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Today to Fri 12 Jul, By Distance closest first.

The Art of Banksy Exhibition

The Art of Banksy exhibition showcases over 150 authenticated and unique pieces, making it the world’s largest... See more >
100 Charing Cross Road WC2H 0JG
Today to Fri 19 Jul

Hasta Abajo Friday - FREE entry B4 7pm, Free Dance Class at 7.30pm

Guarare Friday Friday 16:00 - 03:00 Happy Hour 50% off drinks from 4pm - 8pm (Excluding Champagne and wine and... See more >
96 Charing Cross Rd WC2H 0JG
Today, Fri 21 Jun, Fri 28 Jun, Fri 5 Jul, Fri 12 Jul

Dembon & Reggaeton Mondays

Our amazing Monday offers at Reggaeton night FREE ENTRY B4 9pm £6 thereafter HAPPY HOUR discounts 4-8pm SALSA... See more >
96 Charing Cross Rd WC2H 0JG
Mon 17 Jun, Mon 24 Jun, and more dates until Mon 22 Jul

Jazz Notes – Jazz Jam @ The Spice of Life, Soho

Jazz Notes – Jazz Jam @ The Spice of Life, Soho It don’t mean a thang if it ain’t got… those ‘Jazz Notes’. Enjoy sumptuous chilled and scintillating jazz with the..... See more >
The Spice of Life 6 Moor St London W1D 5NA
Sun 16 Jun, Sun 23 Jun, and more dates until Sun 28 Jul

The Dao of Unrepresentative British Chinese Experience

A psychedelic punk rock riff on what path you choose, which identity politics you embrace or whether it’s easier to be... See more >
Soho Theatre Dean Street 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE
Wed 19 Jun to Sat 13 Jul

FUJIFILM House of Photography June events

Designed for photography enthusiasts, creatives, and the community at large, the events offer a blend of educational... See more >
8-9 Long Acre, Covent Garden WC2E 9LH
Today, Sat 15 Jun, Wed 19 Jun, Fri 21 Jun to Sun 23 Jun, Wed 26 Jun

Connect at The Yards

The perfect event for those passionate about wellness, fitness, and enhancing your overall well being with the added... See more >
The Yards, London WC2E
Sun 7 Jul

Tamar Broadbent: Plus One

A brand-new cabaret from Stiles & Drewe award-winning singer-songwriter Tamar Broadbent (BBC Radio4, Boom Chicago)... See more >
The Crazy Coqs, Brasserie Zedel, 21 Sherwood St W1F 7ED
Tue 25 Jun

Classics Day 2024 at City Lit

A stimulating day of lectures presented by some of the UK’s most important classicists. This year we take inspiration..... See more >
Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4BA
Sat 15 Jun

Ernest Cole: House of Bondage

This summer, The Photographers’ Gallery presents Ernest Cole: House of Bondage, on show from 14 June – 22 September... See more >
The Photographers’ Gallery 16-18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW

Graciela Iturbide: Shadowlines

This summer at The Photographers’ Gallery, Graciela Iturbide: Shadowlines celebrates the work and world of Mexican... See more >
The Photographers’ Gallery 16-18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW

YAMATO The Drummers of Japan: The Wings of Phoenix

Sadlers Wells welcome a new rhythmic spectacle as the sensational YAMATO: The Drummers of Japan return with their show... See more >
Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HT
Thu 4 Jul to Mon 22 Jul

Vivaldi Four Seasons by Candlelight

The exceptional musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta perform Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons and... See more >
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 15 Jun

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

Enjoy a spectacular recital by renowned concert pianist Maiko Mori including a popular selection of outstanding... See more >
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
Sat 15 Jun

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

Enjoy a spectacular recital by renowned concert pianist Simon Watterton including a popular selection of outstanding... See more >
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL
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!