!... See more >
The Royal Hospital For Neuro-disability West Hill, London SW15 3SW
Thu 14 Mar

Black and Ethical Fashion Takes Centre Stage

Wandsworth African-fashion designer Fée Uhssi is hosting an exclusive event at Southside Shopping Centre, showcasing... See more >
Southside Shopping Centre Wandsworth SW18 4TF
Sat 24 Feb

Boatman Town - A World Premiere touring pubs

Award-winning Creation Theatre presents the world premiere of Glyn Maxwell’s Boatman Town. It is set in an English pub,..... See more >
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HD
Sun 3 Mar to Tue 5 Mar

LIVE Dance Academy

LIVE Dance Academy’s Musical Theatre Club is for children aged 6 - 10 years old. The musical theatre club is a great..... See more >
Sherwood Park Hall Mitcham CR4 1JP
Wed 28 Feb, Wed 6 Mar

Women's Enterprise Day and Awards 2024

Women’s Enterprise Day and Awards 2024 Join us at the 10th Women's Enterprise Day to celebrate female founders, meet like-minded entrepreneurs and get... See more >
The Roehampton Club, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 4LB
Wed 20 Mar

Circus of Horrors - Dr Haze's Cabaret of Curiosities

Hot on the heels of The Circus of Horrors Phantasmagoria the ‘Haunted Fairground' comes a sensational NEW SHOW -... See more >
The Clapham Grand 21-25 St Johns Hill SW11 1TT
Mon 18 Mar

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 17 Mar, Sun 28 Apr

The Magic Word - The Perfect Ballet for Children

The Magic Word - The Perfect Ballet for Children A beautiful show with a warm message at its heart In a secret, magical forest lives the beautiful Forest Queen... See more >
The CryerArts Centre 39 High Street Carshalton SM5 3BB
Sun 3 Mar

Not Such Stuff

NOT SUCH STUFF by Chris Wind Performed by Creative Curve theatre Company Directed by Lorraine Spenceley Set in a... See more >
Bread and Roses Theatre. 68 Clapham Manor St, London SW4 6DZ
Sun 17 Mar
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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 produce¹.

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 origins³.

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 views².

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 Lanes⁴.

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! 🌟🏙️🎉¹²³⁴.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) 22 Brilliant Ideas for the Best Days Out in London - Day Out in England. https://dayoutinengland.com/days-out-in-london/.
(2) Over 80 (Very) Fun And Quirky Activities In London - DesignMyNight. https://www.designmynight.com/london/quirky-activities-london.
(3) 101 things to do outdoors in London - visitlondon.com. https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/openspace/101-things-to-do-outdoors-in-london.
(4) 17 Best Day Trips From London | Day Trip Ideas Near London - Time Out. https://www.timeout.com/london/travel/the-best-day-trips-from-london.