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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

The Amber Trust's 2024 Annual Concert

The Amber Trust is delighted to present another afternoon of music on May 19th, featuring the internationally acclaimed... See more >
The Wathen Hall, St Paul’s School, Barnes SW13 9JT
Sun 19 May

Wedding Bells

It’s the morning of the big day! Everyone is trying to get him to change, but for some reason he seems reluctant, even..... See more >
Theatre at the Tabard 2 Bath Road W4 1LW
Today and Sun 19 May

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

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 23 May, Thu 30 May, Thu 6 Jun, Thu 20 Jun, Thu 27 Jun

Livat Hammersmith Employment Fair

On Thursday 23rd May, from 10:30am to 4:30pm, Livat Hammersmith is hosting its first Employment Fair With... See more >
Livat Hammersmith, King St, London W6 9HW
Thu 23 May

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
Today

Photography in Nature: Composition & Focal Length

Composition is the placement and arrangement of elements within the frame. A striking image simplifies the cluttered..... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Tue 21 May

How to be a nature writer with author Stephen Moss

Join naturalist, author and academic Stephen Moss for this full day introduction to nature writing workshop... See more >
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes SW13 9WT
Wed 22 May and Thu 23 May

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
Fri 24 May to Mon 27 May

Zen Garden at Japanese Buddhist Centre - Open Garden for NGS

Zen Garden at Japanese Buddhist Centre - Open Garden for NGS Pure Japanese Zen garden (so no flowers) with 12 large and small rocks of various colours and textures, set in islands... See more >
Zen Garden at Japanese Buddhist Centre, Acton W3 9AB
Sat 8 Jun and Sun 9 Jun

Thames Philharmonic Choir: Come and Sing Mendelssohn's Elijah

Our next Come and Sing event will be at All Saints Church, East Sheen, on Saturday 18 May, featuring... See more >
ALL SAINTS CHURCH, East Sheen 63, East Sheen Avenue London SW14 8AX
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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!