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Today to Fri 12 Jul, By Distance closest first.

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

FREE taster session with the Chiswick / Kew Rock Choir

Are you looking to find a choir? Your local Chiswick choir is run by singer/pianist Katy Seath. It's our..... See more >
Hogarth Community Centre, Duke Road, Chiswick W4 2JR
Thu 20 Jun, Thu 27 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

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

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

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
Today, Fri 21 Jun, and more dates until Fri 19 Jul

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

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

Addison Singers Summer Concert - A Festival Of Music

Addison Singers Summer Concert - A Festival Of Music This Summer, The Addison Singers presents a Festival of Music to celebrate the talents of our Jazz and Classical... See more >
St Peter’s Church, Acton Green Southfield Road London W4 1BB
Sat 29 Jun

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

57 St Quintin Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

57 St Quintin Avenue - Open Garden for NGS Award-winning 30ft x 40ft garden with a diverse selection of plants inc shrubs for foliage effects. Patio with colour..... See more >
57 St Quintin Avenue, W10 6NZ
Sun 7 Jul, Sun 21 Jul

Brand Histories

We are proudly re-launching over 80 Brand Histories, revealing the decade-to-decade evolution of today’s most iconic... See more >
111-117 Lancaster Rd, London W11 1QT
Today to Fri 21 Jun

CGCO performs Eroica

CGCO welcomes conductor-composer Bertie Baigent for the first time to conduct our 2024 season finale featuring... See more >
St Peter’s Church, Notting Hill, Kensington Park Road, London W11 2PN
Sat 22 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!