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Today to Tue 25 Jun, By Distance closest first. Page 2

The Chingford Village Festival

THE CHINGFORD VILLAGE F E S T I V A L ® 30th YEAR of LIVE MUSIC, DANCE, KID’S ENTERTAINMENT & RIDES, SPORTS, FINESS... See more >
The Green. Station Road CHINGFORD E4 7EN
Sat 15 Jun

26 College Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

26 College Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Large suburban garden, approx acre. Sun terrace leads to established borders and a variety of climbing roses... See more >
26 College Gardens, Chingford E4 7LG
Sun 9 Jun

58 Halliford Street - Open Garden for NGS

58 Halliford Street - Open Garden for NGS An English country garden in the heart of Islington. Lush planting: Cytisus battandieri 'Yellow Tail' tree,..... See more >
58 Halliford Street, Canonbury N1 3EQ
Sun 16 Jun

Spitalfields Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Spitalfields Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Discover a unique selection of secluded gardens in Spitalfields, just a stones throw from the buzz of Spitalfields... See more >
Spitalfields Gardens, E1 6QE
Sat 8 Jun

Les Plaisirs, or The Pleasures

Musica Antica Rotherhithe celebrate the music of late-seventeenth century Paris with airs du cour by composers Michel... See more >
Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, London SE16 5HF
Sat 15 Jun

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

Jack the Ripper Tours

Weekly guided walking tours led by Ripperologist Paul Mansfield with over 25 years experience as a London tour guide... See more >
Aldgate station 9 Aldgate high street EC3N 1AH
Fri 7 Jun, Fri 14 Jun, and more dates until Sun 14 Jul

Cold Water

After university, Emma moves back with her parents in Hertfordshire and gets a job at her old school, assisting in the... See more >
13 Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JP
Today to Sat 1 Jun

19 St Peter's Street - Open Garden for NGS

19 St Peter’s Street - Open Garden for NGS Charming, secluded town garden with climbing roses, trees, shrubs, climbers, pond, patio with containers and a gazebo... See more >
19 St Peter’s Street, N1 8JD
Sun 2 Jun

Succeeding in Your Nursing Program with Expert Assistance

Succeeding in a nursing program is a significant achievement that requires dedication, resilience, and access to expert... See more >
49 Featherstone Street EC1Y 8SY
Mon 3 Jun

Walk St Katharine’s Dock

Society of Genealogists . A medieval church and hospital, then the smallest and most efficient of the docks,..... See more >
Tower Hill Tube Station EC3N 1JL
Thu 20 Jun

FREE taster session with the Chingford Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
Chingford United Reformed Church, 2b Buxton Road, Chingford E4 7DP
Tue 4 Jun, Tue 11 Jun, Tue 18 Jun

6 Thornhill Road - Open Garden for NGS

6 Thornhill Road - Open Garden for NGS 150ft Islington garden, designed and planted over the last 30 yrs. This fully accessible family garden draws..... See more >
6 Thornhill Road, Islington N1 1HW
Sat 15 Jun

Summer Music in City Churches: ‘Love’s Labours’

Ten days of concerts of beautiful music, programmed around themes of love, romance and Shakespeare are promised as the... See more >
St Giles-without-Cripplegate, Fore Street, Barbican EC2Y 8DA
Thu 6 Jun, Sat 15 Jun

Fairwinds - Open Garden for NGS

Fairwinds - Open Garden for NGS Gravelled front garden and three differently styled back garden spaces with planting changes every year... See more >
Fairwinds, Chigwell Row IG7 6JJ
Sat 8 Jun

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!