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Today to Mon 15 Jul, By Distance closest first.

Stamp Club Meeting (Leytonstone & Wanstead)

Annual General Meeting. Meeting of Leytonstone, Wanstead & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit... See more >
Pastures Centre, Davies Lane, Leytonstone, London E11 3DR
Wed 26 Jun

Aldersbrook Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Aldersbrook Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Four different gardens situated on the Aldersbrook Estate between Wanstead Park and Wanstead Flats. 1 Clavering Road is..... See more >
Aldersbrook Gardens, Wanstead E12 5ES
Sun 7 Jul

83 Cowslip Road - Open Garden for NGS

83 Cowslip Road - Open Garden for NGS 80ft long wildlife friendly garden, on two levels at rear of Victorian semi. Patio has a selection of containers with a..... See more >
83 Cowslip Road, South Woodford E18 1JN
Sun 7 Jul

69 Antill Road - Open Garden for NGS

69 Antill Road - Open Garden for NGS A tropically inspired garden with a range of trees and shrubs. The garden is divided into rooms which show off the..... See more >
69 Antill Road, Bow E3 5BT
Sun 7 Jul

70 Farleigh Road - Open Garden for NGS

70 Farleigh Road - Open Garden for NGS A diverse garden in a Victorian terrace with an eclectic mix of plants, many in vintage pots reflecting the... See more >
70 Farleigh Road, Stoke Newington N16 7TQ
Sun 30 Jun

Ain't I a Woman

Ain't I a Woman is a theatrical production which is in fact five short plays, all written, directed and produced... See more >
Tower Theatre 16 Northwold Rd, London N16 7HR
Wed 10 Jul to Sat 20 Jul

Fran Hayes | Thick, Stretchy, Sticky Space

IMT Gallery is proud to present the first solo exhibition by emerging interdisciplinary artist Fran Hayes... See more >
IMT Gallery, Unit 2/210 Cambridge Heath Road. London E2 9NQ
Thu 20 Jun to Sun 23 Jun, Thu 27 Jun to Sun 30 Jun, Thu 4 Jul to Sun 7 Jul

Stamp Club Meeting (Goodmayes)

Details and date/time of this meeting were not available at the time of writing. Please contact society before..... See more >
Methodist Church Hall, Percy Road, Goodmayes, IG3 8UA
Wed 3 Jul

Miniature Railway Train rides, Ridgeway Park, Chingford. E4 6XU

Miniature Steam & Electric Train Rides in Chingford Basic information: STEAM & ELECTRIC TRAIN RIDES at Ridgeway... See more >
Ridgeway Park, off Old Church Road, Chingford ... E4 6XU
Sun 23 Jun, Sun 30 Jun, Sun 7 Jul

Illusionaries Presents 'Entheon: A Sanctuary of Visionary Art'

London’s acclaimed destination for experiential art, Illusionaries, will be opening its latest exhibition on 14 June... See more >
Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf E14 5AB
Today to Mon 1 Jul

Sounds Impossible

Music is the most powerful magic in the world. In this innovative magic show, you won’t believe your eyes or ears as..... See more >
Hoxton Hall 130 Hoxton Street London N1 6SH
Thu 4 Jul and Fri 5 Jul

Monochrome photography exhibition

Please note our Covid health and safety procedures onsite. Please practice social distancing and act on any guidance..... See more >
Sierra Quebec Bravo 77 Marsh Wall London E14 9SR
Wed 3 Jul to Sun 7 Jul

Choral concert by South West Essex Choir

The South West Essex Choir perform Will Todd's 'Mass in Blue' - A dynamic and distinctive jazz-style... See more >
Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford, London E4 7EN
Sat 6 Jul

Drawn Together: Royal Drawing School Summer Show 2024

A group exhibition that reveals the breadth and flexibility of drawing and the unique way in which it connects all... See more >
19-22 Charlotte Rd EC2A 3SG
Tue 18 Jun to Sat 22 Jun, Mon 24 Jun to Sat 29 Jun, Mon 1 Jul to Sat 6 Jul, Mon 8 Jul to Fri 12 Jul

Arlington Square Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Arlington Square Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Seven early Victorian terraced houses with similar sized small gardens and conditions but with very different garden... See more >
Arlington Square Gardens, N1 7DP
Sun 23 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!