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Today to Sun 12 May, By Distance closest first.

Learn to Swing dance in a day with SwingdanceUK!

Learn to Swing Dance in a Day! with Simon Selmon Learn the foundations of Lindy Hop, this popular 1940s partner..... See more >
Studio 2, CitySport Studio, 124 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DP
Sun 28 Apr

Musicality Workshop with SwingdanceUK

Musicality Workshop with musician Malcolm Earle-Smith & Swing dancer Simon Selmon Malcolm Earle-Smith, Senior... See more >
Studio 2, CitySport Studio, 124 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DP
Sun 12 May

World's Top 50 Innovators 2024 - London

Imagine attending a conference where every speaker has either done a world-first, or something very special in their... See more >
One Bartholomew Close EC1A 7BL
Wed 8 May to Fri 10 May

Bee Brunch: Golden Bee Roof Terrace X Pineapple Xpress

Join us this summer on Golden Bee's roof terrace for an amazing Brunch experience. We are working with..... See more >
Golden Bee 262 - 264 Old Street EC1V 9DD
Sat 4 May

Stage Time – An Improv Variety Show

Stage Time – An Improv Variety Show Check out the diverse world of improv comedy! Stage Time features improv groups of all styles and experience levels..... See more >
333 Old Street London EC1V 9LE
Tue 16 Apr

Greaseless Spoon by Breville

For those looking for a guilt-free alternative to the traditional greasy fry-up, Breville has the answer... See more >
57-58 Upper Street, London N1 0NY
Wed 17 Apr

Richard III

Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Boris Johnson. Ambitious, manipulative, ruthless men, scheming to reach the height of..... See more >
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
Thu 9 May to Sat 11 May, Mon 13 May to Sat 18 May

The Trip: a Psychedelic Immersive Art Exhibit

The Trip: a Psychedelic Immersive Art Exhibit Get ready to embark on a visual journey unlike any other as The Trip brings its immersive psychedelic art experience to... See more >
185 Drury Lane London WC1 5PR
Wed 24 Apr, Sun 28 Apr, Wed 1 May, and more dates until Sat 22 Jun
Premium

The Quirky Wedding Fayre at Vinoteca City

The Quirky Wedding Fayre brings together the most unique wedding suppliers in a truly quirky venue to help make your... See more >
21 Bloomberg Arcade, London EC4N 8AR
Sat 20 Apr

The Ivors Academy Presents an Evening With John Rutter CBE

Join The Ivors Academy for a special evening with Academy Fellow and Ivor Novello Award-winning composer John Rutter... See more >
City of London School 107 Queen Victoria Street London EC4V 3AL
Mon 15 Apr

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story

The People’s Princess is returning to the capital. Fresh from a sold-out run of their viral hit Gwyneth Goes Skiing,..... See more >
Kings Head Theatre, 116 Upper Street, London N1 1QN
Wed 17 Apr to Sun 5 May

Eurovision Your Decision

Originating at The Cabaret Lounge at Above the Stag Theatre in 2021, Eurovision Your Decision, devised and directed by... See more >
King’s Head Theatre, Islington Square, 116 Upper Street, London N1 1QN
Mon 29 Apr to Sat 11 May

Deeper

Follow the rhythm to set inward travel in motion. Musician, Miles Spilsbury will play in response to Simran by Chranjot..... See more >
Mother London Biscuit Building 10 Redchurch Street London E2 7DD
Thu 25 Apr

LR Vandy: Twist

October Gallery is delighted to present the second solo exhibition of LR Vandy, following last year’s display of her... See more >
October Gallery 24 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AL
Thu 18 Apr, Sat 20 Apr, Tue 23 Apr, and more dates until Sat 25 May

Leadenhall Market’s Great Goose Chase

Leadenhall Market’s popular Great Goose Chase is back this Easter, with a series of eggstraordinary challenges in and... See more >
Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch St, London EC3V 1LT
Today to Tue 30 Apr
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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!